Tributes as Sir Roger Moore dies of cancer aged 89

Tributes have flooded in to former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore who has died following a short battle with cancer. He was 89.

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Charlie Hunnam IS King Arthur.

Cinema AND TRAILER: An old legend gets a new spin but it’s all about the ‘rhythm’...

After much hype, Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur is set for release. The director, and leading man Charlie Hunnam, talk to Susan Griffin about rules, rebelling and finding one’s rhythm

Tom Hulce as Mozart

RSNO accompany screening of Amadeus live

THE Royal Scottish Natioanl Orchestra return to the Usher Hall tomorrow to provide a live soundtrack for the smash hit movie Amadeus.


New Avengers film premiere ‘could be held’ in Edinburgh

ONE of the directors behind the hotly-anticipated new Avengers movie has hinted that an Edinburgh world premiere could be on the cards.

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Louise Linton, is the new CEO of Dune Entertainment.

Scots actor Louise Linton becomes US film studio boss

A Scottish actor has become one of Hollywood’s most influential women as the new head of a US film studio.

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Saoirse Ronan will star in Mary Queen of Scots, the monarch who famously stayed at Edinburgh's Holyrood Palace.

£180m Mary Queen of Scots blockbuster to be filmed in Edinburgh

A major new film telling the story of Mary Queen of Scots is set to be shot in Edinburgh this year.

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Pooles Roxy Cinema, Gorgie Road, was a favourite haunt of a young John Lennon. Picture taken in the 1940s. Picture: TSPL

Edinburgh’s lost picture houses remembered

Edinburgh now has about ten cinemas, but many more have flickered out of existence. Hannah Robinson, author of Secret Edinburgh: An Unusual Guide winds back the reel to take a closer look.

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May 4th marks Star Wars Day. Picture; AP

Star Wars Day: Edinburgh’s links with the galaxy far, far away

Firstly, May the 4th be with you. Star Wars Day has become even more popular in recent years thanks to the growth of social media and Disneys ownership of the franchise.

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Ian McDiarmid had the pivotal role as the Emperor in the Star Wars films.

Star Wars villain Ian McDiarmid to play Enoch Powell on Edinburgh stage

He is known to millions of movie fans as the man behind the villainous Emperor Palpatine in the Star Wars blockbusters.
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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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