Movie Reviews

October 29, 2013

Will Qamar and Mahmoud make a good team?
11:38 GMT

The new television drama "Al Murafa'a" (The Trial) will soon bring Lebanese actress Qamar and Egyptian actor Mahmoud Yasin on screen together.

A snapshot from the documentary “Another night on Earth” - Egypt through taxi conversations." (Image: Vimeo)
05:00 GMT

Director David Muñoz shows how the chaotic traffic scene in Cairo is full of interesting conversations, through the life of taxi drivers.

October 28, 2013

The International Mediterranean Film Festival of Montpellier will honor director and producer Marianne Khoury and her company, Misr International Films. (Image: freedownloadmovies)
13:21 GMT

Lebanese producer and director Marianne Khoury will be honored for her memorable works by the annual International Mediterranean Film Festival of Montpellier.

“The Rooftops” is now screening at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival
06:06 GMT

With four rooftop locations, one from each of Algiers quarters, as the setting for this regional film, its unique storyline is sure to please at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival going on now!

Bassem Youssef speaks out! (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Well, Egypt's 'Jon Stewart' is back, and so are his outspoken political stances! He takes his first chance on air to swing at Sisi.

October 27, 2013

Abid Fahed is in cahoots with Nadine Njeim
08:04 GMT

‘Al Malik Al Namroud’ may have been canceled, but Syrian actor Abid Fahed isn’t gonna let that stop him from hunting down success. He’s taking on a new project alongside Lebanese lovely Nadine Njeim titled "Law" (If).

Expo 2020 Dubai, UAE...Yay or nay? (Image: Facebook)
06:22 GMT

Dubai filmmakers are in a 72 hour crunch to produce short films in support of the city's bid for World Expo 2020.

October 26, 2013

Dana Hamdan is set to star in an exciting Spanish film next year. (Image: Facebook)
05:30 GMT

She's starred in numerous Arab shows, but now Jordanian actress Dana Hamdan will be starring in something different: a Spanish movie.

October 24, 2013

Acclaimed actor Forest Whitaker will be receiving a Black Pearl Career Achievement award at the ADFF. (Image: Facebook)
08:20 GMT

Abu Dhabi will play host to its annual film festival on Thursday, and acclaimed American actor Forest Whitaker will be receiving a distinctive award at the prestigious event.

October 23, 2013

The ADFF Programme Guide tells all that's going down this weekend! (Image: Facebook)
10:58 GMT

Take a look at a list of some of the films to be screened this weekend at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, and click on the links to view the trailers if you want to get out of your comfort zone even a little.

October 22, 2013

American actor Martin Sheen will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the 10th edition of DIFF in December. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

This year, the Dubai International Film Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award goes to American actor Martin Sheen.

October 21, 2013

The Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival runs from today until Saturday. (Image: Facebook)
07:45 GMT

Is your lil one a budding filmmaker? Then you need to attend the Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival today.

A scene from the short documentary "Feeding Five Hundred", which will compete in the Emirates Film Competition at this year's Abu Dhabi Film Festival. (Image courtesy of twofour54)
07:15 GMT

"The Abu Dhabi Film Festival is not only about bringing the best of international cinema to the U.A.E., it s about showing the world the best of Emirati cinema," said Ali Al Jabri, Director of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival taking place October 24th through November 2nd.

"Constructive and inspiring meeting with His Royal Highness Prince Mamdouh Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud" (Image: Twitter)
06:57 GMT

Known for his participation in the production of an anti-Islam film, Dutch politician Arnoud Van Doorn has converted to Islam and performed the Hajj with 27k Twitter followers in virtual tow.

October 20, 2013

Oldies, but goodies, these are a few of the cray crays at AGT this week. (Image: Facebook)
10:00 GMT

The good, the bad, and the totes cray cray have now officially been weeded through, leaving only the most interesting and we assume talented hopefuls remain in the Arabs Got Talent ring.