Movie Reviews

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.

October 12, 2014

"Archer" had been using the name ISIS for its fictional spy agency until the real militant group made it suddenly inappropriate.
09:43 GMT

The animated series on FX has quietly removed the fictional spy agency called ISIS from the show after the real militant group of the same name rose to the surface.

October 1, 2014

Abu Dhabi Film Festival is about to get their Cairo cinema on with three films from Egypt in competitions at the event.
13:22 GMT

Within a few years, the Abu Dhabi Film Festival has established itself as one of the most important cinema events in the MENA region, and Egypt has three films competing against others from around the world.

Atshani is showcasing his latest film "Negar's Role" at the Aberdeen Film Festival. (Image: Thejigsawshort.com)
08:14 GMT

Iranian director Ali Atshani’s latest creation Negar’s Role is to be showcased at the First Aberdeen International Film Festival in Scotland.

September 29, 2014

Mohamed Khan's "Factory Girl" is in the Oscar race for Best Foreign Language Film.
10:31 GMT

Mohamed Khan's "Factory Girl" is the official entry by Egypt for the Oscar's Best Foreign Language Film 2015.

Lucy was a huge international hit and has put Waked's name amongst Hollywood stars. (Image: Facebook)
06:19 GMT

Lucy, the newly released movie by French filmmaker Luc Besson, features Egyptian actor Amr Waked. His appearance prompts reflections on presence of Egyptian artists in international cinema.

September 24, 2014

Cairokee performing in Tahrir Square.
12:16 GMT

With Egyptian band Cairokee in the running for an MTV EMA, underground bands are making their way to the top in the country.