Everything You Need to Know About Luxor African Film Festival’s 6th Edition

Everything You Need to Know About Luxor African Film Festival’s 6th Edition

by Salma Hossam

  Attention culture vultures of Egypt as the sixth edition of Luxor African Film Festival returns to, well, Luxor ton March 10th. The official ceremony where things are going to get down and crazy are going to be held on March 16th in the Habu Temple.     Luxor African Film Festival aims to shed some […]

6 Arabs You Probably Didn’t Know Won Golden Globes

6 Arabs You Probably Didn’t Know Won Golden Globes

  A wise woman by the name of Meryl Streep just said, “America right now consists of Hollywood, foreigners and the press.” You got that right!   While Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling filled us with joy when they snatched their statues for La La Land, several Arabs, or some that are of Arab descent, have made […]

7 Movies Coming out This Month That Have Us on the Edges of Our Seats

7 Movies Coming out This Month That Have Us on the Edges of Our Seats

by Charley Parker

November is traditionally a big month for new movie releases and the movies coming out this year look to raise the bar once again. Coming to theaters this November are super heroes, wizards, aliens, cute little trolls and so much more. Without further ado, here are previews and synopses for the seven new movies hitting […]

11 Very Good Reasons Why You Must Watch Saudi Movie ‘Barakah Meets Barakah’

11 Very Good Reasons Why You Must Watch Saudi Movie ‘Barakah Meets Barakah’

  Barakah Yoqabil Barakah, the most talked about Saudi movie this year, follows two appealing characters of opposite sex guilty of wanting to get to know each other and mingle on Saudi Arabia’s land. Bibi, an adopted girl turned into an Instagram celebrity and Barakah, a municipal inspector supposed to be relating any outlaw behavior to his superiors are played respectively by amazing Saudi actors […]

Ahmed Helmy Makes the Sweetest Gesture for This Lucky Fan

Ahmed Helmy Makes the Sweetest Gesture for This Lucky Fan

  Nope this is not an Uber/Careem advertorial. Egyptian actor and superstar Ahmed Helmy was stuck in Mohandisseen traffic yesterday only to find Mohamed Ahmed, a teenager who was walking the opposite direction, waving at him to say ‘Hello’.   So as high-spirited as we know him, Helmy joked around a little with his fan […]

What Disney’s Live-Action Mulan Movie Means For Arabs

What Disney’s Live-Action Mulan Movie Means For Arabs

  Disney has just announced that it is looking for a Chinese actress to star as Mulan in the new live-action movie expected to premiere in November, 2018. Which brings us all to tears of joy because Mulan was literally the queen of every millennial’s childhood.   Disney’s decision to make Mulan’s 2018 movie as […]

Everything You Need to Know About Eid Al-Adha 2016 Movies

Everything You Need to Know About Eid Al-Adha 2016 Movies

Most Arabs wait from Eid Al-Fetr to Eid Al-Adha for movies (and the agaza we all take from work), so we thought it would make everyone’s Eid slightly easier if you know what you were going to watch before you did.   1) Kalb Balady     An Egyptian-style supernatural story about a guy who has been […]

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 […]

Star Trek’s New Trailer Just Came out and Dubai Is in It

Star Trek’s New Trailer Just Came out and Dubai Is in It

(source: www.ign.com)   Trekkies in Dubai, you’ll definitely love this news. The third and latest Star Trek Beyond trailer has just been released and it features glimpses of Dubai. The movie’s cast were spotted filming in October 2015 at Burj Khalifa, and we can now see the results-ish…   According to Digital Production Middle East, […]

9 Roles Dhafer L’Abidine Should Seriously Consider Playing This Year

9 Roles Dhafer L’Abidine Should Seriously Consider Playing This Year

Ramadan is almost upon us, and with it ends our thirst for, well, you know. Actor Dhafer L’Abidine shined bright like a diamond last year with his role in Ta7t el Saytara, making most Egyptian and Arab (wo)men go yalahwi every time he’s on screen. But what are his plans for this year? Well, we’ve re-imagined him […]

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