Glasgow Film Festival 2012: Short Film Festival

The fifth incarnation of the Glasgow Short Film Festival runs between the 9th and 12th of February, with four days of competition screenings, live performances, retrospectives and parties. One highlight of the special programmes is the presentation of a…

Screens at Glasgow Uni

Screens is Glasgow University’s very own society for the appreciation of film, as well as the occasional bit of great television. Each Thursday afternoon sees the society present, on one rather big screen, a cinematic treat for your viewing…

The Ward (dir. John Carpenter)

Once upon a time, a filmmaker named John Carpenter directed a string of creative entries in the horror, sci-fi and action genres. Some of these proved to be highly influential (Halloween, The Thing, Assault on Precinct…

The Cinema-Trip and Film as an Experience

With a trip to the cinema costing upwards of a fiver these days, is the experience of sitting in a dark room with noisy, chatty, mobile-phone-using strangers still worth it? Sean Greenhorn…

Russian Cinema: From Eisenstein to Sokurov

Mateusz Zatonski takes us through the history of Russian Cinema, from Eisentein's hugely influential Battleship Potemkin, through Tarkovsky, up to Bekmambetov, Sokurov and the Russian New…

Spanish Cinema: A Brief History

Max Horberry explores contemporary Spanish Cinema, and interviews leading Spanish film-buff Lluís Bonet on his opinion of the film industry in…