Post Mortem – Review

https://youtu.be/s8AMy2Oh-7I Written by Piros Zánkay Story by Gábor Hellebrandt and Péter Bergendy Directed by Péter Bergendy 2020/115mins/Hungary ★★★ The dead outnumber the living. Surviving the Great War, Tomás finds himself amidst the deceased in an open grave following an explosion which should have claimed him. Mistaken for dead, it is only after the observations of … Continue reading Post Mortem – Review

In the Weeds – Summerhall

Written by Joseph Wilde Directed by Rebecca Atkinson-Lord ★★★★ It’s not peculiar to find a water baby, a person with a likeness for being near to, or found in the water at any chance. Indeed, in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, it’s a relatively normal way of life – and those who find themselves unable … Continue reading In the Weeds – Summerhall

Camping Trip – Review

https://youtu.be/q561Vqr8n70 Directed by Demian Fuica & Leonardo Fuica Written by Leonardo Fuica 2020/USA/115mins ★★ The feeling of freedom after the initial lockdown was a peculiar one. The fear was latent, but very much still there. Our desire to see others peaked, and our initial concerns about touching, embracing, and kissing others wilted at the sight … Continue reading Camping Trip – Review

Psychodrama – Traverse Theatre

https://youtu.be/b-ybs6ZvoTc Written and Directed by Matt Wilkinson ★★★★★ “What he did was not just a crime against humanity… it was a crime against Theatre”. So, the question is, what the hell did he do? In this remarkably astute one-woman monologue, performed by Emily Bruni, age is the unfortunate reminding factor – inescapable for a once … Continue reading Psychodrama – Traverse Theatre

Looking Good Dead – King’s Theatre

Based on the novel by Peter James Directed by Jonathan O'Boyle ★★ How often does a kind deed for a stranger bite you in the ass? Most of us would ignore a lone USB stick left behind on the train, but Tom Bryce has a knack for attracting trouble, it appears. No good deed goes … Continue reading Looking Good Dead – King’s Theatre