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Robert Carlyle's Directorial Debut, 'The Legend of Barney Thomson,' Opens July 24 in the UK

How fortunate if you’re living in the UK right now, because cinemas nationwide will release “The Legend of Barney Thomson” tomorrow. Robert Carlyle (“Once Upon a Time,” “Trainspotting”) stars in the titular role as the hapless Scottish barber, who is thrust into the world of serial killing. 312 more words

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EIFF / Wellcome Trust Ideas Lab

So the 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival has passed and after a whole load of films, talks, seminars, meetings, dinners & drinks receptions, I can finally make sense of what’s happened… 144 more words
Tim Barrow

One Down, Two to Go

The short lifespan of EIFF and its Youth Hub is now over, signalling the next wave of Festival: Edinburgh International, and the Fringe. Doors officially (and metaphorically) open on 7th August, with previews usually beginning the week before. 460 more words

Works In Progress

Filmology on Camera - New Youtube Channel

Hey, guys! Little housekeeping update here. We’re officially on YouTube! We’ve just posted the very first video of our Filmology on Film series on our channel, Filmology on Camera. 45 more words

Edinburgh International Film Festival

EIFF Review: The Violators

THE VIOLATORS

Dir: Helen Walsh

3.5/5 stars

THE VIOLATORS, a gritty British drama from writer/director Helen Walsh, follows Shelly (Lauren McQueen) and Rachel (Brogan Ellis) in a story about two girls from utterly different backgrounds who form an unlikely and unsure bond under the shadowy presence of Mikey, a loan shark and debt collector, who has his attention set on Shelly. 570 more words

EIFF 2015 Closing Gala - 'Iona'

Director: Scott Graham
Starring: Ruth Negga, Tom Brooke, Michelle Duncan, Ben Gallagher
Running time: 110 min

After twelve days, 134 new feature films, spread across ten different venues in Scotland’s capital, the Edinburgh International Film Festival comes to a close with the world premiere of Scott Graham’s latest film, … 333 more words

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Film Review: "Love & Mercy"

Love & Mercy, 2014

dir. Bill Pohland
★★★★★

This film is the life story of Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson split into two crucial moments of his life — his psychotic breakdown during the recording of his avant-garde masterpiece in the 60s, and his abuse by Dr Eugene Landy and rescue by Melinda Ledbetter in the 80s.

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