Interviews for the BBC Culture Studio.
New feature on BBC Movie Café.
As my latest Edinburgh Evening News column isn't on the website I thought I'd publish it here instead. I couldn't resist a bit of Bond as Skyfall takes the box office by storm.
It's that time of year again in Edinburgh, when you can't walk a few paces without someone thrusting a Fringe flyer in your face and posters of comedians you vaguely recognise from the telly are plastered everywhere.
A visit to Eilean Donan with Screen Machine and interviews with Kelly Macdonald and Robbie Coltrane.
Once in a while my weekly Edinburgh Evening News column doesn't make it from the printed page onto their website so I publish it here instead. Here's the piece that went into yesterday's paper: It's been another summer of comic book movies, with Avengers Assemble and Spider-Man already released and The Dark Knight Rises about... Continue Reading →
As the world slowly goes mad for Disney-Pixar's Brave, the US release taking in over $65 million at the box office on it's US release and the UK premiere taking place in Edinburgh last weekend, my coverage of the Scottish-set film has started to appear in a few places.
I've been busier than usual this month with the launch of a new film website, Cinematic Scotland, one that also includes elements of travel journalism.
I was back in LA in April for the third annual TCM Classic Film Festival, watching another impressive line-up of movies that have stood the test of time with some of the cast and crew who made them.
Last week I went along to a screening of The Raid, the new Indonesian-set action film from Welsh director Gareth Evans.