Cameo Picturehouse

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A solid mix of independent and foreign releases alongside selected mainstream blockbusters and special events

Supposedly one of Quentin Tarantino's favourite cinemas, this century-old picture house favours indie and foreign language releases alongside a handful of the bigger mainstream releases. Also home to the odd special event and a cracking little bar.

Venue name: Cameo Picturehouse
Contact:
Address: 38 Home St
Edinburgh
EH3 9LZ
Price: £6.50-£8.20
  • Time Out says
    • 5 out of 5 stars
    Both ‘Interstellar’ and ‘Gravity’ took us out of this world, but the reputation of Stanley Kubrick’s classic – now re-released – is safe. It’s not that ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ doesn’t look dated – it does, a bit – but it remains as intelligent and...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    ‘The Voices’ is an ecstatically deranged, pitch-black comedy about a lovable murderer named Jerry (Ryan Reynolds). We also meet the cat who thinks Jerry should kill his colleagues and the sleepy mutt who disagrees (both voiced by Reynolds). It’s t...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Comedy seldom travels well from one culture to another, but from the first, pre-credits episode of this engaging if uneven satire highlighting humanity's more basic instincts, it's clear the young Argentine writer-director Damián Szifron has a kna...
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  • Time Out says
    • 2 out of 5 stars
    We’ve seen this story before: Three college kids take a road trip. Two of them, handicapped Nic (Brenton Thwaites) and moody Haley (Olivia Cooke), are at a crossroads in their relationship, while the other, bespectacled nerd Jonah (Beau Knapp), is...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    Fashion fans will love this fly-on-the-wall doc about eight make-or-break weeks at the house of Dior, filmed in 2012 as newly-appointed designer Raf Simons puts together his first haute couture collection against the clock. The Belgian was hired a...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    This is the anime swansong of Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata, who has never acquired the international renown enjoyed by his more prolific partner, Hayao Miyazaki. ‘The Tale of the Princess Kaguya’ probably won’t change that. It’s a delica...
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