Interview: Brian Cox and James Robinson on Braveheart

Despite its sometimes dubious adherence to historical fact, Mel Gibson’s Braveheart was a defining moment in the way Scotland thought about its past, making the tale of William Wallace suddenly relevant to a cinema-going audience. Brian Cox and James Robinson, who both appeared in the 1995 film, were at the Edinburgh International Film Festival for a red carpet …

Interview: Anthony Baxter on A Dangerous Game

Anthony Baxter takes on tycoon Donald Trump and his luxury golf developments once again in his hard-hitting documentary A Dangerous Game, the follow-up to 2011’s You’ve Been Trumped. The film-maker spoke to Jonathan Melville before a special screening of A Dangerous Game at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Baxter says that the Trump controversy in Scotland was …

EIFF interview: Noel Clarke on The Anomaly

Director and actor Noel Clarke talks to Jonathan Melville about his new action film The Anomaly, which received its world premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. [Noel Clarke in The Anomaly] In The Anomaly, Noel Clarke (Star Trek Into Darkness, Adulthood) plays a traumatised ex-soldier called Ryan, who wakes up in the back of a …

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