Edinburgh Evening News

In June 2008 I began contributing film, theatre and live reviews to the Edinburgh Evening News, which led to a weekly film column that ran from January 2009 until early 2014.

This is a selection of my film articles, both in print and online.

The Scottish Doctor will see you now, 23 August 2014

Dinosaurs roam the screen, but now in 3D, 22 August 2013

Horror stalks Edinburgh’s Cameo, 21 April 2011

Remembering Jim Henson with Muppets producer Martin Baker, 14 April 2011

 

New look for the Edinburgh International Film Festival, 6 January 2011

The spy who came in from the cold, 10 December 2010

Looking forward to Christmas, 26 November 2010 (print and online)

Inverness Film Festival 2010 review, 12 November 2010

Is Hollywood getting away with murder, 26 October 2010

Edinburgh Film Guild offers reel diversity, 1 October 2010

Revisiting Sean Connery’s Edinburgh, 17 September 2010

Forget the blockbusters for a moment and head back to the Swinging Sixties, 10 September 2010

No celebrations for Sir Sean’s 80th? Shocking. Positively shocking, 27 August 2010

Jump from TV to cinema can be leap of faith, 29 July 2010

Film Review: The Illusionist, 18 June 2010

 

David Morrissey Interview, 5 March

 

 

The rules of engagement, 6 November 2009 

 

Bill Douglas celebration, 24 July

 

Comedy review – The Stand, Edinburgh, 7 April

 

 

October 2008

Edinburgh Evening News: Andrew O’Neill and Sandy Nelson at The Stand, 20 October

Edinburgh Evening News: Adam Hills at The Stand, 13 October

Edinburgh Evening News: The Charlatans at the Picture House, 13 October

Edinburgh Evening News: Russell Howard at The King’s Theatre, 6 October

September 2008

Edinburgh Evening News: Lemar and Leon Jackson, 29 September

Edinburgh Evening News: Spear of Destiny and TV21 at Cabaret Voltaire, 29 September

Edinburgh Evening News: Brendon Burns at The Stand, 21 September

Edinburgh Evening News: Sex and Chocolate theatre review, 12 September

Edinburgh Evening News: Good Mourning Mrs Brown theatre review, 2 September

August 2008

Edinburgh Evening News: Rodent Emporium and Punch and the Apostles music review, 29 August

Edinburgh Evening News: Raconteurs concert review, 27 August

Edinburgh Evening News: Greyfriars Twisted Tales comedy review, 23 August

Edinburgh Evening News: Boys of the Empire & What’s Wrong with Angry, 22 August (near foot of page)

Edinburgh Evening News: Jason Byrne comedy review, 18 August

Edinburgh Evening News: Vladimir McTavish comedy review, 14 August

Edinburgh Evening News: I Shot Dirty Den theatre review, 14 August

Edinburgh Evening News: Womb Man theatre review, 13 August

Edinburgh Evening News: Whacker Murphy’s Bad Buzz comedy review, 12 August

Edinburgh Evening News: Jim Bowen comedy review, 12 August

Edinburgh Evening News: Tim Vine comedy review, 11 August

Edinburgh Evening News: A Brief History of Scotland, 7 August

Edinburgh Evening News: Not Stalking David Tennant theatre review, 6 August

July 2008

Edinburgh Evening News: Red Raw comedy review, 15 July

June 2008

Edinburgh Evening News: Faintheart EIFF film review, 30 June

Edinburgh Evening News: Death Defying Acts EIFF film review, 25 June

Edinburgh Evening News: Somers Town EIFF film review, 20 June

Edinburgh Evening News: The Edge of Love EIFF film review, 19 June