In celebration of Burns Night, we at Best for Film have compiled our favourite Scottish films, whether they be set in Scotland, or made by Scottish directors, all these films have made a name for themselves internationally as well as domestically, proving that Scotland has a rich cinematic history. In no particular order, these films are all worthy of a watch, or a second watch if you’ve already seen them. With so much to be patriotic about, ol’ Rabbie Burns would be proud.
It’s something to do with fishes.
Andrea Arnold’s new version of Wuthering Heights is beautiful to look at and confidently directed, without quite possessing the power of the source material. But it is an admirable and innovative adaptation which deserves credit for attempting to reinvigorate a tired format.
To date we’ve have over 500,000 complaints from people frustrated by the lack of horses featured on our website. So in tenuous honour of Steven Spielberg’s upcoming horsefest War Horse, BFF and our trusty equine assistant Mr Jingles bring you the Top 10 Horse Moments in Films Not Specifically About Horses. Or, in other words, the Top 10 Horse Cameos.
This Friday heralds the release of Andrea Arnold’s new film version of Emily Brontë’s beloved novel, Wuthering Heights. In honour of this occasion, which marks the FIRST TIME anyone has made a film of this book, BFF have compiled a list of…wait, what? What’s that you say? You mean, there’s been a film of Wuthering Heights before?! Seriously, though, here’s a list of the Top 10 classic novels that KEEP GETTING FILMED.
Not a comedy, then?
Everybody loves a good award show, which is why we’re very excited to report the official winners of The 68th Venice International Film Festival, organized by La Biennale di Venezia. The nominations, in spirit of the festival’s aim, help to raise awareness of international cinema in all its forms: as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and tolerance. And, with two UK winners on the list, we’re pleased to see that British cinema still has some excellent contenders in its midst…
Has George produced a floater or a sinker?
An undeniably bleak snapshot of adolescence in ‘Broken Britain’, the critically acclaimed and BAFTA award-winning Fish Tank is a thoroughly captivating experience from start to finish. Centred upon the character of Mia Williams, Fish Tank offers much more than the usual gritty portrayal of teenage life in urban Britain.