Movie Reviews

December 28, 2013

A still from the film "Children of God." (Image:
07:00 GMT

Writer Sheyma Buali speaks to filmmakers and learns more about Iraq's burgeoning film scene.

December 26, 2013

4D is a whole new way to watch for the region. (Image courtesyof Shutterstock/ Bevan Goldswain)
07:25 GMT

With rocking chairs, H2O coming from the chair backs, and even smells make for a 4D cinema experience to remember in Dubai.

December 24, 2013

Two different faces, two different looks, one new drama underway.
08:58 GMT

Get a sneak peak into the filming world of the new Syrian drama "Al Qurban" (The Sacrifice), starring Amal Arafeh as an engaged lady in love and Nadine Tahsin Baik as a good, forgiving Syrian woman.

Khaled Al Nabawi's lookin' slick and is ready to roll film for his new project. (Image: Facebook)
05:55 GMT

The Egyptian actor has strived hard to obtain the look of the late scholar Mustafa Mahmoud for his newest film, but the cameras still aren't rolling. Khaled explains why.

December 23, 2013

The image Vin Diesel Facebooked, claiming it was the last scene he filmed with his late co-star. (Image: Facebook)
08:27 GMT

Vin Diesel spilled the deets we've been waiting for....We now know the new date Fast and Furious 7 is scheduled to be released.

December 22, 2013

Palestinian film "Omar" was nominated for an Oscar on Friday, while fellow Palestinian production "Palestine Stereo" wasn't. (Image: Facebook)
07:06 GMT

A Palestinian film has been shortlisted for a best foreign language Oscar on Friday.

Haifa plays a 'slave widow' in her upcoming film "Goodness of the Soul." (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

We finally know some more details about Haifa Wehbe’s highly-anticipated upcoming film “Halawit Rouh” (Goodness of the Soul).

December 21, 2013

Shrek 4D in theaters in the US. (Image:
04:00 GMT

Prepare for 4D experience coming to a theatre near you in the UAE.

December 19, 2013

Sabrine ready to smoke the screens again.
08:11 GMT

Egyptian actress Sabrine is taking the success from her Ramadan role and running with it, starring in two dramas this winter.

December 17, 2013

Nadine Tahsin Baik tackling many a cinematic project right now! (Image: Facebook)
10:46 GMT

Nadine Tahsin Baik is bouncing from character to character right now with a cinematic career that's skyrocketing!

December 16, 2013

Ghada has such a provocative image in TV and film, but will she come off as not seductive in "Jarsunirah?" (Image: Facebook)
11:45 GMT

Hani Jarjis' new film "Jarsunirah" promises an original plot and a non-seductive Ghada Abdel Razek. Could it be true?

"Touq Al Banat" (The Girls Necklace) stars Suzan Najm Al Din. (Image: Facebook)
11:01 GMT

Set in the era of the French occupation of Syria, "Touq Al Banat" (The Girls Necklace) stars Suzan Najm Al Din as a diplomatic French woman.

December 15, 2013

"American Hustle" has brought together an incredible cast and crew to viewers stretching as far as Dubai! (Image: Facebook)
09:48 GMT

The con-artist comedy set in the '70s was the last film seen by Dubai International Film Festival attendees last week, but with so many award nominations, millions of additional viewers will surely enjoy watching Christian Bale and David O. Russell tag team for the second time.

The stars of the Hollywood movie "American Hustle." (Image:
09:41 GMT

The 10th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival (Diff) began with the Palestinian feature film Omar, but it looked to Hollywood’s major Oscar hopeful to call it a wrap.

December 12, 2013

Qamar Khalaf's a "Brotherhood" girl!
10:26 GMT

No, no, Syrian actress Qamar Khalaf is not an official member of the Muslim Brotherhood, but she has signed up for a role in the second TV drama "Al Ikhwah” (The Brotherhood).