And The Oscar Goes To !!

The 96th Academy Awards are, around the corner and this year’s list of nominees includes some truly outstanding films. While each nominee is undeniably deserving I have predictions as to who might claim the awards on Oscar night. When it comes to Best Picture my money is on “Oppenheimer.” Christopher Nolan’s latest masterpiece has garnered both … Read more

Blue Eyed Samurai: A Visceral, Thought-Provoking Anime Centered on a Fierce Female Protagonist

The first season of the Japanese anime series Blue Eyed Samurai, now streaming on Netflix, centers around a compelling female protagonist pretending to be male to pursue a quest for vengeance. Mizu is a complex character set on retribution, but struggling with her own morals and identity as she inhabits the guise of a male … Read more

The Smarter Shipping Solution – How Cargowise One is Transforming the Logistics Industry

The shipping and logistics industry moves over $4 trillion worth of goods around the globe each year. With so much on the move, efficiency and visibility are key. Cargowise One provides an integrated solution that allows companies to operate smarter along every step of the supply chain. So What Is Cargowise One? Cargowise One is … Read more

A Tale of Two Carols: Classic vs Diverse Interpretations

This is the season to be jolly, and what better way to usher in the festive spirit than with a heartwarming rendition of Charles Dickens’ timeless classic, “A Christmas Carol.” Over the years, we’ve seen various adaptations of this beloved tale, ranging from the traditional classics to more diverse and inclusive interpretations that reflect the … Read more

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes – An Electrifying Prequel That Outdoes The Hunger Games

The much-anticipated movie adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes has captured the hearts of Hunger Games fans everywhere. This gripping prequel film, set 64 years before Katniss Everdeen’s fight for survival in the arena, tells the origin story of the sinister President Snow and his complex relationship with District 12 tribute … Read more

Scott’s Napoleon: Lazy Mockery Robs Viewers of Real Insight

As someone fascinated with the Napoleonic era, I entered the theater to watch Ridley Scott’s take on the French emperor with high hopes – but walked out rather unsatisfied. Now showing in cinemas, Scott’s Napoleon aims more for low-brow laughs than an intricate exploration of the complex man behind the myth. Don’t get me wrong, … Read more

Savoring Fusion Excellence: Tahini Dubai’s Culinary Symphony

In the heart of Dubai’s diverse culinary landscape stands Tahini, a restaurant co-owned by the visionary Chef Riad Abou Ltief. Known for its distinctive blend of Lebanese and European flavors, Tahini Dubai offers a culinary journey like no other. Tahini Dubai, under the meticulous co-ownership of Riad Abou Ltief, transcends the ordinary with its innovative … Read more

Echoes of Unity: A Nation’s Struggle, Silent Dreams, and Urgent Questions

Your words paint a vivid picture of a society grappling with divisions and questioning its collective purpose. The struggle for unity amid ideological differences is a universal challenge. The celebration of founding anniversaries becomes a paradox when unity appears elusive. The poignant question arises: What does founding mean to them all? Is it a recurring … Read more

Narrative Interplay: Unraveling the Shared Tales between the Torah and Mesopotamian Culture”

Embark on an intriguing journey as we uncover the intricate connections between the Torah, the sacred text of Judaism, and the ancient narratives woven within Mesopotamian culture. This exploration delves into the hypothesis that the writers and compilers of the Old Testament were not just influenced by Mesopotamian culture but might have actively incorporated and … Read more

Embracing the Tapestry of a Life: A Journey Through Choices, Cultures, and Emotions

I was sitting in a cafe in the Mall of the Emirates, reminiscing about all the moments I’ve experienced throughout my life. I recall having a very good childhood, despite being born during an invasion and occupation by a barbaric nation. My school years were decent, with highs and lows, but lacked discipline from our … Read more