Movie Reviews

November 7, 2013

The Israeli TV series the "Prime MInister's Children" is now in Hollywood hands. (Image courtesy of
07:49 GMT

The rights to the Israeli cable television series the "Prime Minister's Children" are now in the hands of a Hollywood producer.

November 5, 2013

Dolly Shahine takes over where Qamar left off on "The Trial" set. (Image: Facebook)
07:39 GMT

Lebanese actress Qamar claims she’s pregnancy and can no longer star in “Al Murafa’a” (The Trial), so co-patriot star Dolly Shahine is the next shoe in.

November 4, 2013

Some of the volunteers at the Dubai International Film Festival. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Lucky volunteers worldwide fly out to Dubai every year to help out at the prestigious DIFF.

November 3, 2013

A big name like Haifa Wehbe means big bucks, she says! (Image: Facebook)
09:06 GMT

Will she get the nomination or not? Haifa Wehbe may get turned down for a Lebanese drama because of the big bucks she's asking for each episode.

October 31, 2013

Two of the films being screened this weekend. (Images: Facebook)
08:04 GMT

Comedy, horror, documentaries: The Ibero-American Film Festival will have a little something for every adult this weekend at the Metropolis Empire Sofil.

October 29, 2013

Will Qamar and Mahmoud make a good team?
11:38 GMT

The new television drama "Al Murafa'a" (The Trial) will soon bring Lebanese actress Qamar and Egyptian actor Mahmoud Yasin on screen together.

A snapshot from the documentary “Another night on Earth” - Egypt through taxi conversations." (Image: Vimeo)
05:00 GMT

Director David Muñoz shows how the chaotic traffic scene in Cairo is full of interesting conversations, through the life of taxi drivers.

October 28, 2013

The International Mediterranean Film Festival of Montpellier will honor director and producer Marianne Khoury and her company, Misr International Films. (Image: freedownloadmovies)
13:21 GMT

Lebanese producer and director Marianne Khoury will be honored for her memorable works by the annual International Mediterranean Film Festival of Montpellier.

“The Rooftops” is now screening at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival
06:06 GMT

With four rooftop locations, one from each of Algiers quarters, as the setting for this regional film, its unique storyline is sure to please at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival going on now!

Bassem Youssef speaks out! (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Well, Egypt's 'Jon Stewart' is back, and so are his outspoken political stances! He takes his first chance on air to swing at Sisi.

October 27, 2013

Abid Fahed is in cahoots with Nadine Njeim
08:04 GMT

‘Al Malik Al Namroud’ may have been canceled, but Syrian actor Abid Fahed isn’t gonna let that stop him from hunting down success. He’s taking on a new project alongside Lebanese lovely Nadine Njeim titled "Law" (If).

Expo 2020 Dubai, UAE...Yay or nay? (Image: Facebook)
06:22 GMT

Dubai filmmakers are in a 72 hour crunch to produce short films in support of the city's bid for World Expo 2020.

October 26, 2013

Dana Hamdan is set to star in an exciting Spanish film next year. (Image: Facebook)
05:30 GMT

She's starred in numerous Arab shows, but now Jordanian actress Dana Hamdan will be starring in something different: a Spanish movie.

October 24, 2013

Acclaimed actor Forest Whitaker will be receiving a Black Pearl Career Achievement award at the ADFF. (Image: Facebook)
08:20 GMT

Abu Dhabi will play host to its annual film festival on Thursday, and acclaimed American actor Forest Whitaker will be receiving a distinctive award at the prestigious event.

October 23, 2013

The ADFF Programme Guide tells all that's going down this weekend! (Image: Facebook)
10:58 GMT

Take a look at a list of some of the films to be screened this weekend at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, and click on the links to view the trailers if you want to get out of your comfort zone even a little.