Movie Reviews

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.
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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.

February 4, 2014

Egyptian filmmaker Sameh El-Tawil's short "Clockwise" (Image courtesy of
09:25 GMT

Egyptian-made short film "Clockwise" will be premiering at Munich's Academy of Fine Arts on Wednesday, February 5.

February 3, 2014

'Bonjour Gauguin' by Georges Bahgory, part of the collection to be displayed in 'Nostalgic Dreams.' (Image:
13:43 GMT

After a slow culture week due to political events, the arts and culture scene is back to thriving with a diverse range of events in Cairo, Alexandria and Damanhour.

"Zanj Revolution" flavors of revolutions past. (Image courtesy of Iffr)
11:57 GMT

Beirut-based films "Zanj" and "Zanj Revolution" reflect on times past in Arab spring era Lebanon.

Farhadi’s immigrant romantic drama The Past is his sixth directorial experience and first one in a foreign country that was shot in the French capital, Paris. (Image: Facebook)
08:57 GMT

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s French-language drama The Past (Le Passé) has been nominated in five categories at France’s César Awards 2014.