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Film review: Maggie's Plan

Matthew Turner casts his critical eye over Rebecca Miller's New York comedy, starring Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke and Julianne Moore

Film review: Maggie's Plan

Matthew Turner casts his critical eye over Rebecca Miller's New York comedy, starring Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke and Julianne Moore

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June 24, 2016

Film review: Yoga Hosers

Matthew Turner delivers his verdict on Kevin Smith's teen comedy Yoga Hosers

Film review: Yoga Hosers

Matthew Turner delivers his verdict on Kevin Smith's teen comedy Yoga Hosers

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June 22, 2016

Film review: The White King

Husband and wife filmmakers Jörg Tittel and Alex Helfrecht imagine a tense, absorbing totalitarian state in their debut feature The White King

Film review: The White King

Husband and wife filmmakers Jörg Tittel and Alex Helfrecht imagine a tense, absorbing totalitarian state in their debut feature The White King

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June 22, 2016

Film review: The First Monday In May

Behind the scenes doc following the lead up to fashion's biggest bash of the year, the Met Gala

Film review: The First Monday In May

Behind the scenes doc following the lead up to fashion's biggest bash of the year, the Met Gala

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June 17, 2016

The Pajama Men: ‘There has to be a risk of failure’

They were once described as “The Velvet Underground of comedy”, which makes Albuquerque comedy duo The Pajama Men sound more niche and less accessible than they actually are, but speaks to their extreme cache of comedic coolness and far-reaching influence on other comic acts. Friends since high school, the pair – Shenoah Allen and Mark Chavez – have …

Theatre review: The Emperor of America

Edinburgh Festival Fringe theatre review: The Emperor of America, reviewed by The Scotsman’s Ben Walters. ★★ San Francisco, 1854, the height of the Wild West. Journalist Mark Twain rolls into town to find a menagerie of crooked grandees, professional killers, bordello madams and the self-declared Emperor of America, aka genteel bum Joshua Norton. Breadknives Productions …

Theatre review: The Emperor of America

Edinburgh Festival Fringe theatre review: The Emperor of America, reviewed by The Scotsman’s Ben Walters. ★★ San Francisco, 1854, the height of the Wild West. Journalist Mark Twain rolls into town to find a menagerie of crooked grandees, professional killers, bordello madams and the self-declared Emperor of America, aka genteel bum Joshua Norton. Breadknives Productions …

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August 14, 2015

Film review: Dope

Dope is a refreshing and subversive comedy which showcases a vibrantly impressive young cast. Review by Alan Laidlaw at Edinburgh International Film Festival It may come as a surprise when you realise that director Rick Famuyiwa has been making films for the past 16 years. His latest, and perhaps greatest film to date, Dope, has a wild-natured and …

Film review: Bereave

Malcolm McDowell was scheduled to appear in person at this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival, but pulled out at the eleventh hour with little explanation. Watching Bereave, the film he stars in that is premiering at the Festival, it becomes clear why: here is a misconceived, turgid, corpulent movie, tonally confused and actively unpleasant to watch. Review by Katrina …

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