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Edinburgh International Film Festival Coverage 2013


Here’s a rather late roundup of all my reviews from Edinburgh 2013 for The Hollywood News. There are still a few more to come, but links to all that have been published so far can be found below. Continue reading

What I’m Watching – June 2013

This list only includes films I watched for the first time this month. My most recent viewing is the top entry.

You And Me Forever (Dir: Kaspar Munk, 2012) ***

About Time (Dir: Richard Curtis, 2013) ***

What Maisie Knew (Dir: Scott McGehee, David Siegel, 2012) ****

Old Stock (Dir: James Genn, 2012) ***

Hawking (Dir: Stephen Finnigan, 2013) ****

Mister John (Dir: Joe Lawlor, Christine Molloy, 2013) **

Struck By Lightning (Dir: Brian Dannelly, 2012) ***

A.C.A.B. All Cats Are Brilliant (Dir: Constantina Voulgaris, 2012) ***

Sanctuary (Dir: Fredrik Edfeldt, 2013) ****

A Story Of Children And Film (Dir: Mark Cousins, 2013) *****

This Is Martin Bonner (Dir: Chad Hartigan, 2013) ***

Shooting Bigfoot (Dir: Morgan Matthews, 2013) ****

The Sea (Dir: Stephen Brown, 2013) **

Magic Magic (Dir: Sebastian Silva, 2013) ****

Monsters University (Dir: Dan Scanlon, 2013) ****

The Bling Ring (Dir: Sofia Coppola, 2013) ***

Lunarcy! (Dir: Simon Ennis, 2012) *****

The Great Hip Hop Hoax (Dir: Jeanie Finlay, 2013) ****

Frances Ha (Dir: Noah Baumbach, 2012) ****


Stories We Tell (Dir: Sarah Polley, 2012) ***

I Am Breathing (Dir: Emma Davie, Morag McKinnon, 2013) ****

A Long Way From Home (Dir: Virginia Gilbert, 2013) **

Beijing Flickers (Dir: Yuan Zhang, 2012) ***

C.O.G. (Dir: Kyle Patrick Alvarez, 2013) ***

Man Of Steel (Dir: Zack Snyder, 2013) *****

World War Z (Dir: Marc Forster, 2013) **

Critic Circle Update: Because I Got Slack, And That.

San Francisco, Satellite Awards, Chicago, St. Louis, Indiana, Toronto, Florida, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Austin, Black Film Critics, Utah, Dublin, Women Films Circle – I feel I may have neglected you slightly.

With thirteen different lists of winners to report back on, well, I’ll keep it brief, but a list of Best Picture, Director, all four Acting winners, Best Screenplays, Cinematography, Documentary, Animation and Foreign Film can be found below.

It’s mainly all about Zero Dark Thirty and Daniel Day-Lewis as expected, but there are some interesting wins to pick up on (namely thanks to Toronto) and prizes to whoever finds The Artist hidden within.

Check it all out below: Continue reading