The Malta Independent 18 November 2017, Saturday

Cinema

Demi Lovato reveals a lot in new documentary

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 10:05 Last update: about 17 days ago Associated Press

You might expect a lot of glamorous footage of Demi Lovato in the new YouTube-exclusive documentary that she co-produced - and you won't be disappointed. She's often shown in flattering light, in slow...

'Death in the Air' tells story of the great London smog

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 10:04 Last update: about 17 days ago Associated Press

In 1952, post-World War II London was battling more than reconstruction, and Kate Winkler Dawson's "Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, The Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a...

'Battle of the Sexes' serves up a too-timely story

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 10:02 Last update: about 17 days ago Associated Press

Can an inspirational movie also be a drag? That's the distinct feeling one can't shake walking out of "Battle of the Sexes ," a fictionalized rendering of the 1973 tennis match between...

'Kingsman' sequel lacks punch and vibe of first film

Saturday, 28 October 2017, 14:29 Last update: about 23 days ago Associated Press

In the first film about a secret spy group known as Kingsman, we learned they are well-dressed, courtly and perfectly groomed. But by the second film, there's a decidedly ungentlemanly whiff about...

Del Toro's 'The Shape of Water' wins Golden Lion at Venice

Friday, 27 October 2017, 14:26 Last update: about 23 days ago Associated Press

Guillermo del Toro's monster thriller "The Shape of Water" took top prize at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, capping an 11-day event where the demons of social division and environmental...

'Hitman's Bodyguard' a fun, action-packed escape

Friday, 27 October 2017, 10:27 Last update: about 23 days ago Associated Press

There's not a whole lot that's new about "The Hitman's Bodyguard ." Its mismatched-pals premise is the stuff of classic buddy comedies. Stars Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson play their typical...

'Bridesmaids' actor switches gears in 'Get Shorty,' films

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 14:21 Last update: about 23 days ago Associated Press

Those looking to spend quality time with Chris O'Dowd, who made a splash as the endearingly patient cop in "Bridesmaids," have plenty of chances now and later. There's his role as hit man and...

Blade Runner's chillingly prescient vision of the future

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 14:19 Last update: about 23 days ago The Conversation

Can corporations become so powerful that they dictate the way we feel? Can machines get mad - like, really mad - at their makers? Can people learn to love machines? These are a few of the...

Gorgeous '2049' breaks the 'Blade Runner' spell

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 10:25 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

"We're all just looking out for something real," says Robin Wright's police captain in "Blade Runner 2049." Wright, an icy, steely actress seemingly born for the world of "Blade Runner," is...

Rainie Yang stars in Taiwanese horror sequel 'Tag Along 2'

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 10:13 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Taiwanese singer and actress Rainie Yang stars in "The Tag Along 2," a sequel to the 2015 hit that's loosely based on a ghostly urban legend in Taiwan about a little girl who appears in the footage of...

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