THE Glasgow Film Festival this week set down a marker for the Capital’s own film event to follow after unveiling an eye-catching line-up of events and screenings, and sparking a frenzied guessing-game over exactly what First Minister Alex Salmond’s guilty pleasure of a movie would be.
Never one to be beaten, Edinburgh has shown it is still the king of the Silver Screen – and for proof film fans need turn their lenses no further than the Cameo Cinema.
A personal favourite of Quentin Tarantino, the arthouse cinema will be getting an extra gold-star from the renowned director as it will be the only cinema in Scotland – and one of just five in the UK – to screen his latest epic Django Unchained (with Jamie Foxx, pictured) in its 35mm format, with the first 500 viewers getting limited edition badges.
Ever wondered where Andy gets will to win?
AS former Craiglockhart Tennis Club player Andy Murray battles to win the Australian Open, his mother Judy eyes a different prize.
Judy Murray entered a competition to have breakfast with Pat Rafter – and tweeted that she was so keen she had been “pressing resend since 8am”.
The 52-year-old refused to give the competition number to a friend. “Ul only reduce my chances,” she wrote.
No sweat, it’s a gym
RESIDENTS in Dublin Street, setting for the latest best-selling erotic novel, may have thought fiction was becoming reality when bright red leaflets dropped through their letterboxes with the legend “Whatever gets you going”. Turns out it was an advert for a local gym.
Setting up home(r)
BELOVED by movie cops and yellow-skinned cartoon dads, the gourmet doughnut has landed in the Capital.
Krispy Kreme is gearing up for the opening of Hermiston Gait’s “Hot Store” with a doughnut blitz, and their selection of sweet treats, which kept Talk of the Town staff well fed, will be hitting the streets next month.