Film review | I Kill Giants
A welcome respite from superheroes though it may be, this young-adult comic book adaptation swerves tonally far from its inspired source material to land in sub-Harry Potter...
Film Review | Avengers: Infinity War
Like the best blockbusters in the Marvel stable, it packs on the adrenaline and the humorous quips, but in a way that more closely resembles the emotional rollercoaster that is...
Film Review | Ghost Stories

Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s clever take on the horror anthology makes for a great time at the flicks. Shame about that third act, though • 3/5

Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s clever take on the...

Film review | Rampage

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson leads the way in this gloriously schlocky giant monster slugfest • 3/5

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson leads the way in this...

Film review | A Quiet Place

Actor John Krasinski has chosen the perfect project for his directorial debut: a tight, merciless horror-thriller whose simplicity is its secret weapon •...

Actor John Krasinski has chosen the perfect project for his...

Film review | The Florida Project

The third film from Sean Baker is a funny and authentic look at the American underclass • 4/5

The third film from Sean Baker is a funny and authentic...

Film review | Red Sparrow

Jennifer Lawrence gives it her all in this by turns pulpy and glum espionage thriller • 2/5

Jennifer Lawrence gives it her all in this by turns pulpy...

Film Review | Black Panther

We finally catch up with Marvel Studio’s game-changing – politically if not narratively – tale of T’Challa, the beleaguered new king of...

We finally catch up with Marvel Studio’s...

Film review | Annihilation

Alex Garland’s loose and challenging adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s cult novel is a jolting and refreshingly brainy slice of sci-fi horror that...

Alex Garland’s loose and challenging adaptation of...

Film review | The Shape of Water

While certainly among the more ‘polite’ entries in Guillermo del Toro’s otherwise sanguine and subversive takes on the politically-engaged...

While certainly among the more ‘polite’ entries...

At the Berlin International Film Festival • Dreaming of a kinder world

The Berlin International Film Festival is run on dreams, as TEODOR RELJIC finds out during a trip to the German capital where he celebrated the art of cinema...

The Berlin International Film Festival is run on dreams, as...

Film Review | Lady Bird

Written and directed by American indie cinema maven Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird is an honest, affecting and charming female-centric coming-of-age dramedy that...

Written and directed by American indie cinema maven Greta...

[WATCH] The Shape of Water dominates the Oscars

The 90th annual Academy Awards became a cry for inclusion, female empowerment,...

The 90th annual Academy Awards became a cry for inclusion,...

Film review | Phantom Thread

Phantom Thread is about many other things, including fashion, the creation of said fashion, the power dynamics involved in relationships and, most importantly,...

Phantom Thread is about many other things, including...

Film Review | Lover for a day

This dramedy about a father-daughter relationship in which both parties are either on the cusp or at the tail end of the romantic spectrum is about as...

This dramedy about a father-daughter relationship in which...

[WATCH] Hijack film shot in Malta premieres in Berlin festival

7 days in Entebbe which was partly shot in Malta in 2016 opens at the Berlin...

7 days in Entebbe which was partly shot in Malta in 2016...

Film review | The Clovefield Paradox

It’s a shame that Cloverfield Paradox does very little to live up to either the promise of its predecessors or the supposedly “bold” tactic...

It’s a shame that Cloverfield Paradox does very...

In need of a Bond movie... comparing Maltese cinema audiences to Rotten Tomatoes ratings

In 2015 Hollywood thrillers took the box office, but a year later Maltese cinemagoers dwindled by 4.4% and animated movies sold the popcorn at the cinemas

In 2015 Hollywood thrillers took the box office, but a year...

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