The broken are the more evolved.

Split (2017) After all the publicity was done for the movie and the trailer that captivated the viewer and created a desire to watch the movie. I waited till I am ready and focused to watch such a movie. Especially with having the name M. Night Shyamalan related to it (i have watched “THE VILLAGE and…

Cheers to Marriage

encinq_حبلى – Written and directed by Gabriel Yammine Actors Zeinab Assaf, Oussama El-Ali, Joyce Abou Jaoude, Nada Abou Farhat (Saturday, 4 March ) She stands there looking at each one of the audience, making sure to let them know that they are part of the crime. A crime that will eventually drive any girl pressured by their judgments into…

Sailing…

Sailing the silk road – Caracalla (Friday 17 February) I am so proud of having that kind of professionalism in dancing theater in Lebanon. There is definitely work done there. And it is shown that the dancers have put a lot of effort to present such an international show. But I think that having this…

What’s in a portfolio?

Last Saturday the LGDS organized an event “what’s in a portfolio?” That explained to all designers what to include their cv and portfolio to help them get a better exposure for a better career path. The event took place at BDD in downtown. You definitely have to check the place. Starting with Maya El Murr that explained…

Partners in crime…

  Bte2toul Directed by Joe Kodeih | Staring: Bernadette Houdeib & Tallal Jurdi | inspired by “Petits Crimes Conjugaux” of Eric Emmanuel Schmitt  (Sat 18 February 2017) Seduction, love, misery and crime… this would wrap up all the amazing work done on that stage. A full stage where everyone was awaiting the incredibly talented actors to start. Digging…

War love

  Kelkon Sawa Directed by Camille Salameh | Staring: Badih Abou Chakra, Rodrigue Sleiman and Patricia Nammour  (Sun 19 February 2017) I am falling in love with a talent. I can’t believe the feeling of joy that I have when I see Badih about chakra on stage. His body language, voice, character evolution… amazes me. He never fails of…

They say you can’t fight it! The gravity.

Upside down (2012) The movie will take you in a world that you always wish to visit. Losing gravity! it is so beautiful to watch. The visuals, effects, and being able to float in the universe will get you immersed into this fictional world. You start the movie with an intention of having deep thoughts…

Life is just a game!

Nuts (2017) This is not a movie for people that do not go to beaches (there are some naked shoulders and bikini scenes) not for people that do not go clubbing (there is alcohol on the tables and a kiss) and definitely not for closed minded people that try to relate everything to politics and…

We all have stories to tell…

Kifik ya Leila. Directed by Michel Jabre | Staring: Nelly Maatouk  (Sat 4 February 2017) satirical comedy, tragedy This is the first time I watch a play for the actress Nelly Maatouk. I didn’t have any background about her so I had no I idea what to expect. The play “kifik ya Leila” started with…

“Careful what you will wish for”

Time Lapse (2014) I spent the first part of the movie wondering if I should continue watching or stop it. Leaving you with so many questions; it is a very intriguing movie that would satisfy thriller and sci-fi fans. The story briefly is about three friends that discovered a mysterious machine which takes pictures 24hrs…

Hope for a change!

Chou sar bi kfarmenkhar (Sat 29 January 2017) Comedy, educational During this weekend, the Lebanese puppet show was back presenting “What Happened in Kfar Menkhar?” (chou sar bi kfarmenkhar?)  in theater douwar al chams (Sunflower Theater – Tayouneh). The play was first produced in 1993 and marked the birth of the Lebanese Puppet Theater. It is targeting kids and talks about the…

A colorless life.

The Giver (2014) The giver is one of the good movies that makes you perceive the world in a different angle. It lets you think about your surrounding and how everything is affecting your emotions and lifestyle. I believe some of us have always wondered about a life where there is an absence of sadness….