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‘I’m always looking to learn something new’: Projectionist Bill Shearer looks back on his career

‘I’m always looking to learn something new’: Projectionist Bill Shearer looks back on his career

Ian Hoey November 30, 2014 1

Veteran projectionist Bill Shearer on his lifelong career

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Hardcore filmgoing: Deep Throat at the Cameo

Hardcore filmgoing: Deep Throat at the Cameo

Ian Hoey December 24, 2012 0

Ian Hoey recalls an attempt to screen Deep Throat, at the Cameo

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Say hello again to Halloween

Say hello again to Halloween

Ian Hoey October 24, 2012 1

Ian Hoey welcomes Michael Myers back to cinemas this Halloween

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‘There’s now no need for anybody to handle the content’: Pete Naples on modern film projection

‘There’s now no need for anybody to handle the content’: Pete Naples on modern film projection

Ian Hoey October 23, 2012 2

Ian Hoey meets projectionist Pete Naples

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Meeting My Waterloo Road

Meeting My Waterloo Road

Ian Hoey August 29, 2012 0

ReelScotland's very own Greenockian remembers school days at Waterloo Road

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‘Automation could kill projection’: The Cameo’s Eric Saunders on the future of the projectionist

‘Automation could kill projection’: The Cameo’s Eric Saunders on the future of the projectionist

Ian Hoey May 4, 2012 3

Ian Hoey meet Eric Saunders, the Cameo's projectionist for over 25 years, to discuss the past, present and future of the trade

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Something Wicker This Way Comes

Something Wicker This Way Comes

Ian Hoey March 27, 2012 0

As cinema audiences in Edinburgh prepare for screenings of both The Wicker Man and its belated "spiritual sequel", The Wicker Tree, Ian Hoey looks at the fandom that has grown around the seminal British

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The Orange and Green Elephant In The Room

The Orange and Green Elephant In The Room

Ian Hoey March 23, 2012 0

Ian Hoey looks at the work of Peter McDougall and wonders why filmmakers are reluctant to discuss Scotland's Shame

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Jings, it’s Brigadoon!

Jings, it’s Brigadoon!

Ian Hoey February 20, 2012 0

Ian Hoey takes a look at the social significance of that great Scottish movie, Brigadoon

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Guest blog: Ian Hoey on the many ages of film appreciation

Guest blog: Ian Hoey on the many ages of film appreciation

Ian Hoey January 24, 2012 0

Ian Hoey looks at the likes and dislikes of a film appreciation group in Edinburgh comprised of local pensioners

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