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Film Review: Submergence

A Glasgow Film Festival review

Adapted from the novel by JM Ledgard, Submergence focuses on two people brought together by a chance encounter. James (James McAvoy) is a Scottish spy about to embark on a dangerous mission in Somalia. 329 more words

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Film Review: The Divine Order

As part of the Glasgow Film Festival

Petra Biondina Volpe’s newest political comedy-drama, The Divine Order, is a view into the late-to-the-party Swiss women’s rights movement of the 1970s. 514 more words

Junk Head (Takahide Hori, 2017)

As behind-the-scenes footage at its end shows, Junk Head is a true labour of love for Takahide Hori, who directs, writes and edits this stop motion animation, as well as voice work, composing the score and most of the other odd jobs. 44 more words


GFF Review - The Breadwinner

The 3rd feature film from prominent Irish animated studio Cartoon Saloon, The Breadwinner is based on the book of the same name by Deborah Ellis and is nominated for an Academy Award in tomorrow’s award show. 306 more words


The Ravenous - Apocalyptic zombie thriller with a focus on the humans

The zombie apocalypse sub-genre is one that is not short of material. Over the years many films have been released prophesizing the end of the world as we know it. 895 more words

Foreign Language Film

Film Review: You Were Never Really Here

As part of the Glasgow Film Festival

A suffocating, transcendental, and understated psychological drama, You Were Never Really Here, elevates Glasgow-born director Lynne Ramsey to the forefront of up-and-coming cinematic pioneers. 400 more words

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Film Review: The Party's Just Beginning

As part of the Glasgow Film Festival

Karen Gillan’s writing and directorial debut, The Party’s Just Beginning, is nothing if not ambitious. It tells a tale of a young woman named Lucy, played by Gillan as well, who is in the midst of careering off the rails in her life. 408 more words

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