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Of Fish And Foe review Pat Byrne

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Andy Heathcote’s documentary follows the Pullar family, who have traditionally fished in Scottish waters for decades and are now threatened by environmentalists among others.  The film follows John and Kevin Pullar and their crew as they lay their nets to catch salmon as the fish head to Scottish rivers. Their methods, including the killing of […]

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Saturday, July 27, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Film reviews, Film Reviews

The Science of Ghosts, Glasgow Film Festival 2019 review by Pat Byrne

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The Science of Ghosts is a film directed by Niall McCann, who also directed Lost in France ( 2017).  This new movie has links to Lost in France, which focused on the Glasgow based record label Chemikal Underground; The Science of Ghosts is about Adrian Crowley, the much lauded Dublin based singer / composer,  the only […]

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Monday, March 4, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Film reviews, Glasgow Film Festival 2019

Mid90s, Glasgow Film Festival 2019 review Pat Byrne

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Mid90s is Jonah Hill’s directorial debut – a coming of age film set in the 90s in Los Angeles. Stevie (Sunny Suljic) the main character is a thirteen year old, who lives in a lone parent household with his mum (Katherine Waterston) and older brother Ian (Lucas Hedges). Ian is a violent bully and young […]

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Film reviews, Film Reviews, Glasgow Film Festival 2019

You Were Never Really Here, Glasgow Film Festival 2018 review by Pat Byrne

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‘You Were Never Really Here’, Directed by Lynne Ramsay is based on the novella of the same name written by American author Jonathon Ames. The film, albeit in an unfinished form, was acclaimed at Cannes Film Festival 2017. It stars Joaquin Phoenix in the role of the anti-hero Joe, a former soldier now working as […]

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Friday, March 16, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema, Film reviews

The Party’s Just Beginning Karen Gillan, Glasgow Film Festival review by Pat Byrne

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The Party’s Just Beginning Director: Karen Gillan Starring: Karen Gillan, Matthew Beard,Lee Pace, Rachel JacksonJamie Quinn, Siobhan Redmond and Paul Higgins, , Karen Gillan is the lead actor and director of ‘The Party’s Just Beginning’ set in her home town of Inverness. Her desire to make her debut film came about in response to the […]

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