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  • Much less funny today

    Much less funny today

    What drew Simone Spiteri and her Dù Theatre to decide on a production in Maltese of Moliere’s pitiless satire on the medical profession, Il-Marid Immaġinarju (which was put up at City Theatre, Valletta)? Not to mention Chris Gatt, one of our best...

  • A captivating romantic drama

    The Age of AdalineDirector: Lee Toland KriegeStarring: Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Harrison Ford112 mins; Class 12;KRS Releasing Ltd Adaline Bowman (Blake Lively) has a secret. She is 107 years old. Yet she has the looks of a 29-year-old, the...

  • Jaw-droppingly good fun

    Jaw-droppingly good fun

    San AndreasDirector: Brad PeytonStarring: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario114 mins; Class 12;KRS Releasing Ltd San Andreas is a fully-fledged disaster movie the likes of which we haven’t seen in a while, as the eponymous San...

  • An eye-opener

    An eye-opener

    The Good LieDirector: Philippe FalardeauStarring: Reese Witherspoon, Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany110 mins; Class 12;KRS Releasing Ltd Not a day goes by without a news item featuring yet another tragic story of mass migration in the Mediterranean or in...

  • He’s back!

    He’s back!

    US actor Arnold Schwarzenegger poses yesterday as he sits on a motorbike during a promotional event for the Australian premiere of the movie Terminator Genisys in front of the Sydney Opera House.

  • Teletubbies returning

    Teletubbies returning

    The comeback Teletubbies have been revealed – complete with touch-screens on their stomachs. The classic show is returning, almost 20 years after Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po made their debut – then with TV screens on their fronts. Now the...

  • Cowell ‘felt an idiot’ over BGT act

    Cowell ‘felt an idiot’ over BGT act

    Simon Cowell has admitted he “felt like a bit of an idiot” after learning Britain’s Got Talent winner Jules O’Dwyer used a stunt double dog during the final. The disclosure that a lookalike dog was used to walk the parallel ropes sparked 507...

  • Amazon launches child-only tablet

    Amazon launches child-only tablet

    Amazon has launched a new tablet aimed specifically at children, with content that can be entirely controlled by parents. The new Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition has gone on sale in the UK today starting at £119, and includes a two-year guarantee that...

  • A pure disaster movie

    A pure disaster movie

    San Andreas (2015)Certified: 12ADuration: 114 minutesDirected by: Brad PeytonStarring: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario, Paul Giamatti, Ioan Gruffudd, Archie Panjabi, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Art Parkinson, Colton Haynes, Todd...

  • To be lost and found

    To be lost and found

    The Good Lie (2014)Certified:12ADuration: 110 minutesDirected by: Philippe FalardeauStarring: Reese Witherspoon, Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany, Emmanuel Jal, Corey Stoll, Sarah Baker, Kuoth Wiel, Femi Oguns, Sharon ConleyKRS Releasing Ltd Siblings...

  • Classy and intriguing fantasy

    Classy and intriguing fantasy

    Age of Adaline (2015)Certified: 12ADuration: 112 minutesDirected by: Lee Toland KriegerStarring: Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Harrison Ford, Ellen Burstyn, Kathy Baker, Amanda Crew, Lynda Boyd, Anjali Jay, Richard Harmon, Barclay Hope, Chris...

  • Handling the hypochondriac

    Handling the hypochondriac

    TheatreIl-Marid ImmaġinarjuCity Theatre, Valletta Seventeenth-century comedy, with its focus on human attitudes and interactions and its fine critique of the manners and ideas of the various social classes from which it drew inspiration, could not...

  • Paraphrasing Rossini opera music

    ConcertMusica Nova Duo:Massimo Bonfils, violin; Luca Minrevino, guitarSanta Marija ta’ Bir Miftuħ chapel The festival rolls on and the third concert in the 19th Bir Miftuħ International Music Festival, organised by Din l-Art Ħelwa, was sponsored...

  • Silicon Valley, Americans win at US TV critics awards

    Silicon Valley, Americans win at US TV critics awards

    Silicon Valley was named best comedy series and The Americans grabbed the best drama series title at the US Critics’ Choice Television Awards in Beverly Hills, California, on Sunday. Jeffrey Tambor was named best actor in a comedy series for his...

  • Doggy double used by BGT winner

    The winner of Britain’s Got Talent has revealed that her beloved dog Matisse did not walk the tightrope on last night’s show – despite viewers thinking that he had. Jules O’Dwyer and Matisse took to the stage to be congratulated by the judges and...

  • Tberfil makes comeback

    Tberfil makes comeback

    Those who miss the handpainted signs on the old buses (xarabanks) will be thrilled to know that the art is currently enjoying a resurgence. Ramona Depares speaks to Joseph Farrugia, one of the few remaining artists, ahead of his Għanafest...

  • An international collective

    An international collective

    With Art Collective II now open, William Degiorgio interviews Claude Camilleri, the curator of Gallery Marcoux and Le Méridien Malta, to unveil the thinking behind the exhibition and the process used to bring works by artists from all over the...

  • Multidisciplinary exhibition

    Multidisciplinary exhibition

    Following an intensive one-year course a group of artists are putting together a one-off multi-disciplinary exhibition, Axra, that includes interactive sculptures, photography, digital games, video projections and other disciplines. The works...

  • The wonderful world of Klezmer

    The wonderful world of Klezmer

    Famous for its expressive music which captures the agonies, ecstasies and melancholy of the human condition, Klezmer music has gripped the Maltese shores and captivated audiences since it was introduced to Malta by the Klezmorimalta...

  • Digitisation of O.F. Gollcher archives

    Digitisation of O.F. Gollcher archives

    The O.F. Gollcher archives are to be digitalised following an agreement reached between the Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, the O.F. G. Art and Archaeological Foundation, Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti and the Hill Museum and Manuscript...

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