Big Gold Dream Screening In Fife

The film ‘Big Gold Dream’ which documents the Edinburgh post punk scene gets a showing in Fife next Wednesday (30th) at the Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy. Here’s the gist: “In the late 1970’s, from a tenement flat in Edinburgh, Bob Last and Hilary Morrison operated their record label Fast Product. A predecessor to Rough Trade…

Sherlock vs Sherlock

OK, let’s take a brief sidestep into the world of popular culture, something that doesn’t happen to often round here. 😉 The works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle seem to be very popular at the moment with 2 re-imaginings of the classic ‘Sherlock Holmes’ tales – the BBC TV series and the movie franchise. The…

At The Movies – Frost/Nixon

We made a rare trip out to see a grown up film the other night and we picked a good ‘un. Frost/Nixon is based on the play of the same name and examines David Frost’s ultimately successful attempts to secure an exclusive series of interviews with disgraced former American President Richard Nixon. At its heart,…

Losing Control

Went to see ‘Control‘ the other night and was very impressed. Any film based on true events always has a thin line to tread between representing the truth and fitting the truth into a movie format but director Anton Corbijn walks that line brilliantly, no doubt in large part due to the involvement of many…