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55th BFI London Film Festival

The 55th London Film Festival is finally upon us and will until 27th October. Featuring the crème de la crème of new cinema it boasts 13 world premieres, 18 international premieres, 22 European premieres and a host of other acclaimed titles that ensure it really is going to be treat […]

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Empire Big Screen

Empire Magazine’s ambitious efforts to create a glossy and endearingly unique film festival arrived last weekend under the guise of Empire Big Screen. Billed as a live movie event that promised to bring Hollywood to London, hordes of eager cinema patrons flocked enthusiastically towards the capital’s Millennium Dome O2 arena […]

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EIFF 2011 – An Overview

So that’s it then. The credits have rolled, everyone can breathe a sigh of relief and cinema staff in Edinburgh can stop being irritated by a swarm of people turning up at free screening after free screening to try and catch “the next big thing”. EIFF 2011 was a strange […]

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Dead By Dawn 2011

It seemed quite fitting that after a week or more of decidedly un-Scottish good weather the rain would begin to fall once again as the great, horror-filled event known as Dead By Dawn kicked off in The Filmhouse in Edinburgh. The generous patron of Auld Reekie’s horror community, Adele Hartley, […]

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The 9th Annual Cornwall Film Festival

Remember, remember, the 5th of November! The 2010 Cornwall Film Festival is running from the 5th-7th of November and it’s got some great treats in store for movie fans. There are a number of highly acclaimed British and international feature films on offer over the weekend. The Arbor is a […]

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Spotlight on EIFF 2010

Edinburgh. The Athens of the North. Auld Reekie. Or, as I like to call it, home. Which is why I am proud to be able to access and review the movies this year on behalf of Flickfeast. Surprising as it may seem, I have never before managed to attend any […]