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Film Review: ‘Tenet’ ★★★★

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Cinema officially returns with an almighty arthouse blockbuster.Direction:Christopher NolanScreenplay:Christopher NolanCast:John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Kenneth Branagh, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Himesh Patel, Clémency Poésy, Michael CaineLength:150 minutesRating:PG-13
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Film Review – ‘Greed’ ★★★

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Satire sowing the rise and fall of a high street fashion gladiator. Remind you of anyone?DirectionMichael WinterbottomScreenplayMichael WinterbottomCastSteve Coogan, David Mitchell, Isla Fisher, Shirley Henderson Length104...

Film Preview: December 2019

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Coming soon to a cinema near you this month are many high quality productions.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VLEPhfEN2MTom Hanks (Big) portrays American television personality Fred Rogers...

Film Review: ‘Le Mans ’66’ ★★★★

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A two and a half hours wonder of filmmaking tour de force.Direction:James MangoldScreenplay:Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Jason KellerCast:Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Caitriona Balfe, Noah Jupe, Tracy...

Films to see this month – November 2019

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This month there is a plethora of awards season contenders. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rm4VnwCtQO8Opening on 6 November 2019, the biographical adventure ‘The Aeronauts’ stars...

Film Review: Farmageddon: A Shaun the Sheep Movie ★★★★

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Not just for children.  It’s adult friendly too.Direction:Will Becher, Richard PhelanScreenplay:Mark Burton, Jon BrownCast:Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, Amalia VitaleLength:87 minutesRating:UAs the eighth film release to...

Film preview : September 2019

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This month there are high profile returns from both film and television.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhJ5P7Up3jATwo years ago, ‘It’ (based on the novel by...

Film Preview: February 2019

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Coming to a cinema near you this February is a selection of awards season favourites.Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids) and Richard E Grant (Gosford Park) have both received BAFTA...

Film Review: ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ ★★★

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Very well executed.  No pun intended.Direction (Josie Rourke), Screenplay (Beau Willimon), Cast (Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden, David Tennant, Guy Pearce, Martin Compston, Adrian Lester,...

Film fund generates £17m

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A fund to incentivise film production in Scotland has generated £17.5m for the economy returning £10 for every pound spent, Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop confirmed this week.The Production Growth Fund, a combination of Scottish...

Film Fest in the City 2017 was a shining success

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The organisers of Film Fest in the City, Essential Edinburgh along with the Edinburgh International Film Festival have claimed that the 2017 outdoor film fest was an outstanding success.The weather was outstanding and this,...

EIFF Announces ‘Cars 3’ Premiere

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The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) 2017 has announced that it will showcase the UK premiere of Disney.Pixar’s ‘Cars 3’ on Sunday, 25th June 2017 at 2pm at the Festival Theatre.  The film’s Story Supervisor,...

Five scary films you must see this week

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In the next few days we will be celebrating Halloween and you will have the chance to experience a bit of a scary atmosphere around the streets and cinemas as well.Here are five films we recommend you see this week in Edinburgh:1. The...

Mark Cousins unearths Antonia Bird’s Safe (1993)

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Starring the wonderful Kate Hardie and Robert Carlyle, Safe, was shown at The Filmhouse on Tuesday as part of a season, with a post screening discussion from film enthusiast, Mark Cousins.Antonia Bird’s film, which was...

Cameo reintroduce ‘Cameo Curated By’….

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It's back! The Cameo cinema in Tollcross has reintroduced its Curated By strand which allows prominent locals to have a film of their choice screened there.On 25 August it is the turn of artist...

Meanwhile…. at The Filmhouse

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 While all the Festival and Fringe hubbub goes on outside it is still possible to escape it by retiring to the darkness of The Filmhouse where they are playing Sid and Nancy over the...

Now Showing- new film poster design competition at the Cameo

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Glasgow based marketing agency Front Page has teamed up with the Cameo Cinema with a new film poster design competition.The competition runs alongside the Cameo's "Culture Shock" season which features a series of classic cult and horror...

Cameo Cinema announce special “Curated By” Fringe shows

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The Cameo cinema in Tollcross has just released details of this year’s “Curated By” season; a series of one-off events during the Fringe that will include a selection of films presented by high-profile comics and...

Filming wraps on Churchill starring Brian Cox

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Salon Pictures today announced the end of production on the highly anticipated new feature film CHURCHILL, which follows the eponymous icon in the days preceding one of the most important events in world history:...

EIFF 2016 is over – time for thanks

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With the 70th Edinburgh International Film Festival now almost over, organisers have paidtribute to the funders, partners and supporters who have made this year’s milestone edition possible.Ken Hay, CEO of Edinburgh International Film Festival, said:“EIFF...

Da Vinci Code screenings – on location

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Tickets have gone on sale for two special outdoor screenings of The Da Vinci Code, taking place later this year beside Rosslyn Chapel. The Chapel was one of the film’s locations and the screenings...

Film Fest in the City on Sunday

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We are hoping for some better weather today for the third and final day of Film in the City, but just in case then do bring waterproofs with you. This is an outdoor event...

Film in the City this weekend

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Film Fest in the City, returns for its fifth year this weekend from Friday 10th – Sunday 12 June.  St Andrew Square Gardens will become a buzzing, outdoor cinema arena that will screen 15 'must see' movies...

At the Filmhouse – Edinburgh Asian Film Festival

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  The first ever Edinburgh Asian Film Festival (EAFF 2016) will take place at the Filmhouse between 3-5 June 2016.Curated by Dr. Ashvin Devasundaram, the EAFF will offer Edinburgh a chance to see five exceptional films...

Bring on the Summer – Film Fest returns to St Andrew Square

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Film Fest in the City will return to St Andrew Square from 10-12 June 2016.The outdoor cinema has not always been blessed with good weather, so bring your seat and your waterproofs just in case!There...

Film – Jungle Book reimagined: spectacular CGI crafts a whole new reality

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Iain Macdonald, Edinburgh Napier University“Will it be a happy or a sad film?” asks my 11-year-old son in anticipation of Disney’s new reboot of The Jungle Book. The answer depends on your attachment...

IONA : “Utterly hypnotic, a beguiling watch” – opening on Good Friday

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We really like the official trailer for Iona as it features an earlier review of the film by The Edinburgh Reporter!But then our film reviewer, Douglas Greenwood, really liked the film itself, describing it as: "Utterly...

At the New Town Community Cinema this week

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The next films at the New Town Community Cinema will be shown on Good Friday 25 March 2016.[vimeo 141160920 w=500 h=281]There is a matinee for children and something a bit racier for the adults in...

And the BAFTA goes to…the producer from Edinburgh!

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Rebecca Morgan is a young film producer from Edinburgh, and on Sunday night she was at the BAFTAS as a nominee - and her short film won!That is to say Rebecca and her co-producer Caroline...

What’s on in Edinburgh? Where can you see Star Wars : The Force Awakens?

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Star Wars fans who can’t wait another minute to see the hotly anticipated new movie will be flocking to the Odeon Cinema, Fort Kinnaird tonight for the Midnight opening.Star Wars: The Force Awakens is shaping...
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