Movie Reviews

March 3, 2014

These bad girls have a 40 day filming sentence behind bars!
14:31 GMT

Lights, camera, close the slammer! A very naughty trio are doing some jail time in Cairo in a stage built by the production company "Al Adel Group".

Donia Samir Ghanem will be appearing with Ahmad Sakky again in round four of "The Strong One".
13:02 GMT

Having a bun in the oven, won't stop Donia Samir Ghanem from claiming her spot on the silver screen this Ramadan, especially not when her sister Amy is already in the holy month lineup.

Ghada is working alongside her husband and Hunaidi in the upcoming film "It’s Been a Pleasure." (Image: Facebook)
08:29 GMT

We haven't seen her in a new film for a while now, but Ghada Adel is back into the movie scene with Egyptian comedian actor Mohammad Hunaidi.

March 2, 2014

Palestinian film "Omar" and Egyptian "The Square" are amongst the movies competing for an Oscar tonight. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:52 GMT

In tonight's Oscars, three wonderful Arab films will be competing for the famous golden statue. Who will win?

March 1, 2014

Samer Al Masri is making quite the name for himself.
07:00 GMT

He's turned roles in major productions past, but now he's on his way to international stardom in the upcoming film "A to B".

February 26, 2014

Saleh's film "Game" has received huge international attention. (Image: Facebook)
10:01 GMT

A Bahraini man is making the Arab world proud by being the first filmmaker to take part in New York’s “Manhattan International Film Festival” (MIFF).

It would be interesting to see Mervat playing a role against Hamada. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:24 GMT

Has Egyptian actress Mervat Amin finally found a film that's good enough to mark her comeback? We'll ask Hamada Helal about that!

February 24, 2014

The moment "Marwan" came out to his parents about his true sexuality. (Image: Facebook)
08:14 GMT

Director Hany Fawzi's film Asrar Aa'eleya (Family Secrets), anticipated for its focus on a homosexual protagonist, fails to deliver and portrays homosexuality in a bad light.

February 23, 2014

Mohammad Saed speaking on youtube.
09:25 GMT

Something is strikingly familiar about the characters in the upcoming Ramadan drama "Atata and the Limbi" starring Mohammed Saed. The Egyptian comedy actor is bringing back the two characters presented before in his film "Oukal".

February 19, 2014

Noura Al-Ansari debuts into drama in "Coping With Life" (Image courtesy of Yahoo Maktoob News)
13:12 GMT

In her debut film, Saudi actress Noura Al-Ansari sweeps into the movie scene as a mental patient with an abusive father. Dig into all the drama with "Coping with Life".

February 18, 2014

Haifa was accused of copying Monica down to the last detail in her new movie. (Image: Alarabiya)
14:05 GMT

Haifa Wehbe's upcoming film trailer has been accused of being almost identical to Monica Bellucci's Martini Gold commercial.

February 16, 2014

Everyone is super excited to see what all the fuss is about Haifa's new movie. (Image: Facebook)
09:56 GMT

Haifa Wehbe's film "Halawet Rouh" (Rouh's Beauty) has been given the seal of approval by the Egyptian Censorship Committee.

February 15, 2014

Amr Salama's "La Moakhza" (Excuse My French" currently sits at the top of the Egyptian box office.
05:00 GMT

In a country where hostility between citizens of different faiths permeate society, this film directed by Amr Salama's give a fresh take on discrimination in Egypt.

February 13, 2014

Olly's Dubai fans can celebrate Valentine's Day with their idol this year. (Image: Facebook)
13:52 GMT

Yes to love and yes to music, because Olly Murs will be performing in Dubai on the very special Valentine's Day.

February 12, 2014

Berlinale poster
05:00 GMT

Way to go regional film makers for winning prizes at Berlinale Talents, a six-day creative summit for up-and-coming filmmakers at the Berlin Film Festival.