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

Al-Thaman: The Rise & Fall

After watching 47 episodes of Al-Thaman, I have to say that I’m officially done with the show. While I was initially hooked by the intriguing plot and strong cast, I found that over time, the slow pacing and frustrating character development ruined my interest in the show. One of the main issues I had with … Read more

The Succession

Succession is an HBO drama series that explores the cutthroat world of the Roy family and their media empire. The show has sharp writing, complex and fascinating characters, and the ability to balance humour and drama in a way that is both entertaining and thought-provoking. The show follows the Roy family, a wealthy and powerful … Read more

The Crown

The Crown is a historical drama series on Netflix that explores the reign of Queen Elizabeth II and the events that shaped the latter half of the 20th century. The show has attention to detail, its engaging and complex characters, and its ability to tell a compelling story against the backdrop of real historical events. … Read more

The Witcher

The Witcher series streaming on Netflix based on the book series of the same name by Andrzej Sapkowski. The show follows the adventures of Geralt of Rivia, a monster hunter in a fantasy world. It has complex characters, well-written plot, and high-quality production values. In each episode, Geralt embarks on a new mission to hunt … Read more

The Last of Us

The Last of Us is a post-apocalyptic drama series that’s streaming on HBO. It is based on the video game of the same name and follows the journey of Joel and Ellie as they navigate a world ravaged by a deadly fungal pandemic. Although I have seen some episodes of the show but the impression … Read more

Al-Thaman : First 9 Episodes

Second series to watch on shahid, it’s shot and directed with the same style of Stiletto. Who used to watch in the old days Bold and the beautiful or American soap opera it’s got that silly way of being too slow in the scenes sequences or as eloquently described by Nadim of Nads reviews “slow … Read more

Stiletto : Absurd & Addictive

In recent years the production of shows in the Arab world is on another level expenditure wise. From actors salaries to details and even filming locations. And in the last couple of years adaptation of turkish shows is the thing now. First we had Arous Beirut that was very popular among audiences, and now Stiletto … Read more

Fifa Uncovered Review

The fact that Netflix released such a controversial documentary just 2 weeks before Qatar 2022 world cup, makes its untimely release questionable the least.The 4 episode series went back in time almost more than two decades, the year Havalange the former FIFA president was elected in 1974, and discussed in extensive detail the circumstances that … Read more

Worlds of Westeros & Middle Earth

I’m not someone who particularly likes prequels, but this previous week was the start of much-anticipated shows of two epic fictional realms of Westeros and Middle earth. House of Dragon streams on HBO (but for residents of Lebanon that won’t be able to have an HBO account there are many alternatives for free streaming). Now … Read more