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  • 'Roma' wins Bafta glory in new advance for Netflix

    'Roma' wins Bafta glory in new advance for Netflix

    Netflix black-and-white production "Roma" triumphed at the Bafta film awards on Sunday, boosting Oscar hopes for the US streaming giant despite concerns its business model undermines the film industry. The cinematic love letter to director Alfonso...

  • Women reign at glitzy Grammys gala that also makes rap history

    Women reign at glitzy Grammys gala that also makes rap history

    A bold streak of feminism ran through the Grammys gala on Sunday, as women artists dominated in the competition and on the concert stage - while rappers Cardi B and Childish Gambino delivered a history-making night for hip-hop. Gambino - the...

  • Bale brilliantly captures former US vice-president

    Bale brilliantly captures former US vice-president

    ViceDirector: Adam McKayStars: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve CarellDuration: 132minsClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd Film not reviewed In his new film Vice, writer/director Adam McKay sets his sights on the true story of one of the most elusive and...

  • A dog’s way home

    A dog’s way home

    A Dog's Way Home3starsDirector: Charles Martin SmithStars: Ashley Judd, Jonah Hauer-King, Edward James Olmos Duration: 96minsClass: PGKRS Releasing Ltd Bella is a rescue dog, owned and loved by Lucas (Jonah Hauer-King) and his mother Terri (Ashley...

  • Beatles and Queen a cappella

    Beatles and Queen a cappella

    Studio 18 kicks off an exciting season with a concert by the Barbetti Quartet in what is set to be a different take on music by perennial favourites Queen and The Beatles. Adam Brimmer puts some questions to director Joe Gatt. How was the Barbetti...

  • ‘I write as I speak’

    ‘I write as I speak’

    Singer-songwriter Corazon Mizzi needs no introduction; not only has she won L-Għanja tal-Poplu no less than four times with her own compositions, but she has released two albums, the latter, Għall-Bejgħ, launched just recently via a magnificent...

  • Alex Manché and Marquis De Piro to headline event at Salesian Theatre

    Alex Manché and Marquis De Piro to headline event at Salesian Theatre

    For one night only, art historian Marquis Nicholas De Piro and gifted pianist and heart surgeon Alex Manché will be leading a unique soirée of poetry, singing and music at the Salesian Theatre. Folly, Fantasy and Feeling, which will have one...

  • Be my love

    Be my love

    As renowned tenor Nico Darmanin gets set to take to the stage for his long-awaited concert Unforgettable, Jo Caruana meets Jasmine Abela, the young singer who will be accompanying him. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner you would be...

  • Natural geographic

    Natural geographic

    While Malta was celebrating the feast of St Paul’s shipwreck on February 10, 2014, a great Pawlin, and an artist of colour, passed away at the age of 69. Charles Cassar was one of the few Maltese artists who profoundly explored aquatic and marine...

  • An opera based on a French actress’ real-life intrigues

    An opera based on a French actress’ real-life intrigues

    A screening of the New York Metropolitan Opera’s production of Adriana Lecouvreur will be held at St James Cavalier Cinema, Valletta, tomorrow at 2.30pm. Based on a play by Eugène Scribe, the opera is inspired by the real-life intrigues of famed...

  • Rappers, women aiming big at Grammys after past snubs

    Rappers, women aiming big at Grammys after past snubs

    Music's biggest stars will gather in Los Angeles on Sunday for the Grammy Awards, and this year observers are hoping the hip-hop and women artists leading the pack will get their due. The industry's annual gala draws eye rolls every year from...

  • British actor Albert Finney dies aged 82

    British actor Albert Finney dies aged 82

    Veteran British actor Albert Finney, who starred in films including "Murder on the Orient Express" and "Erin Brockovich", has died at the age of 82, a family spokesman said Friday. Finney, who received four best actor Oscar nominations and won...

  • Vampires with a heart

    Vampires with a heart

    Fangless vampires yearning for love are the protagonists of a darkly comic new play by local playwright and producer Adrian Buckle. Inspired by Agnes Moon’s novel of the same name, The Acrobat (Blood Ties) is directed by Stephen Oliver and stars...

  • Laugh out loud at what makes us Maltese

    This year’s edition of Min Imissu, the no-holds-barred, hard-hitting live comedy show by Take 2 Entertainment, will be held at Sir Temi Zammit hall, University of Malta, Msida, today and tomorrow at 8pm. The show is characterised by a unique...

  • Pink Floyd's Nick Mason to perform in Malta

    Pink Floyd's Nick Mason to perform in Malta

    Pink Floyd's founding member and drummer Nick Mason and his band Saucerful of Secrets will be performing live in Malta on July 10.  Organised as part of the Rock' n Malta events, the concert will be held at St George's Square in Valletta. The...

  • Exhibition of icons on St Paul

    Exhibition of icons on St Paul

    Sanctus Paulus Magister, an exhibition of icons by Vincent Mangani on the figure of St Paul and other icons inspired from his writings, is taking place at the Wignacourt Museum, College Street, Rabat, until February 24. It is open daily from...

  • A drama about life and death inspired by Macbeth

    A drama about life and death inspired by Macbeth

    ImPerfect Dancers is staging Lady Macbeth at the Salesian Theatre, Sliema, today and tomorrow at 8pm. The drama is inspired by Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy that focuses on the devastating and bleak love story between Macbeth and his wife. Lady...

  • The truths we hold close are the lies that drive us apart

    The truths we hold close are the lies that drive us apart

    TheatreCloserBlue Box, M Space, Msida Men and women view life and relationships through considerably different lenses. Nuances based on shifting power dynamics and widely varying expectations of love and sexual politics, have the tendency to...

  • St Aloysius’ College soirée

    St Aloysius’ College soirée

    A few tickets are still available for the Monday performance of this year’s soirée at St Aloysius’ College, Birkirkara, which starts on Friday. The show starts at 7pm. During the first half of the show the college’s 400 sixth form students will...

  • Sharing his spiritual journey through music

    Sharing his spiritual journey through music

    Fr Karm Debattista (above), a member of the Missionary Society of St Paul (MSSP), will perform a concert about his spiritual journey at St Agatha’s Auditorium, Rabat, on Friday at 7pm. Accompanied by Zone Five Band and Friends, Fr Karm will sing...