I went to the movies five times (and I liked it)

Ah, the cinema, fond memories. Pic ‘n’ Mix, “put it back son, that’s £8.45 of wine gums and strawberry laces you tit”; spilling popcorn all over the corridor; being asked to leave during M. Night Shyamalan’s…

Preview: No! by Pablo Larrain

Director Pablo Larrain’s latest work ‘No!’ documents the events immediately preceding the landmark 1988 Chilean plebiscite, which would ultimately lead to the first democratically elected Chilean government in 17 years. The referendum called for the people…

The GFF: an unlikely success

On paper, Glasgow’s seven-year-old film festival really shouldn’t work. Consider the format: eleven days of mainly pre-existing titles at eight pounds a pop, screened across some decidedly unglamorous locations. That isn’t a reference to the structurally questionable Glue Factory,…