Edinburgh International Film Festival 2015

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Batman Batman
Batman and Brave
Batman (Country: US, UK; Year: 1989; Director: Tim Burton; Writer: Sam Hamm; Stars: Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl, Pat Hingle, Billy Dee Williams, Michael Gough, Jack Palance, Jerry Hall), Official Site, Trailer
Batman defends Gotham City against The Joker as they both fall for the same woman.
Brave (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell; Writer: Mark Andrews, Steve Purcell, Brenda Chapman, Irene Mecchi, Brenda Chapman; Stars: Kelly Macdonald, Emma Thompson, Kevin McKidd, Julie Walters, Billy Connolly, Robbie Coltrane, Craig Ferguson, John Ratzenberger)
A princess gets more than she bargains for when she asks for a spell.
Dirty Dancing (Country: US; Year: 1987; Director: Emile Ardolino; Writer: Eleanor Bergstein; Stars: Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes, Jack Weston, Jane Brucker, Kelly Bishop, Lonny Price, Max Cantor, Charles 'Honi' Coles, Neal Jones)
A lonely girl finds romance with a dance teacher at a holiday resort, but her strict parents disapprove.
Flash Gordon (Country: US, UK; Year: 1980; Director: Mike Hodges; Writer: Lorenzo Semple Jr and Michael Allin, based on the matinee series.; Stars: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow, Topol, Brian Blessed, Ornella Muti, Timothy Dalton, Peter Wyngarde, Richard O'Brien, Peter Duncan, Robbie Coltrane), Official Site, Trailer
An evil alien ruler plans to destroy the Earth, and only an American football quarterback can stop him.
Ghost (Country: US; Year: 1990; Director: Jerry Zucker; Writer: Bruce Joel Rubin; Stars: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn, Stanley Lawrence, Christopher J. Keene, Susan Breslau, Martina Deignan, Rick Kleber, Macka Foley, Rick Aviles, Phil Leeds, John Hugh, Sam Tsoutsouvas, Sharon Breslau)
A man's spirit sticks around to help his girlfriend after he is killed.
Happy Feet Happy Feet
Happy Feet and The Princess Bride
Grease 2 (Country: US; Year: 1982; Director: Patricia Birch; Writer: Ken Finkleman; Stars: Maxwell Caulfield, Michelle Pfeiffer, Lorna Luft, Maureen Teefy, Alison Price, Pamela Adlon, Adrian Zmed, Peter Frechette, Christopher McDonald, Leif Green, Didi Conn, Eve Arden, Sid Caesar, Dody Goodman, Tab Hunter)
Musical sequel set in the Sixties.
Guardians Of The Galaxy (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: James Gunn; Writer: James Gunn, Nicole Perlman, based on the comic book by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning; Stars: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, Benicio Del Toro, Laura Haddock, Sean Gunn, Peter Serafinowicz)
A pilot is tracked by bounty hunters after stealing a mysterious orb.
Happy Feet (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: George Miller; Writer: Warren Coleman, John Collee, George Miller, Judy Morris; Stars: Voiced by Elijah Wood, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving, Robin Williams, Johnny A Sanchez, Carlos Alazraqui, Steve Irwin, Lombardo Boyar, Jeff Garcia, Nicholas McKay)
Adventures of a toe-tapping penguin.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Dean DeBlois; Writer: Dean DeBlois, based on the books by Cressida Cowell; Stars: voices of Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Djimon Hounsou, Craig Ferguson, Kristen Wiig, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J.Miller)
Hiccup and his prehistoric friends fight the evil forces of a dastardly dragonnapper
Life Of Pi (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Ang Lee; Writer: David Magee, based on the book by Yann Martel.; Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Rafe Spall, Irrfan Khan, Suraj Sharma, Tabu, Adil Hussain, Shravanthi Sainath, Ayush Tandon, Vibish Sivakumar)
After a shipwreck, a boy finds himself adrift with an animal menagerie.
Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory
Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory and The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists
Lilo & Stitch (Lilo And Stitch) (Country: US; Year: 2002; Director: Dean Deblois, Chris Sanders; Writer: Chris Sanders, Dean Deblois; Stars: Daveigh Chase, Chris Sanders, Tia Carrere, Jason Scott Lee, David Ogden Stiers, Ving Rhames, Kevin McDonald)
Mini-monster from outer space makes friends with misfit girl in Haiwaii.
Mamma Mia! (Country: UK, US; Year: 2008; Director: Phyllida Lloyd; Writer: Catherine Johnson; Stars: Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Julie Walters, Amanda Seyfried), Official Site, Trailer
When her daughter wants to get married, Donna has to explain that any one of three men could be her father.
Mary Poppins (Country: US; Year: 1964; Director: Robert Stevenson; Writer: Bill Walsh, Don DaGradi; Stars: Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson, Glynis Johns, Hermione Baddeley, Karen Dotrice, Matthew Garber, Elsa Lanchester, Arthur Treacher, Reginald Owen, Ed Wynn), Trailer
The dull lives of a banker's family are filled with magic by a rather unusual nanny.
Mean Girls (Country: US; Year: 2004; Director: Mark S Waters; Writer: Tina Fey, based on the novel by Rosalind Wiseman; Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Lacey Chabert, Amanda Seyfried, Lizzy Caplan, Jonathan Bennett, Daniel Franzese)
Teen comedy, where the new girl on the block tries to fit into an image-obsessed high school.
The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists (The Pirates! Band Of Misfits) (Country: UK, US; Year: 2012; Director: Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt; Writer: Gideon Defoe; Stars: Hugh Grant, Martin Freeman, Imelda Staunton, David Tennant, Brian Blessed, Jeremy Piven, Salma Hayek), Official Site
In his quest to become Pirate of the Year, the Pirate Captain leads his crew into peril and risks losing a treasured shipmate.
Flash Gordon Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon and Guardians Of The Galaxy
The Princess Bride (Country: US; Year: 1987; Director: Rob Reiner; Writer: William Goldman, adapted from his own novel.; Stars: Cary Elwes, Robin Wright Penn, Mandy Patinkin, André the Giant, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, Peter Falk)
Ordinary farm boy Westley takes on the world to recover his true love in an enduringly popular comic fantasy.
Raiders Of The Lost Ark (Indiana Jones And The Raiders Of The Lost Ark) (Country: US; Year: 1981; Director: Steven Spielberg; Writer: Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas, Philip Kaufman; Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, Ronald Lacey, John Rhys-Davies, Denholm Elliott, Alfred Molina, Wolf Kahler, Anthony Higgins, Vic Tablian, Don Fellows, William Hootkins, Bill Reimbold, Fred Sorenson, Patrick Durkin)
Indiana Jones races the Nazis to find the lost Ark of the Covenant.
Restless Natives (Country: UK; Year: 1985; Director: Michael Hoffman; Writer: Ninian Dunnett; Stars: Vincent Friell, Joe Mullaney, Teri Lally, Ned Beatty, Robert Urquhart, Bernard Hill, Mel Smith, Bryan Forbes, Nanette Newman, Ann Scott-Jones, Rachel Boyd, Iain McColl, Dave Anderson, Eiji Kusuhara, Ed Bishop)
Two friends start holding up tour buses with novelty items.
Seven Brides For Seven Brothers (Country: US; Year: 1954; Director: Stanley Donen; Writer: Albert Hackett, Frances Goodrich, Dorothy Kingsley, Stephen Vincent Benet; Stars: Howard Keel, Jeff Richards, Russ Tamblyn, Tommy Rall, Marc Platt, Matt Mattox, Jacques d'Amboise, Jane Powell, Julie Newmar, Nancy Kilgas, Betty Carr, Virginia Gibson, Ruta Lee, Norma Doggett, Ian Wolfe)
When a farmer brings home a wife, his six brothers decide they want to wed as well.
The Sound Of Music (Country: US; Year: 1965; Director: Robert Wise; Writer: Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse, Ernest Lehman, based on the book by Maria Augusta Trapp; Stars: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Charmian Carr, Richard Haydn, Peggy Wood, Heather Menzies, Anna Lee, Portia Nelson, Ben Wright), Trailer
Julie Andrews climbs every mountain in the record-breaking World War II-ish musical.
Mean Girls Mean Girls
Mean Girls and Mary Poppins
Step Up (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Anne Fletcher; Writer: Duane Adler, Melissa Rosenberg; Stars: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Damaine Radcliff, De'Shawn Washington, Rachel Griffiths, Drew Sidora, Josh Henderson)
Another high school dance number.
West Side Story (Country: US; Year: 1961; Director: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise; Writer: Jerome Robbins, Arthur Laurents, Ernest Lehman, William Shakespeare; Stars: Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris, Simon Oakland, Ned Glass, William Bramley, Tucker Smith, Tony Mordente)
Musical transposes the story of Romeo and Juliet to the gang-ridden streets of New York.
Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory (Country: US; Year: 1971; Director: Mel Stuart; Writer: Roald Dahl, David Seltzer; Stars: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear, Julie Dawn Cole, Leonard Stone, Denise Nickerson, Nora Denney, Paris Themmen, Ursula Reit, Michael Bollner, Diana Sowle, Aubrey Woods, David Battley, Günter Meisner)
A little boy wins a golden ticket to visit the secret workings of a chocolate factory.

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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