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EIFF 2023 – Past Lives: Review

“There’s a word in Korean. In-yeon. It means providence or fate.” This is the premise for Celine Song’s remarkable directorial feature debut Past Lives, a romantic drama about possibility and…

EIFF 2023 – Silent Roar: Review

“Hellfire, sex, and youth” are the three words Louis McCartney and Ella Lily Hyland used to describe Silent Roar at its red-carpet premier at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. It’s…

EIFF 2023: Interview with Babak Jalali, Director and Co-Writer of Fremont

Closing the festival this year is Fremont, a film that follows Donya (Anaita Wali Zada) a former translator from Afghanistan as she tries to re-settle in America after being displaced…

Fringe 2023: Sophie Sucks Face

Ever feared a family reunion? How about a family reunion where you must face your second cousin who you hooked with at the last reunion? Oh yeah, and the last…

Fringe 2023: Bailey J Mills: Unfiltered + Scummy

It can be difficult to stand out from the many talented drag performers at this year’s Fringe. From local Edinburgh acts like Alice Rabbit, to international talent and fan favourites…

In Conversation with Sophie Zucker: “I’m a narcissist (undiagnosed). What brought me to the Fringe is my personality disorder”

Sophie Sucks Face is a one woman musical-comedy written, directed and performed by Sophie Zucker. At her grandfather’s shiva, Sophie meets and is unexpectedly attracted to her hot Israeli cousin.…

Review: How to Blow Up a Pipeline

How to Blow up a Pipeline is a perfectly executed heist-style indie eco-thriller with a stacked ensemble cast and beautiful cinematography. The only place audiences could find discomfort is in…

Review – Benediction: Relating to Our Past

Rating: ★★★★ In an interview for Benediction at TIFF, director and writer Terrence Davies says, “The reason I do period is that I don’t know anything about modern life, and…