Art, Arts & Culture »

[19 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
The Art of Subversion

Visual artist Muzzumil Ruheel attempts to subvert our unquestioning reverence for anything Arabic with his provocative canvas.

News & Politics, Society »

[13 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Moenjodaro: Culture at a Cost

The Sindh Festival’s cultural counteroffensive was big on pomp and show. But is Bilawal Bhutto’s myopic disregard for Pakistan’s most treasured historical site a worrying sign?

Editorial, News & Politics, Opinion »

[12 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Editor’s Note: March 2014

Why are we so outraged by the doctored image of the father of the nation – if only to make a point? Why aren’t we outraged by those who have actually disfigured this country?

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[11 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: The Monuments Men

George Clooney’s fifth directorial effort is a classic caper movie ala Ocean’s Eleven, set during the Second World War, but ultimately tries to do too many things at the same time.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[11 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: Highway

Imtiaz Ali’s Highway is shot with skill, but its plot fails to deliver.

People, Q & A »

[11 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Rajmohan Gandhi

“The time has come when leaders on both sides should take some risks”

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[18 Nov 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: English Vinglish

Sridevi’s sensitive portrayal of an unappreciated mother and wife in English Vinglish will tug at your heartstrings.

News & Politics, Opinion, Viewpoint »

[17 Nov 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Kingdom of Fear

Where do we, who dream of a progressive and enlightened Pakistan, belong in this landscape that is increasingly dominated by rightist Islamists, who have embraced militancy and sectarianism?