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  • Movie review: The Lego Ninjago Movie

    Earlier this year, Lego came up with The Lego Batman Movie where a super-cool and super-alone Batman had to save the world from his usual villains...

    Sadly, the same can’t be said of Lego’s next venture The Lego Ninjago Movie, despite the presence of Jackie Chan and others...

  • Movie review: My Little Pony: The Movie

    My Little Pony: The Movie is a cute flick strictly for those kids who are accustomed to the cartoon series because if you don’t know the characters, you will not be able to enjoy the film...

    Do the Equestrians win against their monstrous enemies or does the Storm King manage to change day into night on his mood, My Little Pony: The Movie has all the answers...

  • Movie: The Lego Batman movie

    In The Lego Batman movie, the world’s greatest detective is pitted against the worst villains on the planet, led by arch rival Joker and has to save Gotham while trying to pass on as Bruce Wayne, train a youngster as his sidekick, deal with Alfred’s snooping and Commissioner Gordon’s retirement...

    Just like The Lego Movie (2014), everything is awesome here, and it also mocks Batman’s previous appearances in films and makes fun of...

  • Miniature artists put on group show at Satrang

    According to the director of the gallery, Asma Rashid Khan, the works on display highlight the intricate, delicate and historical nature of modern miniature art, which is the adaptation of ancient Persian and Mughal miniature paintings and which has been popularised by contemporary artists from Pakistan...

    The show was inaugurated by the Austrian ambassador, Dr Brigitta Blaha, who said: “I can see how they have taken the age old...

  • Miniature art: Made in Lahore

    These grand traditions still find resonance in modern-day Pakistan: from the jewel in the Mughals’ crown, Lahore also became the hub of neo-miniature tradition in modern-day Pakistan...

    It is in Lahore and its famed National College of Arts (NCA) that an indigenous identity of miniature art was made...

  • Exhibition featuring emerging miniature artists opens

    ISLAMABAD: An exhibition titled ‘Structural intricacies’, featuring contemporary miniature paintings by four emerging artists, opened at the My Art World gallery on Thursday...

    “Each painting provides an extensive narrative portraying the upheaval impacting the young artists, further urging them to create an array of illustrations with regard to their emotional turmoil...

  • Art work: Redefining the miniature

    Contemporary miniature provides one of the most compelling contradictions in our art, as its practitioners continue to innovate and explore the boundaries of form and content against the backdrop of the age-old Indo-Persian miniature painting tradition...

    Most visible is the scale, which does not only pertain to a shift in medium and therefore of scale, but is necessitated by the imagination that internalises and confronts the...

  • Art fiend: The miniature paradox

    The contemporary miniature thrives on contrariness...

    To attain a college degree in miniature art, students embrace the venerable discipline and submit to its rigorous regimen in order to grasp the exquisite intricacy and precision that is the hallmark of the miniature...

  • The miniature goes global

    Steeped in the past, and yet, modernist in its application, neo-miniature is the new face of Pakistani art...

    Having evolved as a genre that is entirely indigenous in its expressions, it has also globalised Pakistani cultural idiom and has inspired a generation of artists within and outside the countryNearly two generations of Pakistani artists have experimented with the traditional genre of miniature art; some have even gone on to...

  • Footprints: Kabul in miniature

    Inadequate though its pretensions are, this could have been Kabul in miniature...

    In Pakistan, refugee labourers and traders got paid in kaldaray (the Pakistani rupee) — the reason behind Chhota Kabul’s emergence 25 years ago...

  • Scientists find new miniature frog species in India

    NEW DELHI: Scientists have discovered four new species of miniature night frogs small enough to sit on a fingernail in a remote part of India, according to a report published on Tuesday...

    “The miniature species are locally abundant and fairly common but they have probably been overlooked because of their extremely small size, secretive habitats and insect-like calls,” researcher Sonali Garg was quoted as saying...

  • All-star movie demands new look at India-Pakistan partition

    He and his wife (Gillian Anderson) are portrayed as well-meaning if naive puppets of London at the start of the Cold War, as Mountbatten agrees to the carve up the subcontinent between Hindu-dominant India and Muslim Pakistan...

    Viceroy’s House begins with the tagline “History is written by the victors”, often attributed to Winston Churchill...

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