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'24,' 'Runaways' actor Annie Wersching has died at 45

Actor Annie Wersching, best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker in the series “24" and providing the voice for Tess in the video game “The Last of Us,” has died. She was 45.

Egyptian football comedy El-Matareed competes powerfully amid packed season

Egyptian new comedy film El-Matareed has started a powerful run amid a competitive mid-year vacation break season.

'A Thousand and One' wins Sundance Film Festival grand jury prize

Sundance Film Festival’s awards were announced on Friday.

Oscar snubs, surprises: No female directors, 'Babylon' bust

There are always a few big surprises and heartbreaks come the morning of Oscar nominations, as much as awards strategists try to mitigate those. But the batch of nominees for the 95th Academy Awards seemed to have more than its fair share of shockers, good and bad.

Factfile: Complete list of 2023 Oscar nominees

All the nominees for the 95th Academy Awards announced Tuesday in Beverly Hill, California.

Sean Penn's Ukraine documentary to premiere at Berlin film festival

US actor and director Sean Penn will premiere a documentary he filmed in Kyiv featuring Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at next month's Berlin film festival, organisers said when they unveiled the full programme on Monday.

Iranian women take center stage at Sundance film festival

Movies by and about Iranian women took center stage at the Sundance film festival this weekend, as diaspora filmmakers reflected on female-led protests and the deadly challenges of censorship and resistance in their ancestral home.

Celebrities gather in Saudi Arabia for Joy Awards

Dozens of Arab and international actors, musicians, filmmakers, athletes and social media influencers gathered on Saturday evening at Bakr al-Sheddi Theater in Boulevard Riyadh City for the Joy Awards.

Egyptian actor Mohamed Ramadan among honourees of Luxor Film Festival

Egyptian actor Mohamed Ramadan has been unveiled among the honourees in the upcoming 12th Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF), taking place at the southern Egyptian city between 4 and 10 February.

Emilia Clarke kicks off Sundance as film fest returns to mountain

"Game of Thrones" star Emilia Clarke kicked off the first in-person Sundance festival in three years, as indie filmmakers and Hollywood stars pulled on their snow boots and headed back to the mountains of Utah.

'All Quiet on the Western Front' leads race for BAFTA awards

Visceral World War I German-language drama “All Quiet on the Western Front” got a field-leading 14 nominations on Thursday for the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA), with genre-bending comedies “The Banshees of Inisherin“ and “Everything Everywhere All At Once” each nominated in 10 categories.

Baldwin to face involuntary manslaughter charge over 'Rust' shooting

Alec Baldwin is to be charged with involuntary manslaughter over the accidental shooting of a cinematographer on the set of the low-budget western "Rust," a prosecutor said Thursday.

Farha: Film on Israel's 1948 war shows Palestinian agony

Jordanian film "Farha", vehemently criticised in Israel, is based on true events and represents "only a drop in the ocean" of Palestinian suffering, director Darin J. Sallam told AFP.

Italian film legend Gina Lollobrigida dies at 95

Italian actor Gina Lollobrigida, one of the last icons of the Golden Age of Hollywood, has died aged 95, culture minister Gennaro Sangiuliano announced Monday.

Remembering Karima Mokhtar: ‘Mother’ figure in Egyptian cinema

Born on 16 January 1934, the Egyptian iconic actress Karima Mokhtar left a big legacy in cinema, TV and theatre, especially in the role of mother, until she passed away in January 2017.

'Avatar 2' success proves cinema in post-pandemic 'resurgence': Cameron

The huge success of "Avatar: The Way of Water," James Cameron's sequel which is approaching $2 billion at the global box office, proves that "movies are back with a resurgence" after the pandemic, the Canadian director said.

Celebrating 25th anniversary, remastered Titanic to hit cinemas soon

James Cameron's iconic film Titanic is getting a theatrical re-release in 3D 4K HDR and high-frame-rate technology on 9 February across the Middle East, celebrating the film's 25th anniversary.

Factfile: List of key Golden Globe winners

Here are the winners in key categories for the 80th Golden Globe Awards, which were handed out on Tuesday.

Steven Spielberg wins big as Golden Globes make comeback

Steven Spielberg claimed top honors including best drama at the Golden Globes on Tuesday for his deeply personal film "The Fabelmans," as Hollywood's A-list stars flocked to the first major awards show of the year despite a series of scandals swirling around its organizers.

Aswan International Women Film Festival to honour Dorria Sharaf El-Din

Prominent Egyptian journalist and media personality has been unveiled as the second honouree at the upcoming seventh edition of the Aswan International Women Film Festival (AIWFF).

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