January 18, 2014
Has the Saudi film Wadjda received universal acclaim because it is an exceptional work of art? Or does it have more to do with the fact that this is the first film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia, and directed by a Saudi woman?
January 15, 2014
Premiering in Egypt at the Luxor Egyptian & European Film Festival next week, Mohamed Khan's award-winning film takes center stage.
January 14, 2014
Filming will begin next month for the tantalizing upcoming drama "Newlyweds" in hopes it will be ready for airing by the Ramadan marathon later this year.
January 13, 2014
Let's hope the peeps in Egypt can view the exciting Netflix release of "The Square" as it begins streaming on January 17.
Censored to the max, the Leonardo DiCaprio flick "The Wolf of Wall Street" isn't even worth watching in UAE cinemas as editors sliced and diced down an entire 45 minutes from the blockbuster.
Fabulously wealthy millionaire falls for singer half his age sounds like the making of a torrid love romance to us (especially when played by such a dynamic duo)!
January 12, 2014
The Dubai International Film Festival was honored with a prestigious plaque by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
A Beirut Cinema fundraising event has been cancelled due to the terrible political conditions in Beirut. What a shame!
Last year was a pretty lackluster one for the world of Arab soap operas, but one thing that did draw attention were the slew of political soaps.
January 10, 2014
She wasn't the first choice for the part, but she snagged it! Maysoon Abu Asaad has the role as the second wife of the main character "Abu Issam" played by Abbas Al Nour in "Barb Al Harah".
January 7, 2014
So many people have been looking forward to the release of Haifa Wehbe's new film "Halawet Rouh" (Rouh's Beauty), but it seems like the Egyptian Censorship Committee has other ideas going for them!
Blockbuster hit "American Hustle" is loosely based on ABSCAM from the 1970s that involved FBI operatives dressing up like Arab Shaikhs, but media reviews have ignored how this sting operation impacted the Arab Americans.
December 31, 2013
Leave it to a Saudi to slam Assad. One of the Gulf's film producers prepares to film a story detailing the "crimes of the Assad regime."
Egyptian actress Ghada Abdel Razek burst out in tears of joy at the premiere screening of her new movie “Al Jarsoneera.”
Alongside Hollywood actors Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman, Egyptian actor Amr Waked stars in a sci-fi thriller that's currently in post-production.