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James Cosmo

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…

The Pyramid Texts (2015)

Developed for the screen from his stage play, Geoff Thompson shows himself to be a most talented wordsmith with The Pyramid Texts, a film that turns out to be little more than a 90-minute monologue by a boxer (James Cosmo) trying to…

Citadel (2012)

Written and directed by Ciaran Foy, who previously gave viewers a number of enjoyable shorts including The Faeries Of Blackheath Woods (available to view here), Citadel is a horror movie that just never manages to fulfil its full potential,…

No Saint for Sinners (2011)

Mickey is a tough piece of IRA muscle, but a likable and decent fella under his hard shell. When his crazed partner starts going off the deep end in excessive brutality and murder, Mickey opts out of the outfit and flees to the United…