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Dubai-based film critic William Mullally discusses the latest releases with voices from across the Middle East and speak to the stars and filmmakers who make them.

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    • TV & Film

Dubai-based film critic William Mullally discusses the latest releases with voices from across the Middle East and speak to the stars and filmmakers who make them.

    Leaving Neverland with James Clemente, former FBI profiler and child abuse expert

    Leaving Neverland with James Clemente, former FBI profiler and child abuse expert

    William Mullally speaks to James Clemente, retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent/Profiler with a specialization in child victimology about Leaving Neverland, the explosive documentary detailing first-hand allegations against popular singer Michael Jackson, now available on Netflix across the Middle East. 

    • 45 min
    Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd and the Russos talk Avengers: Endgame

    Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd and the Russos talk Avengers: Endgame

    Dubai-based film critic William Mullally sits down with Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Scarlett Johansson  (Black Widow), Paul Rudd (Ant-Man) and the Russo Brothers Anthony and Joe to talk about Avengers: Endgame, well on its way to becoming the most popular movie ever made. Plus, William sits down with Mohammed El Shaibani for a spoiler-filled discussion of the history of the Marvel universe, whether Thanos was right, Fat Thor, and more. 

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Iwan Rheon and William Simpson look back at Game of Thrones - LIVE!

    Iwan Rheon and William Simpson look back at Game of Thrones - LIVE!

    Dubai-based film critic William Mullally sits down with Iwan Rheon (Ramsay Bolton) and storyboard artist William Simpson, two key figures behind the phenomenon HBO series Game of Thrones, live on stage in Dubai at Middle East Film & Comic Con 2019, to talk about how the series was crafted and how Iwan made Ramsay the show's most horrifying and magnetic villain, with some surprising behind the scenes stories from each.  

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Nadine Labaki on crafting the Oscar-nominated Capernaum

    Nadine Labaki on crafting the Oscar-nominated Capernaum

    Dubai-based film critic William Mullally is joined by Nadine Labaki, director of Capernaum, to talk how she tried hypnotism in order to edit the film down from 12 hours, meeting Steven Spielberg, and the whether she wants Hollywood to be her next step. Butheina Kazim, founder of Cinema Akil, Dubai's first arthouse cinema, joins to discuss the film, the landscape for Arab cinema, and why some Arab films are embraced worldwide when others are not. 

    Capernaum review with Butheina Kazim: 01:50

    Interview with Nadine Labaki: 57:56

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Halloween with producer Malek Akkad

    Halloween with producer Malek Akkad

    Film Critic William Mullally is joined by and Malek Akkad, producer of the Halloween film series, and son of original producer Moustapha Akkad to discuss how the new Halloween film came together, Jason Blum, John Carpenter, Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasance, and whether we've seen the last of Michael Myers.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    A Star is Born, Bad Times at the El Royale, Venom

    A Star is Born, Bad Times at the El Royale, Venom

    The Cutaway's second episode, in which we pretend that the Venom-only episode that failed to record properly never existed! Here, Mohammed Al Shaibani and William Mullally discuss three recent films, the axis that all films can be boiled down to, and Momo reveals how a personal crisis caused him to fall for Bad Times at the El Royale.

    03:50 – A Star is Born

    25:34 – Bad Times at the El Royale

    50:00 – Venom

    • 1 hr 4 min

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