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elizabeth mcgovern

Swung (2015)

Making a movie about the swinging scene is no easy feat. Make it too bleak and serious and you have the potential to be stuck in the shadow of a well-revered movie like Shame. Make it too amusing and you could end up in the company of Sex…

EIFF 2011 – An Overview

So that's it then. The credits have rolled, everyone can breathe a sigh of relief and cinema staff in Edinburgh can stop being irritated by a swarm of people turning up at free screening after free screening to try and catch "the next big…

Gaby Dellal – a brief Q&A

On Monday evening I was persuaded by fellow Flickfeaster John Reeve to attend an EIFF event that had a free bar and the chance to hear about the work of Birds Eye View (a company promoting talented women in the world of film). It was,…

Angels Crest (2011)

A small, snow-covered town in the middle of nowheresville. A protagonist finding themselves living amongst a crowd of people who can turn hostile as quickly as they can turn friendly. A dysfunctional family unit that still has love at it’s…