The Malta Independent 28 April 2017, Friday

Cinema

Jordan Peele turns his focus to directing in 'Get Out'

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 15:43 Last update: about 2 days ago

"I don't necessarily love the attention," Peele said. "It takes a particular kind of toll on you." While that might be a dagger in the hearts of fans who came to know and love Peele as an...

Documentary delves into life of music pioneer Clive Davis

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 15:42 Last update: about 2 days ago

Clive Davis celebrated his legacy with the debut of a documentary about his life, along with performances from artists he helped become icons, during the opening night of the 2017 Tribeca Film...

Amid wall-to-wall blockbusters, sands of summer are shifting

Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 15:38 Last update: about 2 days ago

It was once an air-conditioned oasis that drew lines around the block of audiences eager for the roller-coaster ride of "Indiana Jones," the shark bite of "Jaws" and the buzz of a lightsaber. But in a...

John Legend to voice, produce a virtual reality series

Friday, 21 April 2017, 16:22 Last update: about 9 days ago

Legend will executive produce and lend his voice to the title character of the upcoming Baobab Studios series "Rainbow Crow." The production company was to announce Legend's involvement Tuesday. The...

In 'The Boss Baby,' it's clear who wears the diapers

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 16:21 Last update: about 9 days ago

Some of the best animated films have been inspired by fairy tales, ancient Greek fables or mythology. Now comes one clearly inspired by, of all people, David Mamet. The creators of "The Boss...

'Their Finest' stylishly blends wit, romance in WWII

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 16:21 Last update: about 9 days ago

"Their Finest " is a movie about making a movie, specifically a glossy propaganda film meant to bolster morale in Britain in the darkest days of the Second World War. It is also very much a...

Big-screen 'CHIPS' a tawdry, sexist disappointment

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 16:20 Last update: about 9 days ago

"CHiPs" was a wholesome TV show in the 1970s and '80s about two California Highway Patrol officers. They were a couple of good-natured guys who embodied California cool with their motorcycles and...

'The Zookeeper's Wife' tells a riveting true story

Saturday, 15 April 2017, 15:37 Last update: about 16 days ago

In German-occupied Poland during the darkest days of World War II, a zookeeper and his wife managed to save the lives hundreds of Jewish people, many of whom were detained in the Warsaw Ghetto, by...

Malick gets some life back in 'Song to Song'

Friday, 14 April 2017, 15:36 Last update: about 16 days ago

As filmmakers obsessed with his early work continue to ape his style, Terrence Malick has ventured beyond, reaching into territory that is stubbornly spiritual and anti-narrative. He eschews story...

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