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SciFi and Horror at the Edinburgh Film Fest

July 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Just over a couple of weeks ago I was enjoying my annual week off at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, taking in all sorts of cinema, from hard-hitting documentaries from modern combat reporters to stylish...

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The Borrower Arrietty

June 20, 2011 | 2 Comments

(trouble finding an English language move poster so here’s the French one for Arrietty, (c) Studio Ghibli) It’s no secret to regular readers of the blog that I’m a huge lover of all forms of...

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After reporting on Sylvain Chomet’s The Illusionist earlier this week, here’s a round-up of some of the other genre-related, geek-friendly footage I managed to cram into my annual bash at the Edinburgh International Film Festival...

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I’ve spent the last week and a bit attending to one of my annual traditions: enjoying the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Among the many movies I managed to fit in there were, unsurprisingly a number...

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Paul Cornell has his finger on the Pulse

April 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Some of you have probably spotted references online here and there about an upcoming programme penned by Paul Cornell, Pulse. It’s a pilot for a potential series, due to air at some point in June...

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“And if the dam breaks open many years too soon And if there is no room upon the hill And if your head explodes with dark forebodings too I’ll see you on the Dark Side...

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“For me, animation meant children’s films that you let them watch in order that they will leave you alone...” – respected Israeli war journalist Ron Ben-Yishai explains to the BBC that he was less than...

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I managed to catch two animated features during the Edinburgh International Film Festival last week, one a collection of themed films by different artists, Peur(s) du Noir, and the UK debut of Bill Plympton’s new...

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Going green – the Incredible Hulk

June 10, 2008 | 1 Comments

I was lucky enough to get into a preview screening of the new Incredible Hulk movie this week – I’ll be honest, I wasn’t really sure what to expect going in. The interviews with the...

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Edinburgh International Film Festival

August 27, 2006 | 2 Comments

Well that’s another Festival season coming to an end and the finale of the 60th Edinburgh International Film Festival – where did the time go? Among the diverse films I managed to catch at this...

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