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

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

Saint Maud – Edinburgh Filmhouse

https://youtu.be/EXs2-TY9qok Directed & Written by Rose Glass UK / 2019 / 84mins ★★★★★ In a sold-out event for Edinburgh’s Filmhouse, horror seems to be the genre encouraging people back into the world of cinema. Rose Glass’ psychological thriller (a debut piece nonetheless) Saint Maud plummets the audience into the morose and obsessive mindscape of a young, seemingly good-natured … Continue reading Saint Maud – Edinburgh Filmhouse