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How has tech influenced the film industry in a big way?

How has tech influenced the film industry in a big way?

From pioneering new surgery techniques to autonomous vehicles, technology has transformed the way we live, travel, work and more. It’s also changing the way we make movies. In 1999, the directors behind the smash-hit The Matrix did something the film …

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Like Arabic food? You’ll love this new restaurant

Like Arabic food? You’ll love this new restaurant

In a city as dynamic as Abu Dhabi, it’s not unusual to stumble upon what we refer to as a hidden gem. From a dusty record store in a residential area to an old tailoring shop dwarfed by skyscrapers – …

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Why these Japanese buns will make you say aww

Why these Japanese buns will make you say aww

When it comes to pastry, we’ve always looked to Europe as the experts. But in recent years, Japan has leapfrogged ahead to nail its place as one of the frontrunners of the trend with its pillowy-soft and perfectly baked buns …

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This is why the country’s rich heritage has stood the test of time

This is why the country’s rich heritage has stood the test of time

We find out how an annual hunting and outdoor sports event brings age-old Emirati traditions into the present. When we think of what life in the desert was like before the malls, skyscrapers and fast paced metropolis that we live …

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Why brunches in Abu Dhabi are the ultimate feast

Why brunches in Abu Dhabi are the ultimate feast

Ah brunch: there’s no escaping life in Abu Dhabi without it. And when you’re looking for an unlimited feast, your options are endless. If you’re new to Abu Dhabi, the first thing you probably heard about were whisperings of the …

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8 reasons you need to watch this amazing play

8 reasons you need to watch this amazing play

Performed by award-winning troupe Elevator Repair Service, Gatz isn’t a reproduction, nor is it quite an adaptation. Rather, this is a presentation of F Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel The Great Gatsby, read aloud in a sort of live version of …

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Property problems? Our expert is on the case

Property problems? Our expert is on the case

District Real Estate’s director of business development, Alan Kaye, helps you understand your property rights. Q – I have just lost my job and am really concerned that I will not be able to meet the post-dated cheque for six …

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What is on the menu at this hip new gastropub?

What is on the menu at this hip new gastropub?

The gastropub is a relatively new term in our culinary vernacular. Coined in 1991 in the UK, the concept combined two things Brits really love in equal measure: good food and a good watering hole. Before that point, food in …

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What’s new in the latest Predator film?

What’s new in the latest Predator film?

The Predator’s extraterrestrial monster may look the same, but the humans definitely don’t. When Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species in 1859, he couldn’t have known that somewhere around chapter four, he’d give rise to one of Hollywood’s …

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Man-animal friendship is the focus of this heartwarming film

Man-animal friendship is the focus of this heartwarming film

It’s a boy and his wolf against the world in this prehistoric epic. In cinema, there’s nothing more heartwarming than the bond between a character and their dog. From big, loyal family pooches as in Beethoven (1992) to the crime-solving …

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