Mahwash
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A little nutty. Mostly sane. Trying to keep it that way.

Hocus Pocus 2 Is Just What You Need for Halloween
Trick or treat, Halloween costumes, and all that candy. Of course, movies and music, and social media will also march to the October drum that wants to spook us all. Hocus Pocus 2 does that just right. It’s fun, frolic,…
Don’t Worry Darling Review: A Dystopian Commentary on Modern Life
There are a few films in the world that garner more attention with the off-screen drama they cause than the actual film itself. Don’t Worry Darling has fallen into that trap. Was Shia LeBeouf telling the truth when he claimed he…
Quaid e Azam Zindabad Movie Review: A Relevant Action-Packed Entertainer for the Masses
Nabeel Qureshi and Fizza Ali Meerza’s mood board must be an interesting sight to behold. Whenever you look at their films, there are popular elements of everything we’ve loved growing up. A touch of Pakistani stage dramas, a dash Bollywood,…
London Nahi Jaunga Movie Review: A Dramatic Emotional Tale with Beautiful Sights
Pakistani cinema’s uniqueness is gradually finding a footing. With London Nahi Jaunga, it may have cemented it. Armed with powerful dialog and some relevant themes, London Nahi Jaunga is a family entertainer with the right amount of humor and important…
Dum Mastam Review: Imran Ashraf and Amar Khan’s Performances Take the Win
It’s very important for films this Eid to perform well at the Pakistani box office. Not only is the Pakistani box office coming back from a deadly pandemic, but the films we make are also few and far between. Dum…
Dobara’s necessary dialog on how many chances does a woman really get in life
Dobara, a story written by Sarwat Nazir and directed by Danish Nawaz, stars Hadiqa Kiani and Bilal Abbas as the central characters. The story revolves around a woman who is slightly ‘older’ who marries a man who is much younger…
What does it mean to be … ‘home’?
Upon my return from my trip from Karachi, I pondered the question as an ex-pat. For many ex-pats, home is a confusing term. A state of transition changes their perception of what home truly is. For those ex-pats who have…
Baarwan Khiladi Review: An Enjoyable Webseries where Danyal Zafar and Sarmad Khoosat Stand Out
You can’t expect a terrible venture from Adnan Sarwar. Sarwar’s keen eye and sense of self-identification from core Pakistani values and social currents were clearly visible in Motorcycle Girl and the only trap he seems to set up for himself…
Why Jo Bichar Gaye is an Essential Watch for Everyone
We’ve all grown up with a certain amount of propaganda, given the place in history we are right now. Information overload is driving many political and social machineries: stakeholders rely on certain narratives and tailored, customized facts to present to…
Here’s Why Ye Na Thi Humari Qismat is Such an Addictive Watch
Starring Hira Mani, Muneeb Butt, Aiza Awaan, and Noor Hassan, the television show revolving around two sisters married to two cousins is written by Seema Munaf and directed by Syed Ali Raza Usama. The show airs on ARY Digital at…