Anglo-Kuwaiti writer-director Sulayman al-Bassam figured if there was "something rotten in the state of Denmark" back in the days when Shakespeare penned "Hamlet," then the logical place to transpose…
When Dream TV in Egypt launches "Jumanah," its new fashion show for veiled women on May 1, many of the country's leading actresses will be hitting the catwalk covered up and wearing the traditional…
"The Passion of the Christ" seems set to not only replicate its Stateside success in the Middle East but to rewrite the rules of local exhibition.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Presidents, diplomats and assorted political and religious leaders have all failed to bring peace to the Mideast, but who's to say a Hollywood publicist couldn't help?
Reality TV isn't often trumpeted for its positive effects on society, but Israeli talent competition "Project Y" has been spinning plenty of goodwill since the November victory of Israeli Arab Firas…
Hip-hop first rose from the streets of New York as the music of social protest and the disenfranchised, so the popularity of the first breakout Palestinian hip-hop act, DAM, should come as no…
Iraqi director Oday Rasheed has taken the term guerrilla filmmaking to a whole new level.
What could be funner than a bunch of Middle East standup comics making wisecracks about terrorism and 9/11?