Movie Review: “Murder on the Orient Express”

"Murder on the Orient Express" is the newest classic remake undertaken by Kennet Barragh. The movie is the third adaption of Agatha Christie's novel of the same name. The first motion picture adaptation of the crime/mystery novel was a 1974 movie by Sydney Lumett and it was screened as a television series in 2010. The movie starts with the introduction of the obsessed, OCD, genius inspection Hercule Poirot ordering two perfectly identical, exactly 4 minute…

Lebanese Fouad Maksoud Receives Highest Score in #StarsOfScience History!

25-year old AUB Alumunus Fouad Maksoud is representing Lebanon in the Stars of Science show and sharing his expertise in nano-medicine. Maksoud graduated with a master’s degree from the Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture in 2016. He holds a degree from the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering along with parallel graduate studies in Mechanical Engineering. Not only was Maksoud able to impress the judges with his creation, but he scores a 96: the…
Lebanon

Movie Review: Geostorm [2017]

4 months ago
PS: Review posted by our blog contributor Jihad. I was never a big fan of disaster movies they were always kind of predictable and Geostorm is no different in terms of plot. However the visual ...
Fun

Adel Karam’s Stand-up Comedy to be Featured on Netflix

4 months ago
Netflix has announced that it’s producing its first local production in the Middle East with Lebanese comedian and actor Adel Karam. By doing so, Adel will become the first stand-up comedian to be featured in ...
Movies & Television

11-year old Lyn Khouri Impresses Judges at The Voice Kids France

5 months ago
A French-Lebanese girl called Lyn Khouri sang Whitney Houston’s “I will always love you” and made all three judges turn their chairs on the Voice Kids France. The Voice Kids is a French music talent ...
Lebanon

Ziad Doueiri Was Released & Got His Passports Back

5 months ago
After being shortly detained at Beirut airport on Sunday, French-Lebanese Ziad Doueiri appeared today in front of a Lebanese military court and was released on bail. Doueiri, whose latest movie “The Insult”, won the Venice ...
Baladi

Venice’74: Kamel el Basha Wins Best Actor Award For “The Insult” by Ziad Doueiri

5 months ago
The Insult by Ziad Doueiri clinched its first international award as Kamel el Basha, who plays the Palestinian refugee (Yasser), won Best Actor Award – Coppa Volpi (Volpi Cup) at the Venice 2017 festival. “The ...
Baladi

Wissam Kamal The First Lebanese Comedian on Comedy Central Arabia

5 months ago
Wissam Kamal is making his debut tonight on Comedy Central Arabia as he is taking part in the channel’s latest show “Ridiculousness Arabia – Season 2”. For those who are not familiar with Comedy Central, ...
Events

A 5-Minute Standing Ovation for “The Insult” at Venice’74

5 months ago
Ziad Doueiri’s “The Insult” was showing at the 2017 Venice Film Festival and received an honorable 5-minute standing ovation from the public. The movie made its debut at the Venice film festival last week and ...
Lebanon

Movie Review: “The Insult” by Ziad Doueiri

5 months ago
The Insult is about a verbal dispute between Toni Hanna (Adel Karam), a Lebanese Christian mechanic and survivor of the 1976 Damour Massacre and Yasser (Kamel El Basha), a Palestinian refugee living in camps and ...
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