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I'm not giving a movie review nor a spoiler, I'm just sharing the text my sister got when she asked "how was it?" Great visuals, amazing imagination, boring story line! Growing tired of all those fantastical alternative realities and worlds. I understand that Hollywood is seeking novelty; but I honestly don't need another reminder of... Continue Reading →

Wings of Desire

CHILD When the child was a child, it walked with its arms swinging. It wanted the stream to be a river, the river a torrent... and this puddle to be the sea. When the child was a child, it didn't know it was a child. Everything was full of life, and all life was one.... Continue Reading →


Won't apologize for the absence, to do so would be to kid myself about the popularity of this digital space. Instead, just for documentation purposes... reviews of some of the movies in cinemas these days. "1408" ~ Stephen King fans are in for a treat, naturally any movie falls short of the brilliance of a... Continue Reading →


Went to see 300 this weekend with friends. Movie is not for the squeamish or the faint of heart. Think Troy minus the love story or Kingdom of Heaven minus believability. What 300 offers you is a cinematic experience. A fantasy. Albeit a historically incorrect one. One can only stand in awe and marvel at... Continue Reading →


Went to see Sandra's movie over the long weekend. "The Hostage" Elrahina offers a very Western form of entertainment. Sandra could be directing the next Bond flick for the weakness of the story and unrealism and extraordinariness of the events. Movie is written by Nabil Farouk (did any of you read "Ragol Elmosta7eel" growing up?)... Continue Reading →

2006 #1s

Looking back at 2006 in a different light. Best Arabic movie: Aw2at Faragh Best English movie: Crash Newcomer of the year: Jannat Album of the year: Elissa (although not as good as her last). Most played song: Rob Thomas - Lonely No More Best clip: Nancy Ajram - Ehsas gedeed Books read and loved: Harry... Continue Reading →

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