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Love, Victor 8/10 Love, Victor, the TV spinoff of the highly acclaimed coming-of-age film Love, Simon debuted earlier this week on Hulu and it centers around Teenager Victor, who is on a journey of self-discovery during which he faces challenges at home, adjusts to a new city and a new high school and struggles with his sexual orientation. This is undoubtedly one of my favorite Tv shows of the year. Love, Victor… Read More

The Grand Budapest Hotel Film Review By Dima Saqfalhait “There are still faint glimmers of civilization left in this barbaric slaughterhouse that was once known as humanity.” Watching The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) by Wes Anderson felt exactly like peeking into the doll house I used to play with as a kid. This is of course a trademark of Anderson, who is known for his use of hand-made art direction and self-contained… Read More

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كم نحن بحاجة للضحك والكوميديا والفرفشة في هذا الوقت بالتحديد ؟! كم نحن بحاجة أن نرسم إبتسامة على وجوهنا لا تفارقنا أبدا ؟ كم نحن بحاجة إلى التمسك بالتفاؤل وهزيمة التشاؤم ؟ كم نحن بحاجة أن نحلم بغد أفضل مع ضحكة نابعة من القلب وعيون ترقص من البهجة والسعادة…؟ كل هذا يتجلى بشكل رائع في فيلم The Noble Family  الذي كسر حواجز “الكوميديا التقليدية” و”الكليشه المبتذل” ورفع سقف “فن الكوميديا الحقيقي” إلى أعلى مناصبه,… Read More

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

Artemis Fowl 4/10 Artemis Fowl is a 12-year-old genius and descendant of a long line of criminal masterminds. He soon finds himself in an epic battle against a race of powerful underground fairies who may be behind his father’s disappearance. With a budget of over 120 million dollars, Artemis Fowl was set to be one of Disney’s most successful releases of the year!! But, reality was, unfortunately, so much different than what… Read More

Dr Strangelove Film Review By Dima Saqfalhait “Gentlemen! You can’t fight in here! This is the War Room!” Oscar Wilde, a famous Irish playwright known for his satirical comedies, once wisely said: “If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they’ll kill you.” Nothing is more befitting to summarize Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece: Dr Strangelove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) as much… Read More

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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