For this episode I had a blether with writer/director and actor Matthew Holness, who moves from the small screen to the big screen in his new dark thriller, Possum.
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Who you gonna call if your car is haunted or a werewolf is giving you grief? With the continued success of horror at the cinema and TV, it’s no surprise that filmmakers are also turning to YouTube to bring their vision to life. Scottish web series Demonologist for Hire combines the horrific and the humorous […]
Last week I spent some time at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, where one of the new films I saw was the documentary Time Trial, from Edinburgh director Finlay Pretsell.
This week I’ve been at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, seeing as many new films as possible and catching up with some of the filmmakers who are in town. One of the first films I saw was a new thriller set in Scotland, Calibre, directed by Matt Palmer, someone well known to horror film fans […]
I’m a fan of podcasts. Every week I listen to a dozen or so, and I’ve been thinking about starting one up for a long time. That time has finally arrived, and the first episode of ReelScotland Blethers, so-called because I plan to have a blether (or chat) with someone different each episode. Only it’s […]
News round-up: EIFF 2018 details revealed, Dundee cinema opposed, Outlander renewed, The Mad Death on DVD
From EIFF previews to good news for Outlander fans, a look at news from the world of Scottish film and TV.
A host of famous faces, including Scream‘s Matthew Lillard and Hammer Films’ Caroline Munro, will arrive in Scotland’s capital this May for the city’s first Edinburgh Horror Con. A range of actors from the big and small screen will be appearing at the EICC on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May, along with horror authors […]
Nic Cage fans rejoice! If it’s been a while since you saw a vintage Cage movie on the big screen, make sure you head to Glasgow’s CCA next month for CAGE-A-RAMA, a two-day festival celebrating the great man. From his early performances in films such as 1983’s Valley Girl, up to his action hero days […]
A number of premieres will take place around Scotland exclusively for young people.