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Review: Scrapper

The British film industry has found its latest trend: writer/directors named Charlotte whose debut features centre on father-daughter relationships and balance their deeper heartache with the wonder of childhood. Charlotte…

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…

Modern Two art gallery to close indefinitely

Modern Two, one of the two galleries at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, is closing until further notice. The National Galleries of Scotland is facing an unprecedented crisis…

The Filmhouse Closure: A Tragic and Frightening Omen

On Thursday Morning, Edinburgh’s iconic cinema The Filmhouse and the immeasurably impactful Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) announced to its staff that it had entered administration. Belmont Filmhouse in Aberdeen…

EIFF: Official Competition Review

Predictability is often a quality in a movie’s plotting that leaves it open for derision. In film, the audience should be taken on a journey that they aren’t expecting, revelling…

EIFF 2022: Dream Agency Review

Dreams are famously rather nebulous and unfathomable things. Their elusive nature makes them objects of fascination, readily able to be picked apart in our great search for meaning. Dreams have…

EIFF 2022: Husband Review

There are moments in Husband where co-directors and real life couple Josh Appignanesi and Devorah Baum genuinely seem to dislike each other’s presence, and yet by the end of the…

EIFF 2022: Licht – Stockhausen’s Legacy Review

When Karlheinz Stockhausen died in 2007 he left behind a large body of work equally influential and controversial (English conductor Adrien Boult when asked if he had conducted any Stockhausen…