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Victoria and Abdul (2017)

If you are offended by portrayals of non-pc British upper-class superiority and power over those seen as less 'fortunate' than themselves, Victoria and Abdul is likely to get your hackles up. If, however, you enjoy wonderfully atmospheric…

Rock Dog (2016)

Simple and Cutesy, Ash Brannon’s adaptation of Zheng Jun’s graphic novel, Tibetan Rock Dog, may not be winning any awards anytime soon, it’s quite clearly a target for younger audiences but its unfussiness has an enduring quality that will…

EIFF 2016: Whisky Galore (2016)

Based on the original Ealing movie that was based on a novel that was based on a true incident, Whisky Galore will already be pretty familiar to film fans. But I'll quickly cover the plot anyway. It's wartime. People can't always get as…

Castles In The Sky (2014)

As harmless and inoffensive as they come, Castles In The Sky is also an undeniably entertaining movie, anchored by a fine performance from Eddie Izzard, wobbly Scottish accent aside. It's set in some fine British countryside, utilises some…

Igor (2008)

An animated movie that tells the story of Igor (voiced by John Cusack), a hunch-backed lab assistant in the land of Malaria. Malaria is populated largely by evil scientists and their Igors, only really used for fetching parts and pulling…