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Mikiel Benyamin: Egyptian Stylist Taking Hollywood by Storm

In the midst of the chaos, when day light is masterfully brought to the heart of night and greenery is planted indoors, the cameras point to one joint direction while hundreds of crew members buzz around energetically. To produce a five-minute music video, the industry’s top professionals come together to materialise fantasy in record-breaking timeframes. …

Nayera Yasser

Hollywood vs. Trump: Politics, scandals and American cinema

It’s no surprise Hollywood and the current Trump administration don’t see eye to eye. True to form, three recent films, each depicting different political eras, directly — and indirectly — criticize the president.Even as the candidates left the starting blocks in the campaign for the 2016 presidential election, Hollywood was positioning itself against Donald Trump. …

Deutsche Welle

Til Schweiger directs Hollywood remake of his own hit movie

The German drama Head Full of Honey was a hit in 2014. Til Schweiger is now filming a remake for Hollywood; its stars, Nick Nolte, Matt Dillon, Emily Mortimer and Jacqueline Bisset, are in Berlin for the shoot.Known for starring in and directing both action flicks and heartwarming stories, Til Schweiger is one of few German …

Deutsche Welle

Fajr International Film Festival: Tehran meets Hollywood

Iranian actors, Indian directors and a Hollywood icon have come together in Tehran at Asia’s oldest film festival. DW’s Theresa Tropper spoke with the festival’s director, Reza Mirkarimi.DW: What distinguishes the “Fajr International Film Festival” from other major festivals? Reza Mirkarimi: We are the oldest film festival in Asia and as such, we provide a …

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How Hollywood has portrayed conspiracy theories

While conspiracy theories under Trump abound, here’s a look at how Hollywood has handled past political scandals in the US – from the real-life Watergate scandal to a surreal FBI plot to overthrow Canada’s government.Comparisons between the current state of US politics and the plots of Hollywood movies and television series are abundant. As Slovenian …

Deutsche Welle

How the Vespa became so iconic

This scooter has managed to remain trendy over 70 years. The post-war spirit of Italy, women’s power and Hollywood stars have contributed to the success of the Vespa, a symbol of Italian style.

Deutsche Welle

Review: ‘12 Years a Slave’

The movie “12 Years a Slave” may be Steve McQueen’s most Hollywood friendly and least symbolic to date but he has certainly created yet another masterpiece, as heart wrenching as “Hunger” and as emotionally aching as “Shame”. Although 12 Years a Slave has the most eventful plot of his movies, McQueen still manages to showcase …

Ahmed El Goarany

Hollywood star Maureen O’Hara dies of natural causes at 95

Maureen O’Hara, the flame-haired Irish-American star of such classics as “Miracle on 34th Street,” “How Green Was My Valley” and “The Quiet Man,” has died. She was 95. Maureen O’Hara, one of the most striking faces from the golden age of Hollywood cinema, died of natural causes on Saturday, her manager said. O’Hara was best …

Deutsche Welle

Disneyland Paris faces EU probe over claims German and UK visitors pay more

The European Union has launched a probe into whether Disneyland Paris is charging customers more depending on their country of purchase. German and UK customers have allegedly been excluded from promotional offers. British newspaper “The Financial Times” reported that Disneyland, Europe’s biggest amusement park, had been charging German visitors up to 2,447 euros ($2,711) for …

Deutsche Welle

Omar Sharif passes away with 1 final film to be released

1001 Inventions, a British based non-profit production organisation, announced the release of a new short film in which Sharif participated. The film, which is the actor’s final performance, is a science fiction film featuring the inventions of Muslim scientist Al-Hassan Ibn Al-Haitham.

Amira El-Fekki

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