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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...

Film review – Carol : stunning 1950s tale of two women in love

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An insistent clamour of bells and horns recurs throughout Carol, evoking the stifling, heavy atmosphere of conformity that overlay early 1950s America. An older woman, the wealthy, strikingly beautiful Carol (Cate Blanchett), starts an...

Premier of Sunset Song at the Filmhouse tonight

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Actors Agyness Deyn from Manchester, Scottish actor Kevin Guthrie (left, from Neilston, Renfrewshire, near Glasgow) and director Terence Davies appear in Edinburgh before the Scottish premiere screening of "Sunset Song", at the city's Filmhouse cinema. The...

Edinburgh is the star in these films

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With the release of the new James Bond film this week we are reminded that Scotland plays a main role in many films including the previous Bond blockbuster, Skyfall. From Edinburgh’s most famous Skye Terrier,...

Film review – Macbeth ****

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Macbeth – The Scottish Film **** I love Shakespeare. I love the complexity and the political machinations of the characters. The new Macbeth movie directed by Justin Kurzel is a great advertisement for Scotland. The landscape is...

ODEON Fort Kinnaird to premiere The Martian on Thursday night

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ODEON Fort Kinnaird is offering guests a unique opportunity to watch the new hotly anticipated Ridley Scott sci-fi space blockbuster The Martian, starring Matt Damon, one week before its official release at 5.45pm on 24th September.In a ground-breaking...

Edinburgh Subtitles and Captions Club for filmgoers with hearing loss

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Imagine watching a film where the sound track is impossible to make out properly.  You can’t follow the plot or appreciate the film, however hard you try.  If all sound tracks are like that,...

Film Review: We Are Your Friends (Max Joseph, 2015)

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In the shadow of the Hollywood hills, a group of four wasters earn a living as failing nightclub promoters – but amongst them lies a musical gem. Cole is an inspiring DJ, reluctantly left...

Just Festival 2015: Nelson Mandela: the Myth and Me

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The first time Khalo Matabane heard Nelson Mandela's name he was seven years old and living in Ga Mphahlele, a village in Limpopo. It was 1981, South Africa was still split by apartheid; Khalo's...

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...

Review: The Legend of Barney Thomson (Robert Carlyle, 2015)

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With an illustrious screen acting career that has spanned the best part of 25 years, it’s bizarre to think that it has taken until now for Robert Carlyle to grab the reins of a...

On DVD/Blu-Ray: The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (Isao Takahata, 2014)

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Found under the bark of a bamboo shoot, a tiny girl flourishes into a beautiful young princess under the watchful eye of a bamboo cutter and his wife. Both headstrong and eager to please,...

Review: The Wonders (Alice Rohrwacher, 2014)

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In a dilapidated farmhouse not far from the sea, a set of sisters find themselves working on their father's beekeeping farm; the oldest at the helm. Struck for money and with many mouths to...

Queen Margaret University Film and Media Degree Show

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Film & Media students Graham Wallace, Linzi Wilson and Jordan Phillips celebrating award success at the QMU Film & Media degree show at the Edinburgh Filmhouse, 9th July 2015.Film & Media students Jordan Phillips, Linzi...

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: Our Top Five

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Last night signaled the end of the Edinburgh International Film Festival's 69th year. The first with film critic Mark Adams at the helm, the festival seemed to be a stable, accessible success with a...

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: Narcopolis (Justin Trefgarne, 2014)

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In 2024, a copper walks the streets of London fighting crime following the legalisation of all types of recreational drugs. But, when he is removed from a case in which he tries to identify...

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