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Arts & Entertainment

Your complete guide to Kuala Lumpur's art exhibitions, theatre plays, musicals, comedy, movie reviews and film trailers

Dolittle
2 out of 5 stars

‘Dolittle’ has long been a dream project for its star, Robert Downey Jr. But it’s hard to imagine that this version is what he was dreaming about, even during...

Bad Boys for Life

Bad Boys for Life

3 out of 5 stars

The good news is that ‘Bad Boys for Life’ isn’t as obnoxiously vulgar as Michael Bay’s ‘Bad Boys II’. The bad news is that this third in the franchise,...

1917

1917

5 out of 5 stars

A pure adrenaline hit of a movie that takes place mostly in the lethal glare of daylight, Sam Mendes’s stunning, sorta-single-take ‘1917’ hits its greatest...

21 Bridges

21 Bridges

4 out of 5 stars

‘He is an avenger,’ intones a priest at the beginning of ‘Game of Thrones’ director Brian Kirk’s debut feature, ‘21 Bridges’. It’s hard not to crack a smile at...

Spies in Disguise

Spies in Disguise

3 out of 5 stars

In ‘Live and Let Die’, a pigeon famously pulls off an unexpected double-take as the villain meets an outrageously over-the-top death at the hands of 007. Other...

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Latest film reviews and releases

Playing with Fire

Playing with Fire

1 out of 5 stars

There’s a longstanding tradition in Hollywood that if you put an uber-macho beefcake in a situation where they have to care for a child, it’s a recipe for...

Terminator: Dark Fate

Terminator: Dark Fate

2 out of 5 stars

The headline on this latest addition to the ‘Terminator’ franchise – a Hollywood series that’s creaking like an aging T-800 with stiff joints – is that it...

Charlie's Angels

Charlie's Angels

Director Elizabeth Banks takes the helm as the next generation of fearless Charlie's Angels take flight. In Banks' bold vision, Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott,...

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

3 out of 5 stars

An overstuffed follow-up to 2014’s skilful Sleeping Beauty’ spin-off ‘Maleficent’, Joachim Rønning’s (‘Kon-Tiki’) sequel finds one worthy reason to exist in...

Film and TV features

Saw Teong Hin interview

Saw Teong Hin interview

Director Saw Teong Hin talks about his latest movie and first Penang Hokkien feature film 'You Mean the World to Me'

Dain Said interview

Dain Said interview

The charismatic filmmaker talks identity, literature and his distaste for nostalgia