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Hail, GFF!

Glasgow Film Festival is here again, hip-fucking-hooray. Right away, you can tell it’s another good year for good-gets. Hail, Caesar! and Anomalisa are both highly-anticipated releases and even if their bookend appearances at GFF’s opening and closing galas are kind of glorified advance … Continue reading

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9999 | Document Film Festival 2015

For me, Ellen Vermeulen’s 9999 (2014) is the key film of Document – International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival 2015. That’s perhaps a less grand claim than it seems, so let me explain why. This was my first year on … Continue reading

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EIFF 2015: Documentary Picks

It’s a really strong year for documentaries at EIFF, making this a pleasingly tricky shortlist to formulate. Luckily, I could care less about the high-profile Amy Winehouse doc, Amy (though director Asif Kapadia’s Senna was engaging enough). It was tougher to jettison two films about … Continue reading

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GFF 2015 Trailer Binge

Here are all the trailers I’ve found so far for the films programmed at Glasgow Film Festival 2015. The playlist is drawn from/limited to YouTube, so there are a number of trailers and clips lacking in English-language subtitles while others … Continue reading

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Dunoon Film Festival 2014

Screenwriter Paul Laverty will be attending Dunoon Film Festival next week, for a couple of events. First, a screening of his most recent collaboration with Ken Loach, Jimmy’s Hall (2014), after which he’ll be taking part in a Q&A session … Continue reading

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