Madame Webb review: A perfectly awful cinematic experience

Madame Webb review: A perfectly awful cinematic experience

Madame Webb Review 1.5 /5Pros: Cons: It’s safe to say that Sony’s newest addition to their Spider-Man Universe wasn’t particularly well received by other critics or moviegoers. Madame Webb, directed by S. J. Clarkson, serves as an origin story for its titular heroine from the Marvel Comics. Despite a stellar cast and promising promotional materials,…

The New Look review: A beautifully shot historical drama about two fashion icons

The New Look review: A beautifully shot historical drama about two fashion icons

The New Look 4 /5 Pros: Cons: The New Look is a historical drama about the rise of fashion designer Christian Dior in the aftermath of WW2. Todd A. Kessler, known for his work on Netflix’s Bloodlines, created the 10-episode miniseries. Apple TV+ premiered the first three episodes last week, with each subsequent installment scheduled…

Love is Blind season 6 review: The hit reality dating show is back in full force

Love is Blind season 6 review: The hit reality dating show is back in full force

Love is Blind season 6 3.5 /5 Pros: Cons: Netflix’s hit reality TV series, Love is Blind, first rose to international fame thanks to its novel concept and dramatic exploits typical of any self-respecting dating show. The Chris Coelen-created show follows a typical social experiment format where a group of people “date” without seeing each…

Argylle review: An over-the-top and convoluted spy parody

Argylle review: An over-the-top and convoluted spy parody

Argylle Review 2 /5 Pros: Cons: Director Matthew Vaughn’s (known for the Kingsman franchise, which may or may not be set in the same universe as this title) latest spy comedy, Argylle, follows a successful novelist who learns that her work closely mirrors real-life events. The film, produced by AppleTV and distributed theatrically by Universal,…

Expats review: Not compelling enough as a drama yet not thrilling as a crime mystery

Expats review: Not compelling enough as a drama yet not thrilling as a crime mystery

Expats Review 2.5 /5 Pros: Cons: Prime Video’s newest drama, Expats, created by The Farewell’s director Lulu Wang, features an all-star cast ensemble led by Nicole Kidman. The six-episode miniseries is an adaptation of Janice Y. K. Lee’s popular novel, The Expatriates, and follows the lives of three distinct American women living in Hong Kong….

Miller’s Girl review: Not as exciting as its controversial premise promises to be

Miller’s Girl review: Not as exciting as its controversial premise promises to be

Miller’s Girl Review 2 /5 Pros: Cons: The darkly comedic thriller Miller’s Girl premiered at the Palm Springs Film Festival at the beginning of the month before receiving a worldwide theatrical release. Led by rising star Jenna Ortega and Emmy winner Martin Freeman, the film marks writer-director Jade Halley Bartlett’s full-feature debut. Miller’s Girl review…

Top 10 Jodie Foster Movies That Show Her Impressive Range

Top 10 Jodie Foster Movies That Show Her Impressive Range

Jodie Foster’s illustrious decade-spanning career started when she was but a young teen in the mid-70s. Unlike many child stars of her time, the actress successfully transitioned into adult roles and is now among the most respected and highly acclaimed women in Hollywood.  Over the years, Foster showed her impressive range by starring in movies…

True Detective Night Country review: An atmospheric return to form for the acclaimed anthology

True Detective Night Country review: An atmospheric return to form for the acclaimed anthology

It’s been five years since the acclaimed crime anthology series True Detective last graced our television screens. The beloved show created by Nic Pizzolatto is back with a new showrunner in Issa López and a slightly shorter season of only six episodes. Titled Night Country, the series includes an all-star cast, as previous installments did,…

Role Play review: Not enough action, not enough comedy, not enough coherence

Role Play review: Not enough action, not enough comedy, not enough coherence

Role Play Review 2 /5 Pros: Cons: The Thomas Vincent-directed action comedy Role Play offers a similar but gender-swapped premise as 1994’s True Lies. However, in this version of the suburban-parent-with-a-secret-life trope, the protagonist is a highly skilled contract killer. While the movie premise is fun enough, and the all-star cast does a brilliant comedic…

Echo review: Promises grit and violence but delivers a boring and uninspired drama

Echo review: Promises grit and violence but delivers a boring and uninspired drama

Echo Review 2 /5 Pros: Cons: The five-episode miniseries Echo is a spin-off of 2021’s Hawkeye centring on the character of Maya Lopez. This series marks the first time Disney+ launched an MCU show as a binge-able rather than a weekly event, and it’s also the first to debut with the TV equivalent of an…

Renfield review: Nic Cage delivers a gratifyingly unhinged performance in this gory comedy

Renfield review: Nic Cage delivers a gratifyingly unhinged performance in this gory comedy

Renfield Review 3.5 /5 Pros: Cons: Bram Stoker’s famed novel Dracula has been the subject of more books, theatre plays, movie adaptations, and television shows than we care to count. It’s almost impossible to believe a contemporary title could add fresh perspective to the timeless tale of the Prince of Darkness. And yet, the Chris…

Golden Globes 2023 Winners: The Movies that ruled the awards

Golden Globes 2023 Winners: The Movies that ruled the awards

The Golden Globes 2023 winners have been announced, and it was a good one! Here in the UAE, going to the cinema is an absolute culture. We really enjoy watching our movies, don’t we? Take Barbenheimer, for example! The UAE flocked to enjoy both Barbie and Oppenheimer. With nominated movies like Maestro and Killers of…

The Brothers Sun review: a fun black comedy full of action, crime and drama

The Brothers Sun review: a fun black comedy full of action, crime and drama

The Brothers Sun Review 3.5 /5 Pros: Cons: Netflix’s new action comedy, The Brothers Sun, is the first project Brad Falchuk produced for the streamer as part of a recently signed deal. Falchuck, whose previous work includes co-creating American Horror Story and Glee, co-wrote this series with Byron Wu. Featuring performances from an all-star cast,…

Best Action Movies on Netflix, Prime Video, and other streaming services

Best Action Movies on Netflix, Prime Video, and other streaming services

Exploding fists, screeching tires, bullets and bruises – these are the elements that have forged the heart of action cinema. From adrenaline-pumping action to pulse-punding shootouts and balletic martial art sequences, action films have enthralled and excited cinemagoers for several decades, giving us classics that can be enjoyed decade after decade. We have curated a…