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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Dispose of your glasses at the exit

Whatup with 3d cinema? In 2009 James Cameron’s Avatar blinded us all with its dazzling special effects, astronomical budget and wonderful use of 3D technology,...

The Critics: Source Code; Blue Valentine

Source Code 3.5/5 Following the incredible critical and commercial success of Inception last year, 2011 is seeing a crop of high-concept blockbusters hitting screens in an...

The Sundance Kid brings his show to London

Actor and director Robert Redford, founder of the prestigious Sundance Film Festival, announced on March 15 that Sundance London will arrive in the UK...

The Critics: The Kids Are All Right

Available on DVD from 21 March The Oscars this year were predictable. James Franco looked handsome. Anne Hathaway was adorable in a nervous, awkward sort...

The Critics: You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

** DCA 18-31 March At the age of 75 Woody Allen still finds the energy to put out at least one new film per year. Vicky...

French Fancy: Potiche

François Ozon’s latest film opens the 2011 Glasgow Film Festival Only in its seventh year and supposedly the fastest growing film event in the UK,...

The Critics: Submarine, Howl

Submarine DCA: 25-31 March Richard Ayoade’s Submarine, originally released in 2010, combines refreshing dialogue, a brilliant cast and wonderful cinematography – not surprising, then, that...

The Oscars: A self-reflective year in Hollywood

In the last scene of The King’s Speech, Colin Firth steps forward onto a balcony and waves to his citizens from Buckingham Palace. His...

St Andrews in support of Jafar Panahi

Last month, Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi was sentenced to six years in prison and received a twenty year ban on writing or directing films,...

Street Fighting Man

Ross Dickie reviews David O. Russell's "The Fighter"