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Media Watch: Women’s clothes

Though you might not guess as much by looking at him, the PTI’s honey-loving, rabble-rousing Ali Amin Gandapur, nominated for the murder of not one but two PTI members by the latter’s

Media Watch: The joke’s on you

Satire, local practitioners of the craft bemoan, dies this side of the Suez. That is a defeatist attitude, of course. There has been plenty of tanz in these parts, much appreciated and

Lollywood in trouble

Teefa In Trouble is hands down the entertainer of the year. In fact, one could go a few months further back and that claim would still remain valid. That, in a nutshell,

Media Watch: On truncated tallies

“If you don’t stick to your values when they are being tested, they’re not values, they’re hobbies.” – Jon Stewart. For there to be more transparency and access to the media in

Freedom to commodify Kashmir

It’s been over a month since Eid-ul-Fitr, but the four films that jointly hit – in the most literal of senses – cinemas across the country still have quite a few ripples

Jackpot? Jack-sh*t!

One look at the ensemble cast Jackpot and you begin to convince yourself that there might be a few laughs in there to be had. For, almost every name in the lineup

Na script, na acting

Of the four films that came out this Eid-ul-Fitr, Na Band Na Baraati appeared to be the underdog among the lot in the lead up. Of course, this is before the films

Media Watch: The age of fear

It is grainy footage from, presumably, a CCTV camera. It’s a quiet street. Some cars, some trees and some kids playing. Two men come over on a motorbike, swerve and discreetly pick