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Faintheart Flashes Steel and Proves Its Mettle at Edinburgh Film Festival

EIFF 2008 Closing Film - Faintheart

EIFF Blog - Day 10. I racked up another Michael Powell Award contender last night in the shape of Matthew Thompson's debut feature Dummy.

Wall-E Rolls Out His Charm at Edinburgh Film Festival


A quick update. Since scribing a few words back there in my last blog on Better Things, I ought to tell you that I also saw Helen, also in contention for the Michael Powell award and Wall-E

Hopkins Creates Better Things at Edinburgh Film Festival

EIFF 2008: Better Things Still

Well I have an hour to kill so I might as well kill it with a wee update. I'm racing now to finish seeing all the Michael Powell award contenders before the winner is announced

Man on Wire Achieves the Impossible at Edinburgh Film Festival

EIFF 2008: Man on Wire Still

It's Day 8 of the Edinburgh Film Festival and time for another blog around the block. Yesterday proved to be a more fruitful venture with two great films in a row and a rain sodden rooftop party for the festival to thank Scottish Screen (the government funded agency for film in Scotland) for its continued support

See an Edinburgh Film Festival Film for a Fiver

The Edinburgh Film Festival's best of the Fest programme has been announced for Sunday 29 June and tickets at £5 each are on sale.

Time For Award Predictions at the Edinburgh Film Festival?

EIFF 2008 - Michael Powell Jury

Considering the few films I've managed to see between writing reviews and being tractor beamed unwillingly into various parties (such a chore), trying to predict festival winners at this stage would not only be foolish, but mathematically about the same as correctly predicting lottery winners.

Film Festival's Trailblazers Party Provides a Literary Diversion

EIFF 2008 - Trailblazers Awards

Last night, once again, completely against my will (a man did have a
gun to my head after all), I had to throw down the pad of paper and

Errol Morris interrogates himself at Edinburgh Film Festival

EIFF 2008 - Errol Morris In Person

Well, I've had a day off from the film festival as I could tell my body was shutting itself down against my will two nights ago.

EIFF Blog Day 3. The filth and glory of Terence Davies

EIFF 2008: Of Time and the City still

This morning the usual panic induced coffee fuelled sprint across the city to see press screenings was halted by a phone call from my close friend Ruth who announced that she’s given birth to a b