Film Review | The Colony
Middlebrow movies try to have the cake and eat it too, which all too frequently results in dilution and disappointment
Milquetoast horror on repeat
While the cosmetic elements of the tale are certainly in place, the entire experience lacks the specificity required to make the horror truly compelling
Film Review | Desert Dancer

An Iranian dance troupe organises a secret performance in an attempt to escape the prying eyes of the regime

An Iranian dance troupe organises a secret performance in...

Hollywood Reporter’s front cover features Malta

Malta’s majestic Silent City makes it to the front cover of Hollywood...

Malta’s majestic Silent City makes it to the front...

Trailer Park | Assassin's Creed

Filmed in Malta last summer and starring Michael Fassbender, the adaptation of the hit Renaissance-era stalk-and-slash video game finally gets a full-length...

Filmed in Malta last summer and starring Michael...

[WATCH] Maltese film industry eligible for tax deductions

Tourism minister launches 150% tax deduction scheme to boost investment in...

Tourism minister launches 150% tax deduction scheme to...

Remake worth attention | The Jungle Book

MARCO ATTARD • The film excels on a simply astonishing level, as both its various creatures and the jungle they inhabit represent a new standard for the...

MARCO ATTARD • The film excels on a simply astonishing...

First Jordanian film nominated for an Oscar

The film was shot entirely in Jordan and could become the first ever Arab...

The film was shot entirely in Jordan and could become the...

Film Review | 10 Cloverfield Lane

Though he doesn’t always hit the jackpot, J.J. Abrams sure knows how to cleave close to the entertainment sweet spot in a way that still elicits surprise...

Though he doesn’t always hit the jackpot, J.J. Abrams...

Film Review | Hail, Caesar!

The Coen Bros return with an effervescent Hollywood satire whose cheeky depths never stunt its screwball rhythm

The Coen Bros return with an effervescent Hollywood satire...

Cypriot MPs’ anger at film relocation to Malta

BBC feature directed by Sean Connery’s son Jason chooses Malta over its...

BBC feature directed by Sean Connery’s son Jason...

Film Reivew | London Has Fallen

Pandering to Islamophobia and crammed with action movie cliches, this latest entry in the 'make sure the American president doesn't get killed'...

Pandering to Islamophobia and crammed with action movie...

Film Review | Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

This bloated mess is little more than an exercise in franchise building......

This bloated mess is little more than an exercise in...

Entertainer Ronnie Corbett passes away aged 85

Corbett first came to fame on The Frost Report in the 1960s but was best known...

Corbett first came to fame on The Frost Report in the 1960s...

Oscar-winning actress Patty Duke dies aged 69

As well as a best supporting Oscar, Duke won an Emmy in 1980 for playing Helen...

As well as a best supporting Oscar, Duke won an Emmy in...

Film Review | They Call Me Jeeg Robot

Expertly channelling American and Japanese pop culture tropes – namely superheroes and anime – this Italian take on the most popular film genre on...

Expertly channelling American and Japanese pop culture...

Film Review | Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Perhaps it was inevitable that the cynical literary 'mashup' between...

Perhaps it was inevitable that the cynical literary...

Rotterdam throws a Hard Eight | International Film Festival Rotterdam

AIDAN CELESTE looks back at this year’s edition of the International Film...

AIDAN CELESTE looks back at this year’s edition of...

Film Review | Trumbo

The Hollywood blacklist is a distressing period in the history of American entertainment – thankfully, Jay Roach's often hilarious biopic of one of...

The Hollywood blacklist is a distressing period in the...

Film Review | The Lobster

The Greek master of the weird Yorgos Lanthmios makes his English-language debut and triumphs, with this blistering black comedy about the gamified nature of...

The Greek master of the weird Yorgos Lanthmios makes his...