Elvis – Edinburgh Filmhouse

https://youtu.be/wBDLRvjHVOY Directed by Baz Luhrmann Written by Baz Luhrmann, Sam Bromell & Craig Pearce 2022/ USA/ 159 mins ★★★ 42. That’s the age Elvis Presley was at his death. Once the heartthrob of the world, reduced to a Vegas novelty. And nearly ten years since his last feature, the fairy-tale jukebox wonder that is Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis asks the … Continue reading Elvis – Edinburgh Filmhouse

Good Luck To You, Leo Grande – Filmhouse

https://youtu.be/TJcbZoJFLTU Directed by Sophie Hyde Created & Written by Katy Brand UK/ 2022/97 mins ★★★★ People older than you have sex. Shockingly. And despite lacking representation, older women have desires, passions, lusts, and needs. Yet a stigma surrounds stories of older women and sex and is never approached with the same lustre associated with traditional … Continue reading Good Luck To You, Leo Grande – Filmhouse

Fascinating Aïda – Festival Theatre

Directed by Paul Foster Featuring Michael Roulston on Piano ★★★★ For just shy of forty years, Fascinating Aïda has taken a harpoon to topical issues and presented their views on the world, love, life, and gin through the medium of comedic songwriting. And though cast members dip in and out, the longevity of the group survives and … Continue reading Fascinating Aïda – Festival Theatre

Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Lipstick, Ketchup and Blood – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Written by Arthur Conan Doyle Adapted by Lesley Hart Directed by Marc Small ★★★ Everything seems by the books: the Deer stalkers, the accent and delivery, the corpse located near a scrawled ‘RACHE’ – that is, until we note the Ketchup blood stains. We dare say it to be Elementary of sorts, in what at first unfolds … Continue reading Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Lipstick, Ketchup and Blood – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Privates Lives – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Written by Noël Coward Directed by Amy Liptrott ★★ In a contemporary world of over-sharers, the idea of private life is ludicrous for some. To maintain an image of social structure though, is evidently an aspect which never parts – and if anything has worsened, especially when the reality is that deep down, normality is a … Continue reading Privates Lives – Pitlochry Festival Theatre