Puzzle, a ‘wonderfully enjoyable and uplifting’ drama, directed by Marc Turtletaub, is set to open the 72nd edition of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Movie-goers are used to catching glimpses of Scottish locations standing in for other places: Victorian London, twenties New York and sundry fictionalised towns and cities. The latest and much-anticipated edition in the Avengers superhero franchise will see Edinburgh used for once as a fantastic and futuristic setting and its part in the £400 million blockbuster […]
Film review: I,Tonya (4/5) The tragic blonde princess of Ice Castles (1978) meets the gritty yet glamorised narrator of Goodfellas (1990) in 2018’s true biopic I, Tonya. Based on the life of the 1992 and 1994 Olympic Games figure skating competitor Tonya Harding, this documentary style film attempts to tell the truth of what happened […]
Glasgow Film Festival Wes Anderson’s latest quirky animation The Isle Of Dogs is expected to be the main attraction at the Glasgow Film Festival opening this week. A funny and bleak tale of a young Japanese boy who goes to an island filled with dogs, it has been well received by critics. Featuring the voice […]
Film review: Journey’s End (12A) 5/5 This drama set in the First Word War trenches is a visceral viewing experience as the shaky camera work coupled with the robust and rattling sound effects gives the audience a shared experience with the desperate soldiers fighting for survival. Directed by Saul Dibb (Bullet Boy, Suite Francaise, The Duchess), […]