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Muirhouse pair team up to offer 'life-changing' film course

Edinburgh College Inner City Arts students will make film of Irvine Welsh short story The State of the Party

A BAFTA-winning director has launched his second film course at Edinburgh College for young and unemployed people, with the help of the iconic Scottish writer Irvine Welsh. 838 more words

North Edinburgh News

Second Breakfast: A Clever Pun on the Word 'Filth'

Before plunging too completely into Octoberween, it’s important to take some time and just review the pre-Halloween months, because after Halloween it’s officially Oscar Season until February, and people often end up about forgetting about the movies they saw February-September. 896 more words

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Happy Birthday Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh (born 27 September 1958) is a Scottish novelist, playwright and short story writer. He is recognised for his novel Trainspotting, which was later made into a critically acclaimed film of the same name. 27 more words


Based on the Book: Filth

We’ll occasionally feature reviews of films based on literature in keeping with our book theme here on Book.Read.Good. With that in mind, it was just last week my fella and I were faced with a rare evening wherein we were not bogged down by any pressing responsibilities for work or art. 210 more words

“Choose a life. Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a fucking big television. Choose washing machines, cars, compact disc players and electrical tin openers… Choose DSY and wondering who the fuck you are on a Sunday morning.

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James Joyce, Irvine Welsh and 20th Century Masculinity

James Joyce’s Dubliners and Irvine Welsh’s The Acid House, two short story collections bookending the twentieth century, share one key characteristic: the majority of their main characters are men living on the periphery of the cities of Dublin and Edinburgh, and as a result, issues of changing male identities in an urban context are explored at length by each writer. 1,432 more words


Top 5 Films that Broke the Fourth Wall

Definition of FOURTH WALL
:  an imaginary wall (as at the opening of a modern stage proscenium) that keeps performers from recognizing or directly addressing their audience… 413 more words