With the country in turmoil, the Egyptian presence at Venice is small this year. The notable exception being multi-hyphenate Amr Waked, who is on the Lido wearing two hats despite what he claims is…
Though they fundamentally split up last year, Americana duo the Civil Wars has scored their first No. 1 album with their eponymous new release. "The Civil Wars" (Sensibility Music/Columbia) claimed…
Intelligent nostalgia is rarer than intelligent comedy, yet Wael Omar and Philippe Dib beautifully succeed in resurrecting the teetering glamour of Egypt's late monarchy in their evocative "In Search…
Tonally all over the map, the script presumably went through so many revisions it lost both cohesion and bite.
While themes are apparent, the pic is weak at connecting its characters.
Hip-hop, scratching, tagging and the whole international youth art scene prove truly global in "Microphone."
The unexpected call came in April, 2007.
Femme-empowered tale refuses to offer salvation.
Premiering at MetroStage in Alexandria, Va., Glasgow-born musician-writer Paul Scott Goodman ("Bright Lights, Big City") and wife Miriam Gordon's "Rooms: A Rock Romance" is an engaging tuner about…
Moroccan film "WWW: What a Wonderful World," by Faouzi Bensaidi, won the film and director awards at the 23rd Alexandria Film Festival, with 11 films competing and 45 films participating.
Kids say the darndest things -- especially when they're precocious 10-year-olds narrating the misdeeds of an eerily dysfunctional household. Canadian playwright Morris Panych features one child's…