Film Reviews

T2 Trainspotting

First, there’s opportunity, then there’s betrayal. Watch history repeat itself, a different time, a different circumstance, much has changed, but much has also stayed the same. Nostalgia runs parallel with modernity, our favourite cult characters trapped somewhere in between. The film sees Renton, Sick Boy, Spud and Begbie running to catch up with a world […]

Culture Literature

Irvine Welsh and Robert Carlyle host talk, ‘Grim, nasty, and fun – Begbie’s back!’

Irvine Welsh and Robert Carlyle: ‘Grim, nasty, and fun – Begbie’s Back!’ was recently hosted by Usher Hall as part of their Book Festival. Although Edinburgh’s Book Festival is usually reserved for the crowds during the Fringe, when you’ve got such high profile guests and a film to promote, it seems exceptions can be made. […]