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

Lebanese Cinema is Alive

Cinema is all about passion, risk, and artistic taste and letting your dreams control your vision and lead you to the stars. ​ A few weeks back I was watching an interview with the producers of a newly released film in the Lebanese Cinemas, that got some awards at the Dubai Film Festival, ” Nuts”. When … Read more

What makes most movies of our time crappy?

 First of all, they are drained of creative ideas. Nowadays filmmakers got nothing to offer, they either remake a movie that had been made in the 60s or make a prequel to a blockbuster in the 70s or worse they buy the rights to a movie that has been done already. As for the drained … Read more