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Donna Rutherford has always written in a lyrical, earthy way on family, ageing and what it is to be human. Lullaby, which follows on from her previous works  447 more words

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Film Review: Panic

In association with Glasgow Film Theatre

Imagine if Taken had a protagonist suffering from PTSD and was set in the concrete jungle of London. Reclusive Andrew (David Gyasi) and his promiscuous companion Amy (Pippa Nixon) are admiring the view from his flat when they see beautiful neighbour Kem (Yennis Cheung) attacked by an imposing figure. 380 more words

University Of Glasgow

The Selfish Giant (2013)

The Selfish Giant (dir. Clio Barnard, 2013) is the director’s second feature-length film, after 2010’s celebrated The Arbor. Barnard’s film is self-consciously in a lineage with… 985 more words


McCullin (2012)

“Photography is the truth, if it’s being handled by a truthful person.”
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The story is told that, upon viewing an exhibition of Don McCullin’s work, Henri Cartier-Bresson approached the photographer to say, “I have one word for you – Goya”. 1,096 more words


Film Review: The Death of Louis XIV

In association with the French Film Festival

Catalan filmmaker Albert Serra’s latest work, a drama tinged with a dark sense of morbid humour, chronicles in minute detail the final days of France’s greatest ever monarch; the Sun King, Louis XIV. 325 more words

University Of Glasgow

Film Review: Merci Patron

In association with the French Film Festival

If Louis Theroux were a French socialist filmmaker, he might be a little something like Francois Ruffin. Turning his attention here on Bernard Arnault, CEO of luxury goods company LMVH and one of the richest men in France, as he attempts to gain Belgian citizenship to avoid paying taxes and outsources labour to Poland and Bulgaria to save on manufacturing costs. 303 more words

Film Review: Under the Shadow

In association with Glasgow Film Theatre

With Don’t Breathe, Lights Out and The Conjuring 2, horror has been one of the surprisingly stronger genres this year, but Under the Shadow might just be the best film yet. 391 more words

University Of Glasgow