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
    With ‘Twilight’ in the rear-view mirror, movie vampires are going goth. After Jim Jarmusch’s ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’, along comes this pulse-quickening debut by Ana Lily Amirpour. She’s an LA-based director who infuses her night-time tale with el...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    Shot when the director was 91 and finished just before he died in March 2014, this gentle comedy is Alain Resnais’s third adaptation of an Alan Ayckbourn play. Suggesting that life is but a long rehearsal for a performance no one will ever see, it...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Finland’s adorably huggable Moomins first appeared in a comic strip by the late illustrator and writer Tove Jansson way back in the 1940s. This new movie version, voiced in English by the likes of Russell Tovey, honours the charm of Jansson’s draw...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    The French actor Romain Duris has two major assets playing a closet cross-dresser in ‘The New Girlfriend’: a performance of such loveliness it might just make your heart burst and legs Posh would trade in Becks for. Duris plays young dad David, wh...
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  • Time Out says
    • 5 out of 5 stars
    The fourth instalment of George Miller’s punky post-apocalyptic ‘Mad Max’ saga feels like a tornado tearing through a tea party. In an age of weightless movie spectacles, here’s a movie that feels like it was made by kidnapping $150 million of stu...
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