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 being a...
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 with none of the...
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...

Film Review | Avengers: Infinity War

Like the best blockbusters in the Marvel stable, it packs on the adrenaline and the humorous quips, but in a way that more closely resembles the emotional...

Like the best blockbusters in the Marvel stable, it packs...

Film Review | Ghost Stories

Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s clever take on the horror anthology makes for a great time at the flicks. Shame about that third act, though • 3/5

Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s clever take on the...

Film review | Rampage

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson leads the way in this gloriously schlocky giant monster slugfest • 3/5

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson leads the way in this...

Film review | A Quiet Place

Actor John Krasinski has chosen the perfect project for his directorial debut: a tight, merciless horror-thriller whose simplicity is its secret weapon •...

Actor John Krasinski has chosen the perfect project for his...

Film review | The Florida Project

The third film from Sean Baker is a funny and authentic look at the American underclass • 4/5

The third film from Sean Baker is a funny and authentic...

Film review | Red Sparrow

Jennifer Lawrence gives it her all in this by turns pulpy and glum espionage thriller • 2/5

Jennifer Lawrence gives it her all in this by turns pulpy...

Film Review | Black Panther

We finally catch up with Marvel Studio’s game-changing – politically if not narratively – tale of T’Challa, the beleaguered new king of...

We finally catch up with Marvel Studio’s...

Film review | Annihilation

Alex Garland’s loose and challenging adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s cult novel is a jolting and refreshingly brainy slice of sci-fi horror that...

Alex Garland’s loose and challenging adaptation of...

Film review | The Shape of Water

While certainly among the more ‘polite’ entries in Guillermo del Toro’s otherwise sanguine and subversive takes on the politically-engaged...

While certainly among the more ‘polite’ entries...

At the Berlin International Film Festival • Dreaming of a kinder world

The Berlin International Film Festival is run on dreams, as TEODOR RELJIC finds out during a trip to the German capital where he celebrated the art of cinema...

The Berlin International Film Festival is run on dreams, as...

Film Review | Lady Bird

Written and directed by American indie cinema maven Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird is an honest, affecting and charming female-centric coming-of-age dramedy that...

Written and directed by American indie cinema maven Greta...

[WATCH] The Shape of Water dominates the Oscars

The 90th annual Academy Awards became a cry for inclusion, female empowerment,...

The 90th annual Academy Awards became a cry for inclusion,...

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