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Would you watch this film even after the major spoiler alert?

Would you watch this film even after the major spoiler alert?

The cat’s out of the bag for a major plot twist in Thor: Ragnarok. Can the movie recoup its credibility at the box office? The moment that spoiled the upcoming Thor: Ragnarok movie was a surprise for everyone, not least its …

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Does Flatliners have its finger on the pulse?

Does Flatliners have its finger on the pulse?

Can Hollywood recover from reboot monotony with the new Flatliners? Last year, only two of the top ten highest grossing films in the world were original productions with no pre-existing source material. In 2015 there was just one. Reboots and …

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Is this new musical heist pioneering its genre?

Is this new musical heist pioneering its genre?

This American heist film is putting a spin on the traditional car genre – and it doesn’t miss a beat It’s hard to imagine a movie without music. I would only condemn my enemies to watching a movie without music!” He …

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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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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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Is this exciting new film predicting the future?

Is this exciting new film predicting the future?

Can movies predict the future? This eerie psychological thriller might be doing just that “I have a young child, a son who’s 14 months old, and I wonder about the world that he’s going to be raised in and how …

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These remarkable documentaries will leave you inspired

These remarkable documentaries will leave you inspired

Netflix has brought some of the world’s best documentaries into our homes… But which ones should you be watching? When Netflix launched last year in the UAE, it gave us instant access to some of the best film and television programmes …

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We speak to the best Emirati filmmaker in the business

We speak to the best Emirati filmmaker in the business

Speaking to Abu Dhabi World ahead of a free public screening of his latest film, The Worthy, filmmaker Ali Mostafa is refreshingly honest with his feelings about horror thrillers, despite the fact his latest film falls in said genre. The …

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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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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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