Cinema in Pictures: Steven Spielberg and Saving Private Ryan / السينما في صور: ستيفين سبيلبيرج و إنقاذ الجندي رايان

 

Steven Spielberg Saving Private Ryan

Director Steven Spielberg directs actors during the iconic opening Normandy Invasion sequence of his film Saving Private Ryan (1999) / المخرج ستيفين سبيلبيرج يرشد ممثليه اثناء تصوير مشهد هجوم نورماندي المبدع لفيلمه إنقاذ الجندي رايان من انتاج سنة 1999

 

 

Top 10 Television Dramas / أفضل 10 دراما تلفزيونية

 

1. The Sopranos (1999-2007)
The Sopranos Poster

2. Six Feet Under (2001-2005)
Six Feet Under Poster

3. Breaking Bad (2008-2013)
Breaking Bad Poster

4. Lost (2004-2010)
Lost Television Poster

5. Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009)
Battlestar Galactica Poster

6. Game of Thrones (2011-Present)
Game of Thrones Poster

7. The Wire (2002-2008)
The Wire Poster

8. Mad Men (2007-Present)
Mad Men Poster

9. The Shield (2002-2008)
The Shield Poster

10. The Twilight Zone (1959-1964)
The Twilight Zone 1959 Poster

 

Galaxy Quest (1999): A Guilty Pleasure

Galaxy Quest Movie Poster

 

 

Synopsis:

 

The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help.

 

Guilty Pleasure Qualities:

 

Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, and Tony Shalhoub at the top of their game. Top-notch special effects. Hilarious script. Good pace.

 

Guilty Pleasure Level:

 

Moderate (Revisited once every two years)

 

Director:

 

Dean Parisot

 

Cast:

 

  • Tim Allen (as Jason Nesmith)
  • Sigourney Weaver (as Gwen DeMarco)
  • Alan Rickman (as Alexander Dane)
  • Tony Shalhoub (as Fred Kwan)
  • Sam Rockwell (as Guy Fleegman)
  • Daryl Mitchell (as Tommy Webber)
  • Enrico Colantoni (as Mathesar)

 

Runtime:

 

1 hour and 42 minutes

 

Genres:

 

Action / Adventure / Comedy / Sci-Fi

 

Stills:

 

Galaxy Quest Movie Still 1
Galaxy Quest Movie Still 2
Galaxy Quest Movie Still 3
Galaxy Quest Movie Still 4
Galaxy Quest Movie Still 5

 

 

DIFF 2014: My Scorecard

After a wonderful week of celebrating cinema at the 11th Dubai International Film Festival, it is time for MATM to disclose this edition’s scorecard! Below you will find the ratings of all the films I attended as I look forward to next year’s edition already!

 

بعد أسبوع رائع احتفلت فيه دبي بعالم السينما في مهرجانها السينمائي الدولي الحادي عشر، حان الوقت للكشف عن تقييمات أفلام هذه النسخة من المهرجان! أدناه سوف تجدون كامل التقييمات للأفلام التي حضرتها هذه السنة و أبقى متطلعاً لحضور نسخة العام المقبل بفارغ الصبر

 

Birdman (United States of America)
MATM RATING:
Birdman Movie Poster

Cairo Time (Egypt)

بتوقيت القاهرة من مصر

MATM RATING:

Cairo Time Movie Poster بتوقيت القاهرة

Dearest (China)

MATM RATING:

Dearest Movie Poster Qin AI De

Dolphins (United Arab Emirates)

دلافين من الامارات العربية المتحدة

MATM RATING:

Dolphins Movie Poster

Force Majeure (Sweden)

MATM RATING:

Force Majeure Turist Movie Poster

Foxcatcher (United States of America)

MATM RATING:

Foxcatcher Movie Poster

Mommy (Canada)

MATM RATING:

Mommy Movie Poster

A Most Violent Year (United States of America)

MATM RATING:

A Most Violent Year Movie Poster

The Imitation Game (United Kingdom)

MATM RATING:

Imitation Game Movie Poster

The Sleeping Tree (Kingdom of Bahrain)

الشجرة النائمة من مملكة البحرين

MATM RATING:

The Sleeping Tree Movie Poster الشجرة النائمة

The Water Diviner (Australia)

MATM RATING:

The Water Diviner Movie Poster

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIFF 2014: My Watchlist

It is finally that time of the year again. The week in which my love for movies goes to the extreme as I am washed away in a sea of magnificent, memorable, and brilliant films, courtesy of my hometown’s global festival, the Dubai International Film Festival.This year packs yet another great combination of movies that I cannot wait to watch and review right here on Moe At The Movies! So, without further ado, below is my schedule for the 11th Dubai International Film Festival!

 

لقد حان الوقت مرة أخرى لمعايشة أفضل أسبوع في السنة. الأسبوع الذي يأخذ عشقي للأفلام إلى أقصى الحدود و يجرفني في بحر من الأفلام الرائعة و التي لا تنسى. إنه المهرجان السينمائي لمسقط رأسي، مهرجان دبي السينمائي الدولي

هذا العام يعدنا بمجموعة مميزة و جديدة من الأفلام التي أطوق لمشاهدتها و الكتابة عنها هنا في موقع مو و الأفلام! وفيما يلي جدولي لمهرجان دبي السينمائي الدولي الحادي عشر

 

Birdman (United States of America)

Birdman Movie Poster

Cairo Time (Egypt)

بتوقيت القاهرة من مصر

Cairo Time Movie Poster بتوقيت القاهرة

Dearest (China)

Dearest Movie Poster Qin AI De

Dolphins (United Arab Emirates)

دلافين من الامارات العربية المتحدة

Dolphins Movie Poster

Force Majeure (Sweden)

Force Majeure Turist Movie Poster

Foxcatcher (United States of America)

Foxcatcher Movie Poster

Mommy (Canada)

Mommy Movie Poster

A Most Violent Year (United States of America)

A Most Violent Year Movie Poster

Samba (France)

Samba Movie Poster

The Imitation Game (United Kingdom)

Imitation Game Movie Poster

Into The Woods (United States of America)

Into The Woods Movie Poster

The Sleeping Tree (Kingdom of Bahrain)

الشجرة النائمة من مملكة البحرين

The Sleeping Tree Movie Poster الشجرة النائمة

The Water Diviner (Australia)

The Water Diviner Movie Poster

Wild Tales (Argentina)

Wild Tales Movie Poster

 

 

 

Cinema in Pictures: Marilyn Monroe / السينما في صور: مارلين مونرو

 

Marilyn Monroe films her iconic scene from the film The Seven Year Itch (1955) / مارلين مونرو أثناء تصوير أشهر مشهد لها في فيلم "هرشة السنة السابعة" من انتاج سنة 1955

Marilyn Monroe films her iconic scene from the film The Seven Year Itch (1955) / مارلين مونرو أثناء تصوير أشهر مشهد لها في فيلم “هرشة السنة السابعة” من انتاج سنة 1955

 

 

Movie Marathon: Christopher Nolan (7 Films)

 

Marathon’s Films:

 

 

 

Christopher Nolan‘s Notable Films:

 

Batman Begins (2005)

Batman Begins

The Dark Knight (2008)

The Dark Knight Movie Poster

 The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

 The Dark Knight Rises Movie Poster

 Inception (2010)

Inception

 Memento (2000)

 Memento

Top 10 Courtroom Dramas / أفضل 10 أفلام دراما المحاكم

 

1.12 Angry Men (1957)

12 Angry Men Movie Poster

 

2. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

 
To Kill a Mockingbird Movie Poster

 

 

3. Kramer vs Kramer (1979)

Kramer vs Kramer Movie poster

4. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)

The Passion of Joan of Arc Movie Poster

 

5.In the Name of the Father (1993)

In the Name of the Father Movie Poster

 

6. A Few Good Men (1992)

A Few Good Men Movie Poster

7. Judgement at Nuremberg (1961)

Judgement at Nuremberg Movie Poster

 

8. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

Witness for the Prosecution movie poster

 

9. The Verdict (1982)

The Verdict Movie Poster

 

10. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Anatomy of a Murder movie poster

 

Cinema in Pictures: E.T. / السينما في صور: إي تي

 

Carl Rambaldi E.T. Steven Spielberg

E.T. helps his creator Carl Rambaldi / المخلوق إي تي يقابل مخترعه كارل رامبالدي

 

 

Mrs. Doubtfire (1993): A Guilty Pleasure

 

 

Synopsis:

 

After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife.

 

Guilty Pleasure Qualities:

 

Robin Williams's eccentric, energetic, and magnetic performance. Sally Field's warm and effective role. The extraordinary make-up of Mrs. Doubtfire. The soundtrack. The slapstick comedy routines. Playful and joyful direction by Chris Columbus.

 

Guilty Pleasure Level:

 

Moderate (Revisited once every two years)

 

Director:

 

Chris Columbus

 

Cast:

 

  • Robin Williams (as Daniel Hillard / Mrs. Doubtfire)
  • Sally Field (as Miranda Hillard)
  • Pierce Brosnan (as Stu)
  • Harvey Fierstein (as Frank)
  • Polly Holliday (as Gloria)
  • Lisa Jakub (as Lydia Hillard)
  • Matthew Lawrence (as Chris Hillard)
  • Mara Wilson (as Natalie Hillard)

 

Runtime:

 

2 hours and 5 minutes

 

Genres:

 

Comedy / Drama

 

Stills: