Film review | The Handmaiden: Sexy and gorgeous thriller from the Korean master
The Handmaiden is a film whose beauty is a strong, intoxicating narcotic which may prove all too intense for some, but whose wry sense of humour, sumptuous cinematography and...
Film review | Free Fire: The accidental warehouse war
With Free Fire, husband-and-wife filmmaking team of Ben Wheatley and Amy Jump have ensured that their pitch-black sense of humour and strict command of the cinematic idiom...
Film review | Skull Island: Having beastly fun on a monster paradise

Kong: Skull Island is a film that wears its influences on its sleeve but then...

Kong: Skull Island is a film that wears its influences on...

Film review | John Wick Chapter 2: Bone-breaking, head-exploding perfection

John Wick: Chapter 2 is an action movie done right, with a simple but classically validated storytelling structure that establishes an over-the-top world and...

John Wick: Chapter 2 is an action movie done right, with a...

Film review | Logan: Fond farewell to a brutal teddy bear

Logan is a violent but strangely heartfelt tribute to a beloved character,...

Logan is a violent but strangely heartfelt tribute to a...

Searching for severe beauty | Peter Sant

Maltese-Australian director Peter Sant’s upcoming film Maneland appears to privilege location over narrative. He speaks to Teodor Reljic about...

Maltese-Australian director Peter Sant’s upcoming...

Film review | Girlfriend's Day: Anti-romantic misfire of the year… and it’s only February

Girlfriend’s Day could have easily been workshopped as catnip for the bitter anti-Valentine’s Day crowd, given the sad-sack story at its...

Girlfriend’s Day could have easily been...

Film review | Toni Erdmann: A sentimental education

Toni Erdmann has charmed critics worldwide and swept up a generous array of...

Toni Erdmann has charmed critics worldwide and swept up a...

Attention all parents: Children Cinema Day on the horizon

Children will be able to view a selection of 14 films at reduced prices at...

Children will be able to view a selection of 14 films at...

Film review | iBoy: When the info wars hit the streets

iBoy is yet another example of British cinema being able to strip down genre...

iBoy is yet another example of British cinema being able to...

Film review | Under the Shadow: The true horrors of history writ supernatural

For better or for worse, we are all framed by our fears and the horror genre is perfectly poised to express this fact of human existence • 4/5

For better or for worse, we are all framed by our...

Film review | Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World

When the legendary German director Werner Herzog releases a movie, you had best...

When the legendary German director Werner Herzog releases a...

British actor John Hurt dies at 77

 Sir John Hurt, known for his roles in Alien and the Elephant Man, died on Friday • Hurt had been battling pancreatic cancer

 Sir John Hurt, known for his roles in Alien and the...

Film review | La La Land: Pick the right dream

Although La La Land appears to be tonally opposed to the gritty and...

Although La La Land appears to be tonally opposed...

Film review | Paterson: The yearning desire for a quieter world

Your friendly neighbourhood film critic is currently in Rome, sampling the...

Your friendly neighbourhood film critic is currently in...

New guidelines to ‘boost professionalism’ of Malta’s film industry

Registers to be set up for film industry employees, more tax rebates planned for foreign film productions 

Registers to be set up for film industry employees, more...

Film review | It’s only the end of the world: The afternoon apocalypse

The movie's rocky promotional start that actually matches the tone and feel of this earnest but flawed film • 3.5

The movie's rocky promotional start that actually...

These are the most anticipated films of 2017

It’s the most hotly anticipated films of the coming year split into...

It’s the most hotly anticipated films of the coming...

What I loved about Carrie Fisher

‘Princess Leia’ had an ironic twinkle in her eye –the hallmark of those who know that all the fuss made about ‘stars’ was...

‘Princess Leia’ had an ironic twinkle in her...

Film review | Rogue One: A rough diamond in a sea of garish orbs

Smeared with grime and possibly the most 'mature' entry of the lot, the...

Smeared with grime and possibly the most 'mature'...

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