This WWE Star Was Just Spotted in the UAE

This WWE Star Was Just Spotted in the UAE

By Reem Tolba

  The 40-year-old star who is best known for his WWE ways was spotted in Dubai’s Gold’s Gym, UAE. Let me give you a guess, he’s big and he’s every little boy’s idol.     John Cena was spotted in the UAE attending a promotional fan event for his newest movie Ferdinand, that will be in available […]

Khaled Abol Naga and Tara Emad’s ‘The Unknown Sweet Potato Seller’ Wins an International Award

Khaled Abol Naga and Tara Emad’s ‘The Unknown Sweet Potato Seller’ Wins an International Award

Last year, we’ve reported that starlet Tara Emad and hotshot actor Khaled Abol Naga were possibly going to the Oscars. Mainly because animator/director Ahmed Roshdy’s movie, The Unknown Sweet Potato Seller, where they starred was selected as part of Dubai Film Festival (DIFF) — which basically meant they could compete for a Muhr Award. Oh, […]

The Rise of Anime Culture in Egypt Among Adults

The Rise of Anime Culture in Egypt Among Adults

  Egyptians seem to be growing quite an appetite for anime. The best thing is that its audience aren’t just children and teenagers; adults are now a huge portion of anime lovers in Egypt. However, you’ll find nothing strange about it once you comprehend the complexity and quality of anime series and films.   In […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Anime for Egyptians

The Beginner’s Guide to Anime for Egyptians

By Suzan Mohamed

What’s anime? Us Egyptians don’t know much when it comes to anime, which is why I’m here to fix all of that. Anime is Japanese animation that’s very popular for it’s unique style of storytelling. Anime has fans from all over the world and Egypt is no exception. In fact, we have thousands of Egyptian otakus (anime lovers). We meet at different […]

You Can Pretend to Be a Smurf and Live in Their Village in Dubai

You Can Pretend to Be a Smurf and Live in Their Village in Dubai

www.whatson.ae   Get ready for some smurfin’ rides and live entertainment at the Smurf Village at Motiongate park in Dubai that is set to open in October this year.   www.motiongate.com   It’s been officially announced that a Smurf Village section will take place in the park where you can witness a one-on-one live animated […]

The Dark Side of Your Favorite Animated Movies

The Dark Side of Your Favorite Animated Movies

By Mai Khaled

People interpret cartoons as they do dreams because they often want them to have deeper meanings. And ironically, instead of being something imaginative, cartoons have been suspected to have a very dark side. Here are seven fan-based theories that make us think twice about our favorite animated classics:     Alice in Wonderland   Alice […]

If ‘Frozen 2’ Was Egyptian!

If ‘Frozen 2’ Was Egyptian!

As if the first Frozen wasn’t enough for every single parent on Earth, Disney just decided that a sequel is on its way. For those who have been living under a rock and haven’t noticed the impact this animated feature has had on Egypt, allow me to update you. Everywhere I go in Cairo, there […]

Middle East Film and Comic Con 2014

Middle East Film and Comic Con 2014

The Middle East Film and Comic Con is happening from Apr. 3-5 and will focus on comics, film, TV shows, collectables and pop art. Part of the month-long Dubai Art Season, the event will host international figures, from Seth Green and Michael Jai White to Sohaib Awan and Andrew Ainsworth, prominent names in the animation […]