Movie Reviews

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.

March 19, 2014

"Wadjda" makes it way into the new art cinema house (Image: Facebook)
13:03 GMT

The first art house cinema in Egypt raises its curtain to the Saudi female directed film "Wadjda".

"Noah" is making waves all across the Middle East (Image: Film poster from Facebook)
12:08 GMT

Countries like Tunisia, Morocco, and Lebanon are considering keeping the Biblical tale blockbuster from screening in theaters as others have already done.

A still from the film, which pits Arabs as zombies against Israeli soldiers. (Image: YouTube)
08:29 GMT

Israel has made its first zombie film, and guess who the flesh-eating monsters are? Yep, the Arabs!

March 17, 2014

These CBS beauties are living it up in Dubai! (Image: Facebook)
12:37 GMT

US daytime soap opera The Bold and Beautiful busted into the UAE and began a three day shoot today, covering hotspots like Atlantis, Burj Khalifa, and more.

"Noah" is making waves all across the Middle East (Image: Film poster from Facebook)
08:05 GMT

The blockbuster "Noah" has been banned in the UAE and Bahrain, but what will be the final outcome for Egypt?

March 16, 2014

A look at some of the cultural events taking place in Cairo & Alexandria this week. (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:46 GMT

This week moves from the Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children to the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival, paralleled by many music and arts activities, along with film screenings in Cairo and Alexandria.

Screenshot from "Factory Girl" teaser on youtube.
08:30 GMT

Make way to the theaters this week 'cause the highly anticipated Mohamed Khan feature "Factory Girl" is set for release on Wednesday, March 19.

March 14, 2014

This star has so many places to go and dramas to film! (Image: Mais Hamdan)
12:00 GMT

Back to back to back blockbuster hopefuls have Mais Hamdan in over her head, but the highlight will be will be her "Difference in Timing" role with hottie Tamer Hosny.