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Al Hmar Film by Tariq Keblaoui Watch Al Hmar here In Ancient Phoenicia, an old man is conned into believing that he had sinned by treating a man as his work-donkey for many years, and seeks forgiveness from the Gods to relieve himself of his wrongdoing. Al Hmar is a heavily symbolic short film that translates the absurdities of folktales and their superstitious consequences in a really humorous manner. Superstition and deception… Read More

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Yara 7/10 Yara is a character-driven tale that narrates an epic summertime love story filled with both hope and heartache.  The movie centers around Yara whom lives alone with her grandmother in an isolated valley, most of whose inhabitants have died or emigrated abroad. One day, Yara meets a young stranger as he will change her world infinitely. You see, there’s a certain magic in Yara’s narrative that keeps one literally interested… Read More

crystal by camilio azoury

Crytsal 8.5/10 Camilio Azoury’s CRYSTAL is an artistically intricate short film filled with orgasmic sensuality and epic murder mysteries.Despite its very short runtime, CRYSTAL still managed to explore heavy themes and break some cinematic boundaries when it comes to the Lebanese short films industry and cinema in general.The cinematography and camera movements are visually appealing. When combined with the ever-so-suitable score, it created a deeply hypnotic ambiance that one cannot seem to… Read More

Heaven without people review

Heaven Without People 8/10 Josephine, the matriarch of a sprawling family, is delighted to gather everyone for Easter lunch for the first time in two years. While they all share a joyful meal, an incident ignites underlying tensions between the family members and leads them gradually into chaos. One of the strongest elements of “Heaven Without People” is its extremely original and authentic script. Director Bourjeily made sure to highlight as many… Read More

Une Photo, Un Hotel et Elle by Steven Khattar

Une Photo, Un Hotel et Elle (8.5/10) “Every time you walk away, I pray twice you wouldn’t leave. But what’s the purpose of praying for a story with a heartbreaking fate? “And just like that, these seemingly insignificant words when placed together, translated a 15 minutes love affair filled with passion, lust and heartache.The beauty of “Une Photo, Un Hotel et Elle” is deeply rooted within the agonizing stares of the protagonists… Read More

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Runtime: 15 minutes 14 seconds
Completion Date: 2019

les rendez-vous de paris Review LIFF

Les Rendezvous de Paris (1995) by Éric Rohmer I am lucky today as it happens that the first film I’m writing about is my new favourite film. I never had a favourite film before (there seems to be way too many good films out there!) but this one ticks all boxes: Neat cinematography, mind-provoking dialogue, decent performance and a heart-warming setting. What more can one ask for? I. “I got off the metro,… Read More

Birds of Prey review

BIRDS OF PREY (8/10) It’s open season on Harley Quinn when her explosive breakup with the Joker puts a big fat target on her back. Unprotected and on the run, Quinn faces the wrath of narcissistic crime boss Black Mask, his right-hand man, Victor Zsasz, and every other thug in the city. But things soon even out for Harley when she becomes unexpected allies with three deadly women — Huntress, Black Canary… Read More

Fight Club a 1999 Drama/Thriller by the legendary David Fincher a must see ! Rating 🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿-Must see Follow Sam The Critic on Instagram @samthecritic #movie #review #fightclub #bradpitt #edwardnorton #igtv #mustsee #instagood #1999

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