The Malta Independent 24 June 2018, Sunday

Cinema

Kristen Bell narrates cuddly IMAX documentary 'Pandas'

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 11:18 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Anyone who has seen Kristen Bell break down in (happy) hysterics over a sloth knows the actress' affinity for animals, especially those of the cute and cuddly variety. So when the people behind the...

Kay Cannon sees path for others in her road to 'Blockers'

Friday, 27 April 2018, 10:16 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Kay Cannon, a performer, screenwriter, producer and three-time Emmy nominee, had never directed anything before "Blockers," an R-rated teen sex comedy that Universal Pictures is releasing wide...

Wes Anderson doesn't stray with 'Isle of Dogs'

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 10:15 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

There is an out-of-body melancholy that sets in about three quarters of the way through Wes Anderson's ninth feature "Isle of Dogs." Yes, you will be inexplicably wrapped up in the drama of a...

'Ready Player One' Review: Spielberg goes back to the future

Wednesday, 25 April 2018, 10:13 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

"Why can't we go backward for once?" wonders the protagonist of "Ready Player One" shortly before gunning his "Back to the Future" DeLorean in reverse. "Really put the pedal to the...

'Ready Player One' takes Spielberg back and to the future

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 10:12 Last update: about 3 months ago

In Ernest Cline's novel "Ready Player One," the main character drives a DeLorean because of "Back to the Future," and uses a grail diary because of "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade." The films of...

Q&A: At 91, the droll Cloris Leachman isn't slowing down yet

Monday, 23 April 2018, 10:01 Last update: about 3 months ago

Cloris Leachman is 91-years-old and still as busy as ever in Hollywood. The Oscar and multiple Emmy-winner has a hit movie out, the faith-based film "I Can Only Imagine," about the story behind...

'Pacific Rim Uprising' is cheer-at-the-screen fun

Friday, 20 April 2018, 10:46 Last update: about 3 months ago

At the end of the monsters-versus-robots flick "Pacific Rim," a breach at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean is closed, plugging a hole that allowed hellish creatures to emerge and terrorize the globe....

'Love, Simon' breaks ground with a radical ordinariness

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 10:45 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

"Love, Simon" is in many ways an ordinary high school film, one of those glossy, endlessly watchable and entertaining romps made in the vein of all those John Hughes classics of the 1980s with a...

60 years later, Kim Novak reflects on 'Vertigo'

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 10:43 Last update: about 3 months ago

Last fall, on her ranch in southern Oregon, Kim Novak found herself doing what she calls "my own Me Too painting." Novak, who turned 85 on Tuesday, had recently broken her left wrist — her...

Disney's 'Wrinkle' is a cluttered, dizzying jumble

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 10:41 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Go ahead, pick your favorite young, villain-vanquishing fantasy heroine. Meg Murry probably came first. Katniss Everdeen? She arrived in 2001. Hermione Granger? That was 1997. Elphaba, the green...

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