Niyyel El Beit-Beit Khalteh Cast Reunited After 20 Years

Who remembers Dara? Farmi? Kamal? Samer? Gina? Jocanda? Saber and others from the old TV series Niyyel El Beit-Beit Khalteh? They shared yesterday a picture celebrating 20 years of the show on Facebook. I had totally forgotten about this show but I just looked it up and all the episodes are on YouTube. I just finished the first episode and it's so much better than all the TV shows we've seen in recent years on…

Lebanese TV Channels that You May Have Never Heard Of

If you ask me about old Lebanese TV channels that were shut down, I can think of C33 and ICN but there's more. I came across a FB post by a friend and an old Annahar article that lists old TV stations that you've probably never heard of. Some of those include: Al Mashriq TV which started broadcasting in 1991 CVN which was also founded in the 1990s by Pierre Azar and Akram Karam but…
Baladi

Nadine Labaki, Becomes Second Lebanese Director, First Female Director, To Clinch Cannes’ Jury Prize

1 month ago
Nadine Labaki may not be the first Lebanese director to win the Jury Prize at Cannes but she is the first Lebanese female director to do so, and the first Arab filmmaker to win an ...
Baladi

Can Nadine Labaki’s “Capharnaum” Win The Palme d’Or?

1 month ago
Nadine Labaki’s latest film, “Capharnaum“, earned a massive 15-minute standing ovation following its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival and people are already favoring her for winning Cannes’ top honor on Saturday. The distribution rights ...
Fun

Movie Review: Deadpool 2 [2018] **Spoiler Free**

1 month ago
It’s f*cking hilarious! I’m gonna go out on a limb here and say it. It was more fun to watch than Infinity War! Not in every aspect of course, I do understand they’re very different ...
Fun

Movie Review: Avengers Infinity War [2018]

1 month ago
Marvel has spent 10 years building up to this movie, ever since Nick Fury approached Tony Stark in the first Iron Man Movie in 2008. Their efforts culminated in one extraordinary show of action, humor ...
Baladi

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

2 months ago
The official selection for the 71st Cannes Film Festival was just announced and Nadine Labaki’s movie “Capharnaüm (Capernaum)” is officially competing for the Palme D’or! The movie was directed Nadine Labaki and co-written by Michelle ...
Fun

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

2 months ago
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 ...
Critiques

Marcel Ghanem is Leaving LBCI after 27 Years

3 months 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]

3 months 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 ...
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