The Malta Independent 24 November 2017, Friday

Cinema

Q&A: Samuel Jackson on race, Trump and loving his job

Friday, 13 October 2017, 10:56 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Samuel L. Jackson isn't just in the movies. He IS the movies. Does any other actor so fully embody the high-octane thrills, the colorful language, the sheer bigness of American movies? Jackson...

Jolie imbues Cambodia drama with skill, intelligence

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 10:54 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

By now, there should be no debating that Angelina Jolie is a talented director, capable of handling the most challenging subject matter with assurance and sensitivity. Those who continue to denigrate...

Bigelow explores a horrific history in 'Detroit'

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 10:53 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

There is no nice or pretty way to tell a story about the systemic oppression and mistreatment of black people in the United States. It's fitting then that Kathryn Bigelow's "Detroit ," an account of...

Ai Weiwei puts human face on migrant crisis in 'Human Flow'

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 10:51 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

The United Nations says there are 65 million forcibly displaced people around the world - a number so huge it can be overwhelming to contemplate. Artist Ai Weiwei wants to make viewers see both...

William Shatner talks 'Wrath of Khan,' new creative projects

Saturday, 7 October 2017, 11:44 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

As "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" marks its 35th anniversary with a return to theaters for special screenings next week, star William Shatner is celebrating more than his long history as Captain...

The 'It' factor: How a scary big hit could change horror

Friday, 6 October 2017, 11:42 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

There are no sure things in Hollywood, but modestly-budgeted horror movies come pretty close. This weekend took that thinking to new heights as the big screen adaptation of Stephen King's "It"...

'Stronger,' new movie about marathon bombing, hits theaters

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 11:38 Last update: about 3 months ago

A new film starring Jake Gyllenhaal as Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman is hitting theaters nationwide. "Stronger" captures Bauman recalibrating his life after losing both legs in the...

Jennifer Lawrence stuns in the audacious 'mother!'

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 11:36 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Women give, men take and the Old Testament crashes into modern anxiety in director Darren Aronofsky's "mother! " It is an audacious, bold and fascinating fever dream of a film. It's allegory for,...

80s prom night and Sixteen Candles at Eden Cinemas

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 10:04 Last update: about 3 months ago

Get ready for the ultimate 80's throwback. On Friday 6 October from 8pm, Eden Cinemas is transforming their foyer into an 80's style prom night, before the screening of the 80s film classic, Sixteen...

In 'Good Time,' Pattinson in the role of his life

Monday, 2 October 2017, 11:34 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

The fraternal directing duo of Josh and Benny Safdie make urban odysseys that flow with the quicksilver currents of New York City. You can feel the gum-stained pavement under your feet. You can smell...

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