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Cairo Time

Movie Review: Inescapable

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There are a number of people whose work I admire involved with Inescapable. So allow me to say some nice things about them before I talk about what is so wrong with this movie.

Mom and the Movies: A Procrastinator's Guide to Mother's Day

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.10.2012 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Even if I'm aware that Mother's Day is yet another attempt by greeting card companies to part me with my money, I can't refuse an opportunity to honor the woman who brought me into this world.

Patricia Clarkson -- A Star but Not a Celebrity

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Cairo Time is a chance to slowly marvel at a masterful performance by the Patricia Clarkson -- one of the best actors around and finally the star of the show.

Eat Pray Love? Try Cairo Time instead

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

His two films have similarities that can't be overlooked -- but I'll take the quiet, beguiling Cairo Time over the picturesquely feel-good Eat Pray Love, thanks.

Patricia Clarkson Smokes a Hookah in Cairo Time

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Long known as the friend (Vicky Cristina Barcelona), the mom (Pieces of April), the quirky aunt (the HBO series Six Feet Under), it's about time Patri...

Alexander Siddig Is Part of Julian Schnabel's Latest Cinematic Canvas

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Wren Collins

"I am so confused about who I am in my life now, it's not even funny!" This joyful lament is that of the tall, dark drink of water that is actor Alexander Siddig, star of Cairo Time.

Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Cairo Time

Linda Hassler | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Linda Hassler

Canadian director Ruba Nadda was holding her breath when her film Cairo Time had its U.S. premiere during Tribeca. Would an American audience appreciate the subtlety of her film?

At Tribeca Arabs Are Lovers, Not Terrorists

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

After the screening of Cairo Time, by Ruba Nadda, I chatted with the film's co-star Alexander Siddig. "Look, this is what's really going on," Siddig said: Nadda surrounded by a bevy of Arab filmmakers all students at NYU Film School.