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  • Marvel heroes unite in new mini-series

    Marvel fans are hopeful upcoming series The Defenders will make up for the disappointment of its predecessor following the release of a new trailer. The mini-series will see Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Luke Cage (Mike Coulter), Iron Fist (Finn Jones)...

  • Going Dutch – with Turkish delight

    Going Dutch – with Turkish   delight

    Luud ter Laak’s voice dropped to a reverent whisper as he leaned over to gently touch the tulip. “This is my favourite,” he said, pointing to the plaque proudly pronouncing its name: Yellow Crown. Looking at the gnarled yellow petals, you might...

  • Johnny Depp's 'ultra-extravagant' lifestyle put under the spotlight

    Johnny Depp's 'ultra-extravagant' lifestyle put under the spotlight

    Johnny Depp's former managers from The Management Group (TMG) have said that the Pirates Of The Caribbean actor frequently spent more than US$2 million dollars (€1.8m) a month and should be tested for "compulsive spending disorder". They also...

  • This week at the cinema

    This week at the cinema

    Mindhorn (2016)Genre: ComedyDirector: Sean FoleyStarring: Julian Barratt, Essie Davis, Simon Callow, Andrea Riseborough, Kenneth Branagh, Steve Coogan, Russell Tovey, Harriet Walter, Simon FarnabyDuration: 89 minutesClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd The...

  • Latest Fast and the Furious film races past billion dollar mark

    Latest Fast and the Furious film races past billion dollar mark

    The latest Fast and the Furious film has raced past the one billion US dollar mark at the global box office. The eighth instalment of the high-octane franchise starring Vin Diesel – entitled The Fate of the Furious – is the second movie to reach...

  • Eminem sues New Zealand ruling party over hit song

    Eminem sues New Zealand  ruling party over hit song

    US rapper Eminem is suing New Zealand’s ruling political party over a music track it used for a campaign ad. The star’s Detroit-based music publishers claims the song was used in the 2014 advert by the National Party, was an unlicensed version of...

  • Orient expression

    Orient expression

    “It obliges you to work outside your usual parameters and in so doing discover new potential,” says Alex Attard, one of the five artists who in July and August of last year visited the Beijing and Henan provinces to hold an itinerant exhibition,...

  • Opening Doors launch crowdfunding

    Opening Doors launch crowdfunding

    Opening Doors is an NGO that engages and actively involves adults with learning disabilities in Malta’s artistic and creative sector. We have been growing and evolving since 2008. Besides regular classes to members, we run classes in various day...

  • Touching heart and mind

    Touching heart and mind

    How do mental health and art tie in together? Johnathan Cilia has that question answered by artist and Richmond Foundation resident Leonard Portelli. Striking art is ostensibly art that captures something. A moment in time, an expression, a...

  • Pulling out all the stops

    Pulling out all the stops

    In the biggest church on the small island of Gozo, under the third largest unsupported dome in the world, lies a brand-new pipe organ waiting to be inaugurated. The instrument’s home is the Xewkija Rotunda, and it was installed and blessed by...

  • Just the right touch

    Just the right touch

    Their Finest4 starsDirector: Lone ScherfigStars: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill NighyDuration: 117 minsClass: 12KRS Releasing Ltd Their Finest is a typical example of the period film British cinema is so excellent at. A World War II drama with...

  • The motley crew is back

    The motley  crew is back

    In 2014, Guardians of the Galaxy, the new addition to the Marvel cinematic universe, proved to be a funny, irreverent, action-packed super hero/sci-fi hybrid and struck a chord with critics and audiences alike. It followed the adventures of...

  • The message behind the music

    The message behind the music

    Johnathan Cilia meets Pon Di Corner band members to have a chat about new album One World and to learn how four musicians from different corners of the world united in Malta. Launching an album on 4/20 – international codespeak for...

  • Solidifying the legacy

    Solidifying the legacy

    With the 11th edition of the International Spring Orchestra Festival currently in full swing, organiser and composer Karl Fiorini sits down with Iggy Fenech to discuss its vision and legacy. It was 2006 when the first edition of the International...

  • The anti artist

    The anti artist

    The subject of what is and isn’t art is something that has long been hotly debated, and the recent interactive project You are what you buy certainly rekindled the debate. No pop culturista worth his or her salt can claim not to have at least...

  • Johnny Depp in surprise appearance on Disneyland ride

    Johnny Depp in surprise appearance on Disneyland ride

    Johnny Depp has surprised theme park fans by popping up in character as Captain Jack Sparrow on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disneyland in California. Depp returned to the attraction that inspired his hit movie franchise, in which...

  • Joseph Fiennes defends Michael Jackson role

    Joseph Fiennes has defended his axed portrayal of Michael Jackson and still wishes that audiences could see it. Sky Arts pulled the episode of the Urban Myths series after the pop superstar’s daughter Paris Jackson said clips of the show made her...

  • 'Mozart at Midnight' to keep classical music buffs up late

    'Mozart at Midnight' to keep classical music buffs up late

    A late-night tribute to Mozart modelled on the classical composer's own predilection for midnight concerts will be raising money for the Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation.  Organised by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, the 'Mozart at...

  • Ramla Bay to host sustainable music and arts festival

    Ramla Bay to host sustainable music and arts festival

    Sunscape Festival will return to Gozo's Ramla Bay this coming July with a series of live musical performances, collaborative workshops and unique activities such as surfboard yoga, shadow theatre and slacklining.  Now in its fourth edition, the...

  • Silence of the Lambs secured director a place in film history

    Silence of the Lambs secured  director a place in film history

    More than 25 years after it first came to the big screen, few film fans are unfamiliar with Anthony Hopkins’s chilling stare as he gazed at Jodie Foster through the thick glass wall in The Silence of the Lambs. The 1991 thriller spelled an Academy...

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