Could You Ever Forgive Bewafai (Unfaithfulness)? A Review of Mere Paas Tum Ho

Hafsah Janjua, BA International Relations “Regret, Loyalty and Forgiveness are the three words that come to mind when I think of Mere Paas Tum Ho” Mere Paas Tum Ho (2019), a Pakistani romance drama aired on ARY TV, presents an addition to Khalil-Ur-Rehman Qamar’s portfolio of unconventional and ground-breaking screenwriting in Pakistani popular culture. The […]

Vegetarian Turkish Menemen

Syraat Al Mustaqeem, BA English  Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Portion size: 2 person INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ onion, finely chopped (optional) 2 peppers, chopped 1 tin chopped tomatoes or canned tomatoes 4 cloves garlic, sliced (optional) 1 green onion, ½ for cooking and ½ for […]

Muslim Women Have Had Enough

Rihab Attioui, MA Postcolonial Studies No, our critique only comes in one shade now: scathing. The official trailer for Hala was released on 5 November 2019. Hala is a new film that supposedly made so many “waves” at Sundance that Apple deemed it worthy enough to purchase its worldwide distribution rights, streaming it exclusively on […]

Nigeria disqualified from the Oscars

Destiny Adeyemi, BA African studies The requirement of non-English prevents countries like Nigeria…from using and fluctuating between a variety of languages The Nigerian film ‘Lionheart’, was disqualified from the Academy Awards’ ‘Best International Feature Film’ category, on 5 November, for having too much dialogue in English. Lionheart, which is currently on Netflix, details the story […]