Mohammad Kamran Jawaid

STREAMING: FOWL PLAY

STREAMING: FOWL PLAY

Despite or perhaps because of Kenneth Branagh being at the helm, kiddie film adaptation Artemis Fowl is quite incoherent

Published Jun 28, 2020 06:56am
STREAMING: THE GOD OF SMALL THINGS

STREAMING: THE GOD OF SMALL THINGS

Never Have I Ever is sold as a triumph of South Asian representation in mainstream Hollywood but its characters solve

Published Jun 07, 2020 06:55am
SPOTLIGHT: HOW TO WRITE YOUR FILM

SPOTLIGHT: HOW TO WRITE YOUR FILM

Screenwriting for film is not easy. But there are some basic rules that can help Pakistani filmmakers fix the most common

Published May 24, 2020 05:25am
STREAMING: NO TROUBLE IN TINSEL TOWN

STREAMING: NO TROUBLE IN TINSEL TOWN

The Netflix series Hollywood is beautiful to look at and well cast, but its attempts to present a peachy picture of all

Published May 17, 2020 04:54am
STREAMING: FEMME FATALITY

STREAMING: FEMME FATALITY

Mrs. Serial Killer could have been a fun movie, if the story was tonally on the mark or even somewhere remotely near

Published May 10, 2020 08:43am
STREAMING: DARKLY EVER AFTER

STREAMING: DARKLY EVER AFTER

Netflix’s animated The Willoughbys is a fun ride with spot-on voice acting but beware: what looks like perky kiddie fare

Published May 03, 2020 07:59am
SPOTLIGHT: GETTING NOTICED

SPOTLIGHT: GETTING NOTICED

From the catwalk to facing the camera, it hasn’t all been a cakewalk for model-turned-actress Kiran Malik, who also

Published Apr 19, 2020 06:18am
SPOTLIGHT: THE FEAR OF SQUARE ONE

SPOTLIGHT: THE FEAR OF SQUARE ONE

The problems of the Pakistani cinema industry have just been exacerbated with the advent of the Covid-19 threat

Published Mar 29, 2020 08:49am
SCREEN: GIRLS IN THE PICTURE

SCREEN: GIRLS IN THE PICTURE

Sitara: Let Girls Dream’s intent to educate and elucidate is perfectly placed within an effortlessly told anecdote-ish

Published Mar 15, 2020 09:12am
SCREEN: GONE IN A FLASH

SCREEN: GONE IN A FLASH

Director Jeff Flower’s forgettable Sonic The Hedgehog does do an okay-enough job of placing necessary story blocks that

Published Mar 01, 2020 08:07am
SCREEN: AN UNMIXED CHAAT

SCREEN: AN UNMIXED CHAAT

Birds of Prey wants you to believe that it’s a unique, pizzazz-y pro-feminist vigilante-superhero-girl-team movie that

Published Feb 23, 2020 08:03am