Without a doubt, this movie has set high standards for upcoming Pakistani movies. Movie review by: Mussarat Yasmeen.The revival Of Pakistani cinema. “Main Hoon Shahid Afridi” an ARY Films and Mandviwalla Entertainment presentation, is Pakistani cinemas' first ever Sports-flick and its Blockbuster...
The EPIC MOVIE. "Just because you haven't seen something doesn't mean it's not there."Is the movie named "Epic" really Epic? Expectations are high because this animated adventure is from the same studio that brought us Ice Age and Rio. In this...
The twelve day celebration of movies at Cannes, had some of the world's most stellar talents on display. It's been one of the toughest years for the jury, presided over by director Steven Spielberg. And yet today they have made...
Celebrating a century of Indian cinema under sunny skies at Cannes Film Festival 2013Sunny days and bright skies mark the landscape of Cannes today. Though the rains originally brought with them the magic of silver screen romance, the stars...
The 66th Cannes Film Festival has kicked off under thunderous torrential rain, adding to the charm of the French Riviera more famous for it's warm and sunny days. The cinematic glamour quotient has once again brought the spotlight to...
The innovative buzzword is explored at GFF with the founder of Aflamnah, the first Crowdfunding site dedicated to the Arab WorldOn the night of April 13, the Gulf Film Festival (GFF) will offer a thorough exploration of ‘Crowdfunding’ --...
QATARI FILMMAKERS BRING A COMPELLING SLATE OF “MADE IN QATAR” FILMS TO SHOWCASE AT THE GULF FILM FESTIVAL   The 6th Gulf Film Festival announced today that the “Made In Qatar” programme is supported by Doha Film Institute (DFI), and will showcase six films...
Wadjda is a 12-year old girl who lives near Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she's growing up in a conservative country, Wadjda is a girl full of life who wears jeans and sneakers, listens to rock music...
On 13th October 2012, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy and Daniel Jung’s Oscar winning documentary ‘Saving Face’ had its Middle Eastern premiere, as part of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival. The documentary film chronicles the work of Dr. Jawad, a plastic...
A thousand miles apart, Where worlds collide and days are dark You may have my number, You can take my name, But you'll never have my heart Let the sky fall, when it crumbles, we will stand tall, and face it...
DVD Review: This Is Not A Film (2011) – Iran, Farsi language, 75 min. by David CallejaWhat do you get when two directors get bored and cannot agree on what they want to do? They record each other filming and...
By E. Nina RotheIt is no secret that religion becomes an undeniable part of a person's identity in the Arab world. While most often the media concentrates on the more epidermic responses of the Muslim communities in the countries of...
To a girl who grew up with the music of Journey, knew most of their lyrics and made up the rest, the Tribeca Film Festival world premiere of Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey by filmmaker Ramona S. Diaz was...
The first time I became fully aware of the grandiosity of the firmament above was as a teenager, on a trip to New Mexico, USA with my dad. Coming home from a dinner to our ruggedly charming rented bungalow...
By E. Nina RotheI first watched The Infidel at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival in NYC, and immediately knew the film would win audiences the world over. The story, written by David Baddiel, is one that poses questions about...
By E. Nina RotheThe 5th annual Gulf Film Festival begins today, screening 155 films from 40 nations through the 16th of April. All showings are free and open to the public at Grand Cinemas, Dubai Festival City and the...