City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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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

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.

Stone of Destiny Film Review

Stone of Destiny - Still

If you are wondering why a romantic drama set around a famous Welsh poet, not the most famous student prank in Scottish history, opened the Edinburgh Film Festival then today we got our answer.

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.