The Malta Independent 24 November 2017, Friday

Cinema

Teller delivers strong, thoughtful turn in vet drama

Friday, 24 November 2017, 13:00 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

"Thank You For Your Service" may be an Iraq war film. But its most harrowing scene takes place far from the battlefield: in the sterile, dingy waiting room of the Department of Veterans...

'Murder on the Orient Express' is a lavish romp

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 12:00 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Kenneth Branagh's "Murder on the Orient Express " is a visual feast, bursting with movie stars, glamour and production value so high, you might just exit the theater experiencing some time-warp...

Review: 'Lady Bird' shows a perfect slice of teenage life

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 10:28 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Lady Bird is obsessed with place. Her place in the world, in her Catholic high school, in her school play, in her own family and in her unglamorous hometown of Sacramento ("the Midwest of California")...

Follow a family in quarantine in 'Seven Days of Us'

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 10:28 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Going home for the holidays can be a heartwarming occasion for some. For others, the thought of spending even an afternoon of forced yuletide joy with family is enough to bring on a panic attack. In...

After bright career, Donald Sutherland finally nabs an Oscar

Monday, 20 November 2017, 18:27 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

For every era of film in the last half-century, there's a memorable Donald Sutherland role. Whether it's his breakthrough performance in "The Dirty Dozen," his portrayal of demented arsonist in...

New glorious nature documentary shouldn't be missed

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 16:25 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

You think your day was rough? At least you didn't have to outrace an army of slithering snakes on your first day. Or cross a swollen river filled with hungry predators. Or, despite being exhausted,...

Q&A: Kidman, Farrell on the surrealism of 'Sacred Deer'

Friday, 17 November 2017, 10:19 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos' movies aren't the sort that typically attract a stampede of Hollywood A-listers. His films, which he writes with Efthymis Filippou, are deadpan, midnight-black...

In year of Wonder Woman, the remarkable tale of her creation

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 10:21 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Superman and Batman were born, like brothers, in 1938 and 1939, respectively. But psychology professor William Moulton Marston had grander and more progressive aspirations for his comic...

'An Inconvenient Sequel' balances urgency and hope

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 16:19 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Ten years ago, "An Inconvenient Truth," the groundbreaking, Oscar-winning film about Al Gore and his passionate climate change activism, ended with a simple challenge: "Are you ready to change the way...

'American Wolf' explores clash over the gray wolf

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 16:18 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

As the reigning queen of Yellowstone National Park, O-Six roamed the picturesque Lamar Valley for years, escaping predators and scientists alike. O-Six was a regular celebrity, so to speak,...

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