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  • 100 years of a rich and hilarious life

    100 years of a rich and hilarious life

    The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared (2013)Certified: 12Duration: 112 minutesDirected by: Felix Herngren,Starring: Robert Gustafsson, Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg, Mia Skäringer, Jens Hultén, Bianca Cruzeiro, Alan...

  • Short films to be shown under the stars

    Over the past six years, the number of short film narratives available online has exploded and opened up new pathways for rising film-makers. Short Films Under the Stars, being held at Villa Bologna in Attard, on Monday, celebrates how short film...

  • Micheal Jackson song on new Queen release

    Three previously unreleased tracks by rock band Queen, including one which sees singer Freddie Mercury duetting with Michael Jackson, are to finally see the light of day. The band’s guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor, who have continued...

  • Aykroyd reveals Ghostbusters plans

    Aykroyd reveals Ghostbusters plans

    Ghostbusters star Dan Aykroyd has unveiled his plans to take the franchise in a whole new direction, with multiple spin-offs on both the big and small screen. The 62-year-old actor was mobbed by fans dressed as Ghostbusters as he attended the...

  • Katy Perry tops European MTV awards nominees

    Katy Perry tops European MTV awards nominees

    Katy Perry heads the nominations for MTV’s European Music Awards as she competes for seven prizes, just ahead of Ariana Grande in the running for six. Pharrell Williams, who has enjoyed huge success on the back of his chart-topping hit Happy,...

  • Science and dance intertwine

    Science and dance intertwine

    Science in the City will be turning on a spotlight on the brain and contemporary dance at this year’s festival being held in Valletta on Friday, September 26. Moveo Dance Company will perform Mind Set at St James Cavalier while duo Doug Comley and...

  • Return to the city of sin

    Return to the city of sin

    Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)Certified: 18Duration: 102 minutesDirected by: Robert Rodriguez and Frank MillerStarring: Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rosario Dawson, Bruce Willis, Eva Green, Powers Boothe,...

  • One day at a time

    One day at a time

    Before I Go to Sleep (2014)Certified: 15Duration: 92 minutesDirected by: Rowan JoffeStarring: Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Anne-Marie Duff, Dean-Charles Chapman, Adam Levy, Deborah Rosan, Jing Lusi, Rosie MacPherson, Charlie GardnerKRS...

  • Robin Thicke was high as Blurred Lines became a hit

    Robin Thicke was high as Blurred Lines became a hit

    R&B singer Robin Thicke said he was high on painkillers and alcohol in 2013 when Blurred Lines became a hit, and he exaggerated his contribution to writing the song, according to court papers. Thicke, 37, said in a deposition in April that he...

  • George Clooney to receive honorary Golden Globe

    George Clooney to receive honorary Golden Globe

    Oscar-winning actor, director and producer George Clooney will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award, an honorary Golden Globe for his contribution to cinema, organisers of the event said. Clooney, 53, one of Hollywood’s leading men on screen and...

  • 33m access Apple’s U2 album

    Apple says 33 million iTunes account holders have accessed U2’s free album. Company senior vice president Eddy Cue gave the first usage numbers for the surprise Songs of Freedom release by the company. Apple gave the album to 500 million iTunes...

  • Matisse exhibition drew record visitors to Tate

    Matisse exhibition drew record visitors to Tate

    An exhibition of paper cut-outs by French artist Henri Matisse drew more than 560,000 visitors to London’s Tate Modern, making it the most popular show ever mounted at the museum, the Tate said. The cut-outs were works that Matisse created late in...

  • Banksy’s mural vandal pleads guilty

    A US man pleaded guilty to defacing two murals in Park City, Utah, the US, believed to have been done by the mysterious British graffiti artist Banksy. If David William Noll, 36, pays €10,000 in restoration costs before a November sentencing...

  • Imitation Game takes top prize at Toronto

    Imitation Game takes top prize at Toronto

    The Imitation Game, a biopic about British mathematician and World War II codebreaker Alan Turing, won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday. The film, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Turing, took the Groslch...

  • Disney building Frozen movie attraction

    Disney building Frozen movie attraction

    Walt Disney Co. is adding a new attraction based on the movie Frozen to its Epcot theme park in Orlando, Florida, the media company’s latest move to capitalise on the popularity of the blockbuster animated film. The attraction in the Norway...

  • Intricacies of a crumbling marriage

    Intricacies of a crumbling marriage

    A desperate man tries to connect with his isolated, suicidal wife in a complex, detailed and intimate look at an eroding marriage, as the first-time director attempts to layer both the male and female perspectives of a relationship. The...

  • Katie Holmes to make directorial debut

    Actress Katie Holmes will make her directorial debut and star in the film adaptation of artist and writer Annie Weatherwax’s book All We Had, its producers said. Holmes, 35, the ex-wife of actor Tom Cruise who is appearing in The Giver currently...

  • Royals rediscovered

    Royals rediscovered

    A hidden painting of Queen Elizabeth I and an 18th century insect have been uncovered by art experts preparing an exhibition of royal portraits. The portrait of the Queen was painted over sometime in the 18th century to make her appear more modern...

  • Artists’ installation makes shadows fun

    Artists’ installation makes shadows fun

    A new public art installation in Bristol launched last week is to record people’s shadows and play them back for others to interact with. For six weeks technology fitted into street lights will capture people as they walk underneath and then play...

  • Monroe photo negative to go under the hammer

    Monroe photo negative to go under the hammer

    She was to become one of the most celebrated icons of all time. Marilyn Monroe was the unknown Norma Jeane Baker, a factory girl dreaming of becoming a model. Aged just 20, she was posing for her first professional photoshoot and almost 70 years...

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