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The Bling Ring: Glitzy Teen Crime Drama

The Bling Ring: Glitzy Teen Crime Drama

Trance: Slick, Fast-Paced Crime Drama

Following huge success and acclaim for award-winning films such as Slumdog Millionaire (2008) and 127 Hours (2010), British director,…

Mud: Captivating Coming-of-Age Drama

Heavily influenced by the writings of the notorious American author, Mark Twain, Austin-born, critically acclaimed…

The Expatriate: Uninspired Conspiracy Thriller

Borrowing heavily from other, better conspiracy thrillers out there, The Expatriate – otherwise known as…

El Shak: Ramadan Mosalsal Backs-Up Typical Egyptian Melodrama with Substance

In Egypt, there is the ongoing conundrum as to why the betrayal of a man…

Taht El Ard: Weakly Conceived Ramadan Action-Romance

Taht El Ard (Underground) was one of the highly anticipated Ramadan series this year. A Kan…

Al Zowga Al Thaaneya: Ramadan Remake of 60's Film Classic

Going into Ramadan, Al Zowga Al Thaaneya – or The Second Wife – had already…

El Da'eya: Ramadan Mosalsal Delves into the Peculiar World of Egyptian TV Preachers

Written by Medhat El Adl and directed by Mohammed El Adl, El Da’eya (The Preacher)…

Ism Mo'aqat: Early Contender For Best Ramadan Show of the Year

Last Ramadan, Cairo's TV addicts were unanimous in declaring Raqam Maghoul (Unknown Number) to be…

Quartet: Joyful & Witty British Comedy-Drama

Many would be surprised to learn that the man behind the lens of this joyous…

Ramadan in Cairo 2013: This Year's Top Ramadan TV

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Ramadan is but a few short hours away and that means one thing: mosalsal heaven.…

User reviews

Ramy Awadallah

Criminal Used up story but Kevin Costner takes it to a new level by outstanding performance, in addition to…

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Waseem El Tanahi

L’Asiatique: Asian Cuisine by the Nile One of my all time favorite classic restaurants in Cairo.

Waseem El Tanahi

Gourmet Egypt Gourmet is a new cornerstone of shopping for fresh and rare ingredients in Cairo. The only draw back…

Nehal El-Hagene

Adam’s & Blend Closed already both juice blend and doner adams unfortunately. It was great, great seating. But rate 1 because…

Amr Mohammed

Extraction تحت مستوى التوقعات بكتير ..اخراج و قصة و تأليف و تمثيل ردئ ..و مدته قصيرة ..بصراحة من أسوء…

No: Powerful Chilean Political Drama

Don't ever underestimate the power of media. That's the message that No – the latest…

It's a Disaster: Dark, Off-Beat Comedy

What would you do if it was your last day on Earth? Well, you certainly…

Starlet: Charming Story of Unlikely Intergenerational Friendship

Dree Hemingway – daughter of actress Muriel Hemingway and great-granddaughter of the legendary American author,…

Rust and Bone: Award-Winning French Drama

Ever since her mesmerising performance as Edith Piaf in La Vie en Rose, Marion Cotilliard…

The Intouchables: Touching Drama of Oddball Friendship

There's no denying the fact that French cinema – whether you're a fan or not…