In Pictures: 5 photos of Edinburgh cinemas that are no more

WE take a look at five picture houses that played a leading role in the nighltife in the Capital in years gone by.


In pictures: Outlander cast and crew head to Fife

The cast and crew of hit show Outlander have returned to Culross in Fife to shoot new scenes for Season 4 of the hit show.

Cameo cinema, Tollcross, Edinburgh. Picture: Malcolm McCurrach

Edinburgh cinema will host dog-friendly film screening

AN Edinburgh cinema will host a special dog friendly screening.

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Amanda Jack from Edinburgh with Mark McCartney from Glasgow at last year's Edinburgh Comic Con

Revealed: All-star line-up for Edinburgh Comic Con

IT’S one of Edinburgh’s most colourful exhibitions.

Lupita Nyongo as Nakia, Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther (TChalla) and Danai Gurira as Okoye.

Movies AND TRAILER: Black Panther stars on the latest Marvel blockbuster

Black Panther is Marvel's first black hero to get his own standalone film. Stars Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira and Michael B Jordan tell Laura Harding why it's about time.

Rupert Grint as Ron, Daniel Radcliffe as Harry and Emma Watson as Hermione

Wizarding school set to cast a spell over Loretto’s

COULD your child be the next Harry Potter, Hermoine Granger or Ron Weasley?

Sean Connery and Honor Blackman during a 1964 press conference at Pinewood Studios for the third Bond film, Goldfinger. Picture: PA Wire

Sean Connery named ‘most handsome’ James Bond

He was the lad from Fountainbridge that grew up to become the most famous man on the planet. Sean Connery will forever be linked with the role of James Bond, the suave British spy who became a cinematic phenomenon.


First Gaelic film tackling transgender issues in triple awards win

The first ever Gaelic film depicting a transgender character has won three major industry honours – including a public vote.

Screenings for mothers and babies can be a lifeline for new mums. Picture: Cate Gillon

Parents could be allowed to bring babies to watch 15-rated films

Parents keen for a dose of Hollywood action at baby screenings could soon be able to watch movies over certificate 12A after the council agreed to consider licensing changes.

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Dame Helen Mirren in Winchester: The House That Ghosts Built

Movies AND TRAILER: Dame Helen Mirren talks Winchester: The House That Ghosts Built

Dame Helen Mirren is back on the big screen in chiller Winchester: The House That Ghosts Built. She tells Gemma Dunn that despite the part she plays, she can’t go and see a horror film...

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8 things you shoudn’t miss in Edinburgh this February

AS the first month of the year draws to a close there’s plenty to look forward to in February. These highlights are certainly dates worth putting in the diary.

Raven aka James Mackenzie will be appearing at Capital Sci-Fi Con

Get a selfie with the stars at Capital Sci-Fi Con

CAPITAL Sci-Fi Con at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange, on the 3rd and 4th of February, bring a host of famous faces to the city, here are some of the guests you might recognise from TV and cinema...

The seventh Dr Who - Sylvester McCoy is reunited with his old assistant Ace, Sophie Aldred

Stars of Doctor Who & Star Wars beam into Edinburgh for Capital Sci-Fi Con

DOCTOR WHO, R2D2, Raven and Wonder Woman’s body-double, just some of the guests heading to the city next weekend for the third Capital Sci-Fi Con.

A still from Early Man.

Movies AND TRAILER: Eddie Redmayne talks Early Man

Eddie Redmayne might be an Oscar winner but that did not mean it was any less terrifying joining the voice cast of the Aardman Animations film Early Man. He talks to Laura Harding about the embarrassing difficulties of working on an animated film and how Thomas The Tank Engine provided some unexpected inspiration.

Karen Gillan will be patron of an expanded programme for young people at the Edinburgh International Film Festival this year.

Karen Gillan to be Edinburgh film festival's figurehead for young people

Doctor Who star Karen Gillan has agreed to be the figurehead of a dedicated string of events for young people at the Edinburgh International Film Festival this summer.
Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep in The Post.

Movies and TRAILER: Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep on The Post

There’s an Oscars buzz surrounding The Post, direceted by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep. But it is also a very timely movie, as Laura Harding found out...

Mark Beaumont will speak at the Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival

Mark Beaumont’s trek centre stage at Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival

EPIC journeys will be retraced when a film festival returns to the Capital for the 15th time.

Sir Ridley Scott on set with Mark Wahlberg and Christopher Plummer.

Movies and TRAILER: Sir Ridley Scott on All The Money In The World

When Sir Ridley Scott heard of the allegations surrounding Kevin Spacey, he knew he had to come up with a solution or wave goodbye to his latest film, All The Money In The World, he tells Gemma Dunn.

Ewan McGregor won the award for best actor in a limited series or motion picture made for TV for his role in Fargo (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP)

Golden Globes: Winner Ewan McGregor thanks estranged wife and mistress

Ewan McGregor was one of only three Brits to triumpth at the Golden Globes as the ceremony was dominated by the sexual harassment scandal that has rocked Hollywood.

Hugh Jackman in The Greatest Showman.

Movies and TRAILER: Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron talk The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman celebrates the birth of showbiz and tells of a 19th century visionary who became a worldwide sensation. Ahead of its arrival in UK cinemas on December 26, its stars Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron and Zendaya talk to Laura Harding about bringing the show alive on the big screen.

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