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Culture Edinburgh International Film Festival Film Reviews

EIFF 2022: Flux Gourmet Review

In the past decade, Peter Strickland has emerged as one of Britain’s most exciting filmmaking voices. What makes his work so distinctive and so recognisable after only a handful of films is his fetishistic attention to sensory detail. Numerous critics have described his work as ‘cinema of the senses’, and it is true that by […]

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Art Culture

New Arrivals From Salvador Dalí to Jenny Saville

The (free!) exhibition that opened at the Scottish National Gallery Modern One this weekend displays their newest acquisitions spanning 110 years, hence the title New Arrivals: From Salvador Dali to Jenny Saville. The new arrivals are displayed across the entire ground floor of the neoclassical building, and with the exhibition remaining open until 2023, the artworks […]

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Culture Literature

Dalí

Edmond Baudoin’s stunning new masterpiece, Dalí, is more of a surrealist experience than an explanation of surrealism. An educative conversation about the life of Salvador Dalí serves as a loose framework for the graphic novel, but the flow between text and images does not seem nearly so concrete. Rather, the narrative of Dalí’s life spins […]