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Is the UAE on the verge of a film revolution?

Is the UAE on the verge of a film revolution?

The UAE movie industry is thriving — but do we have what it takes to compete with film’s bigwigs? It’s safe to say that the UAE film industry is still in its infancy. The screening of the first Emirati full-length …

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What can you expect from the new Lara Croft at the cinema?

What can you expect from the new Lara Croft at the cinema?

Can the new Tomb Raider reboot give us fairer female representation in the action genre? If we ever had to crown an ultimate video game heroine, that accolade would have to go to Lara Croft. When she debuted in 1996 …

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How has this legendary director broken the mould?

How has this legendary director broken the mould?

As a new true-life thriller is set to drop, we take a look at one director’s decision to break away from Hollywood casting convention Let’s face it: on-screen heroics is a job usually left to the well-muscled professionals. Sylvester Stallone, …

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How social uproar affected this rousing thriller to the core

How social uproar affected this rousing thriller to the core

In the wake of Weinstein, #MeToo and the Time’s Up movement, how do directors respond when their actors are faced with harassment allegations? A new era is dawning for women everywhere, and it started in Hollywood. In this ‘woke’ –so …

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How do you portray an iconic leader after countless others?

How do you portray an iconic leader after countless others?

Can Gary Oldman bring his own spin to an iconic historical war figure? History often has a way of repeating itself – and that’s particularly true when it comes to the film industry and its love for the biopic. The …

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Is it redemption time for the ‘worst movie of all time’?

Is it redemption time for the ‘worst movie of all time’?

It’s impossible to sum up exactly what The Disaster Artist is all about without explaining some backstory. In 2001, Tommy Wiseau, an aspiring Hollywood actor with a distinctive accent, penned a 500-page tome about the melodramatic love triangle between ‘all-American’ …

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Better believe it, this teacher is a certified vampire authority

Better believe it, this teacher is a certified vampire authority

University lecturer by day, vampire slayer – or expert – by night, Dale Hudson is a professor of Film and New Media at NYUAD, who recently published a book looking at the evolution of the fanged monsters in film, Vampires, …

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What inspires Daniel Radcliffe after huge success?

What inspires Daniel Radcliffe after huge success?

As Daniel Radcliffe’s next movie, Jungle, is set to drop, we take a look at the actor’s indie film career post-Potter It seems that life after Hogwarts hasn’t been the easiest ride for Daniel Radcliffe. While some of his co-stars …

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Can this chilly crime film sustain Nordic thrillers’ hot streak?

Can this chilly crime film sustain Nordic thrillers’ hot streak?

  Scandinavia: the land that brought us the Vikings, IKEA and, apparently, a place where gruesome murders abound, if we’re to judge from its literature. Well, not exactly – but that’s sort of the point. While we’re accustomed these days …

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