The Malta Independent 16 September 2019, Monday

Arts

Autumn brings new shows, streamers, chance of bigger TV tabs

Friday, 13 September 2019, 12:13 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Intrigued by a drama set behind the scenes of a morning TV show, with Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon in the cast? How about a supernatural series topped by Lin-Manuel Miranda or a comedy with...

Redd Kross knead fun into high-energy power pop

Friday, 13 September 2019, 12:11 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Redd Kross, "Beyond The Door" (Merge Records) Redd Kross continue to swing their pendulum widely and wildly between punk roots and power pop on "Beyond The Door," their latest album arriving...

In 'The Farewell,' a family drama straddling East and West

Friday, 13 September 2019, 12:06 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Film director Lulu Wang knew her pitch for "The Farewell" was unconventional. She wanted to make an autobiographical drama about the time when, in 2013, her family learned that her grandmother in...

'Lost You' is psychological thriller

Friday, 13 September 2019, 12:03 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

"Lost You: a Novel" (Crown), by Haylen Beck Surrogacy — in which a woman agrees to carry a baby for another person or couple — is a legal swamp in America, and in this, veteran crime...

In new Hulu series, RZA dives deep into the Wu-Tang 'Saga'

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 14:02 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

RZA could have created a Wu-Tang Clan biopic like the NWA-based "Straight Outta Compton" film, but felt the nine-member rap group needed more room to tell their story. That meant heading to television...

Raphael Saadiq's history imbues stirring 'Jimmy Lee'

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 13:58 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Raphael Saadiq, "Jimmy Lee" (Columbia Records) "Jimmy Lee" is a stirring album combining Raphael Saadiq's trademark vintage soul sounds with moving gospel, disquieting soundscapes and closing...

In 'Stuber,' a buddy comedy runs on fumes

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 13:51 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

If you're going to see one comedy starring Kumail Nanjiani as an Uber driver, please make it the 2017 film he co-scripted, "The Big Sick." In "Stuber," Nanjiani is again behind the wheel of a...

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