Birdie – MANIPULATE 2023

Produced by Agruación Señor Serrano Created by Álex Serrano, Pau Palacios and Ferran Dorda ★★★ With the sixteenth edition of Edinburgh’s stupendously inventive, diverse and creative visual storytelling festival MANIPULATE underway, Capital Theatre’s The Studio offers a fond welcome return to the Barcelona-based theatre company Señor Serrano, whose previous 2017 MANIPULATE piece A House In Asia became … Continue reading Birdie – MANIPULATE 2023

Have a Gander – Manipulate 2023

The Manipulate Festival, Edinburgh's international festival of animation film, puppetry, and visual theatre returns for its ambitious 16th season. This year's festival will run from February 2nd - 12th across multiple physical and online venues in and around Edinburgh. In two weeks’ time, Edinburgh will host the return of one of the most extensive international … Continue reading Have a Gander – Manipulate 2023

The Bride Who Returned from Hell – Taiwan Film Festival

https://youtu.be/GilgGEZZ3tU Written by Yuan-Fu Chang Directed by Chi Hsin Taiwan / 1965 / 117 mins ★★★ Recently, the Ministry for Culture in Taiwan chose to preserve to The Bride Who Returned from Hell for its historical significance to the nation. Based on the 35mm cut, complete with grainy film cells and light strains, this revitalised look at … Continue reading The Bride Who Returned from Hell – Taiwan Film Festival

Dial M For Murder – King’s Theatre

Written by Frederick Knott Directed by Anthony Banks Let’s admit one thing; if at one time or another you haven't concocted the ‘perfect’ murder – you're likely the one to worry about. How we would get away with it, tying the loose threads together to ensure no slip-ups or the lavish costumes involved - we've … Continue reading Dial M For Murder – King’s Theatre

Hitch Hike to Hell

https://youtu.be/QZTiAZ3kHUA Written by John Buckley Directed by Irvine Berwick Ah, the exploitation genre of cinema. A bounty of films which attempt success, or creativity, through touchy, niche or even lurid events and narratives. They often range from B-movie schlock to the entertaining and even impressive in design, to the downright absurdly offensive in how little … Continue reading Hitch Hike to Hell