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Film Review: You’ve Been Trumped

Film Review: You’ve Been Trumped

Jonathan Melville October 17, 2012 1

Controversial documentary on Donald Trump's Scottish project

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Film review: Brave

Film review: Brave

Jonathan Melville June 11, 2012 0

Opening with a flashback to the attack on King Fergus (Billy Connolly) by the demon bear Mordu before fast-forwarding to present-day (well, 10th century) Scotland to witness the King being teased by his daughter,

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EIFF 2011 Film Review: Trollhunter

EIFF 2011 Film Review: Trollhunter

Ross Maclean June 22, 2011 0

Trollhunter is a Norwegian mockumentary following the government-sanctioned exterminator of the title as he polices Norway against the threat of troll attacks

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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: Perfect Sense

EIFF 2011 Film Review: Perfect Sense

Ross Maclean June 19, 2011 2

Perfect Sense is the lastest film from David Mackenzie: a love story starring Ewan McGregor and Eva Green, set against the backdrop of an epidemic

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EIFF 2011 Film Review: Project Nim

EIFF 2011 Film Review: Project Nim

Ross Maclean June 18, 2011 0

Project Nim is the latest documentary from Man On Wire director, James Marsh, telling the story of Nim, a chimpanzee at the centre of a research project in 1970s New York

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EIFF 2011 Film Review: Angels Crest

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: Phase 7 (Fase 7)

EIFF 2011 Film Review: Phase 7 (Fase 7)

Paul F Cockburn June 17, 2011 0

According to TS Eliot, the world will end not with a bang but a whimper, a sentiment in some ways echoed by the low-key, darkly humourous tale, Phase

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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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