Spielberg’s Latest Movie “The Post” May be Banned in #Lebanon

I was asking around if there's any avant-premiere events for Spielberg's latest movie THE POST which features Tom Hanks & Meryl Streep but I was surprised to hear that the movie apparently didn't pass censorship and may be banned because of Spielberg. This brought me back 6 years ago to when Spielberg's name was blacked out on Tintin's posters at a local theater. I was hoping we would never be faced with similar stupid acts…

#Beirut The Movie is Coming Out on April 13, Trailer Doesn’t Look Promising

Beirut, formerly titled "High Wire Act" is an American political thriller film coming out on April 13. The movie was directed by Brad Anderson and starring Jon Hamm and Rosamund Pike. The script comes courtesy of Tony Gilroy, who also wrote the Bourne trilogy and Michael Clayton. The plot is about a U.S. diplomat who flees Lebanon in 1972 after a tragic incident at his home. Ten years later, he is called back to war-torn…
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Ziad Doueiri’s “The Insult” Shortlisted For The Oscars’ Best Foreign Language Film

4 months ago
The Insult became the first ever Lebanese movie to be shortlisted for the Oscars under the Foreign Language category. The Academy had to choose 9 films out of a record-breaking 92 entries this year and ...
Movies & Television

Hacking a Bank in #Lebanon

4 months ago
NatGeo Abu Dhabi shared a 12-minute episode on how two white hackers were able to infiltrate three branches of a Lebanese prominent bank and compromise their security. Not only were the hackers capable of convincing ...
Movies & Television

Justice League Officially Banned in #Lebanon

4 months ago
For those asking me about Justice League, I’ve been waiting for its release for a couple of weeks now but it was declared today that the movie will be banned here because of Gal Gadot.
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Lebanese Fouad Maksoud is Stars of Science Season 9’s Winner!!

4 months ago
Stars of Science’s Facebook page just updated their cover photo and announced Fouad Maksoud as the Arab world’s top innovator in the season finale of Stars of Science’s 9th edition. Fouad and his Nano-shielding Textile ...
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And The Award For “Dumbest Disguise” on a Lebanese TV Shows Goes to …

5 months ago
Most of the drama shows on local TVs are an insult to our intelligence. They’re poorly produced and are just there to fill air time. Even when there are decent producers involved, the acting is ...
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Here’s why I’m Voting, and YOU Should Vote, for Lebanese Innovator Fouad Maksoud

5 months ago
Fouad Maksoud is the only remaining Lebanese candidate at this year’s Stars of Science show and is well positioned to win this year’s edition after scoring a whooping 96 for his invention: the highest score ...
Lebanon

Movie Review: “Murder on the Orient Express”

5 months ago
“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 ...
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Lebanese Fouad Maksoud Receives Highest Score in #StarsOfScience History!

5 months ago
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 ...
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