Robert Munro

Robert is a Film and Media lecturer and a PhD student, who researchers Scottish cinema, yet still harbours hopes of making his own films one day.

Depending on which day of the week it is his favourite films vary between: Groundhog Day, Seven Samurai, The 400 Blows, Once Upon a Time in The West and The Night of the Hunter.

Robert is also a long suffering fan of Hibernian FC. He hates 'The Hawaiian Pizza'. There is no place for fruit on pizza.

We have 88 reviews by Robert Munro in the database: read them here

Latest Film Reviews

The Son's Room
A family grives over the loss of their son in a freak diving accident.
A documentary that is more about the documentary-maker than its subject.
Omar is a promising young musician. Separated from his Syrian family, he is stuck on a remote Scottish island awaiting the fate of his asylum request. Due to the plaster-cast on his arm, he cannot play his oud and instead wanders the epic landscapes searching for answers to a complex past and daunting future.
Pale Star
An abusive relationship forms the backdrop for this Nordic noir.
A disillusioned former gunslinger tries to reconcile with his father but finds their frontier town terrorised by a brutal gang.
Moon Dogs
Two teenage step-brothers head on a road trip across Scotland.
Maggie's Plan
A young woman’s determination to have a child catapults her into a nervy love triangle.
Tommy's Honour
Story about the father and son relationship between the founders of the modern game of golf.
Macbeth Unhinged
Modern interpretation of the tragedy, set within the confines of a stretch limousine.
The Third Man
A man searching for his missing friend in post-war Vienna uncovers a ruthless conspiracy.


Interview with Scott Graham about Iona
24 Mar 2016
Scott Graham on Iona, God, Scottish cinema and stifled voices.
Delicacy Driector's Q&A
10 Apr 2012
Directors David and Stéphane Foenkinos talk about new film Delicacy.
Interview with Ryan Redford about Oliver Sherman
23 Jun 2011
Ryan Redford, director of Oliver Sherman, talks about his movie, being broke and seeing ghosts.

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News Stories

Folk Film Gathering returns
16 Jun 2021
Edinburgh-based event will run online
EIFF announces closing film
17 Apr 2013
Not Another Happy Ending to close this year's festival
Sundance Film Festival Announces Jury Awards in Short Filmmaking
24 Jan 2013
Polish short film The Whistle takes top prize.
Weimarvellous events to run at this year's GFF
08 Feb 2012
Events include a rare screening of The Blue Angel
Slamdance winners announced
27 Jan 2012
Awards for Welcome To Pine Hill, Bindlestiffs and No Ashes No Phoenix

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