Atypical: Netflix’s Hit Show About Autism Paves the Way for Acceptance and Inclusion

Atypical: Netflix’s Hit Show About Autism Paves the Way for Acceptance and Inclusion

by Marwa Saadawi — Licensed Child Therapist

  In a society where the term autism is still a foreign and new word amongst many, Netflix’s hit show: Atypical sheds just a hint of light on the daily struggles a person with autism experiences and, what their family dynamic may feel like.   Movies and shows, are slowly including characters on the spectrum […]

EXCLUSIVE: We Sat Down with Will and Eleven from Stranger Things and Got the Scoop on Season 2

EXCLUSIVE: We Sat Down with Will and Eleven from Stranger Things and Got the Scoop on Season 2

  Is it October 27th yet? Because it feels like it has been an eternity since Stranger Things season one had ended, and a lifetime until season two starts! We left off Netflix’s hit series with Will Byers being rescued from the Upside Down, and the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana recuperating from the Demogorgon ripping […]

8 Movies to Watch on Netflix Before Halloween 2017 Actually Arrives

8 Movies to Watch on Netflix Before Halloween 2017 Actually Arrives

Hallow’s Eve is upon us and if you, like us, are excited for the day but cannot get yourself into it — then this list is for you.   Everyone knows that picking a movie can be quite a hassle, which is why I have decided to compile a list of horror movies — so […]

Netflix Picks Comedy as Its First Middle Eastern Production

Netflix Picks Comedy as Its First Middle Eastern Production

For their first Middle Eastern production, Netflix has decided to join forces with the popular stand-up comedian, Adel Karam. The show is expected to launch in 2018.     The show has not been named yet, but the Lebanese star is expected to tackle social issue in the Middle East with his great sense of […]

12 Halloween Costumes for Couples That Go Together Like Netflix and Chill

12 Halloween Costumes for Couples That Go Together Like Netflix and Chill

  It’s already Halloween season, and we don’t want to start planning for the costumes last minute…like every year! Since it’s less than a month away, we’ll help you pick the most brilliant costume ideas for lovebirds. Last year, me and my friends scrolled down Netflix’s homepage, searching for ideas; thus, this list will be […]

Airport Boredom Will No Longer Exist with DXB’s Latest Collaboration

Airport Boredom Will No Longer Exist with DXB’s Latest Collaboration

by Farida El Karrany

If you’re stuck at Dubai — specifically its airport, boredom will no longer threaten to kill you. Dubai International Airport (DXB) has collaborated with ICFLIX to offer free movies and TV shows for all passengers!     The collaboration will be put on a two-month trial, and customer feedback will be taken into consideration for […]

Narcos Fans, You Can Meet the Agents Who Caught Pablo Escobar in Dubai

Narcos Fans, You Can Meet the Agents Who Caught Pablo Escobar in Dubai

  If you’re a normal human being who hates Crocs and loves Narcos, you’re going to absolutely love this news. 117Live are bringing two of the agents that helped bring down the Colombian King of Cocaine, Pablo Escobar, to Dubai.     Yes, fans will be able to actually talk to DEA agents Javier Pena […]

Why You Really, Really Need to Watch ‘Children of Heaven’

Why You Really, Really Need to Watch ‘Children of Heaven’

As one of most successful Middle-Eastern films, the impact of Children of Heaven continues to resonate even 20 years later. Directed by Majid Majidi and shot in the city of Tehran, the film follows a young boy named Ali and his sister Zahra as they search for a new pair of shoes, not wishing to […]

Brad Pitt’s Latest Movie ‘War Machine’ Was Shot in Abu Dhabi

Brad Pitt’s Latest Movie ‘War Machine’ Was Shot in Abu Dhabi

  Brad Pitt’s big-budget Netflix movie has been shooting in Abu Dhabi ever since September 2015, and it has been just confirmed that the shooting finished a few months ago and a trailer is finally out. Based on The Operators: The Wild And Terrifying Inside ­Story Of America’s War In Afghanistan, by the late author Michael […]

Meet the First Muslim Actor to Win an Oscar

Meet the First Muslim Actor to Win an Oscar

Mahershala Ali made history at last night’s Oscars, becoming the first Muslim actor to win an Academy Award.     Ali, a first time nominee, played a drug dealer who mentors a young boy who is being teased and bullied for being gay in the heartbreaking coming of age tale. This year has been Ali’s year […]