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TV & DVD

Westworld: Sci-Fi, Western & Drama All in One Highly Addictive Show

Westworld: Sci-Fi, Western & Drama All in One Highly Addictive Show

Luke Cage: The MCU Expands with Netflix's Latest Superhero Series

Superheroes have been taking over big and small screens for a while now and with…

Stranger Things: Spectacular Throwback to 80's Horror & Sci-Fi

There’s a good chance that you’ve already heard about Netflix’s latest supernatural horror-drama, Stranger Things;…

10 Shows to Binge-Watch on Netflix This Summer

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While it seems to be the preferred method of TV-watching the world over, 'binge-watching' is a relatively…

Emelie: Slow Burning Horror Will Make You Never Trust a Babysitter Again...

Delivering a clever twist on the classic babysitter-in-peril horror, Emelie - a quietly unnerving and…

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10 Ramadan Series That Will Have You Glued to Your TV (Whether You Like it or Not)

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As has come to be a pillar of Ramadan in Egypt, this year’s drove of…

Saturday Night Live Bil Arabi: Behind the Scenes of the Middle East’s Most Talked-About Comedy Show

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For many in Egypt, Friday is a day to do exactly nothing, but snooze till…

The Lady in the Van: Maggie Smith Shines in Quirky British Comedy

Based on writer Alan Bennett’s 1989 memoir, the ‘mostly true’ story of one Margaret Shepherd…

Netflix in Egypt: 10 Tips & Tricks to Get the Most Out of the On-Demand Streaming Service

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After a long and gruelling wait, revolutionary streaming website, Netflix, arrived in Egypt as part…

While We're Young: Cast Chemistry Carries Wandering Indie Film

Often described as ‘the new Woody Allen’, writer-director Noah Baumbach – who made his film…

Ramez Wakel El Gaw : Ramez Galal's Weakest Ramadan Prank Series Yet

While some may argue that originality is dead, no genre is more vulnerable to that…

User reviews

Ahmad Mahmoud

Live by Night Ben Affleck is at his best again, after his amazing piece of art being Bruce Wayne IN Batsman…

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Ahmed Darwish

Riverside is Capping Off a Busy Festive Period with a Huge NYE Party Nice place to hang out with friends by the nile, a bit expensive though

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Ahmed Darwish

Il Divino Pizzeria Definitely the best pizza in town

Rym

Dixie Cream: Rich Selection, Poor Quality at CFC Branch of Donut Chain Tried the vanilla latte and was fairly good

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Dalia Adel

Il Divino Pizzeria AWESOMMEEE !!!

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Moe

La La Land La La Land was entertaining but it doesn't quite meet expectations after all the hype about their awards…

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Ramadan in Cairo 2015: Five Mosalsalat You Need to Tune Into This Ramadan

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Ramadan traditions are numerous, but one tradition Egyptians hold dearly is obsessing over their mosalsalaat.…

Starred Up: Gritty, Award-Winning British Prison Drama

Titled from a popular term which describes the early transfer of a young offender from…

‘Never, Never Talk to Strangers’ & ‘Dancing in Fumes’: A Review

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Though many will point to the Arab Spring as a catapult of creative output in…

A Most Wanted Man: Slow-Burning, Old-Fashioned Espionage Thriller

Based on John le Carre’s espionage novel of the same name, A Most Wanted Man marks the…

Chinese Puzzle: Sincere & Engaging Comedy-Drama

Set in the bustling streets of New York City – Chinatown mainly – Cedric Klapisch’s…