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New role hits close to home for Matthew McConaughey

New role hits close to home for Matthew McConaughey

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so the proverb goes. And from real-life to fictional sources, actors have a long history of proving that when it comes to nailing a role, they all have particular inspirations to draw from. …

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The Batman is back and this time he sounds amazing

The Batman is back and this time he sounds amazing

Voicing the latest cartoon hero has become a popular side business for the big names in cinema but it wasn’t always that way Animated movies have graced the silver screen since the early twentieth century when Disney led the way …

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Is Ben Affleck the best director in Hollywood right now?

Is Ben Affleck the best director in Hollywood right now?

Writer, actor, producer, director – how does Ben Affleck juggle these responsibilities and remain on point? Author David Allen famously said: “You can do anything, but not everything.” Ben Affleck apparently doesn’t agree. Live By Night is Affleck’s fourth film …

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Local filmmakers take on the challenge of a lifetime

Local filmmakers take on the challenge of a lifetime

The UAE’s very own Spielberg or Tarantino could have just gotten their big break in the film industry with the return of a local creative initiative.  Image Nation Abu Dhabi has welcomed seven aspiring filmmakers to join its annual Arab …

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Will this novel adaptation inspire kids to explore?

Will this novel adaptation inspire kids to explore?

Director hopes modern cinematic rendering of 1930s classic inspires kids to put down the iPad and go on an adventure Films have taken inspiration from works of fiction throughout cinema history and with varying degrees of success. Audiences have flocked …

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Are you worthy of this exciting new trailer?

Are you worthy of this exciting new trailer?

The brand new trailer for Image Nation Abu Dhabi’s upcoming release has arrived and it looks intense. Delivering a thrilling horror, Emirati filmmaker Ali Mostafa has teamed up with Peter Safran (The Conjuring) and Steven Schneider (Paranormal Activity) on the …

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Xander Cage returns for one more adventure – will he deliver?

Xander Cage returns for one more adventure – will he deliver?

Xander Cage is 15 years older, but is he any wiser? We find out as xXx returns to the silver screen In 2002, a bald brawny spy named Xander Cage burst onto cinema screens in a riot of rock music …

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How can you convey real life tragedy on the silver screen?

How can you convey real life tragedy on the silver screen?

Director Peter Berg courts controversy once more with this dramatic re-telling of the Boston marathon bombing When the bombs exploded during the Patriots Day marathon in Boston on 15th April 2013, you wouldn’t think that in the midst of all …

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The unmissables: the films we’re most excited about in 2017

The unmissables: the films we’re most excited about in 2017

Like most of the capital the Abu Dhabi World team love nothing more than grabbing a box of popcorn, that is so large it makes you feel Lilliputian, and heading into the cinema for the latest blockbuster. Here are the …

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Is this new film destined for success at the Oscars?

Is this new film destined for success at the Oscars?

Oscar-tipped musical reveals the fragility of perceived success in life In the face of it La La Land from the director of last year’s breakout success, Whiplash might be so, well La La Land – a musical about the struggles …

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