Movie Reviews

September 9, 2013

“Ladder to Damascus” tells the story of Ghalia (Najla El Wa’za) (Image: Facebook)
08:16 GMT

The latest feature of Syrian filmmaker Mohamad Malas has made its debut at the Toronto International Film Festival, but it's no documentary or typical production arising from the Arab Spring.

September 7, 2013

The official posters for the films "Omar" and "Palestine Stereo." (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Two brilliant Arab films will be screening at the Toronto International Film Festival this month.

September 5, 2013

Jon Stewart sitting in his "Daily Show" chair (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)
05:00 GMT

"The Daily Show" host is now back in his chair. After taking the summer off to direct and produce a movie, the funny man returned to spot in the limelight, comically catching up on all the summer's news, including the potential U.S. strike against Syria.

August 28, 2013

Actor Abed Fahed will be starring in an Arab-Egyptian film production. (Image: Facebook)
08:43 GMT

Syrian actor Abed Fahed was busy meeting up with Egyptian film producers in Beirut and sealing the deal for a new film role!

August 27, 2013

Cyrine will be starring in two movies and hosting a TV show this year. How does she have time for it all? (Image: Facebook)
07:36 GMT

Now that Christmas is fast approaching, Lebanese actress Cyrine Abdelnour has chosen to play the role of Mary Magdalene in a new movie about the life of Jesus Christ.

August 26, 2013

Cyrine is making a great name for herself as a talented actress. (Image: Facebook)
08:14 GMT

Cyrine Abdelnour has worked her ass off to prove that she's one fabulous actress. It's all paid off, as she's now been offered acting roles in not one, but two movies!

August 25, 2013

Singer Ramy Ayach will be starring in his first ever movie next year. (Image: Facebook)
12:46 GMT

He's just gotten hitched, but singer Ramy Ayach's schedule hasn't changed. The singer will be filming scenes for his first ever movie this October.

August 22, 2013

Samira Ahmad says huh-uh to Turkish stars.
10:12 GMT

With tensions now high between Turkey and Egypt, especially in the realm of drama, Egyptian actress has decided to replace the Turkish actors she had cast in “Qalb Umm” (The Heart of a Mother) for Arabs.

August 21, 2013

RIP Rafiq El-Sabban. (Image: Facebook)
08:56 GMT

Renowned Syrian film critic and screenwriter Rafiq El-Sabban has sadly passed away in Egypt on Saturday.

August 20, 2013

Cate Blanchett arrives at the Dubai International Film Festival 2012. (Image: Facebook)
09:12 GMT

Students, media and industry professionals, get yourselves ready as it's now your chance to sign up for a place at the annual Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF).

August 19, 2013

tview has come up with the highest ratings points for TV ads in the UAE this Ramadan!
05:00 GMT

tview has come up with the highest ratings points for TV ads in the UAE this Ramadan!

August 14, 2013

Snapshot from 'Summer Days With Coo' (Image: Youtube)
12:43 GMT

The Japanese film 'A Good Husband' is just one of the many flicks to be screened in Alexandria and Cairo over the next week (15-22 August) for lovers of all things sushi and anime, thanks to The Japan Foundation.

'Fast & Furious 7' has been on the hunt for the perfect shooting locale! (Image: Facebook)
10:00 GMT

The deets are in, and now it looks as though Abu Dhabi will be the filming location for 'Fast & Furious 7', not Dubai as previously thought!.

Screenshots from some of the movies that were in theaters this Eid El Fitr. (Image: Facebook)
06:02 GMT

While it might be sad that only 5 films made it into the Eid Al Fitr box office this year, filmmakers are hopin' that means high profits for the Egyptian blockbusters that did make the cut.

August 13, 2013

El Sheita Elli Fat (Winter of Discontent) is one of the region's films that will be screened in Sweden next month. (Image: Facebook)
10:04 GMT

Run by director Mohammed Keblawi, the festival will screen more than 100 Arabic films from different countries around the region September 2-8th.