Once Upon a Time

Published June 6, 2012 by fatimalrubaie

Once upon a time is an American tv show played on Channel Seven Tuesdays 7:30pm to 8:30pm. It was released on May 15 2012 and was directed by Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz. The main actors/characters in this series are:


  • Ginnifer Goodwin as Snow White/Mary Margaret Blanchard
  • Jennifer Morrisson as Emma Swan
  • Lana Parilla as the Evil Queen/Regina Mills
  • Josh Dallas as Prince Charming/David Nolan
  • Jared S. Gilmore as Henry Mills
  • Robert Carlyle as Rumplestiltskin/Mr. Gold




Emma Swan gets the surprise of her life when Henry, the son she gave up 10 years ago, arrives on her doorstep. Returning the boy to his adoptive mother becomes interesting when Henry reveals a confusing storyto Emma. Everyone in Storybrooke, Maine is a fairytale character under a curse, and Emma – as the long lost daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming – is the one who can save them all.


I truly believe that this tv show is the best yet. It has everything anyone could ever want- adventure, love, revenga and so much more. It has part that will leave you hanging at the edge of your seat. Pity though it only comes out once a week, but the wait is definetely worth it. I give this show a star rating of:




Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Published June 4, 2012 by fatimalrubaie

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island is a movie sequel of Journey to the Centre of the Earth. It was released on Februrary 10 2012 and was directed by Brad Peyton. The main characters/actors in the movie are:

  • Dwayne  Johson as Hank Parsons
  • Josh Hutcherson as Sean Anderson
  • Vanessa Hudgens as Kailani
  • Michael Caine as Alexander Anderson
  • Luis Guzman as Gabato
  • Kristin Davis as Elizabeth Anderson



Sean Anderson partners with his stepfather on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mysterious island. Sean detects a signal from an island that is not supposed to be there. He predicts his grandpa is on that island because he has been lookung for mysterious island for half his life. Trying to find him, Sean and a couple of others encounter a place of strange life forms, mountains of gold, deadly volcanoes, and more than one astonishing secret.


I think this movie was excellent when I watched it. It is an adventure packed movie that has scenes that will leave you at the edge of your seat. I recommend this movie for everyone out there that loves a bit of good adventure. I give it a star rating of:

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Published May 23, 2012 by fatimalrubaie

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked is the third movie in the Alvin and the Chipmunks movie series. It was released on the 25th of December 2011. It was directed and written by Mike Mitchell. The main actors/characters of this movie are:

  • Jason Lee as Dave
  • David Cross as Ian
  • Jenny Slate as Zoe
  • Justin Long as Alvin (voice)
  • Matthew Gray Gubler as Simon (voice)
  • Jesse McCartney as Theodore (voice)
  • Amy Poelar as Eleanor (voice)
  • Anna Faris as Jeanette (voice)
  • Christina Applegate as Brittany (voice)
  • Alan Tudyk as Simone (voice)

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked is about the chippettes and the chipmunks go on a holiday cruise with Dave and get into a lot of trouble. Dave apologises for the mess but they do not learn their lesson. Dave gives them one more chance and instead blow it by playing aboard and accidentelly go overboard and land on a tropical island. They must find a way to find Dave and escape the island before it is too late.

I think this movie is excellent for comedy and adventure lovers. It is hilarious and consists of songs sung by the chipmunks and the chippettes. With their cute fluffy faces and voices and their adventures, it will leave you at the edge of your seat! I recommend it for everbody and give it a star rating of:

Maher Zain- Forgive Me Music Album

Published May 21, 2012 by fatimalrubaie

Forgive Me is the second muisc album sung and written by Swedish muslim singer-songwriter,Maher Zain. It was released on April 2, 2012 on Awakening Records. The album consists of 14 tracks which are as follows:

  1. “I Love you so”
  2. “Number One for me”
  3. ” Mawlaya”
  4. “My Little Girl”
  5. “Forgive Me”
  6. “One Big family”
  7. “Assalamu Alayka”
  8. “Paradise”
  9. “Masha Allah”
  10. “Radhitu Billahi Rabba”
  11. “Freedom”
  12. “So Soon’
  13. “Muhammad (pbuh)”
  14. “Guide Me all the way”

I believe this album is a fantastic way of expressing the meaning of Islam. It has 14 amazing tracks that you will indulge with. With Maher Zain’s powerful and charming voice, he has educated people about Islam in a unique way. I recommend this album for all good music lovers. I give it a rating of:

Adele 21 Music album

Published May 16, 2012 by fatimalrubaie

‘Adele 21’ is the second music album written and sung by the English singer Adele. It was released on 24 January 2011 and it was named after the age of the singer during its production. The album consists of 11 singles which include:

1.  “Rolling in the Deep”

2.  “Rumour Has It”

3.  “Turning Tables”

4.  “Don’t You Remember”

5. “Set Fire to the Rain”

6.  “He Won’t Go”

7.  “Take It All”

8.  “I’ll Be Waiting”

9.  “One and Only”

10.  “Lovesong”

11.  “Someone Like You”

Adele began writing 21 in April 2009, while still involved in the relationship that inspired the record. She stopped production for a while due to lack of insoiration but immediately resumed production immediately after the breakdown of her relationship, linking it to her heartbreak and depression into her songs.

I believe this album has amazing use of music. With Adeles’ magical and powerful voice, she has managed to create themes of anger, revenge, heartbreak, self-examination, and forgiveness. I recommend this music album for everyone that loves pop and R&B. I give this album a rating of:

The Hunger Games Movie

Published May 14, 2012 by fatimalrubaie

The Hunger Games movie is a movie based on the Hunger Games book and follows the same plot of the book itself. It is about a distant future where the Capitol chooses a boy and a girl from each of the 12 districts to fight in a deathly hunger games on live television. Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her sisters place after she was chosen as one of the tributes. Katniss must fight for survival for her family and friends.

This movie was released in April 2012 and the director is Gary Ross. The movie is 142 minutes long and the characters are as follows:

– Jennifer Lawrance as Katniss Everdeen

– Liam Hemsworth as Gale Hawthorne

– Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark

– Willow Shields as Primrose Everdeen

– Lenny Cravitz as Cinna

– Woody Harrelson as Haymitch Abernathy

I believe this movie is an amazing follow up of the Hunger Games book written by Suzanne Collins. It uses amazing visual features that create intensifying moments and they make you feel as if you are living the moment. There are many themes in the movie including power, identity, love, loss of loved ones and many more. I recommend this movie for everyone that has read the book. I give this movie a:

The Hunger Games Book

Published May 9, 2012 by fatimalrubaie

 Written by Suzanne Collins, released September 14 2008, the hunger games is a chilling tale about annual Hunger Games, a fight-to-the-death on live TV. From the city of Panem, there are 12 districts. Forcing them to participate, one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and sixteen are selected to play. There is only one rule: Kill or be killed. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives alone with her mother and younger sister, is chosen to compete in the Hunger Games after she took her 10 year old sisters’ place. She will have to face hardships miseries and off course, hunger. The main characters of this book are Katniss Everdeen, Peeta Mellark, Cinna and Haymich.

I believe the Hunger Games is a great book to read because it is a remarkable book that will not allow you to stop reading due to its mysteriousness and adventure. Suzanne Collins creates an eerie and suspicious atmosphere that will make you want to continue to read. The book contains all types of themes. Love, survival, Loss of loved ones. I recommend this book for every teenager out there that love good books. I give this book a: