Whiskey Galore will close Edinburgh International Film Festival

WHISKY GALORE (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. There’s good fun to be had in watching director Gilles MacKinnon’s and writer Peter McDougall’s ...
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voice from the stone movie review

VOICE FROM THE STONE (2107)

USA Film Festival 2017 Greetings again from the darkness. A painful death bed scene and a teary-eyed child saying goodbye ...
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THE LOST CITY OF Z (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. We aren’t likely to watch a more beautiful or expertly photographed film this year. Director ...
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truman movie review

TRUMAN (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. Is this a cancer movie? A dog movie? A buddy movie? Well, the answer is ...
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frantz movie review

FRANTZ (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. Director Francois Ozon won me over as a fan for life with his 2003 writing-mystery ...
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tommy's honour movie review

TOMMY’S HONOUR (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. Jason Connery (Sean’s son) directs this story about old Tom Morris and his son Tommy ...
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The Promise Trailer 2

THE PROMISE (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. I’ve said this before, but mixing romance with historical war time dramas is fraught with ...
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I, OLGA HEPNAROVA movie review

I, OLGA HEPNAROVA (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. Most youngsters have executed a perfect eye roll on at least one occasion after receiving ...
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The Sense of An Ending movie review

THE SENSE OF AN ENDING (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. In 1967 Cat Stevens wrote “The First Cut is the Deepest” and the song has ...
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Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Starring: Atsuko Tanaka, Iemasa Kayumi, Akio Ôtsuka, Yutaka Nakano, Tamio Ôki Directed by: Mamoru Oshii Written by: Kazunori Itô, Masamune ...
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THE OTTOMAN LIEUTENANT movie review

THE OTTOMAN LIEUTENANT (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. A story of romance smack dab in the middle of war is always a bit ...
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The Salesman movie review

THE SALESMAN (2016, Iran)

Greetings again from the darkness. Iranian writer/director Asghar Farhadi won the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar for his 2011 A ...
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The Bride (La Novia) movie review

THE BRIDE (La Novia, 2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. The pitch for this movie might have come across as blending a Greek tragedy with ...
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Toni Erdmann movie review

TONI ERDMANN (2016)

Greetings again from the darkness. A list of the best German movies of all time would likely feature very few ...
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Julieta movie review

JULIETA (2016)

Greetings again from the darkness. Pedro Almodovar is a fascinating filmmaker and one that I’ve followed consistently since his 1988 ...
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