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Metropolis is set in a dystopic future where ruling elites govern from menacing high rise buildings whilst oppressed workers live below.

In a strange dystopian world overrun by outdated machines, a man attempts to find a woman who appears in his dreams.

 Il Desserto Rosso was the first colour film made by celebrated Italian filmmaker Michelangelo Antonioni and is regarded as one of his v

The Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh (RGBE) has announced that is launching a new foodie festival this Spring - Science on a Plate.

The Edinburgh International Science Festival reported one of its busiest opening days in 23 years when it opened on 9th April.

Over 5,000 visitors attended Science Festival events in venues around the city including the City Art Centre, the Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden, the National Museum, St Andrew Square, The University of Edinburgh’s Informatics Building and the Usher Hall.

Wine-imbibers, you may be paying too much for that expensive bottle of wine, according to psychologist Prof Richard Wiseman of the University of Hertfordshire and this year's Guest Director at the Edinburgh International Science Festival.

The winner of this year's Edinburgh Medal is Professor Carl Djerassi, an American chemist, novelist and playwright and Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at Stanford University. Djerassi is best known for his contribution to the development of the first oral contraceptive pill in 1951 for which he won the National Medal of Science in the USA.

In a brand new partnership for 2011, The Edinburgh International Science Festival has teamed up with the Scottish Storytelling Centre to bring a wide range of stories to the Science Festival audien

The inimitable Dr Bunhead gets the Edinburgh International Science Festival off with a bang and a World Record attempt.

Edinburgh's Festivals will share £2 million from the Scottish Government to showcase Scottish cultural and creative talent.