Let’s Talk About Cake

There are moments in your life that are so incredibly life altering that they make you question everything. Sometimes they reaffirm your beliefs, and give you the guidance you need to push on. While...
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Is Waseem Wallay an Anti Hero?

Since Rangreza was first announced, there has been a lot of talk about Gohar Rasheed’s uninhibited character. A lot of this talk has labelled him as an anti hero. I don’t think that’s what...
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Why Don’t the Lux Style Awards Show Villains Some Love?

As I mentioned in the video, the Lux Style Awards, as usual, ignored villains. But, that’s not all that was ignored by them. And the same issue exists in many other awards in Pakistan...

Pari and the Teething Baby that is Pakistani Horror

The prospect of going to watch a horror movie excites me a lot more than most people. I relish the palpable tension, admire the set up to the scare and thrive off the adrenaline...

Allahyar and the Legend of Good Animation

Animation is something we’ve all grown up with. Be it Disney, Cartoon Network or Nickelodeon, everyone has, at some point or another, watched and enjoyed cartoons. Having grown up with these, I also grew...
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The History and Potential of Pakistani Horror

Story time. We had just published the video essay about Abid Brohi, and we had a little poll on twitter about the next video topic. To my surprise a lot of people opted for...

Why Pakistani Horror Movies Don’t Work

Before we get into this, I have to mention two things. Firstly, there is a new Pakistani horror movie which is currently playing in theatres, if I’m not mistaken. It’s called Pari, and if...

5 Reasons Why Animation isn’t ‘Just for Kids’

Okay, so I thought this one should have been obvious, but animation isn’t just for kids. I mean this in every way, shape and form. Animated films, series, comic books, or animation as a...

The Padmaavat Saga: Let’s Discuss, EVERYTHING

I don’t usually write about Bollywood. Simply because I feel that there is often an excess of opinions. Because of the appeal and reach of our neighbouring film industry, everyone has something to say....

Pakistan’s Bizarre Violent Romance Trope

I’m sure all of you have heard about the tragic murder of Asma Rani. She was a medical student, nearing the completion of her studies. Some days ago, she was shot by the man...