Weekender Bahrain, Tuesday, June 02 2020

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This week, Neeti Joshua reviews Freakonomics by Stephen J. Dubner and Steven Levitt.

Freakonomics is a literary juggernaut that changed the face of popular science when it first...

Netflix reviews

Netflix reviews

As deep as we are into TV’s golden age, by now we are all inured to the antihero. We think...

Le Mans 66 (Ford vs Ferrari)

American automotive designer Carroll Shelby and fearless British race car driver Ken Miles battle...

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more as Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron's journey...

Mardaani 2

Mardaani 2

Shivani Shivaji Roy, a policewoman, attempts to hunt down a young and ferocious man who goes on...

The Body

The Body

When the body of a powerful businesswoman disappears from the morgue, the inspector in charge hunts...

Jumanji : The Next Level

When Spencer goes back into the fantastical world of Jumanji, pals Martha, Fridge and Bethany...

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...

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 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...