The Two Popes – Royal & Derngate Written by Anthony McCarten Directed by James Dacre ★★★★ With an audience of around 1.2 billion (give or take), the incumbent Pope Francis, head of the Roman Catholic Church, is arguably one of the world’s most influential and powerful men. And his elective to the Papacy was met with a welcoming warmth by those … Continue reading The Two Popes – Royal & Derngate

Kneecaps – Assemby Roxy

Written by Joe Hunter Directed by Rachel Fraser ★★★ Moot Point Collective, a queer-led creative company bring Joe Hunter’s new writing piece, Kneecaps, to the Assembly Roxy in Edinburgh. A surreal, and a darkly comic piece which seeds questions surrounding queer identity in a hostile world around the survival mechanics of a life-threatening epidemic. Isolated … Continue reading Kneecaps – Assemby Roxy

The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe – King’s Theatre Based on the work of C. S. Lewis Directed by Michael Fentiman ★★★★★ It has been winter for one hundred years, but now, Spring is returning. And while you may be forgiven with mistaking this land of tundra and lamplight for the brisk Scottish night, Edinburgh welcomes an entirely different realm of magic with The … Continue reading The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe – King’s Theatre

Scenes From An Empty Church – Review Written & Directed by Onur Tukel 2021/ USA/ 98 mins ★★★ In Spring of 2020, at the height of the initial lockdowns, were images that will find a place throughout history books: the streets of London, Hong Kong, Venice and even New York abandoned and silent – concrete metropolises silenced for the first time … Continue reading Scenes From An Empty Church – Review

Saint Maud – Edinburgh Filmhouse 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