Score Spotlight: Ennio Morricone's The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
by Max Blinkhorn
The first in an occasional series looking at classic film music
B-yond the call
by Max Blinkhorn and Jennie Kermode
We meet Edinburgh's B-team, who love bad films.
Edinburgh Film Festival 2009: Opening Night photo showcase
by Max Blinkhorn and Max Crawford
Our dauntless adventuring photographers Max Blinkhorn and Stuart Crawford were there at the EIFF 2009 Opening Night red carpet.
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2008 films announced
by Max Blinkhorn and Scott Macdonald
A great line-up for an ever-popular event

Capturing trailblazers Sushmit Ghosh and Rintu Thomas on fighting prejudice and the importance of journalism in Writing With Fire

Having a treasure Gregory Monro on Eyes Wide Shut, Barry Lyndon, Full Metal Jacket, the Aryan Papers, and Napoleon

Closely observed Annalise Lockhart on ghosts, invisibility and making Inheritance

Casting spells Jimmy Giannopoulos on Emory Cohen, Ewan McGregor and Lorraine Bracco in The Birthday Cake

The wealth of a nation Jan Philipp Weyl on Running Against The Wind and the real Ethiopia

San Sebastian announces New Directors titles 13 films vie for prize

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We're looking forward to the 25th edition of Fantasia, horror favourite Frightfest and the 55th edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

We've recently covered the Cannes Film Festival, Tribeca, the Cheltenham International Film Festival, Toronto 2SLGBTQ+ festival Inside Out, New York's Human Rights Watch Film Festival and New Directors/New Films.

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