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Interview: Love, life and thinking outside the box with Maja Borg

Interview: Love, life and thinking outside the box with Maja Borg

Laurie Dunsire June 23, 2012 0

Maja Borg’s experimental documentary expands on the themes of her 2007 short film, Ottica Zero, focusing on economy as a human relationship

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Interview: Jeanie Finlay hopes to hit the right notes in Edinburgh

Interview: Jeanie Finlay hopes to hit the right notes in Edinburgh

Laurie Dunsire June 23, 2011 0

Artist-come-director Jeanie Finlay discusses her new feature documentary, Sound it Out, which is screening at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. It focuses on the last surviving vinyl record store in Teeside

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Interview: Paul Fraser returns to the EIFF with My Brothers

Interview: Paul Fraser returns to the EIFF with My Brothers

Laurie Dunsire June 21, 2011 0

Paul Fraser, established writer and childhood friend of Shane Meadows, talks about his debut as a director with My Brothers

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EIFF 2011 Film Review: The Caller

EIFF 2011 Film Review: The Caller

Laurie Dunsire June 19, 2011 0

Matthew Parkhill's mystery thriller meets horror film, The Caller, is a worthwhile watch for fans of the genres

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EIFF 2011 Film Review: Albatross

EIFF 2011 Film Review: Albatross

Laurie Dunsire June 19, 2011 0

The significance in the title of Niall MacCormick’s coming of age comedy, Albatross, is not immediately clear. However, within this beautifully written and warm film lies some touching insights into growing up, friendship and

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EIFF 2011 Film Review: Angels Crest

Laurie Dunsire June 18, 2011 0

Tragedy can send shockwaves throughout an entire community, especially in a small, secluded town. Angels Crest, the fictional town where this particular tale is set, follows the people who are affected by a

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EIFF 2011 Film Review: On the Shore

EIFF 2011 Film Review: On the Shore

Laurie Dunsire June 16, 2011 0

A French film about loneliness and love, following a middle-aged police captain who creates a fantasy about a suicide victim he finds

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EIFF 2011 Film Review: Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure

Laurie Dunsire June 16, 2011 0

Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure is a fascinating documentary about an audio phenomenon that went viral, years before the internet age. Humorous and thought provoking, a unique piece of filmmaking

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EIFF 2011 Film Review: Our Day Will Come

Laurie Dunsire June 16, 2011 6

Our Day Will Come is a French film from debut director Romain Gavras, starring Vincent Cassel, that doesn’t hold back and offers an interesting perspective on a familiar theme.

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EIFF 2011 Film Review: Tender Son – The Frankenstein Project

Laurie Dunsire June 14, 2011 1

A modern take on Mary Shelley’s novel, Tender Son - The Frankenstein Project, a Hungarian film from director Kornél Mundruczó, offers some well crafted cinematography and camerawork, but ultimately flatters to deceive

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