Wednesday June 20th, 2012

I found out yesterday that someone in Hollywood is doing a remake of the French movie “Intouchables”. If you don’t know what that is, this is the second best selling movie in the history of France. It went out this winter, and it stayed in theaters for several weeks if not several months. I talked … Continue reading

Wednesday May 23rd, 2012

Have you ever noticed how people become happier and nicer when it’s sunny? Or maybe it’s just me 😛 Less than a month and a half before we leave…in 36 days we will leave this nice country and go back to Lebanon. Will I miss it? Of course I will; I’m even starting to prepare … Continue reading

Friday May 18th, 2012

Have you ever thought about how movies reflect a country’s fears and dreams? One just needs to watch a few movies before going to a country and he can understand how the people in there will behave:P I will give you a few examples. Lebanese movies are all about war, death, destruction, bad memories, etc… … Continue reading

Monday February 27th, 2012

Today was a premier in French cinema: a French actor won an Oscar! Several were nominated before, but this is the first time and actor takes the golden statue home; an actress did a few years back, but never an actor. So on TV, in the newspapers, everywhere today they were talking about this guy: … Continue reading

Wednesday January 11th, 2012

Wednesday is the day new movies are out in theaters in France. As I told you before, most of the movies are shown in French (actually when I talked about this before I said all of them, but I was new in the country then and I didn’t know much :P); but one thing is … Continue reading

Wednesday November 16th, 2011

There’s a very big French movie in theaters now, it’s a comedy, it’s been playing for two weeks now, and it’s still on top of the charts; it’s called “Intouchables”. We went to see it on Saturday; the movie is still shown in the 1st room since it’s the biggest one and there are a … Continue reading

Thursday October 6th, 2011

Beirut International Film Festival has started yesterday. This is a festival that shows some international and national movies, and at the end the jury distributes prizes to the Lebanese and Arab ones in competition. When I’m in Lebanon I wait for this festival impatiently. This is the only time when we can watch world, low … Continue reading