The 70th edition of the Edinburgh Film Festival, which runs June 15-26, will showcase 161 feature films from 46 countries, including 22 world premieres, five international premieres, 17 European…
Edinburgh Film Festival
The Edinburgh International Film Festival and Studiocanal have partnered to screen a newly restored 4K version of Russell Mulcahy's "Highlander" at the upcoming 70th edition of the fest. The special…
LONDON — Thirty years since the Edinburgh Film Festival opened with the U.K. premiere of Jean-Jacques Beineix's "Betty Blue," the fest is to devote one of its retrospectives to the Cinéma du Look…
An ironic pink heart dots the 'i' in troubled-teen tale "The Violators" — perhaps the sole playful touch in this stern, striking debut from British novelist-turned-helmer Helen Walsh.
Poetry is less the medium of love than a muddler thereof in "Black Mountain Poets," a delightfully shaggy mistaken-identity comedy from dampest Wales that finds romance and sisterhood in a very…
Sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll are kept mostly offscreen in "Len and Company," a semi-comic portrait of a music-biz burnout that concerns itself less with glittery debauchery than its mopey aftermath.
LONDON — The Edinburgh Film Festival's Michael Powell Award for best British feature film has gone to Andrew Haigh's "45 Years," which portrays a fractured relationship. Haigh’s third feature centers…
The title may be "The Legend of Barney Thomson," but it's the protagonist's near-namesake, Emma Thompson, who earns all the glory in Scottish star Robert Carlyle's amiably uneven directorial debut.
LONDON — The British Council has launched a U.K.-Nigeria screenwriting partnership program, Script Junction, which will run from June to November. The aim of the program, which is part of the British…
LONDON — Mark Adams, the new artistic director of the Edinburgh Film Festival, unveiled Wednesday his debut lineup, which includes 24 world premieres, eight international premieres, 16 European…
Scott Graham's drama “Iona,” which stars Ruth Negga from “Agents of SHIELD,” is set to close the Edinburgh Film Festival on June 28. Shot completely on location in Scotland, the film follows Iona…
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