Movie Reviews

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.

Busy bee Tamer Hosny has concerts, a film and a TV drama to prepare for this year! (Image: Facebook)
08:39 GMT

Preparing for a movie and TV drama isn't enough for Egyptian superstar Tamer Hosny! He's planning a series of grand concerts in Egypt this month too!

August 11, 2013

Horeya Farghaly gives the press the low down (Image courtesy of Facebook)
08:54 GMT

Audiences feasted their Eid El Fitr eyes on Horeyah Farghaly this weekend as she screened, not one, but two films at the cinema.

August 8, 2013

Screenshots from some of the movies to come to theaters this Eid El Fitr. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Egyptian producers fear debuting films set for Eid El-Fitr, fearing a low turnout in the middle of the current political impasse the country is facing.

August 6, 2013

Eric Bana, Olivia Munn, and Édgar Ramírez are Abu Dhabi bound as they star in 'Beware the Night'
12:55 GMT

Abu Dhabi has been selected as the shooting locale for the opening scenes of the Hollywood film 'Beware the Night'!

Hareem El Sultan, one of the fave Turkish soaps that's being boycotted by Egyptian artists.
09:56 GMT

Considering the support the Turkish Muslim Brotherhood-dominated government has shown for Morsi, calls for a boycott have been raised by a number of production companies and the Egyptian Cinema Syndicate.

August 5, 2013

"Bent Esmaha Zaat" is one fun way to watch history come to life.
09:28 GMT

Check out this interview with Ramadan TV series "Bent Esmaha Zaat" Director whose current show, based on a novel, sheds light on what's changed in Egypt over the last 60+ years.

August 4, 2013

Sarajevo Film Festival paparazzi (Image: Sarajevo Film Festival Website)
05:00 GMT

A moment every filmmaker would love to snatch will be there for the taking for artists from five Middle Eastern countries the 16-24 August. The Bosnian capital never sounded so exciting.

August 1, 2013

Nelly Karim can't believe they think she's insulting.
09:15 GMT

Everybody is so touchy these days, it seems, with fans taking offense to every move the stars make. Nelly Karim claims she didn’t do anything wrong in her new TV drama “That”, despite the accusations.

Saba Mubarak and Muna Zaki are serious about their acting, whether their role is big or small!
08:44 GMT

Success for Saba isn’t measured by the span of her role, so why are people criticizing her small part in “Asia”, starring Muna Zaki?