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.

February 17, 2019

Alita: Battle Angel

Alita: Battle Angel A week has gone since I watched Alita: Battle Angel . It's…
January 26, 2019

Vice

Vice A lukewarm reaction from critic Mark Kermode and a condemnation from political writer Simon…
January 06, 2019

The Favourite

If playwright Harold Pinter does brilliant depictions of the menace and impotence of male experience…
December 09, 2018

Mortal Engines

Mortal Engines If the anime films of Studio Ghibli and writer/artist Hayao Miyazaki were to…
December 08, 2018

Creed 2

Creed 2 I remember Rocky IV in the mid-1980s, at the peak of Reagan's (and…
November 25, 2018

Widows

Widows A taut, stylish heist movie spotlighting destinies of gender and race in the U.S.,…
November 18, 2018

The Crimes of Grindelwald

The Crimes of Grindelwald A curious film, one to categorize under 'part of a series'…
November 03, 2018

Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody It's received so-so reviews, a biopic imbued with a trashy, karaoke lack of…
October 21, 2018

Venom

The trailer for this film was not encouraging: Tom Hardy becoming host to a slimy…