Cinema: Diamond geezers bring strange but true heist story to the big screen

Two years after the Hatton Garden robbery and its OAP instigators captured the public’s imagination, the story has been brought to the big screen. Jeananne Craig meets the movie’s stars and director

Law Holt features in The Eclectica Experiment

Black Bottle’s eclectic entertainment set to bring The Caves alive

COCKTAILS and culture come together at The Caves this evening when Black Bottle whisky host The Eclectica Experiment, an experimental night mixing music, spoken word, contemporary dance, comedy, short film, DJs, whisky and food.

All eight of the Star Wars franchise films will be shown. Picture: AP/Copyright 2004 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM

Geek fest brings Star Wars movie marathon to Capital

CALLING all geeks and nerds, set your phasers to stunning and prepare to celebrate Star Wars Day by watching all eight Star Wars movies at the Capital’s newest festival.

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Woody Harrelson enjoyed a night out in Edinburgh after attending a screening of his new film at the Cameo. Picture: Wikicommons

Woody Harrelson enjoys night out in Edinburgh New Town

Hollywood A-lister Woody Harrelson partied into the early hours in Edinburgh after attending a screening of his new film at the Cameo cinema.

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Sunshine on Leith.

Life after Trainspotting: 10 films that captured Edinburgh

Edinburgh is no stranger to the silver screen. From Trainspotting to The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie – and even brand new blockbusters like Avengers: Infinity War – Edinburgh has provided the backdrop for many iconic films over the years.

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North by Northwest is on the list.

Revealed: Top 20 films people lie about having seen

Consider yourself a movie buff? Turns out four in ten people claim to have watched a film they’ve never actually seen just to appear more cultured in front of friends.

The Pentland Studios developers hope to be open for business by the end of 2018.

Fears over nationwide ripple effect from film studio decision

Environmental campaigners say communities across the country should be fearful after the Scottish Government overturned the advice of its own reporter and approved a £250 million film studio on the outskirts of Edinburgh.
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Kevin Guthrie, Gregor Fisher, Ellie Kendrick and Naomi Battrick in a scene from the film. Picture: Contributed/Arrow Films

Watch: New Whisky Galore! trailer released ahead of launch

A new trailer for the remake of Whisky Galore! has been released ahead of the film’s launch.

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Artists impression of the Pentlands Studios complex. Picture: Contributed

£250m Pentland Studios gets go-ahead from Scots Government

Developers have been given the green light to create a vast film studio complex on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

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Leith warehouse becomes film studio for Avengers movie

A vast warehouse on Edinburgh’s waterfront has been turned into a film studio for the latest Avengers blockbuster.

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Edinburgh's economy will be boosted to the tune of 10m by filming on Avengers: Infinity War.

Edinburgh set for £10m boost from Avengers blockbuster

Filming on the new Avengers: Infinity War blockbuster in Edinburgh is set to spark a £10 million boost for the capital's economy - more than is usually generated from a whole year's worth of productions.
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Filming for the new Avengers film is underway in Cockburn Street Edinburgh. Picture: W Marr/Deadline News

Avengers stars show off stunts on Cockburn Street

PICTURES from on location filming of the new Avengers movie in Edinburgh show a stuntwoman flying through the air and into a shop window.

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Davie Bain, director of Calton Athletic, in Renton's bedroom. More than 300 items from T2 Trainspotting will go under the hammer to raise money for two charities, including Calton. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

T2 Trainspotting sets and props up for charity auction

It’s a unique opportunity to own a part of one of the biggest films ever produced in Scotland.


Filming schedule for new Avengers film revealed

The timeworn streets of the Old Town are about to be transported into a superhero-studded world of action as explosive scenes are filmed for the next instalment of Hollywood blockbuster the Avengers.

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Edinburgh's Festival of Ireland

Festival of Ireland launches on St Partick’s Day

A LITTLE bit of Ireland comes to town from Friday - St Patrick’s Day - as Edinburgh’s Festival of Ireland presents more than 20 events throughout the Capital over the next nine days.

Tom Hiddleston stars in Kong: Skull Island.

Cinema: Tom’s creature feature is much more than just a monster movie

Tom Hiddleston is proving difficult to pin down. He’s just been asked whether he believes creatures such as the Loch Ness Monster really exist.
Clint Eastwood drew the crowds to the Cameo cinema in Tollcross in 1990.

Digital treasure trove lifts lid on 70 years of Edinburgh's film festival

It is the event that has brought the world’s biggest movie stars to the Capital for the last 70 years.

La La Land is set for a one off screening accompanied by a 60-piece orchestra.

La La Land Live set for Edinburgh

DESPITE becoming the focus of the biggest faux pas in Oscars’ history, or perhaps because of it, everyone is talking about La La Land, a movie that has been described as ‘the film of its generation’ and that has captured hearts around the world.

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Raiders of the Lost Ark will be backed by a live orchestra at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

RSNO to perform Indiana Jones score at Edinburgh film festival

Scotland’s flagship classical orchestra will provide a live soundtrack to the first Indiana Jones adventure at the Edinburgh International Film Festival this summer.

Tammy Watchorn who has built the Dominion Cinema out of Lego. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Capital resident recreates Dominion Cinema out of Lego

NEARLY 70 years after it was first put on sale, Lego continues to enthrall children and adults around the world.

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