Movie Reviews

May 28, 2013

Photo credit goes to BBC Apprentice Facebook page
06:36 GMT

The hit UK show 'The Apprentice' filmed their latest episode in Dubai and will be airing it tonight for the world to enjoy.

May 27, 2013

Jassmi joyful over Rifi's reign over X Factor Arabia
10:33 GMT

The dust has settled just a little, and the joy of his boy Mohammed Al Rifi claiming the X-Factor victory is sinking in for superstar team leader Hussein Al Jassmi.

Range Rover Evoque brand ambassador Ali F. Mostafa announced major new project at Cannes Film Festival.
07:39 GMT

Land Rover is taking over the Emirate film industry with an exciting new film "A to B" directed by Ali F Mostafa.

May 26, 2013

The short film "Needle" wins the first place in Cannes
11:39 GMT

Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, an Iranian student in Chicago, won $19,500 for her short film "Needle" at the Cannes Film Festival short film competition.

"Blue is the Warmest Colour" by a French-Tunisian director turns heads
09:09 GMT

While the film may not be about gay rights, "Blue is the Warmest Colour" by French-Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche still brings up the highly controversial issue at the 66th Cannes Film Festival.

Mohamed Mounir mixes it up with contestants and judges on Arab Idol
08:56 GMT

"The King" himself gave a guest star performance on one of the region's fave talent shows "Arab Idol" in a night that judges, contestants and audience members alike won't soon forget.

Nour El Sherif wears a smile for the camera, but is getting run down
07:55 GMT

Egypt's legendary actor is burning the candle at both ends and is sleepless in Cairo as he works hard to ensure "Khalf Allah" is up and running come Ramadan.

May 22, 2013

This is the face and film of Mohammed Saed, Egypt's rising box office king.
13:16 GMT

Egyptian film “Tatah”, starring comedian Mohammad Saed, is close to surpassing the already mind-blowing profits achieved by the film "Samir Abu Al Nile", starring fellow Egyptian funny-man Ahmad Makki.

SummerFest Abu Dhabi is gonna be crunk!
09:52 GMT

Summer just got 52 times better with so many concerts and family edutainment ahead in the UAE!

Yousra denies taking advantage of the "Algerian Rose"
09:29 GMT

Egyptian actress Yousra and her show's writer deny taking advantage of the late, beloved Algerian singer "Warda", even though she's using a verse from one of her songs for a Ramadan drama.

May 21, 2013

Shades on, grin beaming, and the con artist is ready to rip us off
07:35 GMT

Egyptian king of comedy actor Adel Imam has only one Ramadan TV gig but will play a multitude of characters in his role as a master con artist in “Al Araf” (The Fortune Teller).

In Search of Oil and Sand (Photo from
06:00 GMT

This fascinating documentary showing the lives of some members of Egyptian Royalty before the 1952 coup d’état is set for a film festival with hopes of making it to the small screen.

‘Objects in Mirror are Closer than they Appear’ is now on display in Cairo
05:08 GMT

Ever look in the side mirror of your car and sense that the car behind you is actually closer than indicated by the reflection? Cairo's Contemporary Image Collective is collaborating with London's Tate Modern to explore why that is through video art.

May 16, 2013

Sharif has somethin' to smile about.
10:12 GMT

Looks like congratulations are in order for good ol’ Egyptian actor, Sharif Munir, on the birth of his newest granddaughter, Lara.

May 15, 2013

Hanan Abdalla - "In the Shadow of a Man"
13:37 GMT

“Better the shadow of a man,” an Egyptian proverb suggests, “than the shadow of a wall.”