Did Metropolis Beirut Shut Down For Good?

When the October 17 revolution begun, Metropolis issued a statement suspending all its activities until further notice in solidarity with the uprising, but three months later, Annahar reported that the theater has shut down for good due to a dispute between Empire and those who manage the Sofil Center, where Metropolis is located. Metropolis was once dubbed Beirut's very own Cinema Paradiso as it aims to defend and promote Cinema by presenting it in its…

Vice & BBC Reports on Lebanon’s Green Gold (Cannabis)

One estimate suggested that the Lebanese authorities could earn somewhere between half a billion and one billion dollars yearly if they were to legalize cannabis. However, the idea seems far-fetched at the moment even though it was discussed in the parliament few months back. BBC recently shared a short video on Lebanon's green gold and Vice had shared back in April a brilliant 12-minute long video on the same topic. I still don't see it…
Movies & Television

Movie Review: Joker [2019]

3 months ago
After his first appearance in the first Batman and several movies along the years, finally, we have an original story on one of the most popular villains of all time, The Joker. Director Todd Phillips, ...
Baladi

Walid Mouaness “1982” Film to Represent Lebanon in the 2020 Oscars

3 months ago
Culture Ministry has announced that Director Walid Mouannes’ “1982” Film will represent Lebanon at the 2020 Oscars. The drama, which is set in a private school outside Beirut and takes place over a single June ...
Baladi

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

4 months ago
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 ...
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Capernaum is on Netflix!

5 months ago
I posted recently on Lebanese movies available to watch on Netflix and Capernaum wasn’t there. I saw someone post on Facebook today that it’s there so I checked again and found it! If you haven’t ...
Critiques

Movie Review: The Lion King [2019]

5 months ago
The Lion King was the first-ever movie I bought as a videocassette. I even bought the booklet and collected all the stickers back then. Even though it’s been released some 25 years ago, I still ...
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Larissa Takchi Wins 2019 MasterChef Australia

5 months ago
Larissa Takchi, a 22-year-old Lebanese-Australian restaurant manager born and raised in Sydney, has won the 2019 MasterChef Australia title, making her the youngest winner ever of the TV show. Larissa is a self-taught cook with ...
Lebanon

2 Movies to be Banned in Lebanon for Promoting Homosexuality & Israeli intelligence

6 months ago
The General Security Censorship Bureau in Lebanon has asked to ban on July 19, 2019 2 new movies in the country. The Minister of Interior and Municipalities Raya Haffar El Hassan has yet to give ...
Lebanon

“Beyrouth la rayonnante”, a new 43-minute documentary by M6

6 months ago
French TV stations love to explore countries that speak the same language all around the world, Lebanon being one of them. M6 has unleashed on its TV show 66 minutes on July 14, a new ...
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