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    Saturday, September 5, 2015 ·

    HELLIONS revels in classic tropes from the golden age of slasher horror, writes Chloë Casper.

    Hellions

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    Saturday, September 5, 2015 ·

    A laugh a minute it ain’t, but Carolina Hellsgård’s film Wanja is a gripping watch, writes Garry Pope.

    Wanja

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  • Closely observed trains feature

    Friday, September 4, 2015 ·

    Jim Moore reviews Czech classic CLOSELY OBSERVED TRAINS.

    Closely Observed Trains

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  • CFF2015_LETTE

    Friday, September 4, 2015 ·

    This beautifully realised romance makes it easy to suspend disbelief even after 67 years.

    Letter from an Unknown Woman

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    Friday, September 4, 2015 ·

    Cinematic depictions of idiosyncratic small town America are so commonplace that sometimes only the real thing will do, writes Richard Hensby.

    Welcome To Leith

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  • CFF2015_FACEO

    Friday, September 4, 2015 ·

    “There’s something importantly likeable at work here, which is not something you can often say about tales of woodland bloodshed. Prepare to be unexpectedly seduced.”

    Face of the Devil

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    Friday, September 4, 2015 ·

    Forget mid-western tumbleweed or the dusty horizons of southern Italy – DARKNESS trucks the violent western to the green fields of Ireland.

    Darkness On The Edge Of Town

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  • splendor Solis Feature real

    Thursday, September 3, 2015 ·

    Faye Gentile interviews Daniel Fawcett artist and director behind SPLENDOR SOLIS

    Splendor Solis – Interview with Daniel Fawcett

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Friday, August 21, 2015

Trainwreck

TRAINWRECK opens with a woman in her underwear, making out with a guy and talking dirty. But this film could not be more different from others of its ilk.

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Monday, August 17, 2015

Diary Of A Teenage Girl

Bel Powley stars in this coming of age sex drama.

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Monday, August 3, 2015

Interview with David Boyd

Edinburgh Filmhouse’s chief projectionist David Boyd offers a fascinating insight into how things work behind the scenes at the Edinburgh Film Fest.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015

Interview: Marc Quinn & Gerry Fox

MAKING WAVES is not only a portrait of the artist Marc Quinn, but Gerry Fox gives a sense of the huge range of work that he does.

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Interview: Emily Greenwood

Emily Greenwood creates what she would call ‘intelligent mainstream’. We spoke to her about her short, the captivating and original COLD WARRIOR.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Interview with Chus de Castro

Chus de Castro’s LOVE CRISIS spreads a message filled with hope for the worldwide financial crisis, with an approach that’s sociological rather than political.

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Monday, July 13, 2015

The Voices

Alison Hicks reviews THE VOICES, and speaks to creator Marjane “Persepolis” Satrapi about this surprisingly funny film featuring an abundance of body parts stacked in Tupperware.

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Hector

Jake Gavin’s treatment of homelessness, HECTOR, sits somewhere between CATHY COME HOME and THE FISHER KING, writes Jack Toye.

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Monday, June 22, 2015

Mr Holmes

McKellen’s Holmes is where the heart is, writes Xanthe Gilmore.

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Monday, June 22, 2015

The Hallow

“You can’t go cutting down them there trees, because there’s mythical creatures you’re really going to annoy!” Jack Toye reviews THE HALLOW.