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★★★★ Directed by: Noah Stratton-Twine Starring: Mike McKenzie, Daz Martin and John Kinory Short Film Review by: Annie Vincent     There can’t be many documentaries that track resident genies in their last days before retirement, but if there are, none can be as heart-warming at this, Noah Stratton-Twine’s third film, Cadabra. As a documentary…

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★★★★ Directed by: Michael Doyle Starring: Grant Bayliss, Richie Baillie, Timothy Davies, Michael Doyle, John Anders Short Film Review by: Kirsty Asher   The Old Believer is a horror film that slinks darkly through the mysterious world of primeval witchcraft and religious fear, with the added element of military force. The Siberian setting and the…

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★★★★ Directed by Stacey Stone Short Film Review by Hannah Sayer With a short running time of only 10 minutes, Unaccountable documents the loss of children’s engagement with nature and the collapse of the natural world. This is a hefty subject to tackle with limited dialogue and running time yet Unaccountable succeeds in educating and…

Full programme announced for 72nd Edinburgh International Film Festival

Rob Brydon stars in the feel good Swimming With Men Highlights include The Incredibles 2, Brie Larson’s directorial debut Unicorn Store and the closing gala’s UK premiere of Swimming With Men The full programme has been announced for the 72nd Edinburgh International Film Festival, with 121 new features – including 21 world premieres – from…

Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★ Written and Directed by Fred Cavender Starring Roxane Brumachon, Mark Denieffe Short Film Review by Hannah Sayer Douleurless was made as part of “Le Projet Téléphone”, a cross cultural and cross genre project involving French and international artists. In September 2017, a proverb was picked at random and given to the first artist as…

Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★ Directed by Vaughn Stein Starring Margot Robbie, Simon Pegg, Mike Myers Film Review by Hope Madden   Femme fatales. Hitmen. Disjointed timelines. Neon.   Sin City was interesting in 2005.   Vaughn Stein’s debut as a feature film writer/director, after many years assisting, borrows heavily from the Tarantino explosion of the Nineties and early 2000s….