Billing itself as 'Edinburgh's foremost independent cinema', the Filmhouse is the best place to go for art house releases, with seasons, special screenings and a buzzing cafe-bar all part of the appeal. It's also the home of several annual film festivals, not least the Edinburgh International Film Festival every June.
|Venue name:||Filmhouse Cinema|
88 Lothian Road |
|Venue phone:||0131 228 2688|
- www.timeout.com Don’t look to Jason Reitman’s multi-Oscar-nominated second film for a tell-it-how-it-is window on teenage pregnancy nor a two-finger salute to the anti-abortion right. Ignore, too, its ‘Ghost World’-styled ‘indie’ clothing. Risin...Read more
- A boat sails into port. 'Frankenstein' author Mary Shelley scratches in her composition book with a quill. The second movement of Beethoven’s 'Seventh Symphony' begins, halts abruptly, then begins again. A naked woman pontificates while her male l...Read more
- Nineteenth-century Nebraska is a grim place in actor-director-co-writer Tommy Lee Jones’s ineffective nineteenth-century Western – especially for Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary Swank), a plain-looking spinster unlucky in love, if still stalwart in spirit....Read more
- There’s little about this overly fruity adaptation by American playwright Israel Horovitz of his own 2002 Paris-set stage play to suggest that the original was especially worthy of becoming a film. It’s essentially a three-hander performed by the ...Read more