Film Review | The Predator
It may not display the most disciplined storytelling you’re likely to see, but as a showcase of action, gore and on-point humour it’s hard to beat
Film Review | Yardie
Actor Idris Elba’s directorial debut can certainly talk the talk as it evokes the jive-and-vibe of Jamaican community in 80s London, but that’s sadly just about it
Film Review | Christopher Robin

A fictionalised reimagining of the original target audience for the Winnie the Pooh stories, Christopher Robin is a sweet enough confection once it cuts...

A fictionalised reimagining of the original target audience...

Film review | The Meg

It’s time to be slightly apprehensive of the water, as The Meg unleashes the full might of Jason Statham on the summer blockbuster public. Also a giant...

It’s time to be slightly apprehensive of the water,...

Film Review | Like Father

A reluctant father-daughter bonding exercise underpins Lauren Miller Rogen’s debut feature, a Netflix exclusive that should have been so more given the...

A reluctant father-daughter bonding exercise underpins...

Film review | Ant Man and The Wasp

Director Peyton Reed returns to the offbeat and minor Marvel Studios character in what feels like yet another refreshingly ‘minor’ but nonetheless...

Director Peyton Reed returns to the offbeat and minor...

The politics of fantasy and the radical power of love

The true-story kidnapping and murder of a pre-teen boy by the mafia makes for...

The true-story kidnapping and murder of a pre-teen boy by...

Film review | The Incredibles 2

Brad Bird’s long-awaited sequel to the Pixar classic The Incredibles (2004) is a warm and welcome addition to an already-winning formula • 3.5/5

Brad Bird’s long-awaited sequel to the Pixar classic...

Film review | Mission Impossible: Fallout

The sixth edition of the Mission Impossible film franchise is a triumph of...

The sixth edition of the Mission Impossible film franchise...

Film review | The Happy Prince

Compromised by amateurish tics that betray all the markings of a directorial debut, Rupert Everett’s take on the last days of Oscar Wilde nonetheless...

Compromised by amateurish tics that betray all the markings...

Film Review | In The Fade

Turkish-German director Faith Akin uses the rise of the far-right in Germany as the key base material to construct a taut, compelling revenge...

Turkish-German director Faith Akin uses the rise of the...

Film review | Hereditary

Aster’s film is a prime example of horror’s ability to remind us how, beneath the veneer of what we put up, the truth will always plunge us into...

Aster’s film is a prime example of horror’s...

Crank up your empathy-metre

Rushed by necessity but conceived as a pure labour of love, the rescued-from-the-ashes-of-cancellation finale of Sense 8 makes the best of an unfortunate...

Rushed by necessity but conceived as a pure labour of love,...

Film review | The Island of Hungry Ghosts

The winner of the Best Documentary category at the Valletta Film Festival is a...

The winner of the Best Documentary category at the Valletta...

Film Review | Mug

Showing at this year’s edition of the Valletta Film Festival, Malgorzata Szumowska’s Mug is an incisive dressing-down of Polish society while also...

Showing at this year’s edition of the Valletta Film...

Film review | Solo: A Star Wars Story

Rescued from reshoot drama by Hollywood stalwart Ron Howard, the latest instalment in the Star Wars saga tells the tale of a young Han Solo at a fun clip, but...

Rescued from reshoot drama by Hollywood stalwart Ron...

Malta Literary Short-Film Contest grant goes to 'Camilla'

Shadeena Entertainment will adapt Clare Azzopardi's story Camilla into a...

Shadeena Entertainment will adapt Clare Azzopardi's...

Film Review | Deadpool 2

Deadpool appears to be for Ryan Reynolds what Wolverine was to Hugh Jackman – an avatar from the X-Men universe who keeps on giving; a fruitful...

Deadpool appears to be for Ryan Reynolds what Wolverine was...

Film Review | Isle of Dogs

Wes Anderson’s return to stop-motion animation is a delightful fantasia that packs both heart and eye-candy, capped off with a trademark flourish of the...

Wes Anderson’s return to stop-motion animation is a...

Film review | I Kill Giants

A welcome respite from superheroes though it may be, this young-adult comic book adaptation swerves tonally far from its inspired source material to land in...

A welcome respite from superheroes though it may be, this...

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