The Malta Independent 18 August 2019, Sunday

Cinema

'Wild Rose' heralds arrival of rising star Jessie Buckley

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 12:43 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

The Irish actress Jessie Buckley grew up in County Kerry and lives in London but she's lately been traveling so much that she gives her present address as Heathrow Airport and New York's JFK. But...

Look out, Buzz. There's another good toy movie out

Monday, 12 August 2019, 11:02 Last update: about 6 days ago Associated Press

There are two movies opening this weekend that feature iconic anthropomorphic dolls. Be very careful which one you choose. "Toy Story 4" has the usual gang of lovable toys led by Woody and Buzz....

Florence Pugh goes down a dark rabbit hole in 'Midsommar'

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 14:16 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

How does one willingly, even eagerly, walk into a sunlit nightmare like Ari Aster's "Midsommar"? For Florence Pugh, the motivation came while watching the camera zoom between Toni Collette's legs in a...

'Emanuel' explores life after tragic church shooting

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 16:05 Last update: about 11 days ago Associated Press

Jennifer Pinckney was hiding under a desk holding the mouth of her then-6-year-old daughter when Dylann Roof fired more than 70 shots in Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina,...

'Toy Story' lives on, but should it have?

Monday, 5 August 2019, 09:12 Last update: about 13 days ago Associated Press

Like "Casablanca," ''Toy Story 3" concluded with the beginning of a beautiful friendship. It's an ending that has very possibly produced an ocean's worth of tears, not to mention countless...

The newcomers behind 'The Last Black Man in San Francisco'

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 10:06 Last update: about 17 days ago Associated Press

It's an unusually chilly and overcast Sunday in Los Angeles when the San Francisco filmmaking team and longtime friends Jimmie Fails and Joe Talbot meet for a rooftop brunch a few days after their...

Scorsese on Dylan, Netflix and beating back the blockbuster

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 08:03 Last update: about 18 days ago Associated Press

A recent multiplex marquee is haunting Martin Scorsese. Twelve screens and 11 of them were showing one movie: "Avengers: Endgame." "Now, that's not fair," Scorsese says. "We have to fight back at...

Toxic masculinity in a sitcom package in 'Shaft'

Monday, 29 July 2019, 09:34 Last update: about 20 days ago Associated Press

The latest "Shaft," which adds a new generation of bad mother------- to the mix, is not what you might expect. It's not gritty or raw or even attempting to be all that cool. Instead it maintains...

Q&A: Coffee with Bill Murray and Jim Jarmusch

Friday, 26 July 2019, 12:09 Last update: about 22 days ago Associated Press

Jim Jarmusch and Bill Murray's long-running relationship began, fittingly, with a cup of coffee. In the early '90s, Jarmusch was walking north on Manhattan's Columbus Avenue ("not my...

'Men in Black' returns, a little worse for wear

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 12:17 Last update: about 24 days ago Associated Press

Would any fictional gadget be more coveted by Hollywood executives than the memory-erasing "Men in Black" neuralyzer? Imagine the lucrative benefits of being able to, with a single flash, make...

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