Movie Reviews

October 30, 2014

Movie on top: The Island 2 was the most-watched film this Eid! (Image: Facebook)
13:02 GMT

Every film makers nightmare has come true for producers of "Al Jazeera 2". The Egyptian box office hit has been pirated.

Theeb hanging out in the Jordanian desert (Photos courtesy of ADFF).
05:43 GMT

"Theeb" is like "Lawrence of Arabia", buuut without the Lawrence.

October 28, 2014

A still from "Ghadi," which will be competing in next year's Oscars in the "Best Foreign Language Film" category. (Image: Daily Star)
07:43 GMT

Amin Dora’s comedy “Ghadi” is seeking international recognition; let's hope it wins "Best Foreign Language Film" in the 2015 Oscars.

October 27, 2014

Teresa Corvina, Bashar Atiyat, Guillaume de Saille, Khaled Abol Naga and Mohammed Hefzi during a panel discussion at the film festival. (Image: Khaleej Times)
14:43 GMT

For the first time in Abu Dhabi Film Festival's history, experts gathered for an open public discussion on the poor film acting and directing in Arab cinema.

Many films find their way to Abu Dhabi for shooting. (Image courtesy of Digital Productions Middle East)
10:53 GMT

After Star Wars and Fast and Furious filmed their sequels in the city, other productions are following suit to make Abu Dhabi one of the top international locations for film.

"The Island 2" was the most-watched film this Eid! (Image: Facebook)
06:57 GMT

With the Eid cinema season in the dust, it's time to look back and review the roles men have played in recent films and those in the past.

October 23, 2014

Khaled Abol Naga is seriously displeased his film wasn't picked for the Oscars. (Image: Facebook)
08:04 GMT

The Egyptian actor is displeased that his film didn't get picked as the Egyptian entry into the Oscars.

October 21, 2014

The Abu Dhabi International Film Festival will run from 16-25 October. (Image: Dining-intercontinental-ad.ae)
14:11 GMT

Short film ‘ONE’ shows Islam and Christianity existing happily side-by-side; documentary will screen as part of Emirates Film Competition.

October 19, 2014

Supernatural Halloween thriller "Annabelle" brought chills to Lebanon's box office this week!
07:11 GMT

Supernatural Halloween thriller "Annabelle" brings chills to Lebanon's box office this week!

This still from the movie trailer is courtesy of Ahram Online.
06:39 GMT

After premiering in Toronto in September this film based in Iraqi Kurdistan, "Mardan" has made its way into the Oscars race.

October 16, 2014

Thank goodness we'll get our X Factor fix for at least three more years! (Image: Facebook)
13:42 GMT

Thanks to MBC Group, you can continue to feed your talent show fetish for three more years of the Arab format of The X Factor, Project Runway, Arab Idol and Arabs Got Talent.

October 15, 2014

The Abu Dhabi International Film Festival will kick off on Oct 16! (Image: Dining-intercontinental-ad.ae)
11:00 GMT

Arab Film Studio amateur film competition to receive special awards ceremony at the Abu Dhabi International Film Festival

October 13, 2014

Movie on top: The Island 2 was the most-watched film this Eid! (Image: Facebook)
15:55 GMT

It was a tough competition between Egyptian films this Eid, but who made it on top?

From left: Alexander V. Kammel, Reim El Houni, Sofia De Fay. (Image: Broadcastprome)
14:52 GMT

Dubai’s Ti22 Films wins Silver Dolphin at the fifth annual Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards.

The new show “Al-Raqesah” (The Dancer) that aired earlier this month was not well received in some circles. (Image: Facebook)
09:58 GMT

Public figures called for the banning of the satellite show "The Dancer". Here's a look at the reputation these hip shakers have maintained over the decades.