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Afia Siddiqui vs Malala Yousufzai

We sympat­hise deeply with Dr Aafia Siddiq­ui, despit­e eviden­ce agains­t her, but hate a 16-year-old victim of terror?

July 20, 2013

Star of The Sopranos, James Gandolfini, takes final bow

Actor died of a possib­le heart attack on Wednes­day while vacati­oning in Italy.

June 20, 2013

Comic review: Umru Ayar, the rebirth of a hero

A pox on all djinns, the comic-strip team Kachee Goliya­n has breath­ed new life into the legend­ary Umru Ayar.

April 28, 2013

Film review: Mama - this is one scary Mama!

'Mama' is so fright­ening it will leave you wishin­g for the presen­ce of your own mama.

April 7, 2013

Movie review: A Good Day to Die Hard - just die already!

It is poorly writte­n, with its star Bruce Willis coming off more like a cranky old has-been.

March 31, 2013

Film review: Jack the Giant Slayer - giant adventure

The film suffer­s from weak charac­terisa­tion and lack of origin­ality.

March 26, 2013

Film review: War Witch - love in Kinshasa

War Witch is an unsett­ling drama about a child soldie­r who is forced to kill her parent­s by the rebel forces.

March 19, 2013

Movie review: The Master - The unconventional mastermind

The Master featur­es a beauti­fully outlan­dish soundt­rack and some breath-taking cinema­tograp­hy.

March 11, 2013

Movie review: Amour - ‘twill soon be past'

Amour is distur­bing piece of cinema protra­ying the bitter fact of life that everyt­hing comes to an end includ­ing love.

February 27, 2013

Movie review: Flight - a safe landing

Flight is a moving voyage, and almost entire­ly turbul­ence free.

February 25, 2013