While Blabbermouth may not have been successful in focusing exclusively on cultural nationalism, it did achieve an expression of the undeniable force that is Scottish pride, felt not just by the performers, but also by the audience.
Creator of Lost Damon Lindelof explodes back on to our screens with a disturbing drama. The Leftovers, adapted from the Tom Perrotta’s novel of the same title, depicts the aftermath of a worldwide disappearance of two per cent of the population.
Wish I Was Here
Zach Braff, formerly known as the dopey lead from American comedy Scrubs, delves into much deeper, more profound territory in this comedy-drama Wish I Was Here.
Puttin’ on the Ritz
Overall, the show lacked the charm, subtlety and wow-factor that came with music from this period; not so much a vivid recreation of a bygone age as a nostalgia show for the elderly, though the moments of true musicality from the singers and Lorna Luft meant that it was still an entertaining spectacle.
Isa Genzken: Botanical Garden
Nestled in a corner of Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic Gardens is an emotive exhibition of contrasts and charm.
After his directorial debut with 2004’s Garden State, Scrubs star Zach Braff returns this year with Wish I Was Here, a film which last year was innovatively funded through the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. The online site aims to help get young creative projects off the ground through public donations, and is a hugely useful tool […]
The Riot Club
The brutish, beautiful men of The Riot Club will not fail to shock and horrify in this adaption of Laura Wade’s play Posh.
Based on Lois Lowry’s much loved children’s novel, The Giver hops in trying to ride in the wake of The Hunger Games’ success. With another sinister dystopia, another young, beautiful hero (Brenton Thwaites), and another battle between individuality and the system, The Giver should have a recipe for success.