Trailer Park | The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
The film event of the Christmas season gets a full-length trailer as The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug promises a darker, more epic turn in Peter Jackson’s prequel trilogy...
Film Review | Kick-Ass 2
It may lack depth and moral fibre, but Jeff Wadlow's sequel to 2010's hyper-violent amateur superhero romp more than makes up for it in dynamism.
Home Affairs Minister visits film set of BBC production The Whale

Home Affairs Minister Manuel Mallia today visited the film set of BBC...

Home Affairs Minister Manuel Mallia today visited the film...

Are we still in love with the cinema?

The decision to close down Gozo’s only cinema due to foreign studios imposing digital-only releases – and thus forcing local cinemas to undergo a costly...

The decision to close down Gozo’s only cinema due to...

Film Review | GI Joe: Retaliation

It’s brash, ridiculous and only sort-of entertaining. But what do you expect from a sequel to a film about toys?

It’s brash, ridiculous and only sort-of entertaining. But...

Film Review | To the Wonder

Reclusive and suddenly prolific visionary director Terrence Malick is back with yet another beautiful but thin-on-plot emotional epic, this time charting the...

Reclusive and suddenly prolific visionary director Terrence...

Trailer Park | Man of Steel

The makers of 300 and The Dark Knight team up for a star-studded revamp of the Superman story – and it’s looking moody, broody and spectacular.

The makers of 300 and The Dark Knight team up for a...

Film Review | Side Effects

Steven Sodenbergh’s swansong is a Hitchcockian thriller that will bend your mind and potentially leave you down in the dumps, but that’s all the more...

Steven Sodenbergh’s swansong is a Hitchcockian thriller...

Simshar: finally, on firm ground

On his visit to the set of Simshar last Friday, Teodor Reljic discovered a dedicated team that hasn’t given up on the dream to give Malta its very first bona...

On his visit to the set of Simshar last Friday, Teodor...

[WATCH] Simshar to hit film festivals in January

Now in its final week of shooting, Malta’s first bona fide feature film will...

Now in its final week of shooting, Malta’s first bona...

Film Review | Pina

Wim Wenders’s tribute to fellow German dance choreographer Pina Bausch succeeds because it doesn’t tell us why the titular cultural heroine was great: it...

Wim Wenders’s tribute to fellow German dance...

Film Review | Oz the Great and the Powerful

It may not be world class cinema, but Sam Raimi’s colourful prequel to the...

It may not be world class cinema, but Sam Raimi’s...

Veteran British actor Richard Griffiths dies

Seasoned stage and screen performer Richard Griffiths has died of complications...

Seasoned stage and screen performer Richard Griffiths has...

Film Review | The Master

Paul Thomas Anderson’s powerful, enigmatic post-war drama about a cult leader and a disturbed soldier is back at St James Cavalier over the next couple days....

Paul Thomas Anderson’s powerful, enigmatic post-war drama...

Short film dives headlong into the Maltese sea

A guerrilla production team has put together a short film that fuses fantasy...

A guerrilla production team has put together a short film...

Film Review | Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

A film that’s as preposterous as its title suggests deserves at least some...

A film that’s as preposterous as its title suggests...

Film Review | Hitchcock

It’s neither a perfect film nor a definitive portrait of the master of suspense, but Sacha Gervaisi’s Anthony Hopkins-starring black comedy about the...

It’s neither a perfect film nor a definitive portrait of...

Riding the campaign reel: politics in film

With the controversial Zero Dark Thirty hitting our cinemas against the...

With the controversial Zero Dark Thirty hitting our cinemas...

The inevitability of Schindler’s List in our leaders’ interviews

Why have Lawrence Gonzi and Joseph Muscat both chosen Steven Spielberg’s...

Why have Lawrence Gonzi and Joseph Muscat both chosen...

Film Review | Wreck-It Ralph

It may not be Up or Toy Story 3, but Dreamworks’s video game-inspired 3D cartoon is a high-energy adventure that’ll go down a treat with nostalgic...

It may not be Up or Toy Story 3, but Dreamworks’s video...