Movie Reviews

June 6, 2013

Is he gonna laugh at you this time, or make you a star? Ahmed Helmy's Arabs Got Talent's new judge.
09:58 GMT

Watch out, Arabia, Ahmed Helmy is gonna be checkin’ out your mad skillz on ‘Arabs Got Talent’. Say goodbye to Saudi comedian Naser Al Qasabi ‘cause Ahmed is comin’ to town and joining the judging committee for the talent's show's third season.

Don't sweat, Dubai, Jean-Claude Van Damme is here to save the day!
06:48 GMT

Action hero Jean-Claude Van Damme has spent his career bashing bad guys - and now the ‘Muscles from Brussels’ is preparing to beat up brazen bankers in Dubai.

June 2, 2013

Suhair Ramzi grieves her sister.
11:31 GMT

Egyptian actress Suhair Ramzi is mourning the loss of her beloved sister and has put a hold on filming her Ramadan drama until further notice.

Cheb Khaled lights up the stage Friday night on Arab Idol
08:25 GMT

Guest stars light up the Arab Idol stage. Ahlam gets mad again (surprise, surprise), and Abdel Karim Hamdan gets nixed this weekend on the hit talent show.

May 30, 2013

Tattah poster
09:27 GMT

We're laughing at 'Tattah' not with 'Tattah', a lackluster comedy film that offers no creativity, starring Mohamed Saad.

Hani Adel and Dorra are separate, not together.
08:23 GMT

Ignore the rumors 'cause Dorra’s single, Folks. The Tunisian actress wishes fans and media would stick to the facts and not spread false rumors like a love relationship between her and co-star Hani Adel.

Hassan Niazi in 'Taan' (Photo from Hassan' official Facebook page)
05:00 GMT

With plots as thick and tricky as same-gender and cross-religious love relationships, Pakistan's 'Taan' is the country's answer to the controversial American TV show 'Glee'.

May 29, 2013

"Baghdad Messi" star with Barcelona football player (Photo supplied by director Sahim Omar Khalifa)
12:19 GMT

Short film "Messi Baghdad" child actor Ali al-Zaidawi met up with Barcelona football superstar Lionel Messi in Doha, thanks to the film's director.

May 28, 2013

Ahmed Helmy's smiles are for his wife only
10:55 GMT

Ahmed Helmy is saying no to everything else and keepin' his eyes fixed on his wife Muna Zaki as she stars in "Dunia Asia" for this coming Ramadan.

A destroyed Beirut on display.
09:16 GMT

"Installing the Ruin" photo display is up at Galerie Tanit this week in Beirut, reminding guests of the war torn Beirut last decade.

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.