Movie Reviews

August 20, 2014

Less CGI, more real deal will be the name of the game for the next Episodes.
04:19 GMT

Star Wars: Episode VII will be a little more old school, it seems.

August 18, 2014

"Copts Island" takes a closer look at the region's top minority. (Image: courtesy of Copts Island Facebook)
08:00 GMT

The documentary by Ahmed Rashwan is a significant step in cinematic portrayals of Egypt's largest minority.

With the Soda Stream scandal in the dust, Scarlett gives the skinny on filming "Lucy".
07:00 GMT

It was defo a challenge for Scarlett Johansson to play the central character in "Lucy", which features our homegrown actor Amr Waked.

Three cheers for "The Square".
06:00 GMT

It missed snatching an Oscar but gained three awards at The Emmys.

August 17, 2014

Nelly Karim's tough girl face was worth it after making it out on top post-Ramadan. (Image: company archive)
08:00 GMT

Nelly Karim's starring role in "Women's Prison" brought her to first place as the show was ranked first of the Ramadan dramas this year.

August 14, 2014

Here's looking at you, "The Blue Elephant" actors! (Image courtesy of IMDb)
04:35 GMT

The room we are referring to, of course, is in the cinema, and here's how this critic feels about the film.

August 13, 2014

Women's Prison was a big hit this Ramadan. (Image: Facebook)
01:36 GMT

Egyptian actress Nelly Karim is taking her success from "Sijin Al Nisa" (Women Prison) and running with it.

August 12, 2014

A selection of the films that will be screened at the MAFF 2014. (Image: Dotoday.se)
13:36 GMT

The newly released promo of the upcoming Malmo Arab Film Festival includes Egyptian films Factory Girl, Vila 69 and The Ferry.

Is the show "Saraya Abdeen" now dead? (Image: Facebook)
05:20 GMT

Amro Arafa has said "See ya" to the makers of the past Ramadan drama "Saraya Abdeen" and won't be coming back for a sequel.

August 6, 2014

The comedic trio opted to work with Sobky even though their past works have made fun of his films and of Tamer Hosny's music. (Image: Al Ahram)
08:48 GMT

The highest grossing Eid film 'World War Three' sees the return of a known comedy trio only to be ruined by their new producer El Sobky.

July 27, 2014

The Festival will be held in Ramallah from 11 to 16 September 2014. (Image: Betterplace.org)
08:27 GMT

The Human Rights International Film Festival - Palestine 2014 seeks to introduce youth to the importance of cinema and 'spread the culture of non-violence, tolerance and reconciliation.'

July 24, 2014

A still from "Theeb." (Image: Facebook)
12:31 GMT

Theeb, a Jordanian feature film, has been selected for the Orizzonti Competition section of the Venice International Film Festival.

July 23, 2014

"Women's Prison" has given viewers a real insight into the lives of prisoners in the infamous Qanater Prison. (Image: Al Ahram)
09:02 GMT

The series created by the team behind last Ramadan's critically acclaimed Zaat invites audiences into the lives of female prisoners and wardresses in the infamous Qanater Prison.

July 20, 2014

A Hologram for the King is set to premiere in November 2015. (Image: Al Ahram)
08:44 GMT

'A Hologram for the King', a film by German director Tom Tykwer and starring Tom Hanks, will showcase Hurghada's underwater reefs.

July 16, 2014

Alwiya A Thani, has been awarded gold in the Narrative Short category at this year’s International Independent Film Awards for her short film, ‘Faith in Love’. (Image: Image Nation)
08:17 GMT

Emirati female filmmakers are on the rise, and this year one "independent" woman won the Narrative Short category at this year’s International Independent Film Awards.