Movie Reviews

April 1, 2014

Will the next famed sign of this nature be that of Muscat? (Image: albawaba.com)
10:28 GMT

The Sultanate has entered into a formal agreement with several Arab film organizations in a giant leap towards making Omani cinema a valuable resource hub.

"Wadjda" and her bicycle story has been making its way around the world. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

The Saudi film about a girl's mission to buy a bicycle is all yours for the screening free of charge in Dubai.

March 31, 2014

Haifa Wehbe might just have to kiss these "Words on Paper" goodbye thanks to a misstep of the director. (Image: Facebook)
11:44 GMT

Haifa's "Words on Paper" director Mohammad Sami is facing possible jail sentence for forgery of official documents, meanwhile the film may be forced to stop.

The film, entitled From A to B, is a comedy drama that follows three childhood friends on a road trip from Abu Dhabi to Beirut to honor the death of their best friend five years earlier. (Image: TwoFour54)
07:32 GMT

TwoFour54 and Image Nation partner for new Emirati film in the beautiful UAE.

March 29, 2014

The official poster for BBC's Arabic film and documentary festival. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

BBC's Arabic Film and Documentary Festival is ready to take in applications from budding filmmakers of any nationality or age.

March 27, 2014

A theatre was built inside Luxor Temple which hosted the opening ceremony, with a performance by Nile Ballet of the Cairo Opera House and music by Omar Khairat. (Image: Facebook)
08:30 GMT

The Luxor African Film Festival closed Monday with awards for Egypt and the biggest honor going to a genocide drama from Rwanda.

Eman Al Assi gets sassy for new shows
07:58 GMT

She typically only tackles on drama a year to give it her full attention, but this year Eman Al Assi accidentally signed up for two at the same time.

March 26, 2014

Farah Bseiso stars in another "Halawat Al Rouh"
11:45 GMT

We're all well aware of the hype around Haifa Wehbe's film, now Farah Bseiso is taking a stab at a drama with the same name, creating more controversy surrounding "Halawat Al Rouh".

March 25, 2014

Russell Crowe claims he knew the film would cause a storm in Muslim countries. (Image: Facebook)
12:05 GMT

Muslim countries around the globe are banning the Biblical tale of "Noah", but this comes as no surprise to the film's star Russell Crowe.

They'll never be able to replace him, but body doubles and CGI will help fill the gap of Paul Walker while filming "Fast & Furious 7" in Abu Dhabi. (Image: Facebook)
08:24 GMT

As "Fast & Furious 7" films in Abu Dhabi next month, the movie's creators will take advantage of body doubles, CGI, and rewrites to continue the story without Paul Walker.

Raja Al Jadawi is ready to speak! (Image: Facebook)
05:39 GMT

Raja Al Jadawi will do her best to answer the questions of her TV viewers on her latest program "Ask Me".

March 24, 2014

Shujoon Al Hajery has called it a day after filming her scenes for "This is Me". (Image: Facebook)
15:22 GMT

Well, that's a wrap, folks. The 13 episodes of the reality show "This is Me", starring Shujoon Hajery are finally done filming.

abc family logo
12:38 GMT

The planned TV show "Alice in Arabia" about an American girl being unknowingly kidnapped by her extended royal Saudi Arabian family has been nixed after getting major backlash.

March 23, 2014

How will Ahmad Al Fishawi keep his cool with a sexy co-host and snakes around on "Sing if You Can"?
08:27 GMT

With vicious animals like snakes slithering around as contestants attempt to sing, every contestant on Ahmad Al Fishawi's new talent show will be tested to their limit.

March 20, 2014

ABC Family brings the drama before the show even begins (Image: ABC Family logo)
11:09 GMT

A new US drama by ABC Family is in the works, the plot of which is upsetting to many peeps on Twitter.