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
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    After the heartbreaking true story ‘Dreams of a Life’ (2011), British writer-director Carol Morley shows startling versatility and ambition with this jawdropping mash-up of ‘If’ and ‘Picnic at Hanging Rock’ set in an all-girl grammar school circa ...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Cinema usually treats blind women as vulnerable victims. Not this smart, unexpected Norwegian drama. Striking beauty Ingrid (Ellen Dorrit Petersen) is learning to cope after a degenerative disease has robbed her of her sight. Making tea is a chall...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    Joss Whedon’s first ‘Avengers’ movie was the epic finale to Marvel’s cinematic Phase One, herding all the franchise’s disparate elements in a rousing, rewarding whole. ‘Age of Ultron’, though, has a definite mid-season feel to it, telling a compel...
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  • Time Out says
    • 1 out of 5 stars
    Life in postwar Russia was brutal. Stalin’s Soviets were cracking down on dissidents. Food was in short supply and the winters were punishing. Worst of all, everyone went around speaking in weird pidgin English, with phlegm-clogged voices like the...
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  •  If you’re planning on taking a gamble this festival, you could do a lot worse than catching Dagur Kári’s follow-up to ‘Noi Albinoi’, a drifting and delightfully funny shaggy-dog story of graffiti artist Daniel (Cedergren) and his utter detachment...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Maturity is a slippery staircase in the comedies of American indie filmmaker Noah Baumbach (‘The Squid and the Whale’, ‘Greenberg’, ‘Frances Ha’). Baumbach delights in puffing up and then deflating characters who aren’t quite ready to grow up. ‘Wh...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    This is a great story: in 2000, an unlikely group of Welsh villagers decided their destiny was to become racehorse owners. The problem? They had little cash and zero experience. Louise Osmond’s punch-the-air documentary tells how a ragtag syndicat...
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  • In the beginning... A father uses a Kinetoscope to tell his son a fabulous story about the fate of Napoleon. Flashback to St Helena, 1821, as a strutting Bonaparte (Holm) hatches an ingenious plot to escape from British-imposed exile by means of a...
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