Capernaum Among 100 Best Films of 21st Century, Ranked #119 on IMDb

The Guardian released its 100 best movies of the 21st century list and Capernaum is featured among them. Ranked #71, here's what they said about Nadine Labaki's masterpiece: A sprawling drama that functions both as an excoriating treatise on the nature of poverty in Lebanon, and an idiosyncratic drama in which a child takes his parents to court for their ill-treatment of him. We tend to think of the latter type of juvenile emancipation as…

YouTube Music & Premium Now Available in #Lebanon

Android Central shared last week news that YouTube Premium & YouTube Music have now expanded to eight new countries in the Middle East including Lebanon, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia & the UAE. YouTube Music Premium will cost $5/month for one user and $7.50/month for a family plan, while YouTube Premium will cost $6/month for an individual or $9/month for a family plan. To be honest, I've been tempted to use YouTube Premium ever…
Critiques

ESCWA Road Reopens After 8 Years, Salim Slem Works Still Ongoing

1 day ago
ESCWA road was finally reopened after almost 8 years by orders of Interior Minister Raya el Hassan, in an attempt to ease traffic. I never understood why this road was closed in the first place, ...
Baladi

Vandalized Lebanese Army Monument On Qornet el Sawda Cleaned

1 day ago
A group of young men from Zahle and Bcharreh climbed up to the Qornet el Sawda (Qornet Shodo in Syriac, meaning the Martyrs Summit) and rehabilitated the monument that was installed by PolyLiban few years ...
Baladi

Beirut Maronite Archbishop Set to Help Poor Families Enroll in Schools

4 days ago
New Beirut Maronite Archbishop Boulos AbdelSater, who replaced Boulos Matar back in June, is taking several measures to try help needy families and members of his church. First rumors spread that he sold some of ...
Baladi

UN General Assembly Adopts Lebanon’s Academy for Human Encounters and Dialogue

4 days ago
The United Nations General Assembly voted on Monday in favor of a resolution endorsing Lebanese President Michel Aoun’s initiative to establish the Academy for Human Encounters and Dialogue in Lebanon. Aoun had submitted the proposal ...
Lebanon

Future TV Shuts Down, Workers Rights Still Not Settled

4 days ago
Future TV has been temporarily shutdown by Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who owns the TV, due to financial difficulties. FTV employees have been on strike for months after not being paid their wages and chances ...
Lebanon

Kunhadi struggling financially, to undergo major overhaul

4 days ago
After Sesobel in June 2019, one of Lebanon’s iconic NGOs in terms of road safety, founded in 2006 by Lina and Fadi Gebrane following the death of their son Hady in a car accident, Kunhadi ...
Baladi

Michael Haddad Appointed as UNDP Regional Goodwill Ambassador for Climate Action

5 days ago
The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) has announced two days ago that Lebanese endurance athlete Michael Haddad will be appointed as Goodwill Ambassador to advance and accelerate climate action across the Arab region and around ...
Alcohol

The Macallan Edition No. 5 Available at THE CASK & BARREL

6 days ago
For all single malt and specifically Macallan fans, The Macallan Edition No. 5. is out and you can order yours already (Email: tc_b@g-vincenti.com.lb) from THE CASK & BARREL. There’s an exclusive unveiling taking place as ...
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