Caliber 9 (1972) Review

Caliber 9 (1972) Review

‘You Have to Accept It’: Fate and Power in Fernando di Leo’s Milano calibro 9 (Calibre 9, 1972). Review by Paul A J Lewis.

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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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Hot Fuzz (2007) Review

Hot Fuzz (2007) Review

The midpoint of The Cornetto Trilogy, ‘Hot Fuzz’, finds Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost firing on all cylinders. Christopher Connor 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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Goodfellas (1990) Review

Goodfellas (1990) Review

‘Goodfellas’ at 30 – Martin Scorsese’s Mob epic starring Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci remains both one of his greatest achievements and one of the best films of a storied genre. Christopher Connor 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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Arrietty (2010) Review

Arrietty (2010) Review

Studio Ghibli’s ‘Arrietty’ (‘The Secret World of Arrietty’ in the USA) is a film that captivates you from the first minute to the last. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews Ghibli’s animated adaptation of “The Borrowers”.

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A Hard Day’s Night (1964) Retrospective Review

A Hard Day’s Night (1964) Retrospective Review

“With the likes of ‘A Hard Day’s Night’, their music and joie de vivre of their early days will never die.” Katie Doyle’s review of ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ starring The Beatles.

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