Swiss Film Festival to Screen Several Arab Films
Switzerland’s Locarno Film Festival, held from August 7 to 17, will be screening several Arab movies such as “Terminal Sud” by Algerian director Rabah Ameur-Zaimeche. Other offerings will include “Douma Taht al Ard” by Syrian filmmaker Tim Alsiofi. Read more
Tom Cruise Surprises Fans with Trailer for High-flying Sequel
Tom Cruise was a surprise guest at Comic-Con where he unveiled a trailer for the sequel to his movie Top Gun, released more than 30 years ago. Top Gun: Maverick sees him revisit brilliant but reckless pilot Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, still flying but unable to to let go of... Read more
Adel Karam to Star in The Latest Netflix Arabic Original
The drama is set in modern-day Lebanon and stars Lebanese film veteran Adel Karam — who starred in “The Insult,” which was nominated for an Oscar in 2018 — and Algerian-Lebanese actor Amal Bouchoucha. The fast-paced series tells the story of advertising mastermind, Tarek (Adel Karam), who is tasked... Read more
Red Sea Film Foundation Launches Fund to Support Two Saudi Films
The Red Sea Film Foundation has introduced the Tamheed Fund, a one-time competition to financially support two production-stage Saudi feature films with up to $500,000 each. The initiative aims to produce the two films and premiere them at the first edition of the Red Sea International Film Festival in... Read more
Movie Review: Peter Parker Returns in New 'Spider-Man Far From Home' Movie
Tom Holland returns as 16-year-old Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man, in Marvel’s latest adventure, in which the awkward teenager hits Europe to spend a summer vacation with his schoolfriends. Parker is excited about the break, mainly because he has a secret agenda: He hopes that his crush on MJ (Zendaya) will... Read more
‘Al Hayba’ Series, Most Searched in Israel!
It seems that the Lebanese series “Al Hayba” (The Prestige) has got the interest of Israelis who want to discover the hidden details about arms trafficking and drugs gangs in the region as portrayed in the series. The series was the most searched on the Internet in “Israel” after it started screening on Netflix and... Read more
Rashid & Rajab: Emirati Comedy Film Hopes to Make It Outside Gulf Region
Along the way, they must grapple with questions of nationality, culture, attitude and even different Arabic dialects in a rollercoaster laugh riot that raises questions about whether the other half really lives a better life. “The grass often appears greener on the other side, but that isn’t always the... Read more
Space Jam 2 Cast to include Anthony Davis and Chris Paul
10:41 PM ET The cast of “Space Jam 2,” starring LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers, will include James’ new teammate, Anthony Davis, as well as Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard, Golden State Warriors swingman Klay Thompson and James’ Banana Boat pal Chris Paul, according to multiple... Read more
Avengers: Endgame Win Best Movie at The 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards
Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame won Best Movie at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards which aired on Monday. Endgame won over BlacKkKlansman, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and Us. Men in Black: International star Tessa Thompson presented the award for Best Movie. Endgame director Anthony Russo accepted the award and presented video speeches... Read more
Game Of Thrones Fans are Torn Over  The Fate of Their Favourite Characters
After nine-years, eight seasons and hundreds of brutal deaths it was never going to please everyone, and the Game Of Thrones finale inevitably divided fans after it aired on Monday morning. The sixth and final episode in its much vaunted farewell season concluded with the expected death of Daenerys... Read more