Borderliner

As per Wikipedia, ‘Nordic Noir’ is very basically defined as a genre of crime fiction usually written from a police …

The Trial

If you have in the recent past, been watching streamed web series identified with descriptors such as ‘noir’, ‘procedural drama’, …

Two To Tango: Noor Jehan & Shamim Ara

Noor Jehan officially turned ‘playback singer’ in Pakistan beginning with the song Zindagi Hai Ya Kisika Intezar filmed on actress …

Unorthodox

In 2010, a young American woman from the reclusive and ultra-conservative Satmar community of Hasidic Jews based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, …

Take 5: Noor Jehan Across the Border

I’ve always maintained that one of the biggest losses to Indian cinema at the time of the partition in 1947 …

Dracula In Pakistan: A Gentleman And A Friend

Pakistani cinema lost one of its unsung diamonds on the 21st of March, 2020. Personally, I lost a friend who …

Paddleton

Steven Spielberg may be upset about Netflix movies winning big at the Oscars, but if it weren’t for streaming, how …

Koel

If it weren’t for its absolutely brilliant songs, Koel would be a difficult watch today. Typical of Pakistani films of …

Humraz

A  loose adaptation of Wilkie Collins’ The Woman In White, Humraz is a clumsily and tackily made film even though …

Jago Hua Savera

Jago Hua Savera, produced by Nauman Taseer with screenplay and  direction by Aaejay Kardar, is undoubtedly one of the finest …