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EIFF 2018: Cold War

Cold War, Paweł Pawlikowski’s new film, begins in 1949: Wiktor (Tomasz Kot), a musician and composer, and producer Irena (Agata Kulesza) search through the Polish countryside for the sound of…

EIFF 2018: Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2 begins in such a way as to make the fourteen year wait for it redundant: the movie kicks off exactly where The Incredibles (2004) finished. Having bested Syndrome…

Striking staff’s wages to be reinvested in student hardship fund

University of Edinburgh Principal Peter Mathieson announced on Thursday in an email to students that additional funds arising from striking staff’s unpaid wages are to be invested in the Student…

Highlights from EIFF’s The Young & the Wild Programme

The Young and the Wild is a strand of the Edinburgh Film Festival (EIFF) aimed at young people between the ages of 15 to 25 years old. From the 22nd…

Cinderella

Matthew Bourne’s choreography tends to concern itself with characterisation and theatre more than with intricate dances. As such, it took some time before Cinderella showed the full extent of his…

We need to stop the brutal separation of parents and children at the Mexican border

If you had been alive when the Australian Government was forcibly removing Aboriginal children from their parents and giving them to white foster parents ‘for their own good’, would you…

Is there an over saturation of Shakespeare in theatre today?

Oversaturation is a dangerous concept and has, in the past, ruined economies and companies. Could it be possible that oversaturation of one playwright’s work could shake the theatrical world? Shakespeare’s…

Interview: Marc Meyers talks his portrait of a teenage serial killer ‘My Friend Dahmer’

Of the countless serial killer narratives hitting the big and small screens at the moment, none is better than David Fincher’s Mindhunter. The show focuses on the efforts of late-1970s…