Blood Cells at EIFF

Blood Cells

With the tragic and sweeping effects of foot-and-mouth disease on the British farming industry at its core, this film charts the journey of one man relegated to the outskirts of society. Adam, suffering the kno...
Black Mountain Poets

Black Mountain Poets

An improv comedy following two attempted JCB-thieves posing as poets on a retreat in the Black Mountains of Wales, this film is part of director Jamie Adams’s “Modern Romance” trilogy. For a low-budget film wit...
Eadweard at EIFF

Eadweard

A biopic about Eadweard Muybridge, the pioneering Father of Photography famed for his studies of animal locomotion, this beautifully shot film follows the life of the English photographer through the 1870s and ...
Len and Company at EIFF

Len and Company

A relatively small but perfectly formed cast shine in this rather sweet film reinforcing the importance of a supportive network of family and friends, and the consequences of what might happen when this all goe...
Narcopolis at EIFF

Narcopolis

A gritty British crime thriller with a futuristic twist, Narcopolis opens in 2044 with a young man destroying a mainframe. Step backwards to 2024 where most of the film is set, and drugs have been legalised and...
Fresno at EIFF

Fresno

A dark comedy set in dead-end Fresno, California, this film focuses on the relationship between sisters Martha (Natasha Lyonne) and Shannon (Judy Greer) as they fumble to cover up a murder that Shannon, a regis...
Brand New-U at EIFF

Brand New-U

As a bit of a sci-fi film geek, this relatively fresh look at the opportunity to choose your perfect life in a futuristic world certainly appealed. The scenario is that the relatively faceless corporation of...
Mangelhorn at EIFF

Manglehorn

Al Pacino’s restrained performance lends real weight to the familiar tale of the old man who’s loved and lost and refused to move on. Manglehorn is an embittered, misanthropic locksmith living in a small Texan ...
Under Milk Wood at EIFF

Under Milk Wood

With no prior knowledge of Under Milk Wood, other than that it was originally written for radio and that Dylan Thomas was not exactly known for a sober lifestyle, I sat down to watch this film with absolutely n...
Chuck Norris vs Communism at EIFF

Chuck Norris vs Communism

Ok, so first of all the title is slightly disingenuous; of course it’s not actually a documentary about Chuck Norris fighting an ideological system, but even the extent to which Norris features is minimal. The ...