Cinema: Annabelle: Creation - 'horror is a great example of why we all love to go to the movies...’

It’s been three years since horror fans were first introduced to Annabelle, and with a reputation to uphold, the demonic doll is now back to wreak devastation on more unsuspecting victims.

The World in One City

Discover the changing face of August in the city

THE Edinburgh International Festival is 70 this year and has grown old both gracefully and disgracefully over the last seven decades.

A cinema is part of the plans for a refurbishment of the Scotsman Hotel, the former offices of the Scotsman newspaper on North Bridge. Ian Rutherford.

New cinema planned as part of Scotsman Hotel refurbishment

A NEW cinema is set to be opened under £10 million plans aimed at revamping the Scotsman Hotel building on North Bridge.

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Curse of the Mummy - Last Chance Saloon

Liam Rudden’s five Fringe shows to check out this week

Comedy, drama, music, theatre and musicals, with near on 3,500 shows to choose from everyday at the Fringe, the choice can be overwhelming, here Evening News Entertainment Editor Liam Rudden’s reveals the five shows he’ll be seeing this week.

The fantastic Diagon House is filled with all things Harry Potter. Picture: Diagon House Facebook.

Edinburgh’s wizarding fans in for a treat as Harry Potter shop opens

A NEW shop dedicated to all things Harry Potter is set to delight fans in the capital as it opens in the city’s Old Town.

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Ethan Hawke, as Everett Lewis, and Sally Hawkins, as Maud Lewis.

Cinema: Oscar beckons once again for Sally Hawkins as she portrays artist in Maudie

You would expect someone of Sally Hawkins’s stature to be up-to-date with awards season gossip - but my news of her being tipped for Oscar success next year has come as quite a surprise.


Grant Stott and Andy Gray star in history of Dominion film

Research for this year’s Grant Stott festival frolic had the panto king delving through the caverns of one of the city’s most loved independent cinemas.

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Zoe Kazan in The Big Sick.

Cinema AND Trailer: The Big Sick - Zoe Kazan Interview

While her writing and acting roles to date have far from gone unnoticed, it’s Zoe Kazan’s starring role in upcoming hit The Big Sick that’s really set to put her on the map. She chats to Gemma Dunn
Cars 3 is out now.

Cinema AND TRAILER - Cars 3: Even a cartoon car can face a mid-life crisis, discovers Owen

Owen Wilson is back in the driving seat for Cars 3, but both he and Lightning McQueen are feeling their age. The actor explains why getting older isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, but he’s still a big kid at heart.

Andy Serkis stars as Caesarin War For The Planet Of The Apes.

Cinema: Playing leader of the apes is tough in gripping story of winner takes all

Playing a young ape nearly killed him. Well, from a physical point of view, at least.
Edinburgh resident Alex Wilson having a sneak preview of the event space ahead of the Heverlee Belgian beer festival at the New Waverley Arches.

Heverlee beer festival to come to city centre

Abandoned Victorian arches in the Old Town are set to be transformed into the Capital’s first festival celebrating Belgium food, music and 

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Tom Holland is on top of the world to be playing Spidey.

Cinema AND TRAILER: Spider-Man: Homecoming - New webslinger Tom is thrilled to be playing his childhood hero

It’s been a life-changing few years for British actor Tom Holland, but his star is set to reach new heights thanks to his casting as the new face of Marvel’s Spider-Man franchise. He talks to Gemma Dunn.

Arlene Phillips

Legendary dance queen Arlene Phillips heads to the Fringe

ARLENE Phillips is a showbiz legend. In a long and star-studded career she has choreographed everything from Top of the Pops to hit West End musicals and become one of the country’s favourite television judges along the way.

Artistic director Mark Adams was at the helm of the festival for the third year.

Edinburgh film festival records highest audience since dates switch

The Edinburgh International Film Festival has reported its highest box office figures since the event moved from its traditional August slot.

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CHILLING: Ava Wright at Dynamic Earth with her cuddly penguins

Keep cool & dynamic during school holiday

WITH the summer holidays here, Dynamic Earth is keeping it cool and the kids occupied with a host of polar themed events for the whole family to take part in.

Jack Lowden as Morrissey in the film England is Mine based on the early life of the former lead singer of The Smiths. Picture: Entertainment One/PA Wire

Scots star brings EIFF to a close with Morrissey biopic

ONE of Scotland’s rising movie stars has brought the curtain down on the Edinburgh International Film Festival - with his depiction of iconic singer-songwriter Morrissey.

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Ewan McGregor as Renton sporting the watch. Picture: Contributed

Ewan McGregor’s T2 Trainspotting jewellery sells for £1500

Jewellery worn by Ewan McGregor in the Trainspotting sequel have sold for £1500 on auction site eBay.

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Josh OConnor and Alec Secareanu have wowed critics with their performance in Francis Lee's debut film God's Own Country.

Edinburgh film festival: God’s Own Country named best British feature

A love story about two Yorkshire sheep farmers has won the most coveted prize at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

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Jacob Tremblay as Peter Carpenter, Jaeden Lieberher as Henry Carpenter and Naomi Watts as Susan Carpenter in The Book Of Henr.

Cinema AND TRAILER: The Book Of Henry - Director knows all too well the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune

Colin Trevorrow is a man in demand, but somewhere between Jurassic World and Star Wars: Episode IX, he’s managed to helm The Book Of Henry. The director chats to Susan Griffin.
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