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  • Caitlyn as popular as Kim?

    Caitlyn as popular as Kim?

    Caitlyn Jenner is ready for her close-up with the launch of her reality show tomorrow but Americans may not be as eager to welcome the former Olympic champion as a transgender woman on to their televisions, cereal boxes and billboards. Despite the...

  • Jurassic World sequel set for June 2018

    After taking the summer box office by storm with more than $1.5 billion globally, the Jurassic World dinosaurs will be getting a sequel slated for June 22, 2018, Comcast Corp.’s Universal Pictures said. Jurassic World, which rebooted Steven...

  • Pixar returns to form

    Pixar returns to form

    Inside Out (2015)Certified: UDuration: 94 minutesDirected by: Pete DocterVoices of: Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, Richard Kind, Kaitlyn Dias, Diane Lane, Kyle MacLachlan, Paula Poundstone, Bobby Moynihan, Paula...

  • Sam Smith favourite for Spectre theme

    Bond bosses may have released a new trailer, but fans are no closer to finding out who will sing the theme song. Bookies Wiliam Hill closed betting at the start of the week with Sam Smith a clear favourite. Hot on his heels is Ed Sheeran, followed...

  • First full trailer of James Bond's 'Spectre' issued

    First full trailer of James Bond's 'Spectre' issued

    The first full trailer for the new Bond movie, Spectre, has been released. Fans will not be disappointed as the latest 007 instalment is packed with explosions, glimpses of epic car chases and Bond's witty one-liners. Daniel Craig is back as...

  • Caught in deadly trap

    Caught in deadly trap

    Knock Knock (2015)Certified: 15Duration: 99 minutesDirected by: Eli RothStarring: Keanu Reeves, Lorenza Izzo, Ana de Armas, Ignacia Allamand, Aaron Burns, Colleen CampKRS Releasing Ltd I am not in love with Eli Roth’s style of horror as I find his...

  • Miley Cyrus to host MTV Video Music Awards

    Two years after twerking her way into MTV history, Miley Cyrus will be hosting the cable channel’s Video Music Awards. MTV confirmed the news. The former Disney star sparked a frenzy at the 2013 VMAs when she performed with Robin Thicke, wearing a...

  • ‘Oasis of songs’ closes Latitude

    ‘Oasis of songs’ closes Latitude

    Noel Gallagher has brought the curtain down on the 10th Latitude festival in front of a packed arena. The former Oasis frontman performed a closing set on the main stage at Henham Park, Suffolk, with a mix of new material, more obscure songs from...

  • Ant-Man dominates US box office

    Marvel’s Ant-Man landed with a solid $58 million at the weekend box office, while Trainwreck’s Amy Schumer put her own raunchy spin on romantic comedies to the tune of a $30.2 million debut. It marks Marvel’s 12th consecutive first place opening,...

  • Downton Abbey’s cast spotted filming

    Downton Abbey’s cast spotted filming

    With anticipation building over the final season of Downton Abbey due to be aired in the autumn, the cast have been seen filming scenes in a picturesque Northumberland town. Keen to stop any spoilers from the critically acclaimed show getting out,...

  • A space-age successor to popular period drama?

    A space-age successor to popular period drama?

    ITV could head into space for a replacement for its hit show Downton Abbey, according to the broadcaster’s director of drama. The period drama has been a huge hit for ITV winning awards and pulling in millions of viewers across the globe, but is...

  • Norwegian exhibit raises fears of Breivik ‘hall of fame’

    Norwegian exhibit raises fears of Breivik ‘hall of fame’

    A planned exhibition about the killings of 77 people in 2011 is angering some Norwegians, who fear it will turn into a ‘hall of fame’ for mass murderer Anders Beh­ring Breivik. The exhibition, opening this week in the government building in...

  • Chicago artwork stirs controversy with replica of Ferguson tragedy

    Chicago artwork stirs controversy with replica of Ferguson tragedy

    It was an image that shocked and angered many: a dead, black 18-year-old left face-down for hours in the middle of a street after being shot multiple times by a white police officer, his red Cardinals baseball cap knocked from his head by the...

  • His very own The Last Supper

    His very own The Last Supper

    Creative director Francis Sultana is one of the protagonists to feature in renowned photographer Alistair Morrisson’s Actors’ Last Supper. Veronica Stivala finds out what it’s like to be immortalised in a work of art. Leonardo da Vinci’s...

  • A unique and diverse expression

    A unique and diverse expression

    It is a pleasure to write about Debbie Caruana Dingli’s work once again. It is an even greater pleasure to acknowledge that she has been selected as the first female artist to have a Bank of Valletta retrospective exhibition dedicated to her...

  • Three artists in St Tropez exhibition

    Three artists in St Tropez exhibition

    Three Maltese artists – photographer Kurt Arrigo and painters Caroline Navarro and James Vella Clark – are taking part in this year’s edition of the Salon des Peintres et Sculpteurs de Saint-Tropez. The artists were invited by the French artists’...

  • ‘Music scene still on the rise’

    ‘Music scene still on the rise’

    Radio show Rockna, hosted by DJ Michael Bugeja, celebrated its fifth anniversary with a four-bill line-up and a live broadcast from Hard Rock Malta at the Valletta Waterfront. The event was introduced by Radio 101 station manager Charles Saliba,...

  • A creative Bond

    A creative Bond

    Internationally-acclaimed playwright Edward Bond has written a new play that will receive its premiere in Malta next year, as part of a collaboration with Unifaun Theatre and the Manoel Theatre. Unifaun’s Adrian Buckle tells Jo Caruana why this...

  • The Baz Luhrmann treatment

    The Baz Luhrmann treatment

    Scored by the legendary Jocelyn Pook and remixed to satisfy contemporarycravings, the upcoming MADC production of Romeo & Juliet kicks off this week. Ramona Depares interviews director Luke Farrugia. It’s that time of the year again, when The...

  • Malta’s leading lady is back

    Malta’s leading lady is back

    As the latest play in the Staġun Teatru Malti series approaches its premiere, actress Karmen Azzopardi tells Jo Caruana why Faith, Hope u Charity was the play that enticed her back on stage after 10 years. Our island’s history continues to enthral...

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