Cinema/TV

Iraq's Jon Stewart combats jihadists

Iraqi Ahmad al-Basheer
03 Aug 2015
Defying death threats, an Iraqi television comedian is fighting Daesh group with biting satire aimed at lifting the aura of fear that is one of the jihadists' strongest weapons. Two men with fake beards walk into a bar and...
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Tom Cruise confirms ‘Mission: Impossible 6’ is on the way

Hollywood star Tom Cruise
31 Jul 2015
US actor Tom Cruise has announced that he will return for a sixth instalment of “Mission: Impossible,” in the starring role as Ethan Hunt. He broke the news on “The Daily Show” while discussing “Mission...
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To direct new movie, Mel Gibson back to Aussie roots

آHollywood star Mel Gibson
30 Jul 2015
Mel Gibson is returning to his Australian roots to direct his first film in a decade, the true story of a conscientious objector who saved 75 men during the Battle of Okinawa in World War II. The Oscar-winner, whose family moved to...
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Venice Film Festival marks 72nd edition with star lineup

30 Jul 2015
The Venice Film Festival revealed a star-studded lineup for its 72nd annual edition on Wednesday with top Hollywood names center stage in a wide selection of U.S. and international movies. The world's oldest film festival will open...
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Angelina Jolie to direct new film

29 Jul 2015
Actress-turned-director Angelina Jolie is to make a film about Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime seen through the eyes of a war-scarred child for Netflix. The Oscar-winning Hollywood A-lister will adapt "First They Killed My Father: A...
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‘Minions’ tops global box office

Actress Sandra Bullock poses with a character in costume from the film during the 'Minions' World Premiere at Leicester Square in London, Britain June 11, 2015. 
 
29 Jul 2015
The little guys are taking the big slice of global box office estimates, edging out Disney's "Ant-Man" for the weekend of July 26. It's a battle between adorable animated characters as "Minions" tops global box...
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Report: Cindy Crawford creating 'Modeling Wars' TV series

US model Cindy Crawford, 49, won't star in the series, despite having become one of the most sought after models in her 1980s and 1990s heyday
 
 
 
29 Jul 2015
Supermodel Cindy Crawford is producing a television series inspired by the wars between top modeling agencies in the 1980s, the US magazine Variety reported.   The show "Icon" will chronicle the battles between the Ford...
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Film 'The Price' participates in int'l festivals before commercial screening

28 Jul 2015
Saba Mubarak, starring with Amr Youssef and Salah Abdallah in “The Price”, directed by Hisham Issawi, said it is a distinct work of art, "different from what is being shown in cinemas these days."   “...
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Box Office: 'Ant-Man' Tops Charts, 'Pixels' Opens to Lackluster $24 Million

Cast members Evangeline Lilly (L) and Paul Rudd (R) pose with producer Kevin Feige at the premiere of Marvel's 'Ant-Man' in Hollywood, California June 29, 2015.
 
28 Jul 2015
Adam Sandler's star appears to have dimmed significantly, after "Pixels," a slice of arcade game nostalgia that recruited the likes of Pac-Man and Donkey Kong to appear alongside the funnyman, opened to a disappointing US$24...
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Bahaa Taher's novel to be turned into TV series

27 Jul 2015
Author Bahaa Taher Wahet al-Ghorub's novel, "The Sunset Oasis", which obtained the Booker Prize in 2008 will be turned into TV series to be aired during next year's Ramadan.    "We have started preparing to...
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