The Malta Independent 24 March 2017, Friday


Children Cinema Day

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 11:22 Last update: about 16 days ago

Another edition of the Children Cinema Day, organised by KRS Releasing Limited, with the collaboration of cinema exhibitors, is to be held on Saturday, 11 March, when once again children will be...

Q&A: Sigourney Weaver on an unexpected life in sci-fi

Friday, 3 March 2017, 16:16 Last update: about 3 months ago

A movie has a way of sitting up straight whenever Sigourney Weaver is in it. Whether the part is small or large, she reliably jolts any film alive with her intelligence and commanding presence. She...

Premiere of 'A Dog's Purpose' canceled amid treatment issue

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 16:15 Last update: about 3 months ago

This weekend's premiere of "A Dog's Purpose" has been canceled following the release of a video that appears to show a frightened dog being forced into churning water during production of the...

Oscar-caliber cast can't elevate 'Collateral Beauty'

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 16:15 Last update: about 3 months ago

With its cast of Oscar-caliber actors and pervasive theme of loss, "Collateral Beauty" should have been a deeply moving tear-jerker. Instead, it comes off as a melodramatic...

'Fist Fight' an indulgence in pre-teen male fantasy

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 15:47 Last update: about 24 days ago

This R-rated comedy from director Richie Keen starts with a ridiculous premise: One high-school teacher insists that another fight him after school to settle a professional beef. The opening scene...

Monsters intrude on a culture clash in 'Great Wall'

Monday, 27 February 2017, 15:46 Last update: about 24 days ago

The warning is about the mythical mass of marauding monsters that are sweeping down northern China but it could just as easily be for the kind of Hollywood-China collaboration that is "The Great...

'John Wick 2' is an extravagantly violent good time

Saturday, 25 February 2017, 15:31 Last update: about 30 days ago

Before you buy a ticket to see "John Wick: Chapter 2 ," the improbably fun sequel to the implausibly good "John Wick," you might want to ask yourself how much tolerance you have for gun shots to...

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