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FEAST YOUR EYES ON THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

– by William Mullally –

Dubai has had many successes, but it has also had its fair share of failures. For every Emirates Airline, there is a Marvel Comics Theme Park that never got past the planning stages. The Dubai International Film Festival, now in it’s 8th year, can categorically be called a success. It does everything it should: it brings A-list stars from around the world to meet their fans in the Middle East, it allows film people to mingle with each other, causing more projects to come to fruition in the region, and it puts a spotlight on the sorely underappreciated Middle Eastern film scene. Continue reading

Bad Things Come To Those Who Wait: Incubus Live in Abu Dhabi

-By William Mullally-

“We’re called Incubus and we love you.” That was the extent of the stage banter on this night in Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island Arena. I’m sorry Brandon, but love is in the tone of the word, not the word itself, and you just didn’t say it like you meant it.

photo by William Mullally

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