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    Sunday, July 20, 2014 ·

    British Horror doesn’t get much more weird and subversive than BLOOD ON SATAN’S CLAW, according to Edd Elliott.

    Blood On Satan’s Claw

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    Sunday, June 29, 2014 ·

    ‘TIL MADNESS DO US PART is a world of delirium but also of sensation, patiently exposed by the director, Wang Bin. Tianyi Shen reviews at EIFF.

    ‘Til Madness Do Us Part

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    Saturday, June 28, 2014 ·

    Closer to MYSTERIOUS SKIN than CLUELESS in its treatment of American teenagers, PALO ALTO is a fine calling card for another member of the talented Coppola clan.

    Palo Alto

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    Friday, June 27, 2014 ·

    Tilda Swinton is a joy to hate but Bong Joon-Ho’s editing lets down the weird and wonderful SNOWPIERCER, screened at Edinburgh International Film Festival.

    Snowpiercer

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  • fugitive1

    Thursday, June 26, 2014 ·

    A little-seen gem of a movie, with a captivating young lead and ground-breaking style, writes Sarah Lambert.

    Little Fugitive

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    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 ·

    Screened at the Cameo Picturehouse as part of the EIFF shorts programme, YOUTH IN FLAMES illustrates the burning bright nature of adolescence.

    EIFF Shorts: Youth In Flames

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  • hellion

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 ·

    Kat Candler’s debut feature HELLION is a mature study on the breakdown in a family following the crumbling away of parental responsibility, writes Jack Toye.

    Hellion

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  • Midi1

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 ·

    Tianyi Shen spoke to Burmese-Taiwanese director Midi Z at EIFF about his film ICE POISON, a dark and elegant depiction of Myanmar’s crystal meth scene.

    Interview with Midi Z

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Monday, March 17, 2014

The Voorman Problem

THE VOORMAN problem is a well executed short with amusing and engaging lead performances. Jim Ross reviews the 2014 Oscars nominee.

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The Story of Yonosuke

Noel Megahey reviews the relatively simple and heart-warming tales of youthful friendship that form THE STORY OF YONOSUKE

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The Grand Budapest Hotel

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL is a delightful chocolate box of a film, with Wes Anderson beginning to show his artistic soul, writes Jim Ross

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Monday, March 10, 2014

In Conversation with Jim Broadbent

Alison Hicks shares the highlights of Jim Broadbent’s closing talk at the excellent Watersprite Film Festival.

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Monday, March 10, 2014

Watersprite Script Lab

As part of this year’s Watersprite, two students were given the opportunity to present short film scripts to industry specialist Jamie Wolpert, Development Executive at BFI.

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Sunday, March 9, 2014

Weathering Love

Janis Klimanovs’ short documentary is an exploration of the nature and endurance of love.

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Sunday, March 9, 2014

Watersprite Screenings #2

Arjun Sajip looks at three shorts which exemplify the broad range of films on offer at Watersprite – from timewarping fantasy to the bitter reality of suicide at Beachy Head.

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Sunday, March 9, 2014

Four Weddings And Fat Thighs

Drawing upon his experience of making megahits, Richard Curtis offered sound advice for the young filmmakers at Watersprite.

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Saturday, March 8, 2014

Born Positive

Always understated, BORN POSITIVE is a carefully sensitive portrayal of the resilience of these young people and their discovery of a sense of self in the face of adversity.

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Saturday, March 8, 2014

Watersprite Screenings

Shipwrecks, prohibition and speculative fiction… Alison Hicks looks at some of the shorts screening at Watersprite over the weekend.