Elcinema: IMDB for the Arab World
Some times having something in Arabic that is close to an English website is of benefit to the average Arabic user, with Elcinema this case is true.
Elcinema provides a comprehensive users generated database about movies and TV shows unlike Jordanian startup shoofeetv which focus more on Middle East satellite channels and TV shows.
The site showcase latest Arabic and English movies with a video trial, users can rate the movie, add a review and even add basic info that pertain the movie. the site also maintains a news section about Movies and Cinemas. It has a video only section where you can see the latest trials of episodes, movies , their songs and Making.
Elcinema is developed by Egyptian startup Damlag and is mostly geared to the Egyptian viewer as it only features movies showtime for Egyptian cinemas.
The site’s recent addition is Arabic satellite channels guide.