To bake a cake is like crafting joy out of thin air. Thus, to run a bakehouse is to be in the business of happiness. Here are my favourite bakehouses in Karachi!
Churails: Here’s Why Pakistan Needs Them!
The Churails here to start a revolution in Pakistani TV! Here’s why we need them so very much!
Devil’s Food Cake and Divine Intervention!
Every craving has an answer. But what do you do when the answer to that craving is so well-beyond your reach? A devilish divine intervention may be needed!
Pakistani Cinema in 2018: From Best To The Very Worst
New Year New Reflections New Year somehow always turns into a contrived force for reflection. Everyone seems to love look at the year that’s passed, sometimes conveniently omitting crucial failures. However, in the case of Pakistani Cinema, reflection would actually be prudent. 2018 was a rare mix of very high highs and some incredibly low…
Cake Film Review: Sweet, Fulfilling and Subtle
In an older article I said that Cake may just take the spot of my favourite film of the year from Parchi. Well guess what! It just did. Cake is by far the BEST (yes capital ‘B E S T’ best) Pakistani film of recent years. It has everything you’d want in a Pakistani movie,…
Let’s Talk About Cake
There are moments in your life that are so incredibly life altering that they make you question everything. Sometimes they reaffirm your beliefs, and give you the guidance you need to push on. While at other times, they save you from making grave errors of judgment. Regardless of the effect, they ensure that you feel…
Pakistani Movies and the All-Too-Convenient Sub-Plot!
I’ve been staring at this blank page for so long, my poetic sense has gone tel laney. So I’m going to just hop right in. I recently saw Janaan for the first time. Shameful I know. What self-proclaimed movie buff puts off watching a movie for months, only to watch it when there’s nothing else…