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Glasgow Film Festival: Benny

Published by Glasgowist. Benny is an education in the art of boxing, an unflinching look at the unimaginable depravity of Glasgow’s slums during the Great Depression, and an insight into […]

Glasgow Film Festival: Patriots Day

Published by Glasgowist. Patriots Day, directed and co-written by Peter Berg, is electrifying, violent, unnerving, and thoughtful – emerging as an unprecedented highlight of the Glasgow Film Festival. The film […]

Glasgow Film Festival: Personal Shopper

Published by Glasgowist. Olivier Assayas’s Personal Shopper, starring Kristen Stewart, gives audiences an alternative look at the paranormal. This film is one that is hard to distinguish in terms of […]

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, […]

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 […]

Film Review: Victor Frankenstein

Published by The Strathclyde Telegraph. Victor Frankenstein is an outlandish and, at times, implausible but thoroughly enjoyable twist on the legendary tale of the man who created a monster. With […]

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 […]

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.