Down Among the Big Boys (1993) Review

Down Among the Big Boys (1993) Review

Billy Connolly stars in Scottish gangster film ‘Down Among the Big Boys’ from 1993. Mark Carnochan reviews.

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Comfort and Joy (1984) Review

Comfort and Joy (1984) Review

Two rival ice cream gangs and the radio presenter stuck in the middle of it all. That’s the premise for Bill Forsyth’s 1984 comedy ‘Comfort and Joy’, a landmark of Scottish cinema according to Mark Carnochan.

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Blood Junkies (1993) Review

Blood Junkies (1993) Review

Once thought lost to an underhanded “distributor”, the story of how Scottish cult horror movie ‘Blood Junkies’ (1993) found a release is probably even more interesting than the film. Mark Carnochan reviews.

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Sweet Sixteen (2002) Review

Sweet Sixteen (2002) Review

Ken Loach and Paul Laverty film ‘Sweet Sixteen’ (2002), telling the tale of a non-educated delinquent in small-town Scotland, packs a tremendously heavy punch. Mark Cornachan reviews.

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What We Did on Our Holiday (2014) Review

What We Did on Our Holiday (2014) Review

‘What We Did on Our Holiday’ (2014) is proof you should never judge a book by its cover, this David Tennant and Rosamund Pike starring drama “smashing audience expectations” set by its trailers. Mark Carnochan reviews.

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Whisky Galore! (1949) Review

Whisky Galore! (1949) Review

‘The Ladykillers’ director Alexander Mackendrick makes his directorial debut with cult Scottish film ‘Whisky Galore!’, a film about an island’s love for Whisky that doesn’t quite stand the test of time. Mark Carnochan reviews.

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The Battle of the Sexes (1960) Review

The Battle of the Sexes (1960) Review

Peter Sellers stars in Charles Crichton’s almost perfect 1960 comedy ‘The Battle of the Sexes’, set in Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh. Mark Cornachan reviews.

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