Edinburgh Cinema

Edinburgh’s cinemas have their own, different feel. When I visit them, I’ll be writing about both the film and the place, giving you the organic experience. Film critics on the big scale can’t really cater for this, so I hope my reviews bring something extra in this respect.

April 08, 2018

Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle Imagine a fairy tale Europe where the world wars never happened, a…
April 07, 2018

Ready Player One

Ready Player One As a strapline summary of this Spielberg-directed film, it's difficult to top…
March 26, 2018

Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke They're doing a Hayao Miyazaki season at the Cameo , which means lots…
March 24, 2018

Unsane

Unsane A look of distress crossed a friend's face when I talked about the concept…
March 18, 2018

Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene With mainstream films about Jesus, there's usually a fault line to contend with,…
March 12, 2018

Red Sparrow

Red Sparrow This was not the film I was expecting, but the one I deserved.…
March 02, 2018

A Fantastic Woman

It's the most talked about trans movie since the problematic The Danish Girl  (2016), but…
February 28, 2018

The Square

The Square The trailer made this film fascinating; the two and a half hour cinema experience…
February 24, 2018

Lady Bird

Lady Bird It covers the ground many trans women can't talk about, myself included, and…