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Review: T2 Trainspotting

Published by Glasgowist. Trainspotting is the film of the 1990s, the film of a generation. A phenomenon that perfectly captured a decade in time, making the world laugh, cry, cringe, […]

Preview: Trainspotting at Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Published by Glasgowist. With the highly anticipated release of Trainspotting 2, expected to arrive at cinemas in February 2017, Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre is revisiting the original Trainspotting stage production, adapted […]

Glasgow Film Fest Review: The Forest

Published by The Strathclyde Telegraph. In typical horror films, the daylight offers a safe haven, free from scares and frights and bumps in the night. The Forest, however, set in […]

moon child // Film Review: Room

Published by Huffington Post. Based on Emma Donoghue’s acclaimed novel of the same name, Room focalises on Jack, a five-year-old boy held captive with his mother Joy Newsome in a […]

Top 10 Guilty Pleasure Halloween Films

Published by CultNoise magazine. What’s your favourite scary movie? It’s that time of year again. Whether you are dressing up and going out to a Halloween party, or staying in and […]

Essential Film Review: Trainspotting

Published by the Strathclyde Telegraph. ‘Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a career.’ Choose watching Trainspotting religiously until you can rhyme off their entire iconic opening monologue on command. Adapted […]

Amy (Film Review)

As well as being uplifting, emotional and heart-warming, however, this film is also harrowing. Towards the end, the audience watches on in horror as Winehouse falls into the gripping depths of crack cocaine and heroin addiction; watching as her talent and ability to perform slowly slips away; and she crumbles on stage on several occasions like a frightened little girl.

Film Review: Into the Woods

Inspired by Bruno Bettelheim’s twisted psychoanalytical take on every fable from Snow White to Sleeping Beauty, Into the Woods is a mythical yet modern mash-up of classic fairy tales with […]