Movie Reviews

February 24, 2014

The moment "Marwan" came out to his parents about his true sexuality. (Image: Facebook)
08:14 GMT

Director Hany Fawzi's film Asrar Aa'eleya (Family Secrets), anticipated for its focus on a homosexual protagonist, fails to deliver and portrays homosexuality in a bad light.

February 23, 2014

Mohammad Saed speaking on youtube.
09:25 GMT

Something is strikingly familiar about the characters in the upcoming Ramadan drama "Atata and the Limbi" starring Mohammed Saed. The Egyptian comedy actor is bringing back the two characters presented before in his film "Oukal".

February 19, 2014

Noura Al-Ansari debuts into drama in "Coping With Life" (Image courtesy of Yahoo Maktoob News)
13:12 GMT

In her debut film, Saudi actress Noura Al-Ansari sweeps into the movie scene as a mental patient with an abusive father. Dig into all the drama with "Coping with Life".

February 18, 2014

Haifa was accused of copying Monica down to the last detail in her new movie. (Image: Alarabiya)
14:05 GMT

Haifa Wehbe's upcoming film trailer has been accused of being almost identical to Monica Bellucci's Martini Gold commercial.

February 16, 2014

Everyone is super excited to see what all the fuss is about Haifa's new movie. (Image: Facebook)
09:56 GMT

Haifa Wehbe's film "Halawet Rouh" (Rouh's Beauty) has been given the seal of approval by the Egyptian Censorship Committee.

February 15, 2014

Amr Salama's "La Moakhza" (Excuse My French" currently sits at the top of the Egyptian box office.
05:00 GMT

In a country where hostility between citizens of different faiths permeate society, this film directed by Amr Salama's give a fresh take on discrimination in Egypt.

February 13, 2014

Olly's Dubai fans can celebrate Valentine's Day with their idol this year. (Image: Facebook)
13:52 GMT

Yes to love and yes to music, because Olly Murs will be performing in Dubai on the very special Valentine's Day.

February 12, 2014

Berlinale poster
05:00 GMT

Way to go regional film makers for winning prizes at Berlinale Talents, a six-day creative summit for up-and-coming filmmakers at the Berlin Film Festival.

February 10, 2014

"Blue Jasmine" star Cate Blanchett at the 10th Dubai International Film Festival (Image: Facebook).
12:23 GMT

Film makers get in a frenzy 'cause this year's Dubai International Film Festival dates are officially on the calendar!

February 9, 2014

Behind the scenes of Rana's Ramadan drama (Image: Facebook)
10:29 GMT

Two times the Rana Abiyad? Yes, please! The Syrian actress has made her way into two drama this holy month!

"Al-Bernameg" aired on MBC! (Image: Facebook)
06:53 GMT

The highly anticipated return of Bassem Youssef was broadcast at last on Friday, February 7th on the privately owned MBC Misr channel.

February 8, 2014

Amal Boushousha is bringing us something special this March.
08:28 GMT

Algerian artist filming a Syrian dialect drama on location in Abu Dhabi. How's that for mixing up the region?!

February 6, 2014

Khaled Abol Naga plays a makeup-aged old man on "Villa 69" (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Neither depressing nor sad, but greatly realistic, "Villa 69" delivers us to the Nile where a dying man takes stock of his life.

February 5, 2014

Mahmoud Yasin peaces out of his role alongside Adel Imam
13:50 GMT

Controversy about his portrayal in the drama "His Excellency" as a secondary actor have instigated his withdrawal from the project starring Adel Imam.

Opening ceremony of 2nd Luxor African Film Festival. (Image: Luxor African Film Festival)
11:56 GMT

The third edition of the Luxor African Film Festival will run from 18 to 24 March, featuring films from 41 African countries.