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

Pleasure – Edinburgh Filmhouse

https://youtu.be/LMNskv-OX8M Written & Directed by Ninja Thyberg 2021/ Sweden/ 109 mins ★★★★ Indulgence is the essence of porn; so many categories, so little time. It’s a broad and diverse subject matter to tackle for the debut feature from Swedish filmmaker Ninja Thyberg, and the narrative won’t be for all (audiences are likely to react to … Continue reading Pleasure – Edinburgh Filmhouse

Men – Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKJ4Thgk1Js Written & Directed by Alex Garland UK/2022/100mins ★★ Men. The title alone is rather gripping, no? Creator Alex Garland’s follow-up film to Annihilation and Ex-Machina, Men is a bloodied folklore centring on the pugnacity of male antagonism. A broad statement for the film to make – and the foundation of Garland’s narrative of one woman, Harper, seeking refuge after her … Continue reading Men – Review

James Morrison: A Celebration – The Scottish Gallery

Exhibition Hosted by The Scottish Gallery A maestro of the commanding Grey skies, a Scottish artist, a city boy who had a grasp of landscape enviable to those in the field – it has been two years since the passing of James Morrison, and the Scottish art community continues reeling from the loss. Morrison saw … Continue reading James Morrison: A Celebration – The Scottish Gallery