The Malta Independent 23 September 2017, Saturday

Cinema

Actress Rebel Wilson wins defamation case against publisher

Monday, 17 July 2017, 16:13 Last update: about 3 months ago

Rebel Wilson on Thursday won a defamation trial against a magazine publisher that the Australian actress accused of costing her Hollywood roles through articles that claimed she lied about her age,...

Holland, cast delight in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

Saturday, 15 July 2017, 15:29 Last update: about 3 months ago

One thing is certain: Culture has not been lacking in takes on Spider-Man for the past 15 years. First there was Tobey Maguire, who under the direction of Sam Raimi for three films ushered in the...

More Carell, but fewer ideas in 'Despicable Me 3'

Friday, 14 July 2017, 15:28 Last update: about 3 months ago

One of the many - and we mean many - subplots in "Despicable Me 3" is about a girl's obsession with finding a unicorn. The adorable tot spends her waking hours wishing and hoping and dreaming, and she...

Review: 'A Ghost Story' casts a bizarre spell

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 15:28 Last update: about 3 months ago

A fatal, off-screen car crash interrupts the picturesque, suburban lives of a young married couple in David Lowery's "A Ghost Story," marooning the deceased husband musician (Casey Affleck) in a kind...

In 'The Last Knight,' round 5 for the Transformers

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 15:27 Last update: about 3 months ago

A concussed serenity sets in somewhere in the middle of the ceaseless ballet of metal and machismo in Michael Bay's "Transformers: The Last Knight." Freed of concerns like plausibility or story, you...

Giant pig movie 'Okja' gives us a lot to chew over

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 15:26 Last update: about 3 months ago

Just in time for summer comes a film that seriously threatens the core component of barbeques, baseball games and block parties. To be blunt, "Okja" may force you to put down that hot...

Q&A: Coppola and Kidman on female gaze of 'The Beguiled'

Saturday, 8 July 2017, 12:23 Last update: about 4 months ago

They'd met at parties in passing and had even tried to work together once on a project that fell apart. Coppola loved Kidman's wicked humor and Kidman loved Coppola's cinematic style and vision. So...

Fall in love with 'The Big Sick'

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 12:22 Last update: about 4 months ago

That two people could overcome centuries-old cultural obstacles, the perils of modern dating and a critical illness and end up together is a great story. That those two people also managed to adapt...

Despite delays, timing just right for Tupac biopic star

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 12:22 Last update: about 4 months ago

Demetrius Shipp Jr. never acted before playing Tupac Shakur in "All Eyez on Me." But his connections to the rapper, and to acting, go back to his childhood. Shipp's uncanny resemblance to Shakur...

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