Introduction to film section (Chris to write).

The Boy and The Beast

September 11, 2017

Anime is one of those curious genres that can be a leader in creating fantastical worlds with childlike imagination with with very adult themes centred around a central character coming of age. For Western audiences […]

The Vault

September 3, 2017

Hard to be original now in Hollywood these days. When I initially saw the trailer for The Vault I was intrigued, it looked to potentially be a sleeper indie hit with a genre twist as […]

The Last Word

July 18, 2017

The Last Word is a comedy that tries to tackle the often-debated issue of mortality and fear of being forgotten, but fails to achieve much until the end. Harriet Lauler (Shirley MacLaine) is a rich […]

Access All Areas – EIFF 2017

July 11, 2017

Access all Areas is a film that manages to encapsulate in two hours the atmosphere and energy of a music festival, a story wrapped in music which takes you out of the real world, at […]

The Big Sick

July 7, 2017

Star of Silicon Valley Kumail Nanjiani is giving his first big break on the big screen and giving the big thumbs up from super producer Judd Apatow in the tragi-comedy The Big Sick,  based on […]

Vampire Cleanup Department – EIFF 2017 Review

June 30, 2017

Vampire Cleanup Department is a fun, coming of age, horror comedy from directors Yan Pak-wing and Chiu Sin-hang. Set in Hong Kong and making use of the Chinese hopping vampire legends to provide the source […]

Attraction – EIFF 2017 Review

June 29, 2017

From the land that brought Battle Ship Potemkin and Solaris, Russian director Fedor Bondarchuk sets out to challenge old Cold War foes America in big budget Sci-Fi intended Blockbuster with Attraction. Attraction is about the […]

Dying Laughing

June 6, 2017

For those who are maybe unaware of the daily mechanics of a comedian’s mind, then Dying Laughing is the documentary that is set to debunk the glamour of comedy. Directed by duo Lloyd Stanton and […]

EIFF News

May 23, 2017

Introducing EIFF: Play, Scottish talent and more View this email in your browser EIFF: PLAY – ZOMBIES, RETROGAMING AND A SUMMER FÊTE Get your game on and try your hand at our retro video game […]

Show Pieces by Alan Moore coming to Shudder June 29th

May 5, 2017

From the mind of legendary writer Alan Moore (creator of Watchmen, V For Vendetta and League of Extraordinary Gentlemen) and acclaimed photographer and director Mitch Jenkins comes the multi-layered film anthology SHOW PIECES. The film […]

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