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Starring: George MacKay, Peter Mullan, Jane Horrocks, Antonia Thomas, Freya Mavor, Jason Flemyng, Kevin Guthrie

Directed by: Dexter Fletcher

Synopsis: Two Scottish soldiers return from Afghanistan, home to Leith (Edinburgh, Scotland) to the warm embrace of their families. 390 more words


Made in Glasgow

There are a lot of films that have been made in Glasgow and this post is focusing on some of these films. This is the Glasgow Film Office website and I urge you to look at it for more detailed information into the Glasgow film scene, including films that are made there. 283 more words


Sunshine on Leith (2013) - Made My Heart Fly for a while, but glad when it was Over And Done With...

Sunshine on Leith is a workmanlike crowdpleaser adapted from the musical of the same name, a story of two squaddies told in large part by the songs of The Proclaimers. 891 more words


Stunt Double: Sunshine on Leith

You don’t have to like musicals to enjoy Sunshine on Leith… and I’m not even going to add “…but it helps” to that, because it genuinely is good fun whatever your usual tastes are. 621 more words

Glasgow Film

Sunshine On Leith DVD Review

Director: Dexter Fletcher

Starring: George MacKay, Antonia Thomas, Freya Mavor, Kevin Guthrie, Jane Horrocks, Peter Mullan

I hadn’t seen a good, new musical for ages and was looking forward to a bit of cheery, light hearted singing of a Saturday evening. 863 more words

DVD Review

DVD Review: For Those In Peril

Title:                          For Those In Peril

Director:                    Paul Wright

Certificate:                18

Major players:          George MacKay, Kate Dickie

Out of five?               3.5

There was a week last October when the Scots appeared to have overrun the cinemas around the UK.  665 more words

Film Review

Edinburgh's Love of Independent Cinemas

As a film lover, one thing I really appreciate is Edinburgh’s appreciation of independent film houses. Back home, every independent theatre seems to be replaced with a megaplex, jumbo, supersize 3D, IMAX, light show crazy spectacle that shows 45 new movies a week. 440 more words