Nadine Labaki ‘s Movie “Capharnaüm (Capernaum)” is Competing for the Palme D’or This Year!

The official selection for the 71st Cannes Film Festival was just announced and Nadine Labaki's movie “Capharnaüm ” is officially competing for the Palme D'or! The movie was directed Nadine Labaki and co-written by Michelle Keserwany. I couldn't find a trailer or even a synopsis about the movie except this one in French by L'Orient Le Jour: Capharnaüm est la voix d’un enfant qui réclame une vie digne et décente au nom de tous ces…

Beirut’s “Green Line” Through the Eyes of Lebanese photographer Patrick Baz

Just like many Beirutis, war was the new normal for Lebanese Photographer Patric Baz who used live along Beirut's Green line during the Lebanese civil war. At age 17, he picked up his father's camera and started shooting whatever he saw and photographing people who lived along the Green line. Throughout Lebanon’s 15 year civil war, this narrow, five-mile sliver of land divided the city and separated Muslim and Christian factions. Beirut's Green line was…
Critiques

Marcel Ghanem is Leaving LBCI after 27 Years

1 month ago
I never thought I would see Marcel Ghanem outside LBCI but the news was confirmed yesterday in a joint statement by Marcel Ghanem and LBCI’s CEO Sheikh Pierre Daher. Ghanem will be supposedly leaving to ...
Movies & Television

Movie Review: Tomb Raider [2018]

1 month ago
When I first heard about the reboot of Lara Croft, I admit I had some doubts but after watching it last night, I can easily say this movie broke the long dreaded video game film ...
Fun

Movie Review: Game Night [2018]

1 month ago
As soon as “Game Night” was over, I started processing the events that took place and the more I thought about it, the less it made sense LOL but I can’t say I did not ...
Baladi

“The Insult” Loses to “A Fantastic Woman” at The 2018 Oscars For Best Foreign Language Film

1 month ago
“The Insult” by Ziad Doueiri did not win the Oscar for Best Foreign Film but being among the nominees is already a historic achievement and a huge victory for the Lebanese cinema. A month ago, ...
Fun

You Can Watch the Oscars Live at Vox Cinemas on March 5

1 month ago
Vox Cinemas is giving you the opportunity to watch the Oscars live on March 5 at 3AM Beirut time. They will be screening the Oscars in collaboration with OSN and entrance will be free of ...
Fun

“The Hicham Haddad Show” is Coming to Iflix on March 2nd

1 month ago
Hicham Haddad is one of the most popular talk show hosts and stand-up comedians in Lebanon, especially after moving to LBCI and starting his Lahon W Bass show. I never was really a big fan ...
Lebanon

“The Insult” Showing From February 2 till 8 in Montreal

2 months ago
For those who didn’t get the chance to watch the first ever Oscar-Nominated Lebanese movie “The Insult” by Ziad Doueiri, it was re-released on January 25 in all Lebanese theaters. Moreover, Lebanese living in Canada ...
Baladi

“The Insult” Officially Nominated For The 2018 Oscars!

3 months ago
The final list For the 2018 Oscar nominations is out and Ziad Doueiri’s “The Insult” is OFFICIALLY nominated under the Foreign Language category. Doueiri’s latest movie was shortlisted a month ago and was just selected ...
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