The A-Team is the 2010 update of the 80s television show about a wronged commando unit fighting to clear their name in their own inimitable style.
Thursday evening saw singer/songwriter/political activist Billy Bragg arrive at Edinburgh’s Cameo Cinema to introduce a screening of director Alan Miles’ latest documentary, Breaking Rocks, a look at Bragg’s groundbreaking inititiative which sees him take guitars to prisons around England and Wales in an attempt to help rehabilitate inmates.
Days ten and eleven of the 64th Edinburgh International Film Festival. Reviews include Restrepo, The Dry Land, Girl with Black Balloons, Third Star, Superhero Me, Câ€™est DÃ©jÃ Lâ€™Ã©tÃ©, NÃ©nette, The Robber (Der RÃ¤uber), Boy, The Squeeze and The Hard Way.
Days three and four of the 2010 Edinburgh International Film Festival. Reviews include Donkeys and Jackboots on Whitehall.
Squeezing in more soul and originality into its compact running time than a quiver-full of bloated Robin Hood remakes could ever hope to, Christopher Smith’s Black Death is a down and dirty foray into medieval England which should satisfy both action fans and those looking for something a little more thoughtful from their cinema.
The words “Palestinian occupation comedy” possibly aren’t enough to cause a stampede towards a local arthouse cinema to see director Elia Suleiman’s autobiographical The Time That Remains, but anyone who dismisses it out of hand is doing themselves, and the film, a disservice.