25th Jun2013

EIFF 2013: ‘The Bling Ring’ Review

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Stars: Emma Watson, Katie Chang, Leslie Mann, Israel Broussard, Katie Chang | Written and Directed by Sofia Coppola Review by Andrew MacArthur of The Peoples Movies The Bling Ring marks Sofia Coppola’s first feature since 2010′s outstanding Somewhere and faces the challenge of living up to the quality of this and her previous body of work. Whilst The […]

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25th Jun2013

EIFF 2013: ‘The Complex (Kuroyuri danchi)’ Review

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Stars: Atsuko Maeda, Hiroki Narimiya, Masanobu Katsumura | Written by Junya Kato, Ryûta Miyake | Directed by Hideo Nakata Review by Andrew MacArthur of Cinehouse We should know better than to get excited when a once great horror director makes a back to basics comeback. It’s happened with John Carpenter (The Ward), George A. Romero (Survival of […]

23rd Jun2013

EIFF 2013: ‘Frances Ha’ Review

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Stars: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Adam Driver, Michael Esper | Written by Noah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig | Directed by Noah Baumbach Review by Andrew MacArthur of Cinehouse Chances are the most charming film you will see at this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival is Noah Baumbach’s Frances Ha. The feature sees him team up with Greta […]

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23rd Jun2013

EIFF 2013: ‘Shooting Bigfoot’ Review

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Features: C. Thomas Biscardi, Wayne Burton, Rick Dyer | Directed by Morgan Matthews Review by Andrew MacArthur of Cinehouse Morgan Matthews’ Shooting Bigfoot is likely to be a firm fan favourite of this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival. Matthews’ feature is an amusing and occasionally dark look into the world of ‘bigfoot hunting’ with enough […]

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23rd Jun2013

EIFF 2013: ‘Before You Know It’ Review

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Directed by P J Raval Review by Andrew MacArthur of Cinehouse Despite all the big arrivals at the Edinburgh International Film Festival (we’ve had The Bling Ring, Monsters University, The East etc.), this year’s standout features have all been relatively low key documentaries. Whilst these documentaries may not have the star-power or budgets of this […]

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20th Jun2013

EIFF 2013: ‘What Maisie Knew’ Review

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Stars: Onata Aprile, Julianne Moore, Steve Coogan, Joanna Vanderham , Alexander Skarsgard | Written by Nancy Doyne, Carroll Cartwright | Directed by Scott McGehee, David Siegel Review by Andrew MacArthur of The Peoples Movies Taking a classic piece of late-nineteenth century literature and adapting it in a contemporary fashion is a risky move that few filmmakers […]

20th Jun2013

EIFF 2013: ‘The East’ Review

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Stars: Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgard , Patricia Clarkson, Toby Kebbell, Shiloh Fernandez, Ellen Page, Toby Kebbell, Jason Ritter, Julia Ormond, Jamey Sheridan | Written by Zal Batmanglij, Brit Marling | Directed by Zal Batmanglij Review by Andrew MacArthur of The Peoples Movies You would think a film like The East that details the work of anarchic environmental […]

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