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  • Overheads behind bakra buoyancy

    LAHORE: Sunday turned out to be the first day when city animal markets witnessed a big rush for the first time since their establishment a week ago, and naturally prices of the animals also went up with buyers swarming the markets...

    Almost all the buyers Dawn spoke to had complaints of high prices, especially for the smaller animal (bakra, dumba) for two reasons: firstly, they were more in trade...

  • How Facebook is killing Lahore's Heera Mandi

    LAHORE: Pakistan's oldest red light district was for centuries a hub of traditional erotic dancers, musicians and prostitutes ? Pigalle with a Mughal twist, deep in the heart of the vibrant city...

    But as an e-commerce boom revolutionises how Pakistanis conduct the world's oldest profession, locals say the historic Heera Mandi district is under threat...

  • New movies likely to pull crowds on Eid

    PESHAWAR: The movie buffs and music lovers are enthusiastic to enjoy three new Pashto movies, five telefilms and sound 10 music albums on Eidul Azha...

    He said that Pashto movies went through an able team of censor and never promoted vulgar scenes and substandard contents...

  • In Trump-era movies, the war will not be normalised

    For a much smaller cohort, that speculation invited another, admittedly less pressing subject for discussion: what will Trump Doctrine movies look like?Films about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan could be roughly categorised in two categories...

    But what was left? In a post-Vietnam era when patriotic wholesomeness and unabashed jingoism could no longer be accepted at face value, Hollywood made movies that largely avoided explicit...

  • The Trump-era movies

    For a much smaller cohort, that speculation invited another, admittedly less pressing subject for discussion: what will Trump Doctrine movies look like?Films about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan could be roughly divided into two categories: Fouled-Up-Beyond-All-Recognition absurdism and the Cult of the Operator...

    But what was left? In a post-Vietnam era when patriotic wholesomeness and unabashed jingoism could no longer be accepted...

  • Five Pashto movies screened on Eid

    PESHAWAR: The Pashto film industry commonly known as Pollywood has screened five Pashto movies full of thrill and romance on Eidul Fitr as compared to just three flicks last year...

    The five new Pashto movies – Das Khushi ba Mane, Zakhamoona, Sta Muhabat me Zindagi da, Giriftaar, and Gule Janaa -- are being screened in the cinema houses of Peshawar, Kohat, Swat, Karachi, Quetta and Kabul...

  • Why did Hollywood stop making John Grisham movies?

    Specifically: Hollywood stopped turning his books into movies...

    ”Indeed, Grisham’s first movies were big hits: The Firm (1993) starring Tom Cruise earned $158 million; The Pelican Brief (1998) starring Julia Roberts earned $101 million; The Client (1994) starring Susan Sarandon earned $92 million; and A Time To Kill (1996) starring Matthew McConaughey earned $109 million...

  • Movies to watch this summer

    And this summer you have loads of reasons to visit a cinema and chill out with some movie magic as many amazing children’s movies are releasing and in Pakistan too...

    The movies have been slotted into two sections — those for the younger ones who like some animated fun and then movies that tweens and teens will enjoy more...

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