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Red Kingdom Rising

February 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Red Kingdom Rising is a very intriguing new British Indy horror from Navin Dev, and one which, I am delighted to say, avoids the far too easy route some less skilled new film-makers take in...

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Tatsumi

January 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tatsumi Directed by Eric Khoo Zhao Wei Films/The Match Factory Singaporean director and former comic creator Eric Khoo debuted his homage to legendary Japanese comics creator Yoshihiro Tatsumi at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival last...

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Electric Man

August 9, 2011 | 3 Comments

Last week I was fortunate enough to be invited to the first screening of the microbudget Scottish comics themed movie Electric Man at the Edinburgh Filmmhouse. Regular readers will know we’ve been following the production...

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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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