Art house releases, special events and a buzzing cafe-bar make this Edinburgh's foremost independent cinema
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.
- The film that first brought Miyazaki to international attention remains an animated achievement almost without parallel. The first half delicately captures both mystery and quietness as two little girls move with their father to a remote new home ...Read more
- Céline Sciamma is one of the most exciting young French filmmakers around: her ‘Water Lilies’, ‘Tomboy’ and ‘Girlhood’ are all intimate, intense studies of young girls or young women at points of profound change in their lives. Those earlier films...Read more
- It’s rare for a movie to combine cinematic fireworks and social commentary in quite the thrilling and mischievous way that Korean director Bong Joon-ho manages with ‘Parasite’, a slick home-invasion drama that mirrors the masks worn by its charact...Read more
- This HP Lovecraft adaptation from Richard Stanley (‘Hardware’) plays like ‘The War of the Worlds’ on ayahuasca. A meteor crashes and something alien emerges... only these minds are immeasurably more psychedelic than HG Wells’s fighty spacemen. Tre...Read more