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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Cult film of the week: The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride is, in many ways, your typical love story: boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy must rescue girl from sword-toting, rhyme-loving...

Dead or alive: Robocop review

The remake of the 80s cult classic has lost its edge over time

The Angel’s Share

Lewis Camley needs a stiff drink after seeing Ken Loach's new film. Dir. Ken Loach 7/10 Looking up at Edinburgh Castle, John Henshaw, playing the likeable community...

“90 minutes of firefights in an apartment block”

Dredd Dir. Pete Travis 2012 8/10 The year is ‘The Future’. All clothes are leather. Rogue expository voiceovers fill the grim streets of Mega-City One, a megalopolis dominating...

A corny and a little too perfect drama: The Judge

The Judge, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall, a film filled with a long list of dramas, is not actually that dramatic. Robert...

Classic stock heralds a new beginning for St Andrews’ DVD rental...

For much of this summer, a saddening little sign darkened the door of a modern St Andrews institution. Over the past eleven years, Alphabet...

Student filmmakers aim to make the Cut

The tenth annual Half Cut Student Film Festival culminates tonight in a flurry of sharp suits and even sharper shoots. A perennial highlight of...

The Cinematic Legacy of Steve Jobs

On Wednesday, 5 October, Steve Jobs passed away aged 56. The visionary CEO of Apple has left a lasting impression on the way we...

EIFF 2013: The East review

The East Dir: Zal Batmanglij 6/10 Receiving its UK premiere at the 2013 Edinburgh Film Festival, The East is the latest collaboration between director Zal Batmanglij and...

How to be a savvy film fan

Toby Symonds explains how to find the best cinema experience on a student budget.