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Monday, February 18, 2019

A tribute to Stan Lee

Back when I was 11, I was a bit of a geek. I knew of Marvel Comics from one of my friends but nothing...

“Fantastic Beasts” returns with an underwhelming sequel

Toward the end of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, there is an extended sequence wherein a character we barely know narrates to another...

Fame and its follies in ‘A Star is Born’

This is the fourth remake of A Star is Born, telling the story of an unsuccessful female artist being helped to fame by a...

A look back at October at the cinema

Ahh, autumn – where the colder nights and the array of festival-acclaimed titles finally making their way to cinemas give you the perfect excuse...

“The Voices”: An underappreciated horror gem that deserves another look

When Lars von Trier’s The House That Jack Built premiered at Cannes this past May, it was greeted with some of the most emphatic, strongly-felt...

Film industry professional’s career talk in the Byre

Do you want a career in the film industry? Do you ever wonder what life is like for a successful film producer in Hollywood?...

Silent film pianist Neil Brand comes to the DCA

Mado Gianni reviews Neil Brand's performance in St Andrews.

Crazy Rich Asians: A review

Crazy Rich Asians is an example of how an ostensibly formulaic film can soar when approached with a distinct voice and a genuine investment...

Highlights from the film festival circuit

The anticipation is over - it’s finally that time of year again, the festival circuit is in full swing and the very first reviews...

St Andrews Film Festival: A review

On Sunday 29 April, the Filmmakers' Society of St Andrews held their second-semester showcase; a day-long schedule of film screenings, a talk from a...