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SIFF 2022 to hear from filmmakers on the future of cinema

Team Brew   Thu 06 Oct 2022    

Sharjah: Industry professionals and stakeholders will engage in diverse and in-depth conversations about the changing landscape and future of cinema at the upcoming 9th Sharjah International Film Festival for Children and Youth which gets underway at Al Jawaher Reception and […]


Meet UAE-based filmmaker Faisal Hashmi who filmed the floods in Pakistan with Khalid Al Ameri

Babar Siddiqui   Tue 04 Oct 2022    

Sharjah: TheBrew’s Feature Editor Babar Siddiqui interviewed UAE-based filmmaker Faisal Hashmi about his journey in filmmaking, shooting the floods in Pakistan and more, press play to hear from him. About Faisal Hashmi Awarded ‘Independent Filmmaker of the Year’ by Digital […]


This Day, That Year – July 9

Team Brew   Sat 09 Jul 2022    

This day in history we feature, Thomas Jeffrey Hanks better known as Tom Hanks. He is an American actor and filmmaker born on this day in 1956. Hanks is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide. Trivia […]


Koozhangal — India’s official entry for Oscars 2022

Team Brew   Sun 24 Oct 2021    

Indian, Tamil drama “Koozhangal” has been selected as India’s official entry for the 94th Academy Awards. On March 27, 2022, the 94th Academy Awards will be held. According to sources, Vinothraj PS’s Tamil drama “Koozhangal” (“Pebbles”) has been chosen as […]


Experience iconic movies aboard this unique journey!

Team Brew   Fri 15 Oct 2021    

“The French Dispatch” director Wes Anderson has redesigned the 1950s-era Cygnus carriage aboard the world-famous Belmond British Pullman train which operates out of London’s Victoria Station.  Fans of Anderson’s movies, or just of exquisitely realized mid-century glamor, will now be […]


This house’s got history!

Team Brew   Sat 25 Sep 2021    

If you’re in the market for a home with a bit of horror film history? Look no further, the purportedly haunted Rhode Island farmhouse that inspired the 2013 horror movie “The Conjuring” has just gone on the market for $1.2 […]


The Tragedy King is no more. Long Live the Tragedy King.

Sid Razi   Wed 07 Jul 2021    

As the legendary actor breathed his last, one can only recall the massive impact he has left on the world and to a (now) lost era of culture, purity of language and thoughts. Especially my parent’s generation (born in 1940-1950’s), […]


Indonesia’s ‘under the stars’ movie nights offer safe respite from COVID blues

Team Brew   Tue 01 Dec 2020    

A row of colourful teepees cluster across the horizon, overlooking the Indonesian city of Bandung, set up each evening in front of a large screen. Named the ‘Cinema Under the Stars’ for its unique outdoorsy camp-style set up, the movie […]


Jallikattu: South Indian ‘Maoist’ feature heads to Oscars as country’s official entry

Team Brew   Wed 25 Nov 2020    

South Indian film Jallikattu, a 2019 Malayalam feature directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery, with screenplay based on the short story Maoist by S. Hareesh has been selected as India’s official entry to the Oscars 2021, originating from the state of Kerala. The […]


Anne Hathaway regrets problematic ‘limb difference’ portrayal in The Witches

Team Brew   Tue 10 Nov 2020    

American star Anne Hathaway has vowed to “do better” following the criticism she received for her portrayal of limb difference in fantasy-comedy film The Witches. The actress acknowledged that her fans were pained over the way she tackled her Grand […]


‘Spider-Man’ Holland set to play Nate from world-popular Uncharted franchise

Team Brew   Mon 26 Oct 2020    

Over a decade. That’s how long ago it was that the much anticipated work began on a live-action release of Naughty Dog’s uber popular Uncharted games.  The project has so far sifted through seven directors, five release dates, changing scripts and […]