It’s our fourth Back in Vue feature, and this time you can do more than just read about it – Vue’s cult cinema season continues tonight (29th May, time-travellers), with Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting showing nationwide. This week it’s John’s turn to make the case for his absolute favourite film about heroin, toilets and getting toxoplasmosis from cat mess.
We love you, Bruce.
FINALLY! It may be only day 7 of our Christmas countdown, but we’re diving into the sherry because it’s the last of the bloody bird-related ones. Do you have any idea how hard it is to be funny about twenty-three sort-of birds over the course of a week? No wonder we’ve ended up writing about such tenuous nonsense. Still, take heart – Christmas is just a few days away and there will be maids for you tomorrow. Until then, Christmas swans ’til death!
Hot on the heels of the really rather good Coriolanus, Gerard Butler is once again disappointing his public with the startlingly dull Machine Gun Preacher. But is there really a talented actor behind the gun-toting beardy meathead? We think so, and if you gather round closer we’ll tell you why…
Ewan McGregor is making girls cry all over the UK again in Perfect Sense, a love story set in a world of despair and doom. To celebrate our favourite Scottish hotty’s return to independent drama, we’ve decided to have a look back over his film career. Mmm. Especially The Pillow Book; there’s nothing like a bit of full frontal nudity to get us in the mood for fab film facts courtesy of the Cheat Sheet!
From the 15th-26th June, the Edinburgh Film Festival will return for its 65th year. Endeavouring to reinvent itself for the 2011 ceremony in spite of recent budget cuts, a slew of cinematic events and a strong selection of shorts, feature films and documentaries stand this year’s festival in good stead to be the best yet.