Chris Dobson reviews BALANCE, NOT SYMMETRY, the new film by Jamie Adams and Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil, at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019.
Focus on Chile 2019 provided an excellent introduction to Chilean cinema and culture, from the repressive 1970s and 80s to the present day. Chris Dobson reviews.
Chris Dobson looks at the evolution of the record-breaking Avengers franchise through the medium of the film’s posters.
Chris Dobson reviews ÁGA, which is screening across Scotland as part of Luminate Festival 2019.
May 2019 marks 80 years since the opening of Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT). Chris Dobson looks at what makes GFT both unique and a trendsetter in the Scottish cinema landscape.
LOREAK means ‘flowers’ in Basque. Unsurprisingly, therefore, flowers play a large role in this film by directors Jon Garaño and Jose Mari Goenaga. Garaño was also co-director of HANDIA, which in 2018 won ten Goya Awards. Released in 2014, LOREAK made history by becoming the first Basque-language film to be selected as the Spanish entry … Continue reading Loreak (Flowers)
Chris Dobson interviews Cinemaattic’s Alberto M. Valverde and Rafael Cueto about their Basque Spring Film Festival, which runs from April until May 2019.
There is surely no better introduction to Basque culture and customs than the joyous DANTZA. Chris Dobson reviews at CinemaAttic Basque Spring Film Festival.
If Chris Dobson had to sum up this year’s Kimuak selection of Basque shorts in two words? Oso ondo! He reviews from the Basque Spring Film Festival.
THE SPY WITHIN (MUDAR LA PIEL) is the creation of Ana Schulz and Cristóbal Fernández and was only released last year, making it one of the most recent films to be featured in Cinemaattic’s Basque Spring Film Festival. Chris Dobson reviews.