Into the Labyrinth – Review

https://youtu.be/zql5i-kCmgw Written & Directed by Donato Carissi Italy/2019/130mins ★★★ It’s all just a game to some people. After fifteen years, Samantha Andretti awakens inside St. Catherine’s hospital, police at the door and a mysterious Dr Green observing her. Andretti’s only memory of her time away has been playing various games with an unidentified kidnapper, lost … Continue reading Into the Labyrinth – Review

Tosca – The Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/dyQx7H4fXh8 Opera created by Giacomo Puccini to a libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa Revival Direction by Jonathan Cocker Leader of The Orchestra of Scottish Opera - Anthony Moffat Conducted by Stuart Stratford Puccini’s melodramatic masterpiece Tosca has it all; corruption, lust, heartbreak and the bureaucracy of history. Shifting the timeframe into the 20th century, there is still … Continue reading Tosca – The Festival Theatre

Diego Maradona – Edinburgh Filmhouse

https://youtu.be/JNaRrDX8MUc Directed by Asif Kapadia Edited by Chris King United Kingdom/ 2019/ 130 minutes British director Asif Kapadia refers to Diego Maradona as his third part of an unofficial documentary series of child geniuses and prodigies. The formers being the 2010 Senna, looking at the life and death of Brazilian racer Ayrton Senna. The second, Academy award-winning Amy centres itself on the … Continue reading Diego Maradona – Edinburgh Filmhouse

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – King’s Theatre

https://youtu.be/1G9Q7mKxjhQ Based on the Novel by Louis de Bernières Adapted by Rona Munro Directed by Melly Still Something remarkable occurs on stage this evening. Amidst the inconceivable atrocity of war, the explosions and pain, Rona Munro achieves a paradox in a way only she could. To find beauty in war. A statement which feels wrong, … Continue reading Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – King’s Theatre