While the Middle East rages with popular uprisings and civil wars and its people are being butchered by their leaders and terror groups, American and Israeli filmmakers are seeking to capture this harsh reality on TV. Last week, I spent a few days on two film sets in Israel: Tyrant and Dig. The first tells … Continue reading Will “Tyrant” reflect reality in the Middle East? – interview
Inspite of having been slammed by some for its far-fetched premise, ridiculous plotting and inconceivable characters, Homeland has scored the highest rating on Showtime TV network, enamoured the critics and swept the Emmys and Golden Globes Awards in several categories since its inception. Millions of viewers around the world, including president Barak Obama, have been … Continue reading Does ‘Homeland’ TV show reflect today’s political reality?
Every time I walk down the historical streets and alleyways of Florence, I marvel at the masterpieces of art dotted in the different piazzas. This is the city that gave birth to the Renaissance, and to the men behind it. I was invited to Florence by the US TV network, Starz, to attend the premiere … Continue reading Da Vinci’s Demons exposed in a new TV show
The success of The Bible TV show is prompting Hollywood to reassess its relationship with God and to recognize his power in the box office and TV rating.