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Pakistani Music Videos That Should Be Movies: Basanti

I suppose some lambasting would be fair. I announced that I’d be turning this little bout of wishful thinking into a weekly...

Pakistani Music Videos That Should Be Movies: Adha Adha

Yesterday, I was introduced to the newly released music video for ‘Adha Adha’. And let’s just say, ‘hooked’ doesn’t even begin to cover what...

Laal Kabootar Review: Dark Satisfaction

With our attentions so successfully commandeered, it’s a shame that it ends as abruptly as it does. Otherwise, it is a wholly beautiful film. Though, it misses a few beats, it may cause a seismic shift within Pakistani Cinema.

Sherdil Review: Patriotic Free Fall

Sherdil, in spite of the patriotism it puts on display, is a pendulum, rocking between compelling and cringeworthy.

With Laal Kabootar Will Pakistani Cinema Finally Embrace the Dark?

Lest someone gets it twisted, the trailer of Laal Kabootar did not escape my radar when it was released. On the contrary, I...

The Maula Jatt Controversy: New Pakistani Cinema Versus Old

The teaser for Bilal Lashari’s The Legend of Maula Jatt was released by the end of last year. it was a dazzling array of scenic...

Pakistani Cinema in 2018: From Best To The Very Worst

New Year New Reflections New Year somehow always turns into a contrived force for reflection. Everyone seems to love look at the year that’s passed,...

How Did Pakistani Cinema Treat Women in 2018?

As the end of the year rolls around, I want us to go over how Pakistani Cinema fared in 2018. Moreover, I want to...

Class Conflict, Coming of Age and Confusion; Pinky Memsaab Review

So I know that Nusair has already posted his review of Pinky Memsaab. And just to keep things interesting, I’m not reading his before...

Pinky Memsaab: Year-end Blues and Regressions

Hey you! How’ve you been? Oh me? I’ve been here and there, writing some stuff. But I’m back now and so are you! So let’s...