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Inside Out’s Ronnie del Carmen: the Pixar storyteller that will make grown men cry

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The first time Pixar's Ronnie del Carmen made himself known to us was in the waiting lounge of Edinburgh's APEX Hotel in search of a restroom. "Hey guys," he grins, "I won't be a...

Edinburgh International Film Festival shows off latest Disney Pixar blockbuster

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The Edinburgh International Film Festival has a proud tradition of showcasing films from around the world, from short films to future blockbuster; literally every taste is catered for. It has also become a favourite forum...

EIFF 2015: Iona (Scott Graham, 2015)

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When Iona and her son make the journey through the night from her Glasgow family home to the sand swept sights of the Scottish isles, barely a word is said. There's a power in...

EIFF 2015 – Opens with Robert Carlyle’s The Legend of Barney Thomson

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This year's Edinburgh International Film Festival will begin in a few weeks with the directorial debut from Robert Carlyle, The Legend of Barney Thomson which stars its director along with Emma Thompson and Ray...

What you need to know about the ODEON Fort Kinnaird

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The Edinburgh Reporter was delighted to go along recently to have a look at the new cinema at Fort Kinnaird (and to enjoy the ice cream too!).Mark Hurst, ODEON Cinema Technology Manager has worked in cinema...

Get ready for Film in the city this summer

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Films are big in Edinburgh this June with the Edinburgh International Film Festival taking place between 17 & 28 June and now some free outdoor cinema in the Grassmarket and St Andrew Square.There has...

We Are Many in Edinburgh this Thursday

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We Are Many, a film documenting the largest ever protest on the UK mainland, will be debuting at cinemas across the country this Thursday 21st May.In Edinburgh, it will be showing, with live Q&A,...

Edinburgh filmmakers premiere new film at Cannes Film Festival

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Edinburgh filmmakers who recently won an Award of Excellence statuette are to have their short film, Avaritia premiere at the Cannes Film Festival this week.Avaritia, directed by Walid Salhab and filmed on the streets of...

Review: The Falling (Carol Morley, 2015)

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Maisie Williams has taken the valiant nature from her role as Arya Stark in Game of Thrones and applied it to her part in Carol Morley’s The Falling. It is a film that embraces...

Cannes 2015: Emmanuelle Bercot’s La Tête haute to open festival’s 68th edition

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For the first time in its 68 year history, the Festival de Cannes has selected a film directed by a female as their prestigious opening film. Emmanuelle Bercot’s latest effort, La Tête haute, will...

Film Review: While We’re Young (Noah Baumbach, 2015)

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I feel terrible for admitting it, but my expectations for Noah Baumbach's follow up to the near perfect Frances Ha were worryingly low. I have a slight issue with Ben Stiller; an actor who...

Cannes 2015: The Edinburgh Reporter is off to Cannes!

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I have a theory that, regardless of everybody's personal tastes and fortes, we have a shared passion for really good films. The diversity lies in our own tastes; something that I'm sure people debate...

In Conversation with TER: Antoine Olivier Pilon, the star of ‘Mommy’

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When Xavier Dolan made his return last summer with the enchanting, permissive Mommy – the film world focused its eyes on a trio of Canada’s finest actors. Two, the brilliant Anne Dorval and Suzanne...

COMPETITION – Win tickets to the new ODEON Fort Kinnaird here

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ODEON - Europe's largest cinema group - will next week be bringing film back to Edinburgh's Fort Kinnaird retail park after a 10-year absence, by opening an all-new cinema at the site on Friday...

Glasgow Film Fest – Blind (Eskil Vogt, 2014)

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Blind, the impressive debut feature from Norway’s Eskil Vogt feels both confident and accomplished from the start, guiding you through a small group of characters that become so tightly intertwined, it becomes difficult to...

TER in Conversation with Chiara D’Anna – the star of the Duke of Burgundy

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Last week, box office records were shattered with the release of the turgid Fifty Shades of Grey – a nonsensical cinematic depiction of dominance within sexual relationships. Just a week later, there is a...

Glasgow Film Fest 2015 – Memphis (Tim Sutton, 2013)

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In amongst the airy, ethereal atmosphere of Tim Sutton’s Memphis, there lies promise. An idea that could make this film work in a sort of bizarre amalgamation of Beasts of the Southern Wild and...

The Edinburgh Reporter in Conversation with James Ward Byrkit, the director of Coherence

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On a warm night in June at the Edinburgh Film Festival, I sat down, admittedly shattered, to watch a film I hadn't heard much about. I knew it was supposedly science fiction, and I...

Glasgow Film Festival 2015: Still Alice (2015)

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There isn't a critics circle or academy around that have doubted the heart rending latest performance from Julianne Moore. The American actress has, deservedly so, spent the past few months picking up award after...

The Edinburgh Iranian Festival 2015 – a showcase for world class culture

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Here are some things  you might not know about Iran: - it has a centuries-old tradition of producing intriguing textiles and beautiful garments AND a thriving modern fashion industry, mixing traditional designs and new ideas...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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There's so much on in Edinburgh this week that you probably won't have time to go to bed....from Girls Rock School to National Libraries Day, the Edinburgh Iranian Festival, Harry Potter Night, LGBT History...

Review – On DVD/Blu-Ray: If I Stay (R.J. Cutler, 2014)

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'Teen weepies' are so prevalent nowadays they have almost become a genre of their own. When the manic John Green fans screamed to the holy heavens at the release of The Fault in Our...

Review: Beyond Clueless (Charlie Lyne, 2014)

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It reminded me of being a child again, and hauntingly, how I am today. On both occasions, my visions of high school teens were voyeuristic and rather intangible; times where I thought I knew...

FLASH COMPETITION – Win two tickets to the Banff Mountain Film Festival Tour

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Big Screen, Big Stories: Travel the world and experience a selection of inspirational, exhilarating and unforgettable adventures from the comfort of your theatre chair at the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. Now in its...

On DVD/Blu-Ray: Boyhood (Richard Linklater, 2014)

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Every decade or so, there comes a film that can be considered truly quintessential viewing. Whilst we’re treated to great cinema on a much more frequent basis, there are very few features that are...

Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival has a packed programme

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What is possible? That’s the key question being posed by the 12th Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival, which runs Friday 6 – Sunday 8 February. From un-climbable rock routes and un-skiable lines to the ball-and-chain...

Monday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Timmy Time Programme 15: Timmy Finds Aliens, and other stories. Join Timmy and his friends for three fun adventures in this collection of classic Timmy Time episodes. Toddler Time is a screening for pre-school...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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 MONDAY 12TH JANUARY 2015Timmy Time Programme 15: Timmy Finds Aliens, and other stories. Join Timmy and his friends for three fun adventures in this collection of classic Timmy Time episodes. Toddler Time is a...

Saturday in Edinburgh – Whats’ On Today

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Happy Birthday Elvis! Elvis Presley would have been 80 this month, and Sofi's is hosting a weekend of themed events in his honour. Tonight, a toast to the king and an Elvis sing-song! 7pm, Sofi's...

Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Exhibition Launch: Alasdair MacDonald. Ally is a self-taught artist painting mainly in oils on canvas or board. 7.30pm, Sofi's Bar, 65 Henderson Street. Free bubbles and nibbles!Bookbug: rhymes and songs for young children and their...

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