Tag: scotland

Toronto 2020 Review: LIMBO, The Refugee Experience As A Dazzling, Deadpan Fantasia

We are in a small grocery store on an isolated island off the northwest coast of Scotland. The camera smoothly glides along, past the canned goods and hardware, to the ‘spice’ section. Here it stops to reveal only salt, pepper,...

Review: GET DUKED!, Hilariously Horrific

The peaceful Scottish highlands hide a bloody secret in writer/director Ninian Doff's hilarious rural nightmare Get Duked! (originally titled Boyz in the Wood). A trio of teenage miscreants are given one last chance to turn their lives around by completing...

Comic Scottish Thriller BOYZ IN THE WOOD Secures Wide Release

More independent and international genre films are gaining wider releases than ever, thanks to streaming services like Shudder, Netflix, Hulu and others. Case in point: comic Scottish thriller Boyz in the Wood will be released worldwide by Amazon Prime Video...

Tribeca 2019: Exclusive Clip for Scottish Thriller RUN

British director Scott Graham is perhaps best know for his debut feature Shell which was nominated for a BAFTA. His latest is a Scotland-set thriller about a man who mistakenly takes his son's girlfriend on a street racing odyssey. The...

Review: ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE, Fantastic, Toe-Tapping Terror

What do you get when you mash up High School Musical, Shaun of the Dead, and The Nightmare Before Christmas? The answer is director John McPhail's brilliant new Christmastime zombie musical, Anna and the Apocalypse, one of the most joyful...

LAST CHANCE TO USE DISCOUNT CODES FOR ENTRY TO THE EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2017!

LAST CHANCE TO USE DISCOUNT CODES FOR ENTRY TO THE EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2017!   The Final Deadline for film-makers to enter the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival is Midnight GMT JULY 2nd!!   We’re giving away new discount...

Fantastic Fest 2014 Review: Strong Visuals Not Enough to Save LET US PREY

Known primarily for stuffy literary films and the odd historical potboiler, or losing its talent to more attractive industries in the English diaspora, Ireland has, in recent years, become an unlikely purveyor of impressive genre fare. Though horror films are...

Watch Now! Kubrickian Teaser for Jonathan Glazer's UNDER THE SKIN

It has been seven long years since Jonathan Glazer's masterfully modulate, and quite Kubrickian Birth.  While this seems a long time to go between feature films, the wait is over, as Under The Skin is set to play Venice tomorrow,...