Movie Reviews

April 13, 2014

Abu Dhabi won the fight for filming location of Star Wars' latest greatest. (Image: Facebook)
08:32 GMT

It's time Abu Dhabi to shine the Star Wars light sabers because the UAE capital has been chosen as the filming location for Episode VII!

April 11, 2014

April 10, 2014

"Magic Men" makers did the unthinkable. (Image: poster from Facebook)
08:36 GMT

In theaters now, Guy Nattiv and Erez Tadmor's Magic Men brings magic to life in Israeli cinema.

April 9, 2014

Get ready for more action, Morocco! (Image: Facebook)
11:35 GMT

Just as buzz is going around that Tunisia is trying to raise funds to reclaim the set where numerous Star Wars scenes were filmed, Moroccans will be getting their movie madness on with episode VII coming their way in May!

April 8, 2014

Get your Arab flava flave, Italy, with Middle East Now.
13:55 GMT

Tomorrow, Italy will be saying "bonjourno" to the Middle East and North Africa as they begin to sample our cinema, documentaries, short films, photography, art projects, food and events.

April 6, 2014

Russell as "Noah" in the Hollywood blockbuster Malaysia and other Muslim countries banned this year. (Image: Naharnet)
07:54 GMT

Malaysia is the latest country to bad the Hollywood blockbuster "Noah."

April 5, 2014

OSN TV: Because you love the best (Image: Facebook)
09:00 GMT

Check out this sweet list of exclusive OSN content soon to take over your TV screen.

April 4, 2014

Natalie Portman working on "A Tale of Love and Darkness" in Jerusalem. (Image courtesy of ABIR SULTAN/EPA).
04:48 GMT

Hollywood actress and director Natalie Portman has said au revoir to the Levant, and bonjour to Paris after finishing filming "The Tale" in Jerusalem.

April 3, 2014

These two faces will soon be sharing the same screen!
08:51 GMT

Way to go Jenny Asper on snagging a role in Hollywood next to such a hottie!

April 1, 2014

Will the next famed sign of this nature be that of Muscat? (Image: albawaba.com)
10:28 GMT

The Sultanate has entered into a formal agreement with several Arab film organizations in a giant leap towards making Omani cinema a valuable resource hub.

"Wadjda" and her bicycle story has been making its way around the world. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

The Saudi film about a girl's mission to buy a bicycle is all yours for the screening free of charge in Dubai.

March 31, 2014

Haifa Wehbe might just have to kiss these "Words on Paper" goodbye thanks to a misstep of the director. (Image: Facebook)
11:44 GMT

Haifa's "Words on Paper" director Mohammad Sami is facing possible jail sentence for forgery of official documents, meanwhile the film may be forced to stop.

The film, entitled From A to B, is a comedy drama that follows three childhood friends on a road trip from Abu Dhabi to Beirut to honor the death of their best friend five years earlier. (Image: TwoFour54)
07:32 GMT

TwoFour54 and Image Nation partner for new Emirati film in the beautiful UAE.

March 29, 2014

The official poster for BBC's Arabic film and documentary festival. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

BBC's Arabic Film and Documentary Festival is ready to take in applications from budding filmmakers of any nationality or age.

March 27, 2014

A theatre was built inside Luxor Temple which hosted the opening ceremony, with a performance by Nile Ballet of the Cairo Opera House and music by Omar Khairat. (Image: Facebook)
08:30 GMT

The Luxor African Film Festival closed Monday with awards for Egypt and the biggest honor going to a genocide drama from Rwanda.