Glasgow Film Festival to feature boxing champ Benny Lynch's rise and fall

One of Scotland’s forgotten sporting heroes is set to get top billing at the Glasgow Film Festival.
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What songs are on the new Trainspotting (T2) film soundtrack

The sequel to Danny Boyle’s acclaimed comedy drama Trainspotting will feature an eclectic mix of punk and new wave hits, including songs by Blondie and The Clash.

Director Danny Boyle during a location shoot for the new film. Picture John Devlin

Boyle: New Trainspotting ‘about aging and masculinity’

Trainspotting director Danny Boyle has revealed that the long-awaited sequel is going to tackle “manhood and disappointed masculinity.”

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The world premiere of T2 is being held in Edinburgh next weekend.

Trainspotting sequel to tackle 'disappointed masculinity' of iconic characters

Trainspotting director Danny Boyle has revealed that its long-awaited sequel is going to be about “manhood and disappointed masculinity."

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Kate Beckinsale gets he r guns ready in Underworld: Blood Wars.

Cinema: Death dealer Kate is sinking her teeth into a familiar role

The movie world has changed a lot since the first Underworld film came out in 2003, but the action franchise has stayed slightly old-school when it comes to special effects - much to Kate Beckinsale’s relief.
Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock

Sherlock on the big screen? Elementary my dear Watson

BENEDICT Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, return to cinemas as Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson in this feature-length special that caps off the highly-anticipated Series Four.

David Bowie

Bowie in sound and vision

THE life and times of David Bowie are celebrated at the Cameo Cinema tonight, on the first anniversary of his death.

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RSC screen The Tempest live from Stratford into the Festival Theatre

A storm is brewing at Festival Theatre

ON a distant island, a man waits. Robbed of his position, power and wealth, his enemies have left him in isolation.

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Aaron Taylor Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen star in Avengers: Age Of Ultron. Picture: PA

Avengers film will ‘put Capital on movie map’

Scenes shot for the next Avengers film will put the Capital on the movie map as fans flock to the city to visit the sites featured in the megastar-packed blockbuster, experts said today.

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Trainspotting 2 - showing Robert Carlyle, Ewan McGregor, Ewan Bremner and Johnny Lee Miller in Edinburgh - along with Kelly Macdonald

Trainspotting sequel soundtrack features Edinburgh hip hop band

A Scottish hip-hop outfit is set to claim global glory after having three songs selected for the soundtrack of the Trainspotting sequel.

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Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man/Tony Stark in the film, "Avengers: Age Of Ultron." Picture; AP

Leader: ‘Time to sell Edinburgh as a movie star’

NEWS that the new Avengers film is set to be shot in the Capital is another welcome boost to the city today.

Jack Whitehall

Inspire Me: 10 great things to do in the next week

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Nichola Pearce was asked to cook for Star Trek stars. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Edinburgh chef cooks on set for Star Trek Beyond stars

The day had started like any other for Edinburgh mum Nichola Pearce. The usual rush to get kids Callum, Sophie and Angus off to school, running errands and keeping on top of the seemingly never-ending housework before dashing back to collect her children.

Carrie Fisher. Picture: AP

Carrie Fisher, Star Wars legend, dies aged 60

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher has died in hospital, days after suffering a heart attack on a transatlantic flight.

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The stunning Loch Etive features in the Deathly Hallows part 1. Picture: Contributed

A Harry Potter fan’s guide to Scotland

With stunning Highland landscapes and historic cities, even mere muggles can see how magical Scotland is.

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Cameo cinema launch ‘Pay it Forward’ ticket scheme

HOLLYWOOD’S latest offerings form part of the fabric of everyday conversation.

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Could you be the next Paul Brannigan? Picture: John Devlin

Film company search for Lothians talent for new Ken Loach film

Could you be the next big Scottish film star?

An artist's impression of the proposed shop front. Picture:  Michael Laird Architects.

Hollywood legends to make Edinburgh stage debut

THEY’RE Hollywood royalty known the world over, but next October Ali MacGraw and Ryan O’Neal will swap the arc lights and exotic international locations for the stage of the Festival Theatre, when they star in the UK tour of AR Gurney’s Love Letters.

Nineteen Hundred Bar and Lounge at Hilton Carlton Hotel on North Bridge

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Jonathan Pryce. Picture: submitted

Game of Thrones ‘High Sparrow’ gives Edinburgh Napier talk

Game of Thrones star Jonathan Pryce has shared his experiences of working on the stage and screen with Edinburgh Napier students at a special Q&A event.

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