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Horror at the Edinburgh Film Festival

July 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Over the last week or so I’ve been off at my annual movie pilgrimage at the world’s oldest continually running film fest, the Edinburgh International Film Festival, and as always I had a healthy mix...

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Reviews: the Secret of Marrowbone

June 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Secret of Marrowbone, Directed by Sergio G Sánchez, Starring George MacKay, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Mia Goth, Matthew Stagg, Nicola Harrison My first movie at the world’s longest continually running film festival, the Edinburgh...

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The Farthest, Directed by Emer Reynolds Another of my slate of screenings at the recent Edinburgh International Film Festival was this gem of a science documentary from Irish director Emer Reynolds, on one of the...

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Yuki-onna / Snow Woman, Directed by Kiki Sugino, Starring Kiki Sugino , Munetaka Aoki, Mayu Yamaguchi Another of the films I caught during the recent Edinburgh International Film Festival was Kiki Sugino’s hauntingly beautiful film from Japan, Snow Woman....

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I’ve been pretty busy watching lots of different types of movies during the Edinburgh International Film Festival over the last few days and it hasn’t left me much free time to pen some reviews, so...

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Reviews: piggy in the middle – Okja

June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Okja, Directed by Bong Joon Ho, Starring Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, An Seo Hyun, Byun HeeBong, Steven Yeun, Lily Collins, Yoon Je Moon, Shirley Henderson, Daniel Henshall, Devon Bostick, Giancarlo Esposito, Jake Gyllenhaal Bong Joon...

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Reviews: In This Corner of the World

June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

In This Corner of the World, Directed by Sunao Katabuchi, Starring Non, Megumi Han, Yoshimasa Hosoya This animated film, based on the manga by Fumiyo Kōno, has been huge in Japan, and I’ve been eager...

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Yoga Hosers, Directed by Kevin Smith, Starring Harley Quinn Smith, Lily-Rose Depp, Johnny Depp, Natasha Lyonne, Haley Joel, Justin Long, Vanessa Paradis Fresh from Sundance Kevin Smith (and daughter Harley Quinn Smith) were at an...

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While I was off enjoying a week at the Edinburgh International Film Festival naturally I sought out some of the SF&F and horror flicks in my feast of festival screenings. I was a bit busy...

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(Emma Beeby and Pat Mills on left with Kim Newman chairing and the Future Shock film-makers on the right, at the post-movie Q&A, pic from my Flickr) The Edinburgh International Film Festival has posted up...

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