Movie Reviews

November 18, 2013

Chris Hemsworth is a happy daddy and a better actor because of it! (Image: Facebook)
06:02 GMT

The actor who plays Thor has said becoming a father has made him a better actor. Some Dubai-based executives agree that fatherhood can help you focus.

November 17, 2013

Ola Ghanem is ready to play another dark beauty - Cleopatra!
08:07 GMT

Portraying Cleopatra Queen of the Nile is a dream come true for Egyptian actress Ola Ghanem, who snatched the starring role in the new film "Al Far'oun Al Sagheer" (The Young Pharaoh).

November 16, 2013

Golshifteh Farahani plays the lead role in Rahimi's “The Patience Stone,” the festival's opening-night film. (Image: Facebook)
04:00 GMT

The historical Lebanese city Tripoli will be reviving its movie industry by hosting its first ever film festival next year.

November 15, 2013

Cairo International Women's Film Festival is coming up!
09:00 GMT

The Sixth Cairo International Women's Film Festival starts on the 16th with flicks filmed by women from around the world screening through the 22nd in Egypt's capital.

November 13, 2013

Halima Poland is one of the celebs dishing out dark secrets on "The Safe" (Image: Facebook)
12:11 GMT

There's nothing "Safe" about this new show airing in Dubai. Celebrities like Mai Izz El Din, Halima Poland, and Maya Diab dish out deep, dark secrets in a studio constructed to look like a safe.

November 11, 2013

Screenshot from Samer's winning short film "The Runner".
08:57 GMT

Now in possession of $11,000, a sweet new camera, a trip to L.A., and whole bunch of pride, Samer Nsrallah is one happy Syrian filmmaker after beating out the tough competition at the third annual TROPFEST Arabia.

"Though I Know the River Is Dry" won the award for Best Short Film from the Arab World. (Image: Facebook)
07:45 GMT

Creative Egyptian films came on top in various categories at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival. Well done peeps!

November 10, 2013

Fast & Furious 7 is in town now. (Image: Facebook)
09:25 GMT

Some of regional talent will have their moment in the spotlight of the 7th edition of the action flick Fast & Furious as they team up with Western celebs for shooting in Abu Dhabi.

November 7, 2013

Poster for the horror film set in the UAE (Image: Facebook)
09:56 GMT

Boo! Scary film "Djinn" didn't seem to get any boos from weekend viewers of the horror film set in the UAE.

So far no new show for Bassem Youssef.
07:57 GMT

Sources say that no new episode has been produced for Bassem Youssef's El-Bernameg show after its season intro was met with frowns.

The Israeli TV series the "Prime MInister's Children" is now in Hollywood hands. (Image courtesy of thetvdb.com)
07:49 GMT

The rights to the Israeli cable television series the "Prime Minister's Children" are now in the hands of a Hollywood producer.

November 5, 2013

Dolly Shahine takes over where Qamar left off on "The Trial" set. (Image: Facebook)
07:39 GMT

Lebanese actress Qamar claims she’s pregnancy and can no longer star in “Al Murafa’a” (The Trial), so co-patriot star Dolly Shahine is the next shoe in.

November 4, 2013

Some of the volunteers at the Dubai International Film Festival. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Lucky volunteers worldwide fly out to Dubai every year to help out at the prestigious DIFF.

November 3, 2013

A big name like Haifa Wehbe means big bucks, she says! (Image: Facebook)
09:06 GMT

Will she get the nomination or not? Haifa Wehbe may get turned down for a Lebanese drama because of the big bucks she's asking for each episode.

October 31, 2013

Two of the films being screened this weekend. (Images: Facebook)
08:04 GMT

Comedy, horror, documentaries: The Ibero-American Film Festival will have a little something for every adult this weekend at the Metropolis Empire Sofil.