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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: Barbarella (1968)

One of the shining examples of a cult film, Barbarella is a heady mix of fun sci-fi and titillating erotica. Starting off with a famous "zero gravity" striptease by Jane Fonda, who plays the main character, this may take a surprisingly…

Top Ten Film Posters of the 60s

The Sixties… swinging, flamboyant, expressive. An era of counterculture and social revolution. And one area that this counterculture movement had a dramatic effect was film, where social taboos such as sex, drugs and violence were…