Malta to get its first national film policy
National film policy to focus on attracting foreign film productions, improving the local film industry and local film training, and providing better salaries and conditions for...
Film Review | Inherent Vice
Heady and long, Inherent Vice doesn’t cut corners in its depiction of the Swinging Sixties in America. But is Paul Thomas Anderson’s languid adaptation of Thomas...
Film Review | Birdman (Or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Crammed with an impressive ensemble cast and careening across the screen in a...

Crammed with an impressive ensemble cast and careening...

Rob Lowe to star in series to be filmed in Malta

Major Hollywood actor Rob Lowe to star in 'Apocalypse Slough', a drama...

Major Hollywood actor Rob Lowe to star in 'Apocalypse...

V18 launches new edition of screen-writing course for emerging professionals

Valletta 2018 Foundation calls for all interested in film and TV development for a screenwriting course in March.

Valletta 2018 Foundation calls for all interested in film...

Film Review | Mr Turner

Where most biopics whitewash their subjects to the point of dull cliche, Mike Leigh's spirited and down-to-earth Mr Turner is proud to display the...

Where most biopics whitewash their subjects to the point of...

Oscars 2015 | Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel lead the Academy Awards race

Hollywood satire Birdman and Wes Anderson madcap comedy The Grand Budapest Hotel are in pole position to dominate the Oscars on February 22 - see the full list...

Hollywood satire Birdman and Wes Anderson madcap comedy The...

Trailer Park | The Dovekeepers

The trailer for Malta-filmed mini-series The Dovekeepers debuts online. Based on the novel by Alice Hoffman, the CBS series features Jurassic Park star...

The trailer for Malta-filmed mini-series The Dovekeepers...

Film Review | Nightcrawler

Miles ahead of its loud but lily-livered commerical contemporaries, this searing satire on the tabloid media is also a disturbing character study. 

Miles ahead of its loud but lily-livered commerical...

Italian feature film to be shot in Malta this spring

E l’angelo partì da lei will be transposing its action from Milan...

E l’angelo partì da lei will be transposing...

[WATCH] Reviving dinosaurs for profit: 2015 in cinema

Quality dramas will struggle to elbow their way through a glut of ready-made...

Quality dramas will struggle to elbow their way through a...

The Interview makes $15 million in online release

The Interview generated around $15 million in online sales and rentals during...

The Interview generated around $15 million in online sales...

[WATCH] The best and worst films of 2014

This cinematic year was in fact a pretty good one, on balance. But that doesn’t mean resident film critic will be letting the real stinking duds off the...

This cinematic year was in fact a pretty good one, on...

Classic Christmas movies for the kids

Lots of visitors, tonnes of sweets and heaps of brand new toys are sure to leave your little ones bouncing off the walls this Christmas. Getting them to slow...

Lots of visitors, tonnes of sweets and heaps of brand new...

Film Review | The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Peter Jackson’s cinematic swansong to Middle Earth promises a battle...

Peter Jackson’s cinematic swansong to Middle Earth...

Gozo’s only cinema saved by funding scheme

Having faced the risk of closure due to industry-imposed – and pricey...

Having faced the risk of closure due to industry-imposed...

Film Review | The Imitation Game

An affecting but ‘polite’ drama, The Imitation Game apportions its appeal equally to the Downton Abbey crowd, espionage enthusiasts and anyone...

An affecting but ‘polite’ drama, The Imitation...

Former ambassador full of praise for Simshar’s ‘examination of conscience’

Former US ambassador Douglas Kmiec says Simshar’s ‘thought-provoking global examination of conscience’ portrays duty to ‘the...

Former US ambassador Douglas Kmiec says Simshar’s...

Film Review | The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I

Though splitting the third book of Suzanne Collins's hugely popular young...

Though splitting the third book of Suzanne Collins's...

Simshar director signs with Hollywood management company ahead of Oscar race

Rebecca Cremona signs with Management 360 as Simshar enters Oscar race. The film will return to local theatres for a limited run in January.

Rebecca Cremona signs with Management 360 as Simshar enters...