Movie Café

Movie Café

Janice Forysth with news and reviews of the latest movie releases, interviews with the stars and directors of the moment and what to look out for in new DVD releases. Plus updates and features on what's happening in the world of film around Scotland.

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  • moviecafe:28 Mar 13 James Cosmo Special

    Thu, 28 Mar 13

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Janice Forsyth presents a very special interview with the legendary Scottish film actor James Cosmo, famous for his roles in Highlander, Braveheart and Trainspotting amongst others.

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    Thu, 21 Mar 13

    Duration:
    45 mins

    John Gordon Sinclair talks to Janice Forsyth about his new venture into thriller writing.

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  • 14 Mar 13: Ken Loach

    Thu, 14 Mar 13

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Director Ken Loach talks to Janice Forsyth about The Spirit of 45 - his new documentary, Mike Kelt, CEO of Artem Special Effects discusses working on Welcome to the Punch, the 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony, and Paul Gallagher and Siobhan Synnot review The Paperboy.

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  • 07 Mar 13: Jude Law

    Thu, 7 Mar 13

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Jude Law tells Janice Forsyth about working with director Steven Soderbergh on Side Effects, which is potentially his last film, and Alistair Harkness and Wendy Lloyd have differing opinions on Frank Langella movie Robot and Frank.

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  • moviecafe:28 Feb 13

    Thu, 28 Feb 13

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Janice Forsyth presents reviews of some of the major new film releases including Mark Wahlberg in Broken City, Nicole Kidman in Stoker and Barry Levinson's found footage eco-horror The Bay.

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  • 21 FEB 13 Song For Marion

    Thu, 21 Feb 13

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Janice Forsyth with the latest movie reviews including Terence Stamp in Song For Marion, To The Wonder directed by Terence Malick and the epic adaptation of David Mitchell's novel Cloud Atlas

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  • moviecafe:14 Feb 13

    Thu, 14 Feb 13

    Duration:
    45 mins

    In today’s show, Janice is joined by critics Eddie Harrison and Siobhan Synnot. They cast their critical eyes over the new Die Hard, Beautiful Creatures and Judd Apatow’s This is 40

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  • 07 Feb 13

    Thu, 7 Feb 13

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Vic Galloway sits in for Janice this week and speaks to John C Reilly and Sarah Silverman, stars of the latest big animation, Wreck-it Ralph.

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  • moviecafe:31 Jan 13

    Thu, 31 Jan 13

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Flight: Producers, Steve Starkey and Jack Rapke, discuss 'Flight' with DENZEL WASHINGTON (whose performance has been Academy Award nominated for Leading Actor) 'Everything Or Nothing': Director Stevan Riley discusses his documentary film which tells the unique story of three men with a shared dream; producers Albert R. Broccoli & Harry Saltzman and author Ian Fleming. 'Looper': Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt explains what it was like working beside legend Bruce Willis. Hyde Park on Hudson: 'Director ROGER MICHELL’ discusses his latest film which star Bill Murray as Franklin D Roosevelt.

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  • moviecafe:24 Jan 13

    Thu, 24 Jan 13

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Lincoln– Film critics Paul Gallagher and Nicola Balkind discuss Steven Spielberg’s revealing new drama. Film Versus Digital: The number of cinemas that have the facilities to play film are rapidly decreasing. Digital Projection is becoming the norm - Is film dying as a movie medium? ‘Roman Polanski’: With a celebration of Polanski films at the Filmhouse in Edinburgh, Pasquale Iannone looks again at his work. Zero Dark Thirty: Academy Award Winning Writer / Producer MARK BOAL discusses his work on ‘ZERO DARK THIRTY’ which examines the hunt for Osama bin Laden.

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  • moviecafe:17 Jan 13

    Thu, 17 Jan 13

    Duration:
    44 mins

    • Django Unchained – Alistair Harkness and Hannah McGill discuss Quentin Tarantino’s latest film /Glasgow Film Festival - We preview this year's Glasgow Film Festival with co-directors Allan Hunter and Alison Gardner. /The Wee Man: Actor Martin Compston discusses his portrayal of the reformed Glaswegian gangster Paul Ferris. /Lawless is our DVD Pick of the Week and we review The Sessions: the film is based on the true story of California–based journalist and poet Mark O’Brien. Portrayed by John Hawkes – who gives a career-defining performance, O’Brien’s story is the poignant but surprisingly funny tale of a man, paralyzed by polio who - at age 38 – is determined to finally lose his virginity.

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  • moviecafe:10 Jan 13

    Thu, 10 Jan 13

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Quartet: Nigel Floyd and Siobhan Synnot review ‘Quartet’ a bittersweet tale of ageing opera singers forced to face their mortality. We’ll also hear from the stars of the film Tom Courtney and Billy Connolly. Audience Emotional Reactions: Gary Donnan Executive Vice President of ‘Technology & Research at Technicolor’, explains the results of their survey on the ‘emotional impact’ of films on cinema-goers and screenwriter Stuart Hepburn talks about whether this type of research is likely to influence the ‘creative process’ of film-making. DVD Pick Of the Week: ‘ The Girl’ - we have an interview with Toby Jones who plays the ‘master of suspense’ himself Alfred Hitchock. Le Miserables Director Tom Hooper discusses his motion-picture adaptation of the beloved global stage sensation seen by more than 60 million people around the globe.

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  • 03 Jan 2013 John Gordon Sinclair

    Thu, 3 Jan 13

    Duration:
    46 mins

    John Gordon Sinclair has come a long way from Gregory's Girl. In a special edition of the Movie Cafe he talks to Janice Forsyth about his new venture into thriller writing.

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  • 20 Dec 12:Life of Pi, Midnight's Children

    Thu, 20 Dec 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Salman Rushdie and Tom Cruise pop up on this week’s Movie Café when Janice Forsyth will be reviewing Cruise’s latest film Jack Reacher and finding out how Rushdie feels about the screen adaptation of his book Midnight’s Children. And there’s a review of The Life of Pi directed by Brokeback Mountain’s Ang Lee. All that plus a look back at the best of the movie crop of 2012 and some seasonal suggestions for classic movies on our screens over Christmas.

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  • 13 Dec 12: The Hobbit

    Thu, 13 Dec 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Janice Forsyth, Alistair Harkness and Wendy Lloyd discuss The Hobbit, West of Memphis and The Muppets on a festive Movie Cafe programme

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  • moviecafe:06 Dec 12

    Thu, 6 Dec 12

    Duration:
    44 mins

    On The Movie Cafe, the Proclaimers talk about the film of SUNSHINE ON LEITH that's been shot at the moment around the streets of Edinburgh and spill the beans about if they have a cameo or not. There are reviews of SEVEN PSYCOPATHS and I, ANNA and director Julian Farino talks about THE ORANGES. Plus GREMLINS is out on a new digital print, find out why it's not to be missed and Janice interviews director and writer of LAST SHOP STANDING about the rise, fall and decline of Britain's independent record shops.

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  • 29 Nov 12

    Thu, 29 Nov 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    On The Movie Café , famous movie composer Alexandre Desplat talks to Janice about his composing and his latest work on the animated film RISE OF THE GUARDIANS. Comedian and actor Steve Oram talks about writing and starring in SIGHTSEERS, the latest black comedy about caravans, camping and murder. Janice reviews the latest film version of GREAT EXPECTATIONS. It’s got a five star cast but will it get five star reviews. Our DVD pick of the week Is BRAVE , the animated story of a feisty princess set in the ancient Scottish Highlands.

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  • 22 Nov 12

    Thu, 22 Nov 12

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Tom Courtenay explains how he got on with his co-stars Colin Firth and Cameron Diaz in the new art heist comedy GAMBIT and welsh actress Joanna Page talks about the challenges of working on the totally improvised family fun Christmas film NATIVITY 2: DANGER IN THE MANGER. There’s Reviews of SILVERLININGS PLAY BOOK and END OF WATCH with critics Hannah McGill and Alistair Harkness plus if you are a Bruce Springsteen fan find out how you can get involved in a new movie about him called SPRINGSTEEN AND I. Finally reporter Tom Allen talks to Belle and Sebastian front man about his new film project GOD HELP THE GIRL.

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  • moviecafe:15 Nov 12

    Thu, 15 Nov 12

    Duration:
    44 mins

    On the Movie Café with Janice Forsyth - It’s the end of the vampires versus werewolves’ phenomenon of the TWILIGHT SAGA. Nikki Reed and Kellan Lutz who play Rosalie and Emmett Cullen in BREAKING DAWN: PT 2 talk about the final instalment and how it’s darker than the other films. Plus critics Eddie Harrison and Graeme Virtue review new releases THE MASTER and AMOUR.

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  • moviecafe:08 Nov 12

    Thu, 8 Nov 12

    Duration:
    44 mins

    It’s Scottish Dyslexia Awareness Week and director James Redford (Robert Redford's son) talks about his film THE BIG PICTURE: RETHINKING DYSLEXIA. Dyslexic author Sally Gardner reviews to discover if it gives us a better understanding of the condition. As the French Film Festival celebrates Its 20th Anniversary find out what's hot in Francophone cinema. DVD pick of the week is TROUBLE IN PARADISE, Ernst Lubitsch's masterpiece from 1932. Find out why it's regarded as one of the greatest romantic comedies ever made. Janice reviews PEOPLE LIKE US the new family drama from DreamWorks Pictures with film critics Paul Gallagher and Jane Graham.

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  • moviecafe:01.11.12

    Thu, 1 Nov 12

    Duration:
    44 mins

    On The Movie Café today Janice Forsyth talks to David Thomson, one of the most revered and knowledgeable film critics on the planet, about his latest book The Big Screen which charts the movies and what they did to us. Plus there’s reviews of ARGO, RUST AND BONE and THE SAPPHIRES.

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  • moviecafe:25 OCT 12

    Thu, 25 Oct 12

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Janice Forsyth reviews the latest Bond extravaganza - SKYFALL. Geordie stand-up comedian Ross Noble talks about playing an evil clown in the comedy horror film STITCHES. The PARANORMAL ACTIVITY saga is one of the 10 highest grossing Horror Movie franchises of all time. Katie Featherstone the star of all four films talks about the latest instalment.

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  • 18th October 2012: Frankenweenie

    Thu, 18 Oct 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Janice Forsyth interviews Sally Potter, and Nigel Floyd and Ian Hoey review Ginger & Rosa, Frankenweenie and Beasts of the Southern Wild - plus we hear from Martin Short.

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  • moviecafe:11 Oct 12

    Thu, 11 Oct 12

    Duration:
    37 mins

    The British conductor and the man behind the John Wilson Orchestra, talks about his love for film musicals with Janice Forsyth. An expert in light music, jazz and music for the small and big screens, John Wilson thrills audiences across the world with his passion, enthusiasm and expertise.

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  • 04 OCT 12: The Movie Cafe

    Thu, 4 Oct 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Emma Watson moves on from Harry Potter to star alongside Logan Lerman in Hollywood's latest high school drama 'The Perks Of Being A Wallflower'. Critics Eddie Harrison and Hannah McGill review. Amateur film director Jim Burns explains how listening to the music of BMX Bandits helped him through his depression and talks about 'Serious Drugs' the film he went on to make about the band. Duglas T Stewart the star of the movie discusses his role and Janice finds out what else is on at this year's Mental Health Film Festival. James McAvoy took a break from filming the movie Filth in Scotland to talk about playing the unsavoury lead role. Review of 'Sinister' a frightening new thriller from the producer of the Paranormal Activity films. Find out which films will be impressing the French this year when Siobhan Synnot gives us the low down live from the Dinard British Film Festival

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  • moviecafe:27 Sep 12

    Thu, 27 Sep 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Janice Forsyth presents the weekly fim review show. This week critics Paul Gallagher and Gail Tolley review time travel tale LOOPER and bonkers French auto fantasy HOLY MOTORS.

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  • moviecafe:20 Sep 12

    Thu, 20 Sep 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Directors of French comedy Untouchable talk about their film which is set to be a UK box office smash.Find out about the Take One Action Film Festival which celebrates films that take on global issues. Reviews of Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel and the director talks about what makes her a Fashion Icon. Director Ol Parker of Now Is Good (about a dying teenager living her life on fast forward) explains why he cast an American acteress, Dakota Fanning, in the lead role. Plus we review Brad Pitt's latest crime flick Killing Them Softly.

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  • moviecafe:13-09-2012

    Thu, 13 Sep 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    THE SWEENEY Ray Winstone who takes on the role of maverick Flying Squad Detective Inspector Jack Regan talks about the distinctly modern remake of the much loved 70’s TV drama. Film critics Wendy Lloyd and Alistair Harkness review the film. PARANORMAN The new animated Zombie comedy in 3D stop-motion about a teenage misfit who talks on ghosts, zombies and adults to save his town from a century old curse. Co-Directors Sam Fell and Chris Butler explain that it’s not just a movie for kids. CASABLANCA The BBC SSO celebrate the 70th anniversary of one of Hollywood’s best-loved films with a concert screening featuring Max Steiner’s exotic score performed live by the orchestra. Film critic Alison Kerr previews the event and discusses Casablanca’s enduring appeal. TO ROME WITH LOVE Review of Woody Allen’s latest romantic comedy which is set in one of the world's most enchanting cities. Janice asks does it match up to his last hit ‘Midnight In Paris’?

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  • moviecafe:06 Sep 12

    Thu, 6 Sep 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Lawless – Director John Hillcoat discusses his take on the true story of the infamous Bondurant Brothers: bootlegging siblings who made a run for the American Dream in Prohibition-era Virginia. /Dredd: Siobhan Synnott discusses The Judge Dredd reboot /Our DVD Pick of the Week is Albert Nobbs" – actress Bronagh Gallagher discusses her role in this critically acclaimed film in which award-winning actress Glenn Close (Albert Nobbs) plays a woman passing as a man in order to work and survive in 19th century Ireland/ Shut Up and Play The Hits: Film critics Ian Hoey and Jane Graham review this music documentary.

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  • 30 Aug 12: Nicola Benedetti

    Thu, 30 Aug 12

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Nicola Benedetti the renowned violinist discusses her new album - The Silver Violin/Berberian Sound Studio: Director Peter Strickland and actor Toby Young discuss this twist on 70s horror movies/Blu Ray -Pick of the Week: Rumble Fish/‘Watch with Baby’ Paul Saunders reports from The Grosvenor Cinema in Glasgow on their ‘Mother and baby’ cinema screenings/Total Recall: our critics Nigel Floyd and Jamie Dunn review Colin Farrell’s turn as a Futuristic Super-Spy On the Run in this summer’s latest remake.

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  • 23/08/12

    Thu, 23 Aug 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    The Imposter Paul Gallagher and Stephen Carty discuss Bart Layton’s fascinating, mind-boggling, documentary/ 360 Fernando Meireilles discusses his adaptation of La Ronde, with a cast including Jude Law, Rachel Weisz and Anthony Hopkins/ An exhibition at the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh - “Going to the Pictures, Scotland at the Cinema” Jackpot Norwegian director Magnus Martens talks about some of the challenges of transferring Jo Nesbo’s Jackpot to the big screen/ Shadow Dancer –Director James Marsh discusses his slow-burning, but compelling thriller about the compulsions of terrorism.

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  • 26th july 2012

    Thu, 26 Jul 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Another chance to hear a special edition of the Movie Café: Janice Forsyth conducts an in-depth interview with Film-maker, Anthony Baxter, about his documentary - the 'development exposé', You've Been Trumped. He also looks back over his career and touches on some of the values and ideas which have shaped his approach to the film.

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  • 19 July 12: The Dark Knight Rises

    Thu, 19 Jul 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Edi Stark and guests review the latest Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises, Salute a film taking us back to the 1968 Mexico Olympics and Music documentaries Searching for Sugar Man and The Wrecking Crew.Plus Edinburgh Film maker Garry Fraser talks about how film making saved his life.

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  • moviecafe:12Jul12:Lord Puttnam on Chariots of Fire & Channing Tatum

    Thu, 12 Jul 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Lord Puttnam & Hugh Hudson on re-release of Chariots of Fire; Channing Tatum talks baring all for Magic Mike; Ice Age 4 & more summer blockbusters.

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  • moviecafe:05Jul12: Spiderman & God Bless America

    Thu, 5 Jul 12

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Amazing Spiderman; God Bless America; Friends With Kids; & Mission to Lars

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  • 28 June12

    Thu, 28 Jun 12

    Duration:
    44 mins

    EIFF ‘what’s hot and what’s not’ at this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival/Killler Joe: Actress Gina Gershon discusses the black comedy that opened the EIFF/Brave: Kelly McDonald and Kevin McKidd discuss Pixar’s latest film, Brave/An Insight into the EIFF’ Lecturer Pasquale Iannone, who will explain the ideas behind his popular course /La Cava Retrospective: Alison Kerr discusses this year’s EIFF Retrospective on La Cava/Your Sister’s Sister: We hear from the director and review this superbly acted and engaging film

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  • 21/06/12

    Thu, 21 Jun 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Killer Joe - William Friedkin discusses his shockingly cool, controversial and brutal black comedy/Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - Film Critic Nigel Floyd discusses the film./Zombies in Paisley! Our reporter Bob Dickson's been finding out about'Dawn of the Fegs.'/Helen Cox - Editor of a new movie magazine/DVD Pick of the Week - Double Indemnity - Billy Wilder's classic film noir/Silent Souls - Film Critic Nigel Floyd discusses this melancholy poem to love, loss and the tug of tradition.

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  • 14Jun12

    Thu, 14 Jun 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Respected Director Hugh Hudson discusses the new Blu ray release of ‘Revolution’/Movie News – including Kelly McDonald discussing Disney’s latest film, Brave/Irish actor Cillian Murphy discusses his role in Red Lights/Fast Girls – Actress, Lenora Crichlow (Being Human) & director Regan Hall discuss 'FAST GIRLS' - tipped as one of the ‘feel-good’ films of the summer/The Apartment critics Jamie Dunn and Jane Graham discuss this classic love story.

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  • 7th june 2012

    Fri, 8 Jun 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Prometheus - We review the film with critics Eddie Harrison and Ian Hoey/Casa Di Me Padre - Eddie Harrison discusses this spoof of Mexican soap operas and 1970s-era grindhouse movies/ Film maker Robert Weide discusses his latest project - Woody Allen: A Documentary and we also review it with critics Eddie Harrison and Ian Hoey/ Actor DAVID OYELOWO discusses Red Tails- Inspired by the true story of World War II's first African American fighter squadron.

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  • moviecafe:31 May 12

    Thu, 31 May 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    EIFF Programme Launch - Chris Fujiwara the new Artistic Director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival discusses this year’s line up. EIFF Reaction – Critics Paul Gallagher and Nicola Balkind discuss this year’s programme. The Angels Share Director Ken Loach and writer PaulLaverty discuss their new bittersweet comedy about a Glasgow boy locked in a family feud who just wants a way out. We also review the film with critics Paul Gallagher and Nicola Balkind. New Horizons for UK Film In a special report from the GFT in Glasgow, BFI CEO Amanda Nevill explains the project alongside Andrew Dixon from Creative Scotland. Deathwatch – Bertrand Tavernier. Discusses his sci-fi feature almost entirely in the City of Glasgow.

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  • moviecafe:24 May 12

    Thu, 24 May 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Moonrise Kingdom - Film critics, Siobhan Synnott and Alistair Harkness review Wes Andersons's new film Cannes 2012 - Live on the line from Cannes, our reporter Gail Tolley offers an insight into this year's highlights.DVD/Blu Ray Pick of The Week: Island of Lost Souls is a true classic of horror cinema from the early 1930s - Kim Newman supplied a new essay for the Blu ray and will explain the historical significance of this ground-breaking film.Free Men: Film critics, Siobhan Synnott and Alistair Harkness discuss this critically acclaimed wartime espionage drama focused on little-noted intersections

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  • moviecafe:17 May 12

    Thu, 17 May 12

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Even The Rain - Film critics, Nigel Floyd and Graeme Virtue review this powerful, richly layered indictment of the plight of Latin America's dispossessed. Chris Rock and Julie Delpy discuss 2 Days in New York - The Life and Death Col. Blimp - Writer and broadcaster, Pasquale Iannone discusses Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's epic wartime masterpiece Dark Shadows - Jonny Lee Miller discusses his role as Roger Collins in Dark Shadows the fantasy comedy film based on the 1966-1971 gothic soap opera of the same name. The Raid: Interview with director Gareth Evans and Film critics, Nigel Floyd and Graeme Virtue discuss this superior actioner -

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  • moviecafe:10 May 12

    Thu, 10 May 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    In a special edition of the Movie Café, Janice Forsyth conducts an in-depth interview with Film-maker, Anthony Baxter, about his documentary - the 'development exposé', You've Been Trumped. He also looks back over his career and touches on some of the values and ideas which have shaped his approach to the film.

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  • moviecafe:03.05.12

    Thu, 3 May 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Mark Cousins - The Story of Film: An Odyssey. An extended interview with award-winning film-maker Mark Cousins. The Rail Way Man - actors Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman and screenwriter Andy Paterson discuss shooting Eric Lomax's best-selling book, THE RAILWAY MAN in Scotland. Piggy - Martin Compston discusses UK revenge thriller "Piggy" Dear Georges Melies, Thank you for Making the Movies Magical - a location report with Mark Cousins and Tilda Swinton. Café De Flore - Paul Gallagher reviews this mystical and fantastical odyssey on love; a love story between a man and woman, And, between a mother and her son.

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  • moviecafe:All things film 26 APR 12

    Thu, 26 Apr 12

    Duration:
    46 mins

    Award-winning actress Glenn Close (Albert Nobbs) plays a woman passing as a man in order to work and survive in 19th century Ireland. Director Whit Stillman’s first film in 15 years, a comedy about a trio of beautiful girls as they set out to revolutionize life at a grungy American university.

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  • moviecafe:19th April 2012

    Thu, 19 Apr 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Marley - we review Kevin Macdonald's detailed portrait of Bob Marley The Glen Cinema our reporter Bob Dickson tells the story of the saddest cinema moment in the country's history when dozens of young children were killed during a weekend matinee at the Glen Picture House in Paisley. The Divide - French Film Director, Xavier Gens discusses his post-apocalyptic, science-fiction thriller. DVD Pick of The Week: is Jean Renoir's masterpiece, LA GRANDE ILLUSION- a poetic and poignant meditation on class, the nature of war Salmon Fishing In The Yemen - we discuss this film based on the novel of the same title by Paul Torday

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  • 12 April 2012

    Thu, 12 Apr 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Cabin In the Woods - Director Drew Goddard discusses his much anticipated horror film . We also review the film with critics Alistair Harkness and Pasquale Iannone. Battleship – Director, Peter Berg talks about some of the challenges of making Battleship starring Liam Neeson and Rhianna. Italian Film Festival In Scotland - Writer and broadcaster, Pasquale Iannone discusses the highlights. Headhunters - Director Morten Tyldum discuss his fast-paced, funny, exciting thriller. This Must Be The Place - Film critics Alistair Harkness and Pasquale Iannone discuss Paolo Sorrentino's tale of an ageing rocker out to find a Nazi who tormented his father.

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  • 5th april 2012

    Thu, 5 Apr 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Peter Mullan – Another chance to hear the Scottish actor, writer and director, looking back over his career and touching on some of the values and ideas which have shaped his work.

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    Thu, 29 Mar 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Peter Lord - director of the Aardman Animations studio discusses THE PIRATES! IN AN ADVENTURE WITH SCIENTISTS' Cinema For A Mature Audience - - The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, - has been a box office phenomenon - our reporter Bob Dickson - asks how well cinema goers of 'that certain age' are catered for by the film industry. City of Stars - is an exhibition, curated by journalist Alison Kerr and Scotland's first ever mass participation film project, Northern Lights: All that and we discuss Werner Herzog's new film, Into The Abyss

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  • 22/03/12

    Thu, 22 Mar 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    House of Automata” Michael and Maria Start from the House of Automata talk about their automata workshop and store in the small village of Kinloss The Devils - Actor Dudley Sutton discusses his work on The Devils - Wild Bill is Dexter Fletcher’s directorial debut; he discusses this this East London Western Our DVD Pick of the Week is ‘Rendez Vous with French Cinema – Richard Mowe previews this year’s RENDEZ-VOUS WITH FRENCH CINEMA. The festival premieres some of the best in French cinema for the first time in both London & Edinburgh

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  • 15/03/12

    Thu, 22 Mar 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    'We Bought a Zoo' Cameron Crowe's latest movie. We review the film with critics, Ian Hoey and Nigel Floyd/Our DVD Pick of the Week is 'Snowtown'; Australian director, Justin Kurzell discusses his devastating debut feature/Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema (Friday 16th March til Sunday 18th March) Director, Alison Strauss, Ruth Washbrook from Scottish Screen Archive and Pianist, Neil Brand discuss the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema/'D-BOX' -Cineworld in Glasgow have added a new dimension to the cinema experience with the introduction of 35 'D-BOX motion seats'; reporter Tom Allan tries it out/In Darkness - A dramatisation of one man's rescue of Jewish refugees in the Nazi-occupied Polish city of Lvov. We review the film with critics Ian Hoey and Nigel Floyd.

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  • 08/0366

    Thu, 8 Mar 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Christina Ricci -discusses her role in BEL AMI - We also review the film with critics, Nicola Balkind and Alistair Harkness • Autism and Cinema - Bob Dickson's been finding out how a national chain of cinemas has taken steps to ensure that people with autism shouldn't miss out on the pleasure which a visit to the cinema can offer• Madame Butterfly 3D -Director Julian Napier explains all. Our DVD Pick of the Week is 'Special Forces.' The Decoy Bride - We hear from some of the cast, and review the film with film writers Nicola Balkind and Alistair Harkness.

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  • 01/03/12

    Thu, 1 Mar 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Minnie Driver –discusses her role in Hunky Dory/Louis De Bernieres discusses Red Dog/DVD Pick of the Week is ‘Dracula Prince of Darkness’/The Third Reich's Celluloid War – Author Ian Garden discusses his new book.City Girl/ Sunrise - With the current success at the cinema of The Artist everyone is talking about a silent film revival. We review and discuss two classic films from F. W. Murnau.

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  • 23/02/12

    Thu, 23 Feb 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Rampart - Director Oren Moverman, discusses his disturbing new film, Bertrand Tavernier - Deathwatch. DVD Pick of the Week is 'The Conformist.' by Bernardo Bertolucci, Oscar Preview - Our man in Hollywood Peter Bowes previews this year's gong fest.

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  • 16/02/12

    Thu, 16 Feb 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Glasgow Film Festival - Gene Kelly Retrospective/ Sneak preview of our interview with the great French director Bertrand Tavernier / Girl Model - Directors, David Redmon and Ashley Sabin discuss their documentary Harry Connick, Jr – discusses our DVD Pick of the Week DOLPHIN TALE' / The Women in The 5th - Polish-born director Pawel Pawlikowski discusses his new film/Annie Ross - Ahead of her return to Glasgow for the screening of a new documentary about her life (No One But Me)Annie discusses her work.

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  • 09/0212

    Thu, 9 Feb 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Viggo Mortensen discusses his role as Sigmund Freud in David Cronenberg's A Dangerous Method/John Hurt – BAFTA’S - discusses the making of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy/ News We hear from the new director of the EIFF, Chris Fujiwara/Scots Film-Makers at the GFF /Our DVD Pick of the Week is Tyrannosaur" actor Peter Mullan discusses his role in this film/David Lynch Season - The Filmhouse in Edinburgh is running a David Lynch season this month - critics Alistair Harkness and Jamie Dunn choose highlights.

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  • 02/02/12

    Thu, 2 Feb 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Young Adult - We review the critically acclaimed dark new comedy. Food On Film - Helen Graham (Co-ordinator of Food on Film) and French chef Lydie Bocquillon discuss Kingussie’s annual winter festival – The Discovery Cinema in Rothesay - Bob Dickson continues his exploration of intriguing and historic cinemas 'Rolling Thunder’ is our DVD pick of the week, (Brainscan) and co-written by Carnage - Film Critics Jane Graham and Siobhan Synnott discuss Roman Polanski’s latest film

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  • 26/01/12

    Thu, 26 Jan 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    The Descendants - We review the latest film from Alexander Payne, Two Lane Blacktop – one of the greatest cult films of the 1970’s A Bigger Splash- Jack Hazan a 'structured reality' film featuring artist David Hockney. 'DRIVE’ is our DVD pick of the week and we hear from Nicholas Winding Refn – Oscar Nominations – The 84th Academy Award Nominations are just out, we discuss this year’s ‘runners and riders’.

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  • 120112

    Thu, 19 Jan 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Glasgow Film Festival/W E /Corialanus/ J. Edgar

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  • 12/01/12 - Warhorse and Shame

    Thu, 12 Jan 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Warhorse - Tom Hiddleston Interview and Review.Great Scottish Cinema Pack -GFT. DVD Pick of the Week - Arrietty. Steve McQueen Shame Interview and review.

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  • 29th DEC: Peter Mullan

    Thu, 29 Dec 11

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Peter Mullan - Scottish actor, writer and director, looks back over his career and touches on some of the values and ideas which have shaped his work.

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  • 22 Dec Best of 2011

    Thu, 22 Dec 11

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Janice Forsyth looks back at the top films of 2011.

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  • 15th Dec 11: Sherlock Holmes

    Thu, 15 Dec 11

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Sherlock Holmes reviewed, Jared Harris discusses Moriarty, Meet me In St Louis Reviewed, Rise of Planet of The Apes on Blu Ray, Dreams of A Life

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  • 8th Dec 11: New Year's Eve

    Thu, 8 Dec 11

    Duration:
    41 mins

    New Year's Eve, the new Gary Marshall film is brutally reviewed by Ian Hoey, Wendy Lloyd and Janice Forsyth, Ian also reviews Puss in Boots 3D, and Jamie MacDougall tells us about the SSO's animal themed Christmas Concert

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  • 1st December 2011: Harry Potter

    Thu, 1 Dec 11

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Harry Potter actors Warwick Davis (Prof Flitwick), Mark Williams (Mr Weasley), Oliver and James Phelps (the Weasley twins) and Jessica Cave (Lavender Brown)talk about Harry Potter the Deathly Hallows Part 2. Pasquale Iannone and Jamie Dunn discuss The Last Waltz - the epic music documentary featuring The Band, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Neil Diamond and many others We preview a special one-to-one interview with John Wilson ahead of his Hooray for Hollywood UK tour. Fraser MacLean talks about his new book Setting the Scene: The Art and Evolution of Animation Layout

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