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EIFF 2016: The Overview

And that's it. You don't need to put up with any more of my constant babbling (well, for a few days anyway). EIFF 2016 has come and gone, and what a fantastic 70th year it was for the festival. Kevin Smith (plus wife, Jen, and daughter,…

EIFF 2016 – Coming Attractions

Yes, as you may have noticed already, it's that time of year again. The time when Edinburgh is abuzz with movie screenings, movie audiences, and us pesky reviewers being as nice or nasty as each film seems to demand. And it's a special…

Sheffield DocFest 2016 Launch

RENOWNED INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL MADE IN SHEFFIELD OPENING NIGHT FROM SHEFFIELD’S CITY HALL ATTENDED BY MICHAEL MOORE TRANSMITTED TO 114 CINEMAS NATIONWIDE ACROSS THE UK REGGIE YATES, LOUIS THEROUX, KEN LOACH, STACEY…

All change for FrightFest

2016 is seeing some major changes for FrightFest, the UK's biggest genre film festival.  Earlier this year they announced that they would be holding this year's event - which runs from the 25th to the 29th August - at the VUE cinema…

Raindance 2015

The 23rd Raindance Film Festival opened last Wednesday with a gala screening of Kai Barry’s Newcomer. That means Raindance is happening right now, and you’re missing it! As ever, the festival celebrates independent movie-making at the…

59th BFI London Film Festival

The BFI London Film Festival hits the capital once again in October, highlighting the films anticipated to do well in the upcoming awards season.  The UK’s largest film festival, the 12-day event will showcase 238 films across 16 venues in…

Venice Film Festival 2015 Round-up

Well that’s Venice done for another year marking the official end of summer time. At least that’s how I see it. It’s been a good festival as well, despite the usual carping you hear every time. The standard was certainly higher than last…