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Music & Movies: Celtic Connections / Glasgow Film Festival - 2015

Music can make a movie. The right choice of music in a film can reduce you to tears in the first quiver of a carefully placed violin string. 548 more words


Movie Review: The Town that Dreaded Sundown

The Town That Dreaded Sundown (**)

Certificate: 15

Running Time: 86 minutes

Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

Cast -Addison Timlin, Spencer Treat Clark, Ed Lauter, Veronica Cartwright, Gary Cole, Anthony Anderson, Joshua Leonard and Edward Herrmann… 504 more words

Movie Reviews

The Glasgow Film Festival 2015

In high school, I went to these acting classes at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) in Glasgow every Saturday. I lived in Dunblane so it was around an hour on the train each way, plus waiting times, however these weren’t too bad. 282 more words

Glasgow Film Theatre

Florrie James: O.K. Rick

My review for Map Magazine of Florrie James’ film ‘O.K. Rick’ (2014) which was screened at Glasgow Film Festival in Feb 2015. ‘O.K. Rick’ is the outcome of Florrie James’ Margaret Tait Residency at The Pier Arts Centre, Orkney in 2014. 7 more words


The Falling (2015, Carol Morley) - Glasgow Film Festival early-bird screening

Carol Morley is probably best known for producing what I consider to be one of the most haunting and powerful British-made documentaries of recent years: … 846 more words

Glasgow Film Festival Overview

The Glasgow Film Festival, which took place from the 18th of February until the 1st of March, came to an end almost two weeks ago. Over its 12 day course it hosted 174 events, 11 of which were world premieres. 278 more words


Garnethill by Denise Mina

Garnethill by Denise Mina

Carroll & Graf, 2001

I bought my copy of the book.

Garnethill is the first in a trilogy of books featuring Maureen O’Donnell, a reluctant PI in Glasgow. 274 more words


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Nordic Noir love to see Denise doing her thing at live events...Wordopolis reviewed Garnethill which many of us have read... If you like Scottish crime fiction Denise's books are a good place to start...