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We take a look at some of the most highly-anticipated films of the coming year. Surprise, surprise: there will be superheroes aplenty.
Film Review | The Lone Ranger

Savaged by American critics, this Johnny Depp-starring reinvention of the Wild West hero is actually a fun romp. So much fun in fact, that it’s a shame...

Savaged by American critics, this Johnny Depp-starring...

Film Review | The Wolverine

Wolverine's last foray into a solo film away from the X-Men didn't go down very well, and though director James Mangold goes in with the best intentions to...

Wolverine's last foray into a solo film away from the X-Men...

The art of asking: crowdfunding and Malta

Could the phenomenon of crowdfunding – already a contested concept on an...

Could the phenomenon of crowdfunding – already a...

Film Review | Pacific Rim

A film about robots punching aliens may be as infantile as they get, but Guillermo del Toro’s latest sci-fi blockbuster is done with an earnest aplomb that...

A film about robots punching aliens may be as infantile as...

Baring the fangs | Vampires in film

Talk on vampires in British cinema at Xara Lodge, Mdina, on August 5.

Talk on vampires in British cinema at Xara Lodge, Mdina, on...

Film Review | Monsters University

It's a shame that the otherwise critic-proof 3D animation studio Pixar decided to give into the franchising bug with this diverting but unnecessary prequel.

It's a shame that the otherwise critic-proof 3D animation...

Film Review | Behind the Candelabra

An intimate and sometimes harrowing look into the private life of showman pianist Liberace, and the relationship that broke him.

An intimate and sometimes harrowing look into the private...

An idiot wind over the island | Jimmy Grima

Local theatre director Jimmy Grima tries his hand at film with the short...

Local theatre director Jimmy Grima tries his hand at film...

Films at the Fish Market | Eduardo Teddy Williams

Argentine filmmaker Eduardo Teddy Williams speaks to us ahead of a screening of...

Argentine filmmaker Eduardo Teddy Williams speaks to us...

At the movies… Think of the children! | Jon Banthrope

In anticipation of this weekend’s Kinemastik International Short Film...

In anticipation of this weekend’s Kinemastik...

Film Commissioner tries his luck at MFA vice-presidency

Months after service providers raised complaints over Commissioner’s...

Months after service providers raised complaints over...

Producers put forward gripes on film commission to minister

Film symposium invites film service professionals to discuss developments in...

Film symposium invites film service professionals to...

Write it and they will come | Mary Kate O’Flanagan

Making a film isn’t easy, particularly in a small country like Malta, which...

Making a film isn’t easy, particularly in a small country...

Symposium on how tourism can capitalise on the film industry

3.5% of tourists attracted to Malta after it featured in a film or movie.

3.5% of tourists attracted to Malta after it featured in a...

Film Review | Rust and Bone

Its synopsis may hint at tawdry melodrama, but there's far more than meets the eye in this portrayal of two broken people establishing an unexpected connection.

Its synopsis may hint at tawdry melodrama, but there's far...

Film Review | World War Z

We were all proud when Brad Pitt chose Malta as one of the locations for his high concept zombie thriller… but then the project went south, and the strain is...

We were all proud when Brad Pitt chose Malta as one of the...

Film Review | Man of Steel

High hopes for Zack Snyder’s reinvention of the Superman mythos are dashed with this muddled and shallow wannabe epic.

High hopes for Zack Snyder’s reinvention of the Superman...

Film Review | Evil Dead

Sanity or sacrilege? This slick-and-bloody remake of Sam Raimi’s 1981 cult classic could have been way, way worse.

Sanity or sacrilege? This slick-and-bloody remake of Sam...