August 16, 2012
Well worth the wait: the new Batman movie hits movie theaters in the UAE.
August 15, 2012
Syrian beauty Sulafa Mimar has left us unable to keep track of her political opinions with a revealing interview for Arabic TV this week.
It was as if he never left: despite disappearing for 10 days on his annual pilgrimage to Mecca, actor Ahmed Ezz managed to never leave Egyptian screens,
August 14, 2012
A Saudi TV series called Mulhaq Banat (College Dorm Girls) has upset the sensibilities of some touchy Saudis who deem the whole show to be a misrepresentation of Saudi culture and particularly its haremed women. They are calling for legal action against the show's makers.
Leading man Amr Waked struggles to find people to work with.
August 13, 2012
The Middle East is set to show its funny side in this year's choice of Eid al-Fitr movies.
The eleventh annual short film competition begins and the race is on to make movies in under 48 hours.
Writer Mark Boal defends himself from accusations of making Kill Bin Laden to boost Obama's election campaign.
August 12, 2012
Cyrine Abdel Nour, the popular actress who plays Ruby in the hit-Lebanese series, has said goodbye to the Ruby character, announcing she will not take part in any sequel for Ruby - for which there are no plans - but will be back in force after she's had some time off following intense filming for the series.
Set in pre-revolutionary Cairo, 'Vertigo' is intelligent watching for the holy month.
Forget cheating husbands and screaming wives, the biggest TV success story is an historical drama.
How to initiate your kids into the land of TV drama: cartoons, Arab soap-opera-style.
August 11, 2012
Tune in to Ramadan TV this month and you're to come by the familiar Bab al-Hara face of Syrian actress Dima Kandalaft. She's on a mission to be seen in action this year.
August 9, 2012
The Fourth Wife Ramadan soap is already causing waves but it's not in the audience or reception to the show. Rather the cast and production behind the scenes are having a Ramadan meltdown.
It's 22 years after Iraq's invasion of Kuwait, but for some the war's not over yet, Ramadan TV drama is stirring it all up again.