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Marvel crew leak Avengers filming tales

The country’s longest-standing regional film office Film Edinburgh marked the UK launch of one of the biggest blockbusters in movie history, Avengers: Infinity War, by bringing together the city’s off-screen superheroes.

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Tom Holland as Spider-Man/ Peter Parker, Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man/Tony Stark, Dave Bautista as Drax, Chris Pratt as Star-Lord/Peter Quill and Pom Klementieff as Mantis.

Movies AND TRAILER: The Avengers Infinity War cast speak

Avengers: Infinity War has one seriously impressive cast, assembling members of every Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise. Georgia Humphreys hears from some of its biggest stars about why they love playing their iconic characters.

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Edinburgh social media users react to Avengers: Infinity War

Fans have shared their opinions on the latest addition to the Marvel Universe following the release of Avengers: Infinity War.

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Fan review: Avengers Infinity War will live long in the memory

It was always going to be one of the biggest blockbusters of 2018. The hype around Infinity War began before a single shot had been captured on screen with a buzz in the media and from fans that is seldom seen.

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Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War. Picture: Chuck Zlotnick

Avengers map trail as Edinburgh turns into city of superheroes

This weekend Edinburgh will ditch the cloak of convention and don a superpowered cape as it transforms into a City of Superheroes to celebrate its starring role in the latest Marvel mega-movie Avengers: Infinity War.

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Esme Macfarlane, Lewis Macfarlane and Cameron Macfarlane dressed as their heroes with driver Michael Rigg

Children dressed as superheroes to ride Lothian buses for free

Kids will get the chance to zoom around Edinburgh for free this weekend - if they dress up as their favourite superheroes.
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Avengers Infinity War gets a 6 star review from the Edinburgh Evening News

Film review: Avengers: Infinity War as parts of Capital destroyed on screen

The most highly-anticipated movie event of the year was also the hottest ticket in town last night, as the UK had its first screening of Avengers: Infinity War.

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Film review: Avengers: Infinity War

The 19th movie in the now-decade old MCU is high-calorie blockbuster filmmaking, stuffed to the gills with city-levelling chaos, writes Alistair Harkness.

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Interview: Director Joe Russo on filming Avengers: Infinity War in Edinburgh

After a decade of blockbusting superhero films, the Avengers franchise is bowing out with a double bill, beginning with Infinity War. Co-director Joe Russo talks to Alistair Harkness about maintaining the secrecy surrounding the shoot and and delivering a film worthy of the hype

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Superheroes relax

Pop up geeks celebrate with Inifity War parties

As the release date for Avengers: Infinity War nears, The Pop Up Geeks have been hard at work creating ‘the drinks of superheroes’.

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Scottish cinema launches 7 hour Disney sleepover

Scottish cinema launches 7 hour Disney sleepover

Fans of Disney should keep the night of the 2 June free, as an all night film-fest promises the best of the classics

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Harry Lauder and Charlie Chaplin made a short film together in Hollywood in 1918. Picture: Roy Export Company Limited

Footage of Charlie Chaplin and Harry Lauder together to be screened at Scotland's oldest cinema

Rarely-seen footage of the celebrated Scottish entertainer Harry Lauder performing alongside Hollywood legend Charlie Chaplin is to be screened to the public at Scotland’s oldest purpose-built cinema next month.

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Dwayne Johnson in Rampage.

Movies AND TRAILER: Dwayne Johnson goes on a Rampage!

Dwayne Johnson is on a mission to make people happy. He talks to Laura Harding about memes, movies and why he wants you to leave the cinema with a big smile on your face

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Emily Blunt in A Quiet Place.

Movies AND TRAILER: Emily Blunt and director husband John Krasinski on A Quiet Place

Working with your spouse can be a risky business, but as Emily Blunt and John Krasinski have discovered with near-silent thriller A Quiet Place, teaming up can pay off. Georgia Humphreys finds out more.

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Avengers super fans attended the exclusive sneak preview. Louise Saul dressed as Scarlet Witch. Callum Macinnes dressed as Vision.

Video: Edinburgh fans marvel at Avengers: Infinity War preview

Avengers co-director Joe Russo thrilled fans with a personal introduction to an exclusive showing of footage from the latest blockbuster.

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An Lanntair in Stornoway staged a Sunday opening experiment between January and March to gauge public opinion.

Regular Sunday opening for Stornoway's arts centre ‘as soon possible’

A Hebridean arts centre will open on open on Sundays “as soon as possible” in the wake of a controversial trial.
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Alec Guinness as Ben Kenobi

Pinewood-based casting agents comes to the Capital in search of extras

FANCY being in the next Star Wars? Uni-Versal Extras head to Edinburgh next weekend to hold open castings in search of supporting artists to join their books.

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Edinburgh set for weekend of celebrations to mark release of Avengers: Infinity War

In a weekend that will see Mary King’s Close become Green Lantern Way and The Assembly Rooms rebranded as The Assemble! Rooms the Capital is gearing up for a superhero takeover to celebrate its starring role in the most hotly anticipated film of the year.

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Edinburgh Comic Con organiser Jamie Lundy with some of his comic collection

Stars of film and TV turn out for city Comic Con

COMICS are now big business thanks to numerous TV and movie spin-offs and consequent branded merchandise, however, characters like Spider-Man, Wonder Woman and Superman were house-hold names long before they received the Hollywood treatment.

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A still from Isle Of Dogs.

Movies AND TRAILER: Director Wes Anderson on Isle Of Dogs

He's known for writing and directing kooky films - and Wes Anderson's latest work, Isle Of Dogs, is no exception. Georgia Humphreys hears about his return to the world of stop-motion animation, and the inspiration behind the story.

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