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Amazing machines are back on track for victory

Amazing machines are back on track for victory

How do animators make a hunk of metal worthy of our love? Animators have often taken on non-talking creatures like animals and dinosaurs as well as toys and given them a sprinkle of magic to bring them to life on …

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Is this new film the start of something massive?

Is this new film the start of something massive?

A major Hollywood studio is preparing to launch a new cinematic universe, but is it a touch too ambitious? Marvel has done it and George Lucas certainly mastered it with Star Wars, but how easy is it to create a …

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Can this date specialist deliver with its dining concept?

Can this date specialist deliver with its dining concept?

In a small valley town of 16,500 people, just a hundred miles northwest of Riyadh, is where café chain Bateel began, in much more rustic circumstances. Twenty-five years ago, when Bateel formed, theirs was the business of date cultivation. And from an …

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Surging cases of piracy claim more victims

Surging cases of piracy claim more victims

As Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge tackles a fierce form of online piracy, it puts a spotlight on an issue faced by the entire film industry In an ironic twist of fate, the latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie …

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We’ve selected three affordable iftars you have to try

We’ve selected three affordable iftars you have to try

Delecto It may already be making a name for itself with its tempting selection of sweets, but this newly opened café also serves savoury dishes and is offering an array of international flavours for iftar. The menu includes lentil soup, …

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Is this the greatest sci-fi horror of the year?

Is this the greatest sci-fi horror of the year?

Almost forty years since the first Alien film landed, Ridley Scott continues to ask tough questions about what the future might hold for us all “The digital world is screaming past our ears. Lord only knows where we’ll be in …

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What’s on offer in the latest King Arthur outing?

What’s on offer in the latest King Arthur outing?

Storylines built around father-son relationships are nothing new. The instant recognition of the four simple words; ‘Luke, I am your father’ underlines this point. As do tearjerkers such as WWII movie Life is Beautiful, the touching tale in Extremely Loud …

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How much does social media influence where you eat?

How much does social media influence where you eat?

There’s no doubt social media has had a profound influence on the world. And as one of the most popular platforms in the UAE, Instagram is also often an incubator for trends. Photos go viral and Instagrammers flock to the …

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Is there more this blockbuster than crazy misfits in space?

Is there more this blockbuster than crazy misfits in space?

Guardians writer/director evolved sequel after the most unexpected of feedback from his audience  On paper, you’d think children wouldn’t find many similarities with an orb-wielding space adventurer, talking raccoon, morphing tree creature or an all-powerful warrior with superhuman strength. And …

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Meat lovers have to try these three foodie promotions

Meat lovers have to try these three foodie promotions

PJ O’Reilly’s This Irish pub’s famous Friday brunch moves indoors with a carvery meal. Choose from four different roasts all served with traditional trimmings and free-flowing house beverages. AED 200. Le Royal Méridien, Fatima Bint Mubarak Street. Fri 1pm-4pm. Contact: …

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