William Mullally
William Mullally

William Mullally is a writer and film critic. He has been Dubai Eye 103.8’s resident film expert and commentator since 2013, is a contributing editor to Empire Magazine Arabia, and is the editor of WEALTH Arabia and Islamic Business & Finance for CPI Financial. He’s contributed to Yahoo!, NOW Lebanon, and more. His candid opinions and bad jokes can be found on twitter @whmullally.

How Jinn, Netflix’s first Arabic language original series, came to life

We’re in a small apartment near the top of one of Amman’s 19 hills, one of the key locations that Netflix is shooting Jinn, its first Arabic original series. Out the windows, are the...

Nadine Labaki on Saudi film industry: ‘This will give hope to so many’

Nadine Labaki, over the last 12 years, has become one of the guiding lights of the Arab film industry, and a key figure in its growing recognition throughout the world. Her first film, Caramel,...

How the Saudi comedy scene grew from viral videos to global Netflix specials

With Netflix’s original series ‘Comedians of the World’, which highlights the best that various regions of the world have to offer, Saudi comedy seems to have finally reached the...

Will Poulter wants Colin to return to Black Mirror after Bandersnatch

You never know exactly where you are in the world of Black Mirror, Netflix’s dark anthology series. Sometimes you feel you’re in the world we live in now—other times in a far-flung...

Andy Serkis on how Mowgli grapples with Kipling’s colonialist view of India

When Andy Serkis decided to take on Netflix’s Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle as his directorial debut, he surely knew it wasn’t going to be easy. After all, a performance-capture live-action...

Aquaman’s Amber Heard opens up about why Mera is a woman superhero done right

I’m speaking to Amber Heard in London, and as I begin my first question, When Heard is finding the right place on her Led Zeppelin t-shirt to put a #HearMeToo pin. The movement, started by the...

Claire Foy reveals what playing Lisbeth Salander made her realize about herself

It’s rare that a character as rich and iconic as Lisbeth Salander comes along. It’s no wonder then that, since her debut in Steig Larsson’s book The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo in...

Narcos: Mexico’s Michael Peña reveals the advice Kiki Camarena’s widow gave him

“I don’t consider myself a terribly funny person,” Michael Peña tells me, as we sit to talk about Narcos: Mexico in Bilbao.If you’ve seen a film Michael Peña has...