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Glasgow Film Festival 2021: the best of the rest of the fest

So many movies, so little time to write about them all. Here’s a brief round-up…

Surge – Glasgow Film Festival Review

Joseph (Ben Whishaw) mans the metal detectors at Stanstead Airport. He doesn’t have any friends,…

Jumbo – Glasgow Film Festival Review

In Jumbo, a young woman named Jeanne (Noémi Merlant) falls in love with a fairground…

Riders of Justice – Glasgow Film Festival Review

When his wife is killed in a train accident, deployed soldier Markus (Mads Mikkelsen) returns…

Shorta – Glasgow Film Festival Review

Young Arabic immigrant Talib Ben Hassi (Jack Pedersen) lies in critical condition in the hospital…

The Mauritanian – Glasgow Film Festival Review

Mohamedou Ould Salahi (Tahar Rahim) was imprisoned and tortured at Guantanamo Bay for years, under…

Spring Tide – Glasgow Film Festival Review

“You two are incompatible”, says nine year-old Wanting (Junxi Qu), about her mother Jianbo (Hao…

Glasgow Film Festival 2021 preview: 5 films to watch at this year’s virtual event

Virtual film festival time again – it’s Glasgow’s turn to light up our computer screens.…

Glasgow Film Festival: The rest of the best of the fest

With so much on offer at this year’s Glasgow Film Festival, there just has not…

Denmark – Glasgow Film Festival Review

It’s an uphill climb to Herb’s (Rafe Spall) dingy basement flat. A recent divorcé, he…

James vs. His Future Self – Glasgow Film Festival Review

James (Jonas Chernick), a scientist attempting to invent time travel, is stunned when Jimmy (Daniel…

Standing Up, Falling Down – Glasgow Film Festival Review

Scott (Ben Schwartz) has been trying his luck as a stand-up comic in LA for…