X-Men Dark Phoenix A Film No One Needed

The 10th installment of the acclaimed mutant series X-Men hit the screens this week. The film starts some big names including Jennifer Lawrence, James MacAvoy and Micheal Fassbender. This installment also included the Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner in lead role as Jean Grey. It was certainly exciting to see her join the franchise. […]

Chhalawa Review: Truly A Chhalawa

This Eid along with Wrong No 2, came another rom-com by the Karachi sy Lahore director Wajahat Rauf. The film has not only been directed but also produced and co-written by Wajahat Rauf. This is the director’s third offering so one expected something exceptional.Unfortunately this is not the case. Chhalawa Teaser An Elaborate Wedding Affair! […]

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Good Direction & Well Knitted Subplots Make Wrong No 2 Worth A Watch

Eid is always the most auspicious occasion at the boxoffice as we see huge surge in the footfall at ticket windows. People flock to cinemas in big numbers and boxoffice hit new levels. But with this also comes the expectations from the product. Aladdin Movie Review. One of the leading films of Eid was Yasir […]

Aladdin: A Magical Yet Unconvincing Version Of The Disney Classic!

It is very natural to draw comparisons between the original and its sequel or reboot/ live action version of a film. Audiences already have a metric to gauge it on. In case of classics like Aladdin one cannot simply compromise on quality. For someone who has grown up watching this movie, is well aware of […]

Detective Pikachu: A fun & faithful adaptation!

Detective Pikachu is a fun, suspense and action laden film suitable for all ages. It is a family entertainer and is nothing too complex. Even those who have not previously seen Pokemon will be able to understand the film. Pokemon has cartoons and games. This movie is a live action adaptation of the anime and […]

Shazam: A cauldron of comedy, magic & heroism!

Shazam! follows a 14-year-old Billy Batson who is struggling to find his place in the world and most importantly, he is seeking his mother. Amidst this, he comes across a wizard who transfers his powers to him, making him his successor. I think one of the main reasons why people seem to love Shazam so […]

Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel: A bland but satisfactory experience

Captain Marvel was a fairly enjoyable film. However for anyone who is familiar with Marvel films, Captain Marvel had both surprises and disappointments in store. The film does not have a fight sequence to remember. Almost Every Marvel film which we have seen, have these very amazing fight sequences which you literally gush over for […]

Project Ghazi -A Sinking Ship

Pakistani cinema has been making strides and it is no wonder with every new offering, our confidence in Lollywood increases. Project Ghazi is a Sci-fi action film starring Humayun Saeed, Sheharyar Munawar, Syra Shahroz, Talat Hussain and Adnan Jaffer. This bit of information alone seems reason enough to check out the film. Weekend Forecast: Face […]

Us Review: A hugely imaginative & a well-crafted masterpiece

Horror thriller Us is said to be a follow up to Jordan Peele’s previous film Get Out. Get Out was a social commentary on Racism and it cleverly embedded its message in a thrilling and impactful narrative. The film was critically acclaimed for the wit, imagination, and the good writing that went into it. Both […]

Despite flaws,Splendid VFX & Mikaal Zulfiqar’s Presence Keeps SherDil Afloat

The much anticipated patriotic Air Force film landed this Pakistan Day, and is flying high at the box office. However is the movie really worth the hype? We watched it to find out! SherDil Holds on Monday The film started off on a light note with a rather realistic depiction of life at PAF academy. […]

Laal Kabootar Almost There But Not Quite

Karachi base crime thriller Laal Kabootar is directed by Kamal Khan who has previously directed music videos making this his debut. The film is a social comment on the urban life of Karachi where unlawful acts like target killing and land mafia are happening everyday and is affecting the lived of civilians. Laal Kabootar Weekend […]

Laal Review: An Impactful and Poignant Story

Geo TV’s telefilm Laal, directed by Haseeb Hassan and written by Umera Ahmed, premiered on televisions and made a strong impact on the audience. Individually, the director and writer both have a history of creating some of the best works for the industry and Laal was certainly no exception to this. With a screenplay and […]

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Alita: Battle Angel Marred By Sloppy Writing

Alita: Battle Angel is a sci-fi action thriller produced by James Cameron. The film is about a cyborg which is discovered from a scarp yard by a kind Dr who then nurses her back to health. The film opens in Iron City, and we are introduced to a whole new world. The film is very […]

Manikarnika the queen of Jhansi

Manikarnika: an amalgamation of history, fiction and strong female protagonist!

Kangana Ranut tore a page from history to essay the role of Manikarnika. The film is a homage to a historic personality Mankarnika(wife of Raja of Jhansi) also known as Rani Laxmibai . She rose against British rule in 1857 and waged a war against them. It was extremely commendable to see Kangana play a […]

Gumm Movie Review

Gumm : in middle of no here. is the first Pakistani thriller and suspense film according to the makers.directed by Ammar Lasani and Kinza Zia.the film hit the theaters on 11 January but failed to attract the masses and resulted as a big disappointment for the. here is the Epk review of the film.

K.G.F: Chapter 1 Movie Review

K.G.F: Chapter 1 is a 2018 Indian Kannada-language period action film written and directed by Prashanth Neel, and produced by Vijay Kiragandur under the banner Hombale films. It is the first installment in the two-part series, followed by K.G.F: Chapter 2.after a great success film has just released in Pakistan. Let’s see if this film […]

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Bumblebee: a simplistic transformers movie

Transformers brought forth a story that was new, refreshing with the right amount of cool. However the franchise fell prey to poorly constructed sequels and lost its appeal. The solution that the makers came up with was to make a prequel. Hence came Bumblebee. Was Bumblebee the saving grace that everyone thought it would be? […]

Movie Review of Simmba: here’s what to expect!

Simmba is an entertaining, intense, action-packed punch with an old school Bollywood formula and a very preachy tone yet it might be considered a better film amongst the genre. Rohit Shetty returns to the director’s chair and showcases his command over the particular police revenge genre that he has managed to make his own over […]

Aquaman: the second best DC film yet?

DC franchise, Aquaman hit the theaters this Friday and there is generally a consensus among people that it is the best DC film after the series of Dark knight. The film has gorgeous cinematography. The visual effects are breathtaking. The movie is an eye candy throughout. The film which has been shot under water, unfolds […]

Despite the criticism, Zero is an entertainer

The release of Zero has garnered a whirlwind of reactions. The film which saw the collaboration of Anand L Rai and Shahrukh Khan had huge expectations. It hit the theatres on 21st Dec. The movie is a story of a vertically challenged man played by Shahrukh Khan while Anushka Sharma plays his lady love as […]

Sharmeen Obaid hits it out of the park with 3 Bahadur :rise of the warriors!

Pakistan is not short of creative people and when they put their heads together they have come up with great content for audience. While the cinema has gone through a makeover one genre that lagged behind was animation with only a few films made to date. This year was a good one in terms of […]

Pinky Memsaab fails to leave a mark

  Pinky Memsaab has failed to deliver. The movie that was thought to be of substance came out as hollow. As the trailer was released, we all thought we were in for some quality entertainment. The trailer promised us a powerful narrative. The trailer depicted the journey of two women who would discover themselves through […]

2.0: an ethical dilemma wrapped in endless action

  The trend of sequels in film industry has been around for some time and many film makers have managed to cash in on it. However with every sequel audience sets the bar high. This week saw release of yet another sequel 2.0. The film had an early start, it being released on Thursday. It […]

Fantastic Beasts:The Crimes of Grindelwald magical yet disenchanting!

There is no doubt that J.K.Rowling is the maestro of the wizarding world. After giving us the much loved Harry Potter saga she came up with the Fantastic beasts series. While some of the Harry Potter adaption fell short off expectation as they missed out a lot of details. With Fantastic Beasts J.K.Rowling herself wrote […]

Thugs of Hindostan had big shoes to fill

Thugs of Hindostan has been an immensely awaited film. The film’s posters looked impeccable. The aesthetically pleasing poster provoked our imagination. It looked like the film will be competing with Hollywood. The teasers were visually alluring and the artsy poster had us anticipating Aamir Khan as our very own desi pirate, who may and may […]

The Donkey King Review : The Film For All Ages

The much awaited animated feature “The Donkey King” released yesterday. Film was released amidst mega expectations and with heavy promotions. Having big names behind the characters, “The Donkey King is a film for all ages”. Makers kept saying this phrase before the release and film has delivered. “The Donkey King” is the story of a […]

Goosebumps 2 Movie Review

Goosebumps 2, Hunted Halloween is a cauldron of fantasy, fiction, creativity and drama which fully caters to satiate the appetite of the young ones. It is a family movie, suited for provoking the imaginative young minds of the little ones. In addition, seeing our favorite horror fiction series coming to action once again on screen […]

Sui Dhaaga Movie Review :: Colossal Disappointment

Sui Dhaaga is the latest installment of Yash Raj Films staring two top notch stars i.e. Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma in lead roles. FIlm is directed by Sharat Katariya who previously directed Dum Laga Ke Haisha which was also a social drama film. Going by the trailers Sui Dhaga looked like a social cause […]

Mulk Touches Sensitivities but lacks at some levels

Mulk is the latest installment directed by Anubhav Sinha staring Rishi Kapoor, Manoj Pahwa, Taapsee Pannu, Ashutosh Rana and Prateik Smit Babbar in lead roles. Film revolves around very sensitive topic of a Muslim family living in Indian community. Film’s plot is not something new as it has been told earlier also but here Anubhav […]

Nawabzaade Is Poor Comedy With Same Old Storyline

Nawabzaade is the latest entry of the romantic comedies and fails. Film stars a fresh cast where three friends fall in love with a simple girl and do anything they could to just win her over. Film tries to make you laugh and fall in love the humorous journey of the three guys but you […]

Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3 Has Twists and Turns Yet Lacks

Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3 is third installment of the series. This series has never been able to perform well at boxoffice and similar were the expectations. Plot is full of twists and turns but this time dialogues lack the power which was present in first part of franchise. Series had somehow average first part […]

Karwaan hits right strings at some places

Karwaan is mix of good and bad moments filled with good performance of Irrfan Khan. Karwaan is a road journey of self discovery and such topic caters to niche audiences only. Film stars Irrfan Khan Dulquer Salmaan and Mithila Palkar in lead roles. Film has it’s good moments but they come at very few occasions. […]

Fanney Khan Fails To Deliver Anything

Anil Kapoor starer fails to deliver anything. Anil Kapoor, Aishwariya Rai and Rajkumar Rao starer Fanney Khan fails at multiple layers. Film is boring, dragged, awful and lacks performances too. Film is based on Belgium flick Everybody’s Famous but looks like it was bad version of the original. Anil Kapoor plays the role of Parashant […]