Movie Review: Cairo Time

Irm and I watched an excellent movie last night titled “Cairo Time”. The movie tells the story of Juliette, a fashion magazine editor in her 50s, who travels to Cairo to meet her husband, Mark, a UN official working in Gaza, for a three week vacation. When he is unavoidably delayed, he sends his friend […]

Movie Review: Dhokha

Irm and I watched a great movie last night titled Dhokha (deception). The film revolves around a high ranking police officer, ACP (Assistant Commissioner of Police) Zaid Ahmed Khan, who is married to Sara. All is going well until there is a terror attack and several people are left dead in its aftermath. Amongst the dead is Sara, who […]

Movie Review: Promises

This movie is probably the only movie I watched that deals with the Israeli Palestinian conflict that completely changed the way I view this ongoing conflict. The first time I watched the movie was in a Middle East class back in 2002 (It was also the best none business class I have ever taken). The […]

Movie Review: For My Father

Last night we watched an excellent movie, For my father: Tarek, a Palestinian forced on a suicide mission in Tel Aviv to redeem his father’s honor, is given a second chance when the fuse on his explosive vest fails to detonate.  Forced to spend the weekend in Tel Aviv awaiting its repair, Tarek must live […]

An Education (Movie Review)

Irm and I  watched a very interesting movie last night titled An Education. It is very hard to write much about the movie without adding some spoilers, thus I will keep it short. The story takes place in the 1960s, Jenny is a bright young schoolgirl quickly approaching her 17th birthday. Jenny’s parents have sacrificed […]