Weekender Bahrain, Monday, December 09 2019

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This week, Nebal Shafi reviews Season 3 of the Netflix show Crown.

Rating: 4/5   When we return to the rarefied world of the acclaimed Netflix series The...

This week, Fatema Zohra reviews Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell.

Book reviews shouldn't require excuses except for the obvious sentiment "here's another...

 The Damned United

The Damned United

Based on David Peace’s best selling novel, The Damned United is a movie that flew under many...

Green Street

Green Street

Here’s a novel concept; a film that focuses less on the drama on the pitch and more on the...

 Escape to Victory

Escape to Victory

Also known as just ‘Victory’, this Sylvester Stallone and Michael Caine vehicle might...

Playing for Keeps

Playing for Keeps

If you have followed my reviews long enough, you’ll know that Iove a good Gerard Butler...

Mean Machine

Mean Machine

Essentially a remake of Burt Reynolds’ The Longest Yard, Mean Machine replaces gridiron with...

Shaolin Soccer

Shaolin Soccer

It is martial arts and soccer. Two things that have no business being associated with one another,...

Goal!

Goal!

If there’s one soccer movie that has captured the love of imagination of fans as of late,...

She’s The Man

She’s The Man

While growing up, I was a big fan of Amanda Bynes. Her charm, wit, and down to earth demeanor were...

Kicking And Screaming

Kicking And Screaming

A soccer centric comedy starring Will Ferrell and Robert Duvall? Yes, please. On paper, this is a...

Bend It Like Beckham

Bend It Like Beckham

Before she stole our heart as Elizabeth Swan, Keira Knightley charmed us in this sweet comedy about...

The Fever Pitch

The Fever Pitch

A list of the best soccer films out there compiled by Ahmed Zayani   Let’s start with:...

The Boys is now streaming on Amazon.

Streaming services have ushered in a whole new kind of reach and visibility for creativity in the...

Weekender, in collaboration with local food bloggers

Weekender, in collaboration with local food bloggers, will bring you reliable reviews of eateries...

 Joker (15+)

Joker (15+)

Joker is a 2019 American psychological thriller film directed by Todd Phillips,...

 Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil (PG)

Maleficent travels to a grand old castle to celebrate young Aurora's upcoming wedding to Prince...

Charlie's Angels [PG 13]

When a young systems engineer blows the whistle on a dangerous technology, Charlie's Angels are...

 Knives Out [PG 13]

Knives Out [PG 13]

Knives Out is a 2019 American mystery film written, produced and directed by Rian Johnson....

TV Guide

TV Guide

Streaming services have ushered in a whole new kind of reach and visibility for creativity in the...

turn the page

turn the page

Book reviews shouldn't require excuses except for the obvious sentiment "here's another...

Ok, Boomer!

Ok, Boomer!

Ok, Boomer! It’s a catchphrase and internet meme that has been gaining popularity throughout...

Eat with weekender

Eat with weekender

Weekender, in collaboration with local food bloggers, will bring you reliable reviews of eateries...

The Addams Family

The Addams Family

Genre: Fantasy, Horror Language: English Directed By: Conrad Vernon, Greg...

 Abigail (PG)

Abigail (PG)

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy Language: Russian - English Directed By: Aleksandr...

Bala (PG 15)

Bala (PG 15)

Genre: Comedy Language: Hindi Directed By: Amar Kaushik Casting: Ayushmann...

A Magnificent And Worthy Sequel To The Shining!

Review of Doctor Sleep by Nebal Shafi  It’s not news to suggest that Stanley...

Wanna Play?

Wanna Play?

Wanna Play?   A Review of Child’s Play by Ahmed Zayani  I have a confession to...

Gotta Catch that Nostalgia Surge!

Gotta Catch that Nostalgia Surge! A review of Pokemon Detective Pikachu by Ahmed...

An Unexpected Surprise

A Review of Long Shot by Ahmed Zayani  It seems the glory heydays of romantic comedies have...