Edinburgh 2019 Preview: 10 To Watch At The World's Longest Running Film Festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival kicked off last night with director Ninian Doff bringing the blackly comic Boyz in the Hood back to his home city for its European Premiere (you can watch a clip for the film here). The festival,...

Edinburgh 2019: In Clip From Festival Opener BOYZ IN THE WOOD, HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE Meets TRAINSPOTTING

Edinburgh International Film Festival is set to begin, kicking off 2019 with Opening Gala title Boyz in the Wood on 19 June (today). The film received its World Premiere at SXSW this year, where our own J Hurtado praised the...

Edinburgh 2019: Timothy Spall Is Artist L.S. Lowry In Clip From Festival Closing Film MRS LOWRY & SON

Timothy Spall has already enjoyed success in the role of a renowned British artist, having stepped into the shoes of revolutionary painter J.M.W. Turner in Mike Leigh's 2014 biopic Mr. Turner. This time the actor is tackling the life of...

Edinburgh 2019: Once Upon a Time in Spain

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019 (19 - 30 June) will include a special focus on Spanish cinema, featuring a retrospective celebration of modern Spanish cinema, an in-depth look at the work of acclaimed filmmaker Icíar Bollaín, and topped off with...

Edinburgh 2019: BOYZ IN THE WOOD and MRS LOWRY & SON Announced as Opening & Closing Films

Edinburgh International Film Festival is set to return for its 73rd year, having recently announced its Opening and Closing Films. As usual the festival, the longest continually running film festival in the world, is shining a spotlight on UK talent...

Japan Foundation Film Programme 2019: People Still Call It Love

The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme returns to the UK in February, presenting a diverse lineup of Japanese cinema to audiences across the country. This year's selection is based around the theme of 'love' and is titled People Still Call It Love:...

Osaka Asian Film Festival to Open With RANDEN: THE COMINGS AND GOINGS OF A KYOTO TRAM

Osaka's annual celebration of Asian cinema, Osaka Asian Film Festival, launched into its 14th year today by announcing their opening film. Actor and director Suzuki Takuji (A Band Rabbit and a Boy) will present the world premiere of his latest,...

Edinburgh 2018 Interview: Director John McPhail on Christmas Zombie Musical ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE

Scottish director John McPhail finally got to bring his Christmas zombie musical home when he arrived at Edinburgh International Film Festival for the film’s UK Premiere. The film had already built positive festival buzz after triumphant screenings at Fantastic Fest...

Neuchatel 2018: Gaspar Noe's CLIMAX Takes Top Prize

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival drew its curtains on another year with its Closing Ceremony and the announcement of its awards. Legendary director David Cronenberg took the role of President of the Jury this year and so was able to...

Edinburgh 2018 Interview: THE PARTING GLASS, Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer and Denis O'Hare Talk Mental Health and Budget Filmmaking

After working together on vampire drama series True Blood, actors Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer and Denis O’Hare banded together for the production of The Parting Glass. A moving ensemble drama concerning a family’s reaction to the death of their youngest...

Edinburgh 2018 Review: SAVING BRINTON Unearths Early Cinema Magic

“I like to save things, especially if it looks as if they’re too far gone,” says Michael Zars at the beginning of this documentary, and it’s soon apparent how true that statement is. Dogs, cats, plants, church steeples and ancient...

Edinburgh 2018: Scotland's Own CALIBRE Takes Top Prize

Atmospheric Scottish Highland-set thriller Calibre has taken the top prize at this year's Edinburgh International Film Festival and there's good news for anyone who wants to watch the award-winning film: just a few days after it's World Premiere at the...

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival Announces Full Lineup For 2018

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) today announced a full programme of genre treats ahead of their July 6th start date. In addition to the previously announced world-first focus on genre films of New Zealand and the festival's highlighting of...

Neuchatel 2018: Shining a Spotlight on Swiss Fantasy

As the 6th July opening of the Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival fast approaches, the festival continues to announce additions to its already promising programme. Shining a spotlight on local productions with an eye on finding a new generation of...

Edinburgh 2018: British Talent on Show in Opening and Closing Films

Edinburgh International Film Festival is set to return on 21 June, and with the opening and closing films now announced, it seems they're all set to shine a spotlight on British filmmaking. Scottish actress Kelly Macdonald stars in opening night...

Neuchatel 2018: The First 12 Films From the Official Selection

Ahead of the full programme announcement on June 21st, Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival have announced twelve films from their official selection. The titles cover all of the festivals' major strands with picks from the International Competition, New Cinema From Asia,...

Neuchatel 2018 Announces David Cronenberg as President of the Jury

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) impresses every year with its consistently exciting line-ups of stellar genre treats. In addition to the films on offer, an impressive array of guests has graced the festival’s stage over the years including John...

Neuchatel 2018 Announces Major Retrospective of New Zealand Fantasy and Genre Cinema

The Neuchatel International Fantastric Film Festival (NIFFF) has announced that its 18th edition will see a long-held ambition come to fruition; a major retrospective of New Zealand genre cinema. 'What We Do in New Zealand', is being carried out in...

Osaka Asian Film Festival 2018: Watch The Trailer For Opening Film ANARCHIST FROM COLONY

Gearing up for it's 13th edition, Osaka Asian Film Festival today announced it will kick off proceedings on March 9th with the Japanese Premiere of Korean film Anarchist from Colony. A sizeable hit in its native country when released last...

The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2018

Since 2004 the Japan Foundation has been bringing diverese lineups of finely programmed Japanese cinema to UK shores. Consisting mainly of contemporary works, with the odd anniversary screening and classic to enrichen the mix, this annual Touring Programme offers the...