Lebanon Protests Featured in Money Heist Netflix Documentary

Netflix recently released an hour-long documentary Money Heist: The Phenomenon, showing why and how "Money Heist" sparked a wave of enthusiasm around the world. Around Minute 6, they're talking on how jumpsuits and masks from the show were used in parades around the world, and how they were even used in political protest marches in Lebanon, Iraq, France and Chile. You can see here footage from the Lebanese October 17 Revolution, which was initially triggered…

Ten Movies I’ve Seen More than Five Times

Since we're all stuck home, I thought of sharing ten films that I remember watching at least five times. I might have missed some, but these are the movies that came to mind now: 1- A Clockwork Orange: I'm a huge Stanley Kubrick fan and Clockwork Orange, even though quite disturbing, is a masterpiece. 2- The Shawshank redemption: If you haven't seen that movie yet, stop everything you're doing and watch it now. 3- 13th…
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Matteo el Khodr On Hisham Haddad’s Lahon w Bass

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It’s good to see Hisham host Matteo on his show, especially after he mocked his talent three years ago. As I said back then, I am not an opera fan but one cannot but praise ...
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Matteo EL Khodr Gets All Four Judges To Turn on The Voice France Debut

1 year ago
Matteo el Khodr is an awesome talent, and he proved it once again tonight on The Voice France. Matteo performed « La Wally » d’Alfredo Catalani and got all judges to turn. The Parisian-based countertenor ...
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Anfeh Beach Featured on Netflix’s Lethal Weapon Season 3

1 year ago
On Episode 5 of Lethal Weathon’s third season, Cole is investigating an art robbery when he finds common ground with Lena Bechara, a Lebanese art collector. Lena was looking for her mother’s drawing of Anfeh ...
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Did Metropolis Beirut Shut Down For Good?

1 year ago
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 ...
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Vice & BBC Reports on Lebanon’s Green Gold (Cannabis)

1 year ago
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 ...
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Movie Review: Joker [2019]

1 year 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, ...
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Walid Mouaness “1982” Film to Represent Lebanon in the 2020 Oscars

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

1 year 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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