April at the movies
The film industry could do with getting in touch with its feminine side… if the current batch of upcoming blockbusters are anything to go by
Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney dies
Mickey Rooney, the American child actor who became the world's top box-office star in the late 1930s, dies at the age of 93
Film Review | The Act of Killing

Joshua Oppenheimer's shocking documentary about an Indonesian death squad responsible for the massacre of a million suspected 'communists' in the mid-60s is...

Joshua Oppenheimer's shocking documentary about an...

What to watch this Christmas | December at the movies

From Middle Earth to American history: this Christmas season takes us on a...

From Middle Earth to American history: this Christmas...

Film Review | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Hunger Games: Into Darkness.

Hunger Games: Into Darkness.

Government pledges support for cinemas with free tickets for kids

1,000 free tickets to schools for cinema trips, more incentives for local film...

1,000 free tickets to schools for cinema trips, more...

Film Review | The Broken Circle Breakdown

In the running for European Parliament's Lux Film Prize, this bluergrass love...

In the running for European Parliament's Lux Film Prize,...

KRS announce line-up for Malta International Film Festival

Festival offers selection of award-winning and acclaimed films from Denmark,...

Festival offers selection of award-winning and acclaimed...

Film Review | Gravity

This stark and thrilling two-hander by virtuoso director Alfonso Cuaron is terrifying and poignant.

This stark and thrilling two-hander by virtuoso director...

No extension for Peter Busuttil’s Film Commissioner contract

Busuttil took over the Malta Film Commission in 2011, while also being in...

Busuttil took over the Malta Film Commission in 2011, while...

Film Review | Silhouette

Set in the high-risk world of Malta's underground racing culture, Mark Doneo's big screen foray is a wreck of a different kind.

Set in the high-risk world of Malta's underground racing...

Film Review | Thor: The Dark World

The next instalment in Marvel Studio's multi-title film franchise is less of a superhero film and more of a fantasy epic - and is all the better for it.

The next instalment in Marvel Studio's multi-title film...

Film Review | Captain Phillips

There is no doubt that the Malta-filmed real-life piracy thriller Captain Phillips is a thrilling ride. But what makes Paul Greengrass’s film truly...

There is no doubt that the Malta-filmed real-life piracy...

Top Hollywood screenwriting guru to set up institute in Malta

American scriptwriting guru Robert McKee, immortalised by actor Brian Cox in...

American scriptwriting guru Robert McKee, immortalised by...

Film Review | Rush

This biographical racing drama has all the makings of an Oscar success… which is probably also its Achilles’ heel.

This biographical racing drama has all the makings of an...

Tension on the high seas, smooth operation on set | Captain Phillips

With the Malta-filmed, Tom Hanks-starring thriller Captain Phillips out in...

With the Malta-filmed, Tom Hanks-starring thriller Captain...

Film Review | The Frozen Ground

It’s ironic just how by-the-numbers this based-on-a-true-story serial killer thriller really is.

It’s ironic just how by-the-numbers this...

Malta houses evil scientist in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D episode

Malta’s ‘beautiful tax laws’ attract rogue scientist to our shores in...

Malta’s ‘beautiful tax laws’ attract rogue scientist...

‘Good enough’ should not be good enough

As ‘Malta’s First Epic Movie’ makes its way to cinemas, the peculiar way...

As ‘Malta’s First Epic Movie’ makes its way to...

Film Review | Adormidera

A memorable strangeness seems to power the diction and the actors’ performances: the twanging panoply of Maltese-inflected sounds take you away from the...

A memorable strangeness seems to power the diction and the...