Movie Reviews

December 6, 2013

Screenshot from the documentary.
04:00 GMT

The documentary following politically diverse Egyptian revolutionaries is on the short list for next year's Oscar's with tall hopes of snatching the award.

December 5, 2013

Cyrine Abdelnour in a scene with Khaled Al Nabawi from their film "The Traveller." (Image: YouTube still)
09:12 GMT

Egyptian actor Khaled Al Nabawi is doing super well for himself in Hollywood! Now, he's got a new movie out, but the reviews are mixed. American wannabe, or aspiring Middle Eastern actor - you decide!

December 4, 2013

Still from Sondos Shabayek's 'El Bent'. (Image:
11:54 GMT

Five short films by young Egyptian directors were produced by Misr International Films and screened at the Panorama festival.

December 3, 2013

Nicole Saba will co-star with Tamer Hosny in upcoming drama. (Image: Twitter)
07:41 GMT

Just after drama circled round whom would take the slot next to Tamer Hosny in his upcoming drama, Nicole Saba slid in and signed the deal!

Fast & Furious filming will likely slow down after Paul Walker's death. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

With the cast in a state of shock and grief, the Emirate shoot of Fast & Furious 7 is likely to be delayed.

December 2, 2013

BeBe is making it big! (Image: Facebook)
09:08 GMT

Oh "Bebe", "Bebe"! The new film directed by Ellie Habeeb attracted over 20 thousand peeps in its first four days at the cinema house.

Nicole Kidman is the only Australian to win an Oscar for Best Actress, according to her official website. (Image: Facebook)
06:04 GMT

A-lister Nicole Kidman will be jetting off to the Jordanian desert soon to film scenes for her upcoming movie "Queen of the Desert."

November 26, 2013

The hilarious Adel Imam will be recognized for his contributions to film in November. (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:26 GMT

One of the funniest men in Egyptian film, Adel Imam, will be receiving recognition for his contributions to cinema at the Marrakech Film Festival 2013.

The official poster for the controversial film "Family Secrets." (Image: Facebook)
11:11 GMT

A new movie tackling homosexuality in the Middle East is soon to be released. Inside, is more about the film and a look at its trailer.

Suha Araj on set one of her films. (Image: Facebook)
07:14 GMT

Addressing a subject matter formerly off limits in Arab circles, Palestinian American filmmaker Suha Araj surprisingly made the audience bust up laughing with her latest short "The Cup Reader" in DC.

November 25, 2013

Hany Abu-Assad directs "Omar", the curtain-raiser for DIFF (Image: Facebook)
06:02 GMT

The star-studded festival is ready for take off with a total of 147 feature films from around the world! "Omar" by Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe winning Palestinian Director Hany Abu Assad will raise the curtain on the decennial edition on Friday, 6th December.

November 24, 2013

Sulaf plays ball despite politics in new film. (Image: Facebook)
08:45 GMT

As captain of a women's volleyball team, Sulaf's character determines to push through the Syrian chaos to win the trophy.

Haifa Wehbe is quite the woman of mystery. Usually known for her spice, looks like she's also quite nice! (Image: Facebook)
07:47 GMT

In a star eats star world, it's rare to find actresses to give each other high praise. "The Goodness of the Soul" co-stars Haifa Wehbe and Najwa Fouad, however, seem to have a good thing going as Najwa shares about their camaraderie on set their upcoming film.

November 20, 2013

Khaled Abol Naga sportin' the grey look. (Image: Facebook)
11:15 GMT

He may not be that old already, but he does have the grey! Egyptian actor Khaled Abol Naga Tweeted a sneak pic of him sporting the silver hair he had in the film “Villa 69”, which premieres in Egypt next week.

November 19, 2013

Actress Sharon Stone attends the 'Behind The Candelabra' premiere during The 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Theatre Lumiere on May 21, 2013 in Cannes, France. (Image: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
10:35 GMT

Sharon Stone's won many many awards over the years, and now she can add another one to the list from our own Morocco.