1. Marwan Hamed on Arabic filmmaking

    Egyptian movie director talks about taking risks in Arabic cinema

  2. CGI celluloid leaps

    Game-changing movies which used special effects in a new way

  3. This week's new movies

    Sin City, If I Stay, The Rover and more on UAE screens

  4. Big blockbusters coming soon

    Sizzling celluloid landing in UAE cinemas soon

New movie reviews

  • The Power Of Few

    Conspiracy-packed action thriller with Chistopher Walken and Christian Slater

  • No Good Deed

    Domestic drama starring Idris Elba and Taraji P Henson

  • If I Stay

    Adaptation of Gayle Forman's best selling novel for young adults stars Chloe Grace Moretz


Also showing

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Michael Bay-backed live action movie with Megan Fox and tough-talking turtles

  • Life of Crime

    Elmore Leonard crime novel adaptation with Jennifer Aniston and Isla Fisher

  • Let’s Be Cops

    You’d think gun-happy police would have enough PR problems these days – now they must contend with lame portrayals in aggressively unfunny August comedies

  • Into the Storm

    A simple tornado just isn’t enough for the modern disaster movie

  • And So it Goes

    Directed by Rob Reiner, who gave us When Harry Met Sally, this uplifting comedy about the joys and pains of family and friends

  • What If

    A rom-com that aims to take a look at that modern dilemma ‘can men and women ever really be just friends

  • The November Man

    Retired CIA veteran Peter Devereaux (Pierce Brosnan) is called back into service to help retrieve a Russian agent – also his former lover – who has incriminating evidence on a corrupt Russian leader

  • The Hundred-Foot Journey

    If you catch whiffs of Chocolat, you’re not imagining them

  • Begin Again

    Avoid this film like E.coli if your instinctive reaction to all things infectiously sweet and sincere is spontaneous toe curling

  • The 7th Dwarf

    Family-friendly animation that references a mash-up of the best classic fairy tales

  • Hercules

    Strap on your sword belt, buckle your sandals and oil up your rippling six-pack, because here comes yet another interminable, CGI-drenched mythic mish-mash with far more money than brain cells

  • Guardians of the Galaxy

    To misquote Forrest Gump’s mother, Guardians of the Galaxy is like a box of chocolates


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