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Somers Town Film Review

Partying hard in Somers Town

I have never seen a Shane Meadows film. “Not even This Is England?” I hear you cry!

The Wackness Film Review


Growing up. This theme dominates the silver screen, from Spiderman to Pride & Prejudice. Although an important aspect of life we all must deal with, and go through, I couldn’t help but think that while watching The Wackness, I had seen it all before.

EIFF blog: Opening Gala Party kicks off film festival in style

EIFF 2008: Edge of Love Red Carpet Keira and Sienna

I woke up this morning with a small green pixie stamping violently on my forehead

EIFF Blog: Festival Films On The Radar

Film still from Sommers Town

Well it's bucketing down with rain and naturally I'm in the middle of town without an umbrella and about to go off to the party for The Edge of Love, which I reviewed in an ear

The legend Cyd Charisse Dies

Its bad enough we lose Stan Winston just before the film festival kicked off but today we also learn of the passing of Hollywood legend Cyd Charisse who died two days ago aged 86.

EIFF Blog: Why No Press Screening For Terry?

EIFF 2008: Terence Davies

I’m looking forward to seeing Of Time and the City this Thursday by
director Terence Davies who should by now be regarded as a national

EIFF Blog: Stan Winston - I Salute You

In brief and in light of the opportunity to hear the great Ray Harryhausen in person (25th June at Cineworld) it seems appropriate to mention the recent passing of the late great Stan Winston who d

EIFF Blog, Day 1: Will Sir Sean Parachute In?

EIFF 2008: Edge of Love Still Rhys & Keira

It’s Day 1 of the EIFF and it’s 6.38 a.m.

Film Festival blog kicks off

Welcome to my film festival blog. My name's Dylan Matthew and I'll be providing daily coverage of the film festival which begins Wednesday 18th June.

Free Film Festival ScreeningsTonight and Tomorrow

Local Hero

The Edinburgh International Film Festival doesn't officially get under way until the opening gala screening of Dylan Thomas biopic The Edge of Love next Wednesday, but you can sample some vintage film fare at the free Festival Under the Stars tonight (Friday) to get in the mood.