Movie Reviews

April 23, 2013

Shaikh Hazza Bin Zayed and other guests look at some of the Louvre's permanent pieces during the 'Birth of a Museum' exhibition.
09:37 GMT

The religiously and culturally diverse exhibit is now open to the public until July 20 at Saadiyat Island’s Cultural District.

Ghada does good deeds
09:26 GMT

Egyptian actress Ghada Abdel Raziq may push her cast and crew into working through Ramadan, but she won’t leave them without a feast.

Yousra says "Please, no" to Egyptian politics
08:02 GMT

There’s nothing funny about the current situation in Egypt, but Yousra would rather limit her career to cartoons than step into something political right now.

April 22, 2013

6 Contemporary Arts in Cairo
10:58 GMT

A group painting show at 6 Contemporary Arts in Cairo sparks questions about the relationships between the bustling urban cityscapes and the individuals who inhabit them.

Video gone viral: sometimes the best entertainment is free!
08:11 GMT

Sometimes the best entertainment is free: A woman was caught on camera refusing to quit smoking on a Middle East Airlines (MEA) flight, and the video went viral!

April 21, 2013

Pressure's finally off for TV star Laila Elwi
11:17 GMT

Make up your mind, woman! After going back and forth, Laila Elwi finally pulled the plug on pushing for “Usfoor Al Janah” (Heavenly Bird) to be included this year's Ramadan drama marathon.

April 18, 2013

Yahia Al Fakharani something new to smile about
10:20 GMT

Sudanese say yahoo for Yahia! The old-timer Egyptian actor gets honored by the embassy in Cairo for his role in “Al khawaja Abdul Qader”.

Yousif Al Khal and Nicole Saba lovin' life with a baby on the way
09:34 GMT

She's a glamorous actress married to 'the most beautiful man in the world', and now her dream has finally come true to become a mother. Can life get any better for Nicole Saba?

Hotel Modern ignites emotions of 'The Great War' as a part of D-CAF
08:08 GMT

Dutch group Hotel Modern ignites emotions of 'The Great War' through a live performance using miniature objects, landscapes, sound installations and powerful storytelling as a part of D-CAF.

It is hoped that the scheme will uncover more talents such as Emirati filmmaker Nayla Al Khaja.
06:25 GMT

A million-dirham fund has been set up to help young Emirati directors.

April 17, 2013

Marwar Mohammad plays a deaf mother in "Sada" (Echo)
14:34 GMT

Saudi actress Marwa Mohammad's latest film "Sada" (Echo), about people with disabilities, makes it into the Sixth Annual Gulf Cinema Festival.

Ola Ghanem still to play in 'The Last Mood'
13:13 GMT

The last thing Ola Ghanem is in the mood for is another false rumor that she’s resigning from anything. The Egyptian actress’ manager puts an end to gossip that Ola has quit her role in 'Mazaj Al Akheer‘ (The Last Mood)

April 15, 2013

Pablo Picasso’s ‘Child with a Dove’ - 1901. (Picasso)
07:54 GMT

Qatar gained more than independence from Britain. The loaded state purchased Pablo Picasso's "Child with a Dove" for $76 million from its former protector.

April 13, 2013

Carole and Wael get down to business.
09:49 GMT

This time round two contestants were going home and the judges showed no mercy when booting them out.

Still from 'In the Shadow of a Man' by Hanan Abdallah. (Ahram)
05:00 GMT

Among the highlights are two of Egypt's most successful films: 'I the Shadow of a Man' and 'Jews of Egypt'.