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Janice Forsyth with all the film and DVD news and interviews you'll need for the weekend.

Janice Forsyth with all the film and DVD news and interviews you could need.

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Adele looks at new comedy I Love You, Man and hears about a hospital for old actors which looks set to close due to a lack funds.

Adele Hartley looks at new comedy I Love You, Man.

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Janice Forsyth talks to actor, director and biographer Simon Callow about his illustrious career in film and on stage, as well as his life as a writer.

Janice Forsyth talks to actor, director and biographer Simon Callow.

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Janice Forsyth with all the film and DVD news and interviews you'll need for the weekend.

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Janice Forsyth with all the film and DVD news and interviews you'll need for the weekend.

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Janice Forsyth talks to director Kevin MacDonald.

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Janice Forsyth talks to director Kevin MacDonald, whose work includes the films Touching the Void, The Last King of Scotland and State of Play.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

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Pasquale Iannone with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Pasquale celebrates a raft of new action movie releases - talking to SMOKIN ACES director Joe Carnahan, who's breathed new life into 80s favourite THE A TEAM; reviewing Will Smith's son Jaden's performance as the new KARATE KID; and speaking to DOLPH LUNDGREN about THE EXPENDABLES, Sylvester Stallone's action bonanza which stars a whole host of inter-generational action heroes - including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Jet Li, and Jason Statham.

We look ahead to two productions in Edinburgh this August in which live action is fused with impressive film projections - Chile's TEATRO CINEMA, whose shows SIN SANGRE and THE MAN WHO FED BUTTERFLIES almost create a brand new art form, so closely is the live action and film fused together; and REEL TO REAL: THE MOVIE MUSICAL, an extravagant musical which celebrates the Chinese love of Warner and MGM musicals.

Plus Julie Dawn Cole, who played Veruca Salt in the 1971 film WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, talks about playing one of the brattiest characters in cinema, and about dealing with an obsessive fan.

Pasquale Iannone with The Expendables' Dolph Lundgren and A Team director Joe Carnahan.

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Pasquale Iannone with the unmissable weekly film programme.

In the run up to the release of Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Pasquale talks to Ian Rankin about the best and worst comic-to-film adaptations.

Fiona Shaw celebrates Maggie Smith's Oscar-winning performance as The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, as the film is released on DVD for the first time.

Jay Baruchel talks about following in the foosteps of Mickey Mouse, in the new Disney film The Sorcerer's Apprentice.

And there's a medley of film themes and soundtracks from a cappella group The Magnets.

Pasquale Iannone talks to Ian Rankin about the best and worst comic-to-film adaptations.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

As an extended version of AVATAR is released in cinemas, film critics Paul Gallagher and Jonathan Melville discuss whether cinemagoers will get anything new, or whether this release amounts to an exploitation of cinema audiences.

Our Stieg Larsson uberfan reviews the new Swedish adaptation of THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE, and looks ahead to how Daniel Craig and newcomer Rooney Mara might compare (to Michael Nyqvist and Noomi Rapace) in the forthcoming Hollywood versions of the bestselling thrillers.

And as THE ILLUSIONIST goes on general release here's another chance to hear French director Sylvain Chomet talk to Janice about his beautiful animated homage to Jacques Tati and to the city of Edinburgh.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

The man who put gore back into horror, Cabin Fever and Hostel director Eli Roth talks to the Movie Cafe about his latest chiller, The Last Exorcism.

There are more horrific events in Cherry Tree Lane - as a suburban couple are taken hostage in their own home by a group of teenagers, in the new film from London to Brighton director Paul Andrew Williams.

Animator Mandy McIntosh talks to Janice about her new film The Animal Riot, inspired by an 18th century Russian tale of animal uprising which some believe inspired George Orwell to write Animal Farm.

And how well behaved are the pets on Shetland? Mark Kermode will be revealing how a film screening for dogs went, and talking about the programme of Screenplay, Shetland's fourth film festival.

Plus a review of Certified Copy, the latest film from Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami, which stars Juliette Binoche and English opera singer William Shimell..

Janice Forsyth with the unmissable film programme, featuring Eli Roth and Mark Kermode.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme. Janice reviews Stephen Frears' adaptation of Posy Simmonds' Guardian comic strip Tamara Drewe.

Janice reviews Stephen Frears' adaptation of Posy Simmonds' comic strip Tamara Drewe.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Kevin Lewis discusses Nick Moran's adaptation of his bestselling memoir of his tough childhood, The Kid.

Janice reviews Martin Compston's latest performance, as a young man whose life takes a new turn when he discovers the Northern Soul scene of the late 1970s, Soulboy.

Director Debra Granik talks to the Movie Cafe about her film Winter's Bone, a tense Missouri-based drama about a young woman trying to save her family's home after her drug-dealing father skips bail.

Plus Janice talks to the man behind the reopening of Glenrothes' town centre cinema, and finds out from the director of Regional Screen Scotland whether we are seeing a revival of cinema culture in towns around the country.

Janice Forsyth's film show with Kevin Lewis on The Kid and Debra Granik on Winter's Bone.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Janice reviews reviews EAT PRAY LOVE - Glee creator Ryan Murphy's adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's bestselling books, starring Julia Roberts as a disillusioned 40-something who takes off on a round-the-world journey to find herself... And she also looks at WORLD'S GREATEST DAD - the latest Robin Williams film which some critics have said is a return to fine form.

Simon Bateson talks us through the programme of this year's TAKE ONE ACTION film festival, which aims to engage and spark discussion about global issues - such as climate change, education, food shortages and environmental catastrophes.

Controversial director Gaspar Noe talks to the Movie Cafe about his latest film ENTER THE VOID, a fully immersive film about a drug dealer and a stripper in contemporary Tokyo, which has been compared to Stanley Kubrick's 2001.

And we celebrate the re-release of FROM HERE TO ETERNITY, the 1953 war drama/romance set in Hawaii and starring Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Frank Sinatra and Deborah Kerr.

Janice Forsyth reviews Eat Pray Love and World's Greatest Dad.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Janice reviews reviews EAT PRAY LOVE - Glee creator Ryan Murphy's adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's bestselling books, starring Julia Roberts as a disillusioned 40-something who takes off on a round-the-world journey to find herself... And she also looks at WORLD'S GREATEST DAD - the latest Robin Williams film which some critics have said is a return to fine form.

Simon Bateson talks us through the programme of this year's TAKE ONE ACTION film festival, which aims to engage and spark discussion about global issues - such as climate change, education, food shortages and environmental catastrophes.

Controversial director Gaspar Noe talks to the Movie Cafe about his latest film ENTER THE VOID, a fully immersive film about a drug dealer and a stripper in contemporary Tokyo, which has been compared to Stanley Kubrick's 2001.

And we celebrate the re-release of FROM HERE TO ETERNITY, the 1953 war drama/romance set in Hawaii and starring Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Frank Sinatra and Deborah Kerr.

Janice Forsyth reviews Eat Pray Love and World's Greatest Dad.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Film critic Siobhan Synnot reviews John Landis' black comedy BURKE AND HARE - filmed largely on the streets of Edinburgh and retelling the story of the city's legendary 19th century grave robbers, the film stars Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis in the lead roles, but is it any good?

Still Game and Chewin' the Fat star Greg Hemphill, the narrator of THE DUNWICH HORROR talks about this gripping horror movie which has no visuals and is coming to the Grosvenor Cinema in Glasgow on Halloween.

We hear about the Document 8 Film Festival which is currently running in Glasgow and focuses on human rights and social issues around the world. In the wake of the recent rescue of the 33 Chilean miners, Janice will be joined by a filmmaker who has made a documentary about a family of miners who risk their lives illegally mining for coal in Poland, and finding out about films made over the last year in Edinburgh, Clydebank and Fife which highlight the stories of people living in poverty in Scotland today.

Director Lisa Cholodenko talks to the Movie Caf退 about her Sundance hit THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT - in which Annette Bening and Julianne Moore play a middle-aged lesbian couple whose lives are disrupted when their teenage kids go searching for their biological father.

AND: we ask what it's like to be an extra on a film set, and what the reality is of sitting through a finished film in the hope that your performance didn't end up on the cutting room floor. Joining the discussion will be two Glasgow-based regular extras, and a casting agent.

Janice Forsyth reviews Burke And Hare, and hears what it's like to be a film extra.

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We review the new father-to-be comedy from the makers of The Hangover and starring Robert Downey Jr, DUE DATE.

As news emerges that the new LORD OF THE RINGS movie WILL be made in New Zealand after all, we talk to the chief executive of Film New Zealand about the hiccups over the project, and about how the LOTR franchise has boostedo the country's filmmaking scene.

Director Mike Leigh talks to the Movie Caf退 about his latest tragicomic film ANOTHER YEAR.

We review LET ME IN - the US adaptation of the Swedish horror hit LET THE RIGHT ONE IN.

And Amy Rich, a recent graduate of Napier University's Screenwriting course talks to us about winning a prestigious Hollywood competition.

Janice Forsyth reviews Due Date and Let Me In, plus Mike Leigh talks about Another Year.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

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Janice Forsyth's weekly film programme.

Janice talks to CONTROL director Anton Corbijn about his latest film, THE AMERICAN, which stars George Clooney as an assassin on the run and hiding out in the Italian mountains.

Three Stieg Larsson aficionados review the third of the Swedish adaptations of Larsson's Millennium trilogy, THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET'S NEST.

As Tony Scott's UNSTOPPABLE - the true story of a runaway train carrying toxic chemicals - comes to cinemas, starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine, critic Graeme Virtue asks if it's Tony Scott himself who should be stopped from making forgettable action thrillers.

Plus news of the one-day Cromarty Film Festival on 4 December.

Janice Forsyth's weekly film programme. She talks to Anton Corbijn about The American.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Former CGI animator Gareth Edwards talks to the Movie Cafe about his acclaimed debut feature, Monsters, in which six years after the crash of a NASA probe, a photojournalist escorts a shaken tourist through the infected zone to safety. As you might expect, the visual effects are hugely impressive, as is Edwards' employment of a tiny budget.

Ahead of a special event at the GFT in Glasgow, film historian Luke McKernan talks to Janice about author James Joyce's time as the manager of Dublin's Volta Cinema.

Critic Miles Fielder looks ahead to the re-release of Michael Powell's Peeping Tom, in which a sexually repressed loner murders women and films their dying moments. The subject matter of the film seriously damaged Powell's career, but is thought by some to be the first British intellectual horror classic.

Plus an interview with Etienne Comar, the writer of Of Gods and Men, a French drama about an order of Cistercian monks who stand up for their beliefs when confronted by fundamentalists.

Janice Forsyth with the weekly film programme with director Gareth Edwards on Monsters.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

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Janice Forsyth is joined by film critics Siobhan Synnot, Eddie Harrison and Graeme Virtue to look back at the best and worst films of the year.

Janice Forsyth and three leading film critics review the best and worst films of the year.

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Janice Forsyth with her favourite interviews from the past year.

Featuring interviews with award-winning Scottish composer Craig Armstrong, Oscar-winning Scottish filmmaker Kevin Macdonald, and Aaron Johnson and Christopher Mintz-Plasse on their roles in Kick Ass.

Plus Amy Hardie, whose very personal documentary The Edge of Dreaming has been wowing audiences at film festivals around the world, and comedian Susan Calman and novelist Jenny Colgan on their guilty pleasure - Pretty Woman.

Janice Forsyth with her favourite actor and director interviews of the year.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Featuring an interview with Alexandre Desplat, the composer of the soundtracks to The Queen and The King's Speech.

Director Danny Boyle talks about his latest tense drama, which stars James Franco as a mountain climber who becomes trapped under a giant boulder while canyoneering in Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.

Director Paul Haggis on his thriller The Next Three Days, in which Russell Crowe plays a teacher trying to get justice for his wife (Elizabeth Banks), who has been imprisoned for a murder they claim she didn't commit.

Plus a look ahead to a Heartworn Highways, a mini season of lesser-known films by John Huston and Peter Bogdanovich at the GFT in Glasgow.

Janice Forsyth's film programme, featuring The King's Speech and The Next Three Days.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

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Carmen 3D: Director JULIAN NAPIER discusses his pioneering new version of the world's most popular Opera 'CARMEN'. A co-production by RealD and the internationally renowned Royal Opera House, 'CARMEN 3D' marks a new era for opera, distributed to cinemas in state-of-the-art, dazzling digital 3D. It offers an immersive entertainment experience that will transport audiences to the illustrious Royal Opera House and into the thick of it's expansive production.

Alternative Content in Cinemas - Cinecasting: We explore the ever- growing market for live cinecast coverage, live event screenings and alternative content in movie picture houses up and down the country. Usually, a visit to a cinema is for film and a trip to an opera house or theatre is for, opera houses and theatres, but Cinemas in Scotland have been bringing live opera direct from stage to the big screen for some time now, and, with the news that the National Theatre are soon to bring live screenings of 'Frankenstein' (directed by Danny Boyle) into Cineworld cinemas, the time is right to ask if our cinemas spaces are changing. Alison Gardner from the GFT explains all.

Fair Game - An incredible true story, based on the memoir of VALERIE PLAME, former CIA operative and wife of former U.S. Ambassador JOSEPH WILSON, 'FAIR GAME' tells the story of how Valerie's secret career became public shortly after her husband authored a New York Times 'op-ed' piece accusing the Bush administration of manipulating intelligence to justify the invasion of Iraq. The film stars Naomi Watts as Plame, and Oscar-winning Sean Penn as Wilson. We hear from their real life counter-parts VALERIE PLAME and JOSEPH WILSON.

Our DVD Pick of the Week is the Empire State - the highly stylized and critically acclaimed eighties clubland thriller available for the first time in a double-disc BLU-RAY and DVD that packs a punch with some heavyweight special features.

And 'Roeg's Gallery' - as the Filmhouse in Edinburgh celebrates the work of Nic Roeg this month with a special season of his work, demonstrating the visionary spirit that has produced an fascinating series of works in which taboos are embraced and explored, Pasquale Iannone explains why he remains one of cinema's most influential mavericks. All that and the chance to revisit a classic interview we conducted with the great man himself from in 2008.

Julian Napier discusses his pioneering version of the world's most popular opera, Carmen.

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Edinburgh International Film Festival: James Mullighan, the Australian producer appointed Edinburgh International Film Festival director in December will be on hand to discuss the latest news from the EIFF.( which kicks off on the 15th of June.) He'll also talk about some of the big name 'guests' likely to be attending this year - like Ewan McGregor, Kim Cattrell and The Kings of Leon.

KEVIN MACDONALD - The Oscar(R)-winning British Director discusses 'LIFE IN A DAY' an idea borne out of a unique partnership between RIDLEY SCOTT's Scott Free UK and YouTube. The film is a user-generated feature film, shot on a single day - July 24, 2010 - that enlisted the global community to capture a moment of their lives on camera. KEVIN MACDONALD (The Last King of Scotland, Touching the Void), Executive Producer RIDLEY SCOTT and their team combined these clips to show in beautiful, humorous and joyful honesty what it is like to be alive on earth today.

Island - Director Elizabeth Mitchell discuss her new film whch was shot in Mull - Adapted from the novel by Jane Rogers, Island stars Colin Morgan (of Merlin fame), and Natalie Press (My Summer of Love, Red Road) in the story of a troubled young woman confronting her past.

'Taxi Driver' is our DVD Pick Of The Week - a dark rumination centring on one man, driven to violence by loneliness and desperation. Starring Robert De Niro and Jodie Foster, the title was nominated for 4 Academy Awards (including 'Best Picture') in 1977 and the winner of Cannes International Film Festival's Golden Palm Award 1976. In celebration of its 35th anniversary, TAXI DRIVER has been digitally restored and will be made available in a stunning new edition.

The Cameo Cinema in Edinburgh - the third and final part of our series of features in which we're focussing on Scotland's rich heritage of cinemas - buildings which have not only been listed because of their architectural merit, but have also played an important part in enabling audiences all over the country to enjoy the special magic which is a night out at the movies. This week Bob Dickson has travelled to Edinburgh's Cameo.

The Beaver - We review of Two-time Academy Award(R) winner Jodie Foster's new film which she directs and co-stars with two-time Academy Award(R) winner Mel Gibson in The Beaver - an emotional story about a man on a journey to re-discover his family and re-start his life.

Edinburgh Film Festival director James Mullighan discusses the news from the festival.

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It's only his fifth film in 38 years - but Terrence Malick's new movie The Tree of Life is being hailed by some as a modern masterpiece. Moving from the dawn of time to 1950's Texas and on to the present day, this incredibly ambitious film boasts a cast that stars Brad Pitt and Sean Penn.

It won the Palme D'Or at the recent Cannes film festival - but what do The Movie Cafe's reviewers think of Malick's opus? Listen on Thursday to find out.

Janice Forsyth disccusses the long awaited film The Tree of Life.

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Muggles everywhere are bereft: the final Harry Potter film - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 - is released this week. Janice will be discussing it with Alistair Harkness of The Scotsman as well as hearing from those who have grown up with the series.

It's the end of an era as Janice reviews the final Harry Potter film.

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Pasquale Iannone takes the hot seat with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Join Pasquale Iannone for the unmissable weekly film programme.

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Pasquale Iannone takes the hot seat on the unmissable weekly film programme.

Join Pasquale Iannone for the unmissable weekly film programme.

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Red State - We review The Kevin Smith comic horror film Red State; set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, but soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda..

'Like This..Try this..'(Spy Films...) Dr Pasquale Iannone delivers some top(secret) film recomendations for anyone who enjoyed Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.

Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival: We hear all about The 2011 SMHAFF, focusing on this year's film programme, filmmakers and Awards. Eddie Harrison, the Festival's Communication & Media Offier, joins Janice to discuss the films, the filmmakers and aims behind the festival. Alongside him, him are Marie Olesen from Glasgow's Diversity Films, who have 6 shorts in this year's festival, and writer Derek Wilson who will be discussing his film 'For the Love of Lugosi'.

'The Debt - Jessica Chastain discusses the tense thriller 'The Debt' which has a formidable cast including Helen Mirren, and Ciaran Hinds. The story begins in 1997 as shocking news reaches retired Mossad secret agents Rachel and Stephan about their former colleague David. All three have been venerated for decades by Israel because of the secret mission that they embarked on for their country back in 1965 - 1966, when the trio tracked down Nazi war criminal Dieter Vogal, the feared Surgeon of Birkenau in East Berlin.

Melancholia: we review Melancholia - a 'psychological disaster movie' from director Lars von Trier- Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgård) are celebrating their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of her sister (Charlotte Gainsbourg) and brother-in-law (Kiefer Sutherland). Meanwhile, the planet, Melancholia, is heading towards Earth...

Red State - we review Kevin Smith's critically acclaimed comic horror film Red State.

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Dinard British Film Festival - We preview the French Film Festival that has become a vector for all the films aiming to conquer the European market; this year they are celebrating the work of Scottish filmmakers - we'll have a live report on it all from the coast of France.

'Perfect Sense' - Director David McKenzie and actor Dennis Lawson discuss this 'sci-fi romance' which is set in Glasgow and fetures a chef and a scientist who fall in love as an epidemic begins to rob people of their sensory perceptions.

Our DVD Pick of the Week is 'Potiche' - we will be discussing the DVD release of Potiche, a blend of boulevard farce, 1970s sex comedy and political satire starring those giants of Le Cin退ma Francaise, Catherine Deneuve and Gerard Depardieu.

Scotland Loves Anime: We hear all about The 2011 Scotland Loves Anime festival which started in 2010 -it features cutting-edge anime, currently screening in Japan, and most films are enhanced by an introduction or Q&A. The festival is taking place over two weekends in Glasgow and Edinburgh respectively in celebration of this, often overlooked, genre.

Midnight In Paris - We review Woody Allen's romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.

A preview of Dinard, the French film festival celebrating Scottish film-makers.

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'Tyrannosaur' - Actor, Eddie Marsan discusses his role in this critically acclaimed, powerful and uncompromising story of Joseph a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction; Tyrannosaur is an uncompromising exploration of how love and friendship can be found in the darkest of places. We also review the film.

John Hurt - A special interview from the Dinard 'Festival du Film Britannique', with this year's special 'guest of honour', the inimitable John Hurt. From a demented Caligula to a mauve-quiffed Quentin Crisp and a disfigured Elephant Man, John Hurt's extraordinary talent has been to find the human truth at the heart of a character. (He has also been making some important films lately - including Lars von Triers Melancholia and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.) The Movie Caf退's Amanda Hargreaves sat down with the great man to discuss it all.

Our DVD Pick of the Week is Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence - Written by Nagisa Ôshima, starring David Bowie, Tom Conti and Ryûichi Sakamoto. It's set in 1942 when British soldier Jack Celliers (David Bowie) comes to a Japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi (Ryûichi Sakamoto), who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In Yonoi's view, the allied prisoners are all cowards after choosing to surrender in the war instead of committing suicide.

Harry Connick, Jr. discusses his role in DOLPHIN TALE' -inspired by the amazing true story of a brave dolphin and the compassionate strangers who banded together to save her life.

Cinema All Nighters: is the market for regular all night cinema entertainment dead? As the Cameo prepares to unveil another 'All Night Horror Madness,' the former Manager, Ian Hoey, discusses the the pros and cons and previews the films on offer.

Actor John Hurt discusses his life and work.

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The Awakening - We review this remarkable new film. Set in post-World War I England in 1921. It follows a sceptical woman (REBECCA HALL) who travels to a countryside boarding school to investigate rumours of an apparent haunting. Just when she thinks she has debunked the ghost theory, she has a chilling spectral encounter which defies all her rational beliefs.

Pasquale Iannone's Guide to films on 'Exploration' - As part of BBC Scotland Explorer Season, writer and broadcaster, Dr Pasquale Iannone discusses some hidden gems in the film world which have dealt with the whole business of 'Exploration'.

'Snowtown' - Director Justin Kurzel discusses Snowtown his debut feature which charts the terrible loss of innocence of Jamie Vlassakis, (LUCAS PITTAWAY,) as Jamie comes under the spell of the notorious serial killer John Bunting( DANIEL HENSHALL) in the late 1990s. The film is unrelentingly grim, brutal, and uncompromising, but already it has staked a claim as one of the best Australian films ever made.

Our DVD Pick of the Week is Touch of Evil - Orson Welles supremely confident and stylish noir classic; the film stands as one of the finest examples of the genre. Dr Pasquale Iannone discusses this great work in which quintessential Wellesian themes of evil, corruption, and moral ambiguity loom large.

Misleading Trailers: A woman in Michigan has recently tried to sue the makers of the film, Drive as she says the trailer was misleading! Some trailers bare no resemblance to the films they are meant to promote. Film Critics, Jane Graham and Eddie Harrison give examples, discuss misleading trailers and explore how trailers can almost be an art form in themselves.

Snowtown director Justin Kurzell discusses his chilling crime movie masterpiece.

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MoneyBall - We review the much anticipated Moneyball - based on a true story, this is a movie for anybody who has ever dreamed of taking on the system. Brad Pitt stars as Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland A's and the guy who assembles the team, who has an epiphany: all of baseball's conventional wisdom is wrong. Forced to reinvent his team on a tight budget, Beane will have to outsmart the richer clubs - and present a challenge to old school traditions that puts him in the crosshairs of those who say he's tearing out the heart and soul of the game.

'Blood In The Mobile' - Frank Piasecki Poulsen, discusses his documentary about how far some of the world's biggest mobile manufacturers, are aware that minerals essential to their product (most significantly cassiterite) are illegally mined in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

'50/50' Writer, Will Reiser discusses this film, inspired by his own story, about friendship, love, survival and finding humour in unlikely places. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen star as best friends whose lives are changed by a cancer diagnosis in this story of a guy's transformative and, yes, sometimes funny journey to health. Drawing its emotional core from Will Reiser's own experience with cancer, it reminds us that friendship and love, no matter what bizarre turns they take, are the greatest healers.

Our DVD Pick of the Week is Happy People - Werner Herzog ,'s documentary which charts the life of the indigenous people of the village of Bakhtia at the river Yenisei in the Siberian Taiga.

Take Shelter: We review this unsettling, hypnotic drama which boasts a quietly powerful performance by Michael Shannon as Curtis, a man succumbing to apocalyptic visions.

Take Shelter: We review this remarkable and intense psychological thriller.

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New Year's Eve is the latest romantic comedy offering from Pretty Woman director/producer Gary Marshall with an all-star cast including Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Jon Bon Jovi, Abigail Breslin, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hilary Swank to name but a few.

We get the perspective of both genders in the form of Movie Cafe reviewers Ian Hoey and Wendy Lloyd, who also reflect, along with Janice, on some other classic New Year's Eve films for those who want to spend Hogmanay indoors.

Puss in Boots 3D is the spin-off prequel to the Shrek film series, and sees the return of Antonio Banderas to our big screens in fine feline form. Ian Hoey joins Janice to discuss whether it lives up to the hype.

We hear from director Mike Cahill about Another Earth, which tells the story of Rhoda Williams (Brit Marling), a bright young woman accepted into MIT's Astrophysics Program and a brilliant composer (William Mapother), who has reached the peak of his career and is an expectant father for the second time, and the irreversable intertwining of their lives when, on the eve of the discovery of a duplicate earth, tragedy strikes.

BBC Radio Scotland's Classics Unwrapped presenter Jamie MacDougall presents a cinematic Carnival of Animals at Glasgow City Halls on Sunday 18 December, when the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra raises the curtain on a musical menagerie conducted by film music expert Stephen Bell. Jamie tells Janice what audiences can expect from the SSO's annual concert of film favourites, Christmas at the Movies.

Guy Hamilton, director behind Goldfinger, talks to Janice Forsyth.

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In a very special edition of the Movie Caf退, Janice Forsyth conducts an upbeat and in-depth interview with the much-loved actor, writer and director, Peter Mullan. He looks back over his career and touches on some of the values and ideas which have shaped his work; work which has included many critical and commercial successes. He also discusses working with great directors like Ken Loach and Steven Spielberg.

Scottish actor, writer and director Peter Mullan looks back over his career.

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2012 is the 50th anniversary of the Bond movies. Janice Forsyth meets Guy Hamilton, the director of Goldfinger, The Third Man and Funeral In Berlin.

Janice Forsyth talks to Guy Hamilton, director of Goldfinger.

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Minnie Driver -discusses her role in Hunky Dory; set in the long hot British summer of 1976, she plays 'Viv' who has left London and her thespian aspirations, to work as a drama teacher in the local high school of her South Wales home town. She is determined to fire up her hormonal, apathetic teenage charges and she sets about staging a rock musical based on Shakespeare's The Tempest for the school's end of year show. We also review the film with with Film critic Paul Gallagher.

The Third Reich's Celluloid War - Author Ian Garden reveals the truth, the lies, the successes and failures of the Nazi propaganda film machine.

Our DVD Pick of the Week is 'Dracula Prince of Darkness.' STUDIOCANAL are undertaking a joint restoration project with HAMMER FILMS to restore and release on DVD and as blu-ray premiers, some of their most iconic horror titles. Released in 1966 this is Christopher Lee's second outing as Dracula, with Hammer Films pushing the cinematic boundaries of graphic gore and terror!

Louis De Bernieres - Red Dog. The world famous author and screenwriter, most famous for Captain Corelli's Mandolin (1994), discusses his heart-warmingly popular Australian film 'RED DOG' Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master.

City Girl/ Sunrise - With the phenomenal success at the Box Office, and at The Oscars, of The Artist, everyone is talking about a silent film revival. We review and discuss two classic films from F. W. Murnau - Sunrise (1927) and City Girl (1929) - major inspirations for Michel Hazanavicius' writing and creation of The Artist (2011). Amongst the last of the sophisticated silent movie utopia classics, Sunrise won 3 Academy Awards in 1927 and was voted one of the 10 greatest films ever made in the hugely influential once-a-decade Sight & Sound film critic's poll in 2002.

Minnie Driver discusses her role in Hunky Dory.

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Marley - Film critics, Jamie Dunn and Nicola Balkind review Kevin Macdonald's detailed portrait of Bob Marley, which grapples with the last king of reggae's philosophical and religious convictions.

The Glen Cinema - Regular listeners may recall that our reporter Bob Dickson has been delving into Scotland's rich cinematographic past. But this week he tells the story of the saddest cinema moment in the country's history when dozens of young children were killed during a weekend matinee at the Glen Picture House in Paisley. Bob's been to the former textile town to find out more about the disaster.

The Divide - French Film Director, Xavier Gens discusses his post-apocalyptic, science-fiction thriller.

DVD Pick of The Week: is Jean Renoir's masterpiece, LA GRANDE ILLUSION- a poetic and poignant meditation on class, the nature of war; considered by many to be among the greatest movies ever made.

Salmon Fishing In The Yemen - Film critics, Jamie Dunn and Nicola Balkind discuss this film (based on the novel of the same title by Paul Torday) It concerns Britain's leading fisheries expert (Ewan McGregor) who is approached by a consultant (Emily Blunt) to help realize a sheikh's (Amr Waked) vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert!

Janice Forsyth discusses Marley, Kevin Macdonald's portrait of the reggae superstar.

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Sundance the largest independent film festival in the US comes to London this month. Film critic Wendy Lloyd gives an insight into the importance to this to the UK film industry and explains why music plays such a big part in this event.

Interview with French film Director and Screenwriter genius Dominik Moll (Harry, Lemming) in which he talks about his latest and highly acclaimed work The Monk.

John Cassavetes has been called a legend, a visionary, and the father of independent film. We present two of his best works, Faces and Shadows as our DVD pick of the week.

Critics Eddie Harrison and Wendy Lloyd join Janice to discuss film Director Whit Stillman's first film in 15 years, a comedy about a trio of beautiful girls as they set out to revolutionize life at a grungy American university.

Mark Cousins discusses an event his 8 1/2 Foundation posse are staging - making a little 8 1/2 min film on 27th April, with 100 kids, at the Macrobert Centre in Stirling. The film will be called Dear Georges Melies, Thank you for Making the Movies Magical. It's inspired by Scorsese's Hugo, of course. We will recreate some of Melies magic tricks, like one child playing 7 musical instruments at once, and 100 children climbing into a small box.

Award-winning actress Glenn Close (Albert Nobbs) plays a woman passing as a man in order to work and survive in 19th century Ireland. Some thirty years after donning men's clothing, she finds herself trapped in a prison of her own making. Actress Bronagh Gallagher spoke to the Movie Caf退 about her role in the movie and film critics Eddie Harrison and Wendy Lloyd joins Janice live in the studio to discuss its merits.

Janice Forsyth on all things film, including Albert Nobbs and Damsels in Distress.

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Minnie Driver discusses her role in Hunky Dory.

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Janice talks to two of the stars of new superhero movie Kick Ass, based on the comic by Coatbridge-born writer Mark Millar. Plus we review Louis Letterier's Clash of the Titans.

Janice talks to two of the stars of new superhero movie Kick Ass.

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Janice Forsyth with her favourite interviews of the last few months.

Featuring Aaron Johnson (AKA KICK ASS), filmmaker Alex Cox and actors Tilda Swinton and Martin Compston.

Janice Forsyth presents her favourite recent interviews.

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The Skin I Live In - We review Pedro Almodovar's new film about a brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, who creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.

BBC Two's Reel History of Britain is coming to Glasgow. We'll eaxplain how members of the public can come along and explore what life in the past was like through amazing local films

Weekender - We hear about Weekender - a film set in 1990; the rave scene has arrived from Ibiza and warehouse parties are exploding across the UK bringing phenomenal wealth to the organisers. In Manchester, best mates Matt and Dylan are in their early 20's and long to be more than just punters. As the government moves to outlaw the scene, it's now or never and they quickly rise through the ranks to join the promoting elite. They are taken on a wild journey from the exclusive VIP rooms of London clubs to the outrageous parties in Ibiza super-villas and the hedonism of Amsterdam.

Kes - One of the most important films of Ken Loach's career is being screened at the GFT - David Archibald discusses why it's now regarded as perhaps his finest film, and how the techniques that were employed on it - influenced heavily by cameraman Chris Menges and his experience on If... - became almost a template that would be utilised in much of his later output.

Days of Heaven - A new digital restoration of Terrence Malick's astonishingly beautiful second film, supervised and approved by the director himself is about to be reissiued and shown at Edinburgh's Filmhouse. Wide-eyed, streetwise Abby (Brooke Adams), her lover Bill (Richard Gere) and his younger sister Linda (the extraordinary Linda Manz) come (along with thousands of other croppers from the industrial north) to the fertile harvest landscape of World War I era Texas. Once there, Abby and Bill are caught up in a diffident, ultimately fatal triangle with their ailing young landowner-boss (Sam Shepard).

The Skin I Live In - we review Pedro Almodovar's new film.

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Pasquale Iannone and Jamie Dunn join Janice to discuss The Last Waltz, widely considered to be one of the finest 'rockumentaries' ever made. Directed by Martin Scorsese, the 1976 film follows legendary 60s rock group The Band as they prepare to perform their last concert after almost 16 years as the road, and features incredible performances by Van Morrison and Bob Dylan.

We preview a special one-to-one interview coming up on The Movie Caf退 2012 with world-renowned conductor John Wilson ahead of his Hooray for Hollywood UK tour wherein he will lead an all-star cast of singers and his eponymous orchestra, comprised of some of the UK's finest musicians, in performances of some of the best-loved songs from Hollywood's Golden Age.

Fraser MacLean runs Penciltown animation and has previously worked for companies including Walt Disney Animation Studios, on films including Space Jam and Tarzan. He's spent the past four years documenting his love of animation in book form, Setting the Scene: The Art and Evolution of Animation Layout, and joins us to talk about why the process of animation layout is so important to him, and should be more important to Scottish animators.

We hear about East Renfrewshire Council's Twitter search for lost footage from Rob Roy, filmed in Rouken Glen Park in 1911.

And it's the release of the last Harry Potter DVD - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.It's our DVD of the week, so we've invited stars Mark Williams, Warwick Davis, James and Oliver Phelps, AND Jessica Cave to tell us about it.

Members of the Harry Potter cast including Warwick Davis talk about the latest DVD release

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Donor Unknown - 'JoEllen Marsh' joins us to discusses this acclaimed feature documentary following her search for her biological father - known only to her as Donor 150.

Conviction: We hear from Betty Anne Waters -the real life inspiration for Hillary Swank's character in this film(just out on DVD) about a working mother who puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother; a man who has been wrongfully convicted of murder and has exhausted his chances to appeal his conviction through public defenders.

Scots in Cannes: Cannes is a networking and deal making heaven for movie producers and distributors: deals get made, distribution rights get traded and decision makers throng the streets. Gail Tolley caught with a number of Scots over there to find out how they maximise their opportunities.

Jazz On Film: The Glasgow Jazz Festival 'Jazz on Film Strand': Alison Kerr is a jazz and film journalist in Glasgow, who came up with the idea of staging a festival-within-the-festival because the two art forms' histories are so intertwined. She'll discuss how from the earliest days of sound, jazz - which, of course, in the late 1920s, was the 'pop' music of the day - has been on screen in one form or another.

Donor Unknown - JoEllen Marsh discusses her search for her biological father.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable film programme, featuring Eli Roth and Mark Kermode.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Former CGI animator Gareth Edwards talks to the Movie Cafe about his acclaimed debut feature, Monsters, in which six years after the crash of a NASA probe, a photojournalist escorts a shaken tourist through the infected zone to safety. As you might expect, the visual effects are hugely impressive, as is Edwards' employment of a tiny budget.

Ahead of a special event at the GFT in Glasgow, film historian Luke McKernan talks to Janice about author James Joyce's time as the manager of Dublin's Volta Cinema.

Critic Miles Fielder looks ahead to the re-release of Michael Powell's Peeping Tom, in which a sexually repressed loner murders women and films their dying moments. The subject matter of the film seriously damaged Powell's career, but is thought by some to be the first British intellectual horror classic.

Plus an interview with Etienne Comar, the writer of Of Gods and Men, a French drama about an order of Cistercian monks who stand up for their beliefs when confronted by fundamentalists.

Janice Forsyth with the weekly film programme with director Gareth Edwards on Monsters.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

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Mark Cousins - The Story of Film: An Odyssey. An extended interview with award-winning film-maker Mark Cousins. Five years in the making, The Story of Film: An Odyssey covers six continents and 12 decades, showing how film-makers are influenced both by the historical events of their times, and by each other. It provides a worldwide guided tour of the greatest movies ever made; an epic tale that starts in nickelodeons and ends as a multi-billion-dollar globalised digital industry. We also discuss the DVD release with film critic Paul Gallagher

The Rail Way Man - actors Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman and screenwriter Andy Paterson discuss shooting Eric Lomax's best-selling book, THE RAILWAY MAN in Scotland. The epic true story of a war hero and the woman who matched his courage to reclaim the man she loved, the ten week shoot for the film started on April 30th on location in and around Edinburgh.

Piggy - Martin Compston discusses UK revenge thriller "Piggy" from writer-director Kieron Hawkes. The film centres around a young man named Joe (Martin Compston) who finds out his brother has been killed by a group of street thugs. Angry and looking for payback, Joe is unable to do anything about his brother's murder. That's until a mysterious man (Paul Anderson) called Piggy enters his life, thus setting off a downward spiral of violence and revenge. We also Review the film.

Dear Georges Melies, Thank you for Making the Movies Magical - a location report with Mark Cousins and Tilda Swinton discussing the making of little 8 1/2 min film on 27th April, with 100 kids, at the Macrobert Centre in Stirling. The film will be called Dear Georges Melies, Thank you for Making the Movies Magical and is inspired by Scorsese's Hugo. It recreates some of Melies magic tricks, like one child playing 7 musical instruments at once, and 100 children climbing into a small box!

Caf退 De Flore - Paul Gallagher reviews this mystical and fantastical odyssey on love; a love story between a man and woman, And, between a mother and her son.

Interviews with Mark Cousins, Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Tilda Swinton, Martin Compston.

03/06/201020100606

Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Hannah McGill reveals the programme for this month's Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Director Michael Winterbottom on his latest film - THE KILLER INSIDE ME - based on pulp novelist Jim Thompson's book about a deputy sheriff who secretes a sadistic side.

And a trip down memory lane, as Janice hears about a film that celebrates the East Neuk of Fife's heyday as a holiday destination.

Janice Forsyth presents the film programme. Michael Winterbottom talks about his new film.

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Machine Gun Preacher. It's the inspirational true story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing criminal who undergoes an astonishing transformation and finds an unexpected calling as the saviour of hundreds of kidnapped and orphaned children. Scottish star of the screen Gerard Butler delivers a searing performance as Childers, the impassioned founder of the Angels of East Africa rescue organisation. We hear from the real Machine Gun Preacher Sam Childers and review the film.

Damien Lewis (Band of Brothers) discusses his role in Will opposite British newcomer Perry Eggleton, Bob Hoskins (A Christmas Carol, Who Framed Roger Rabbit), Kristian Kiehling and Alice Krige (Chariots of Fire). WILL is being tipped as this autumn's 'boy's-own adventure' that's in a league of its own.

Africa in Motion. The UK's largest African film festival is in its sixth year and takes place at the Filmhouse in Edinburgh. Isabel Mendes tells us about the highlights and must see films from this years' programme.

Our DVD Pick of the Week is the TRIPLE OSCAR NOMINATED THE CONVERSATION which has its UK BLU-RAY PREMIERE 31ST OCTOBER 2011. Written & Directed by Francis Ford Coppola it stars Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Robert Duvall Teri Garr, Harrison Ford, and Frederic Forrest

London Film Week. We hear the highlights from the 55th BFI London Film Festival.

Jack Goes Boating. We review Philip Seymour Hoffman's directorial debut in which he stars as the lead character. Adapted from a Robert Glaudini play, which Hoffman once starred in on Broadway, JACK GOES BOATING tells the tale of the titular character's midlife awakening to love, life, cooking and swimming.

We review Machine Gun Preacher, starring Scottish star of the screen Gerard Butler.

Machine Gun Preacher. It's the inspirational true story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing criminal who undergoes an astonishing transformation and finds an unexpected calling as the saviour of hundreds of kidnapped and orphaned children. Scottish star of the screen Gerard Butler delivers a searing performance as Childers, the impassioned founder of the Angels of East Africa rescue organisation. We hear from the real Machine Gun Preacher Sam Childers and review the film.

Damien Lewis (Band of Brothers) discusses his role in Will opposite British newcomer Perry Eggleton, Bob Hoskins (A Christmas Carol, Who Framed Roger Rabbit), Kristian Kiehling and Alice Krige (Chariots of Fire). WILL is being tipped as this autumn's 'boy's-own adventure' that's in a league of its own.

Africa in Motion. The UK's largest African film festival is in its sixth year and takes place at the Filmhouse in Edinburgh. Isabel Mendes tells us about the highlights and must see films from this years' programme.

Our DVD Pick of the Week is the TRIPLE OSCAR NOMINATED THE CONVERSATION which has its UK BLU-RAY PREMIERE 31ST OCTOBER 2011. Written & Directed by Francis Ford Coppola it stars Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Robert Duvall Teri Garr, Harrison Ford, and Frederic Forrest

London Film Week. We hear the highlights from the 55th BFI London Film Festival.

Jack Goes Boating. We review Philip Seymour Hoffman's directorial debut in which he stars as the lead character. Adapted from a Robert Glaudini play, which Hoffman once starred in on Broadway, JACK GOES BOATING tells the tale of the titular character's midlife awakening to love, life, cooking and swimming.

We review Machine Gun Preacher, starring Scottish star of the screen Gerard Butler.

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A leading South African critic reviews Clint Eastwood's Nelson Mandela drama Invictus, plus find out how your home movie footage from the 1970s could be used in a new feature film.

A leading South African critic reviews Clint Eastwood's Nelson Mandela drama Invictus.

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Janice Forsyth talks to director Kevin MacDonald.

Janice Forsyth talks to director Kevin MacDonald, whose work includes the films Touching the Void, The Last King of Scotland and State of Play.

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We review the new father-to-be comedy from the makers of The Hangover and starring Robert Downey Jr, DUE DATE.

As news emerges that the new LORD OF THE RINGS movie WILL be made in New Zealand after all, we talk to the chief executive of Film New Zealand about the hiccups over the project, and about how the LOTR franchise has boostedo the country's filmmaking scene.

Director Mike Leigh talks to the Movie Caf退 about his latest tragicomic film ANOTHER YEAR.

We review LET ME IN - the US adaptation of the Swedish horror hit LET THE RIGHT ONE IN.

And Amy Rich, a recent graduate of Napier University's Screenwriting course talks to us about winning a prestigious Hollywood competition.

Janice Forsyth reviews Due Date and Let Me In, plus Mike Leigh talks about Another Year.

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Janice Forsyth talks to Guy Hamilton, director of Goldfinger.

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Pasquale Iannone with the unmissable weekly film programme.

In the run up to the release of Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Pasquale talks to Ian Rankin about the best and worst comic-to-film adaptations.

Fiona Shaw celebrates Maggie Smith's Oscar-winning performance as The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, as the film is released on DVD for the first time.

Jay Baruchel talks about following in the foosteps of Mickey Mouse, in the new Disney film The Sorcerer's Apprentice.

And there's a medley of film themes and soundtracks from a cappella group The Magnets.

Pasquale Iannone talks to Ian Rankin about the best and worst comic-to-film adaptations.

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Janice Forsyth reviews director Jane Campion's latest film, plus we look at George Clooney and Ewan McGregor's new movie and Andrea Bocelli talks about working with Robert Zemeckis.

Janice Forsyth reviews director Jane Campion's latest film.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Featuring an interview with Alexandre Desplat, the composer of the soundtracks to The Queen and The King's Speech.

Director Danny Boyle talks about his latest tense drama 127 HOURS, which stars James Franco as a mountain climber who becomes trapped under a giant boulder while canyoneering in Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.

Director Paul Haggis on his thriller The Next Three Days, in which Russell Crowe plays a teacher trying to get justice for his wife (Elizabeth Banks), who has been imprisoned for a murder they claim she didn't commit.

Plus a look ahead to a Heartworn Highways, a mini season of lesser-known films by John Huston and Peter Bogdanovich at the GFT in Glasgow.

Janice Forsyth talks to Danny Boyle about 127 Hours and reviews The King's Speech.

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Pasquale Iannone with all the film and DVD news and interviews you'll need for the weekend.

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A preview of Dinard, the French film festival celebrating Scottish film-makers.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

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Janice Forsyth disccusses the long awaited film The Tree of Life.

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Janice Forsyth's weekly film programme.

Featuring Rhys Ifans and Howard Marks on MR NICE.

BBC Scotland's Business Editor Douglas Fraser reviews WALL STREET: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS.

Director Morag McKinnon discusses DONKEYS, the second film from Lars Von Trier's Advance Party project which updates the stories of characters in Andrea Arnold's RED ROAD.

And in an age of austerity, what's the future for independent filmmaking in Scotland? Janice talks to two young filmmakers about how they made their first films, and asks the head of Creative Scotland, Andrew Dixon, for advice.

Janice Forsyth's weekly film programme, featuring Rhys Ifans and Howard Marks on Mr Nice.

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Janice Forsyth talks to Tilda Swinton about her role in I Am Love, plus two of the Glasgow Roller Girls review Whip It.

Janice Forsyth talks to Tilda Swinton about her role in I Am Love.

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Janice Forsyth hosts the unmissable weekly film programme.

Director David Slade talks about keeping the new film in the TWILIGHT series real.

Harry Potter star Jason Isaacs on his role as The Colonel in SKELETONS, a unique black comedy about a duo of 'emotional exorcists' which won the Michael Powell Award for Best New British Feature at last month's Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Director Ralph Ziman on his film GANGSTER'S PARADISE: JERUSALEMA, an action thriller set in contemporary Johannesburg which ruffled some feathers wihtin the ANC.

Plus news of this week's DVD releases, and of a retrospective of one of France's finest leading female directors, Claire Denis.

Featuring Harry Potter star Jason Isaacs talking about British film Skeletons.

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Jane Eyre - We review the upcoming adaptation of Jane Eyre starring Mia Wasikowska & Michael Fassbender and Directed by Cary Fukunaga with Wendy Lloyd and Nicola Balkind. Raised by her aunt Sarah (Sally Hawkins) after her parents die of typhus, young Jane Eyre (Amelia Clarkson) is later shipped off to a stark boarding school as the result of her perceived insolence, and suffers greatly at the hands of the cold, unusually strict administration. Upon turning 18 and completing her education, Jane (Mia Wasikowska) finds work as a governess for Adle Varens (Romy Settbon Moore), the ward of Edward Fairfax Rochester (Michael Fassbender), master of Thornfield Hall.

'Lonely Place To Die'- We hear from the cast of this story about a group of five mountaineers hiking and climbing in the Scottish Highlands when they discover a young Serbian girl buried in a small chamber in the wilderness. They become caught up in a terrifying game of cat and mouse with the kidnappers as they try to get the girl to safety.

'Scarface' is our Blu Ray Pick Of The week. Considered one of the most influential gangster films ever made, Scarface's gritty depiction of Tony Montana's lethal ambition has made it a cultural touchstone that spans generations. Now, fans can experience the film's raw power in spectacular high definition picture and explosive 7.1 audio for the first time ever. Exclusive new bonus content created especially for this release reveals the film's iconic legacy as one of the greatest crime sagas of all time.

Alan Cumming and The Aberfeldy Birks Cinema - A night out at the cinema is something which most of us take for granted. But for people in much of rural Scotland - at worst - it's simply not an option.... Or at best - as for the residents of Highland Perthshire, it can mean a round trip of up to three hours. That's why the community in and around Aberfeldy are taking matters into their own hands. They've bought the town's disused cinema and have ambitious plans to re-open it as a state of the art picture palace. And the scheme has been backed by one of the town's most famous sons - the X Men actor Alan Cumming.

Trollhunter: We hear from the director of Trollhunter - Shot in a v退rit退 style, TrollHunter is the story of a group of Norwegian film students that set out to capture real-life trolls on camera after learning their existence has been covered up for years by a government conspiracy!

Actor Alan Cumming discusses the campaign to reopen Aberfeldy's Birks Cinema.

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Director Shane Meadows discusses his latest film Le Donk and Scor-zay-zee, plus we hear from the team behind new Disney/Pixar adventure Up.

Director Shane Meadows discusses his latest film Le Donk and Scor-zay-zee.

Director Shane Meadows discusses his latest film Le Donk and Scor-zay-zee, plus we hear from the team behind new Disney/Pixar adventure Up.

Director Shane Meadows discusses his latest film Le Donk and Scor-zay-zee.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Wendy Lloyd reviews THE TOURIST - Florian Henckel Von Donnersmarck's remake of the 2005 French film Anthony Zimmer gripping thriller which stars Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie - as a man nursing a broken heart in Venice, and a woman who'll do anything she can to throw her former lover off her scent.

Hannah McGill reviews director Sofia Coppola's latest film, SOMEWHERE, an examination of the rich and unhappy set in the legendary Chateau Marmont Hotel in Hollywood.

Scottish director Brian Welsh and actress Joanne Froggatt discuss IN OUR NAME - their powerful examination of what life's like for a female solider who's returns from Iraq and finds it difficult to connect with her husband and young child.

And journalist and filmmaker John Pilger on his documentary THE WAR YOU DON'T SEE - which looks at the ways in which contemporary news media affect our perception of wars around the world.

Janice Forsyth with reviews of The Tourist and Sofia Coppola's latest film, Somewhere.

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True Grit: We'll be reviewing the ten times Oscar nominated Coen Brothers take on the 1969 film which netted John Wayne his only Oscar - and which is already being described as one of the great westerns of the modern era

Gnomeo & Juliet - Ashley Jensen discusses her facility for 'Frog Acting' in the new animated feature 'Gnomeo and Juliet!

Crispin Glover - Hollywood Maverick Crispin Glover discusses the UK tour for his film - It Is Fine! Everything is Fine.

Our DVD Pick of the Week is The Illusionist and we'll hear from director Sylvain Chomet

All that and the Glasgow Youth Film Festival - we have two members of the Youth Team talking about their experience of putting together the programme for the GYFF 2011 - Kirsten Halliday and Iain Burleigh.

A star studded Movie Caf退 featuring Crispin Glover, Ashley Jensen and True Grit.

10/06/201020100613

Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

After a disappointing few years, Janice asks whether Ben Stiller is back on form, in GREENBERG, the new film from THE SQUID AND THE WHALE director Noah Baumbach.

She'll also be reviewing Antoine Fuqua's new cop thriller BROOKLYN'S FINEST, which stars Richard Gere, Don Cheadle and Ethan Hawke as a trio of disillusioned New York police officers.

She's also looking for your help: Do you remember seeing films in the Highlands of Scotland, just after World War 2, as part of the Rural Cinema Scheme?

And asking documentary filmmaker Amy Hardie whether dreams can kill.

Janice Forsyth asks whether Ben Stiller is back on form in Greenberg.

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Janice Forsyth with all the film and DVD news and interviews you'll need for the weekend.

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The 19th French Film Festival UK, held in Edinburgh is a celebration of Francophone cinema from France, Quebec, Switzerland, Belgium and Luxembourg. Janice chats to Festival Director Richard Mowe and finds out what we can expect from this year's event.

Do you remember watching your first grown up film? Did you watch a 15 certificate a little before you hit the ripe old age? Did it thrill you, scare you or inspire you? Rob Crossan looks back at his own memories and we ask the listeners to tweet us with their best stories about their first grown up movies.

Janice 'ear-to-the-ground' Forsyth gives us a round up of the latest news and gossip from the film world.

Bruce Robinson director of the new Johnny Depp film, Rum Diary joins Janice for a chat about his latest project, a movie about an American journalist Paul Kemp who takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1950s and struggles to find a balance between island culture and the expatriates who live there.

Our DVD Pick of the Week - BRIDESMAIDS is the story of a maid of honour's life unraveling as she leads her best friend and a group of colourful bridesmaids on a wild ride down the road to matrimony. PLUS we listen again to the brilliant interview with BRIDESMAIDS director Paul Feig.

Film critic Brian Pendriegh's debut novel 'The Man in the Seventh Row' is subtitled 'The Film Lovers Novel'. It's been a long time coming as he reveals to Janice that writing this book is something he's been thinking about doing since he was a youngster at school.

Bruce Robinson, director of new Johnny Depp film The Rum Diary, joins Janice for a chat.

10/12/200920091213

Janice Forsyth with film and DVD news, plus a review of Spike Jonze's Where the Wild Things Are and a report from an exhibition in Aberdeen featuring films by 11 to 18-year-olds.

Janice Forsyth with film and DVD news featuring a review of Where the Wild Things Are.

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Janice Forsyth presents the film programme with Paul Greengrass discussing Green Zone, reviews of Shutter Island and I Love You Phillip Morris, and 'Scotland's best-known nobody'.

Janice Forsyth presents the film programme with Paul Greengrass discussing Green Zone.

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Project Nim The Oscar and BAFTA winning filmmaker behind 'Man On Wire', James Marsh, discusses his new film - the story of Nim the chimpanzee. In the 1970s Nim became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. Following Nim's extraordinary journey through human society, and the enduring impact he makes on the people he meets along the way, the film is an unflinching and unsentimental biography of an animal we tried to make human. Film critic Paul Gallagher also reviews the film for us.

Rise of The Planet of The Apes - Actor David Oyelowo discusses this highly anticipated prequel to the Planet of the Apes. This cautionary tale blends science fiction and science fact, and depicts how mankind's hubris leads to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy. Film critic Paul Gallagher also reviews the film for us; he will compare and contrast it with Project Nim

'Reelscotland' has just been named the 10th best website in Scotland by The List, the only film site in a list of 30. They are currently in the midst of a revamp and the man behind it all, Jonathan Melville, will tell us all about it and give us an update the mobile cinema, 'Screen Machine' which is soon to head up to the Outer Hebrides.

The Guard - We hear from the writer and directer John Michael McDonagh about this critically acclaimed film which stars Brendan Gleeson as an unorthodox Irish policeman who joins forces with a straitlaced FBI agent, (played by Don Cheadle,) to take on international drug smuggling. Film critic Paul Gallagher also reviews the film for us.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes: we discuss this highly anticipated prequel.

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On Remembrance Day we look at the World War 1 archive films held in the Scottish Screen Archive - the archive's curator Janet McBain talks Janice through footage of soldiers heading off to war and of field hospitals staffed entirely by women. Could one of your own ancestors feature in this footage?

Edinburgh-based filmmaker Ian Rintoul talks to the Movie Caf退 about the films he's made over last forty years - using home-made models to recreate historical events. Ian's films include recreations of the Tay Bridge Disaster using models and of the first air raid on Britain in 1939, when the German Luftwaffe attacked the British fleet at Rosyth.

The director of the French Film Festival Richard Mowe talks Janice through the highlights of this year's festival, which opens tonight and features special appearances by a number of big name directors.

Pasquale Iannone looks at the Scottish ancestry of French directors Jacques Becker and his son, Jean, whose new film MY AFTERNOONS WITH MARGUERITE - starring Gerard Depardieu - is released this weekend.

And critic Miles Fielder looks forward to a season of Frank Capra classics which are back in cinemas.

Featuring a Remembrance Day look at World War 1 films in the Scottish Screen Archive.

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Janice Forsyth with film and DVD news, including Ang Lee talking about his new film Taking Woodstock and news from the French Film Festival.

Ang Lee talks about new film Taking Woodstock, plus news from the French Film Festival.

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Janice Forsyth and two archery experts review Ridley Scott's Robin Hood, which features Russell Crowe, plus we look at the relationship between Ava Gardner and Ernest Hemingway.

Janice Forsyth and two archery experts review Ridley Scott's Robin Hood.

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Actor John Hurt discusses his life and work.

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Stanley Kubrick's Napoleon: The Greatest Movie Never Made" Stanley Kubrick's brother in law - Jan Harlan will be on hand to discuss a remarkable new book - the ultimate obsessive book on Kubrick with respect to his research and thoughts on the film he never made; the story of Napoleon - documentation, script, notes, landscape photos, costumes, you name it and it's there.

Little White Lies We hear from Guillaume Canet - the prolific C退sar winning director who gave us Tell No One, about his new film - an intimate study of friendship and humanity which brings together a truly exceptional ensemble cast; including the Academy and BAFTA award winning actress Marion Coutillard and the C退sar 'Best Actor' award winner François Cluzet.

Your Highness- We hear from Danny McBride part of the cast of a 'medieval comedy' which also boasts Oscar winner Natalie Portman, Oscar nominee James Franco, Zooey Deschanel, Damian Lewis and Charles Dance! Prince Fabious (James Franco) is brave, handsome and valiant in a medieval world, but his brother Thadeous (Danny McBride).not so much. He's lazy, foul mouthed, useless and tired of being passed over for adventure, adoration and the throne, But all changes when Fabious's beautiful fianc退e Belladonna (Zooey Deschanel) is kidnapped and Thadeous is ordered by the King to join Prince Fabious on a quest to rescue her from the evil clutches of an evil wizard!

Rubber - 0ur DVD Pick of the Week is the truly bizarre story of Robert, an inanimate tire that has been abandoned in the desert, and suddenly and inexplicably comes to life! As Robert roams the bleak landscape, he discovers that he possesses telepathic powers that give him the ability to destroy anything he wishes without having to move. At first content to prey on small desert creatures and various discarded objects, his attention soon turns to humans; leaving a swath of destruction across the desert landscape, Robert becomes a chaotic force to be reckoned with, and truly a movie villain for the ages. Directed by legendary electro musician Quentin Dupieux (Steak, Nonfilm), RUBBER is smart, funny and wholly original.

The Last Pictue Show - Director's Cut - Jonathan Melville discusses Peter Bogdanovich's 70's stylish classic THE LAST PICTURE SHOW which has been digitally restored and will be back in cinemas from 15 April 2011. Based on acclaimed writer Larry McMurtry's novel and featuring a talent-laden cast,led by Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd and Timothy Bottoms, the film is a study of life in a small Texas town during the 1950s, and how characters' lives intertwine.

Stanley Kubrick's brother in law Jan Harlan discusses Napoleon, his unmade masterpiece!

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It's the end of an era as Janice reviews the final Harry Potter film.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Social media consultant Colin Fraser reviews David Fincher's THE SOCIAL NETWORK - written by West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin and starring Jesse Eisenberg as the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg.

We'll hear about two spectacular film events in concert halls in the weeks to come - ICARUS AT THE EDGE OF TIME - a family concert featuring visuals by artists Al & Al, the music of Philip Glass, and a story based on the Icarus myth, written by leading mathematician and physicist Brian Greene; and live organ accompaniment to the classic American horror movie Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh.

With the release of EASY A - a high school movie based on Nathaniel Hawthorne's Georgian novel The Scarlet Letter, Graeme Virtue looks at why so many period novels are being transposed to a contemporary high school setting.

And Glasgay director Steven Thompson talks Janice through his festival's film programme.

Janice Forsyth reviews The Social Network, and hears about the Glasgay film programme.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

'We Bought a Zoo' Acclaimed filmmaker Cameron Crowe (Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous) directs this true story about a single dad who decides his family needs a fresh start, so he and his two children move to the most unlikely of places: a zoo. With the help of an eclectic staff, and with many misadventures along the way, the family works to return the dilapidated zoo to its former wonder and glory. We review the film with critics, Ian Hoey and Nigel Floyd.

Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema (Friday 16th March til Sunday 18th March) Director, Alison Strauss, Ruth Washbrook from Scottish Screen Archive and Pianist, Neil Brand discuss the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema. The Hippodrome is 100 years old this year so as part of a Festival weekend full of classic and rare films, workshops for all ages, and live musical accompaniment, there will be more world-class musicians and guests such as Neil Brand and Stephen Horne, three Scottish premières, three new commissions and two major restorations.

Our DVD Pick of the Week is 'Snowtown'; Australian director, Justin Kurzell discusses his devastating debut feature, which charts the loss of innocence of a teenager who came under the spell of the notorious serial killer, John Bunting, in the 1990s.

'D-BOX' Cineworld: Cutting edge technology - we've been hearing about 3D for ages; How about 4D? Cineworld in Glasgow have added a new dimension to the cinema experience with the introduction of 35 'D-BOX motion seats.'

In Darkness - A dramatisation of one man's rescue of Jewish refugees in the Nazi-occupied Polish city of Lvov. We review the film with critics Ian Hoey and Nigel Floyd.

The Movie Cafe hears all about the Festival of Silent Cinema at the Hippodrome.

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Actor Martin Compston talks to Pasquale Iannone about The Disappearance of Alice Creed, plus a leading ghostwriter reviews Roman Polanski's The Ghost.

Featuring a look at The Disappearance of Alice Creed and Roman Polanski's The Ghost.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Two of the supervising animators on the new Disney Pixar movie Toy Story 3 talk about how they integrated a whole new group of toys with old favourites such as Woody, Buzz Lightyear and Mr Potato Head. Make sure you tune in to find out about Ken's best outfits, Lotso, the strawberry-scented bear with a tough centre, and a baby that's anything but harmless.

And film critic Graeme Virtue will be looking ahead to the toy and game-based movies which we could see in the years to come - based on everything from Lego to Monopoly.

The director of the Edinburgh International Festival, Jonathan Mills, introduces us to BLISS, a 1985 film from director Ray Lawrence based on Peter Carey's novel about an adman who wakes up following a heart operation and believes he's ended up in hell. The film is being screened as part of a season to whet our appetite for Edinburgh Festival productions in August and September.

And what makes a film so bad it's good? As Tommy Wiseau's excruciating film THE ROOM (dubbed by one critic 'The Citizen Kane of bad movies') comes to Glasgow, we'll be looking at films that have become cult viewing because they are so very bad....

Featuring two of the animators of Toy Story 3. Plus what makes a film so bad, it's good?

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Falling In and Out of Love with Star Wars -The Star Wars saga will at long last be released in a high-definition home video format as all six movies come to Blu-Ray in a Box Set this week, Film Critic Film/DVD Critic for The Scotsman Alistair Harkness reviews the bumper new package and discusses his enduring relationship with the franchise.

'You Instead' (directed by David McKenzie - whose previous films include Hallam Foe and Young Adam) is out this week and we have another chance to hear our interview with the director, and actor Gavin Mitchell, who plays band manager, 'Bobby' in this 'rock n roll romcom' which was shot in just five days on location at Scotland's T in the Park. It's the story of two rival rock stars, played by Luke Treadaway and Natalia Tena, who - as you do - find themselves accidentally handcuffed together!

Our DVD Pick of the Week is The Outsiders - Based on the best-selling novel by S.E. Hinton, THE OUTSIDERS is Francis Ford Coppola's classic coming-of-age drama starring a veritable who's who of the 80s Bratpack - C Thomas Howell, Ralph Maccio, Rob Lowe, Matt Dillon, Patrick Swayze, Emilio Estevez, Tom Cruise and Diane Lane.

Take One Action/Edin Docs - Take One Action is Scotland's global action cinema project- linking audiences, movies, campaigners and communities to inspire shared responses to issues of global concern - their festival is about to kick off and we'll hear all about, alongside a spokesperson for EDINDOCS the Documentary Film Festival which aims to bring quality, independent documentary film to Scotland's capital.

Studio: We hear from Louise Robina Happ退 - Editor In Chief of 'STUDIO' - a new online magazine, aimed specifically at women.

Star Wars - the saga has arrived on Blu-ray and we look again at this long strange story.

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Mad Men star Jared Harris discusses playing the iconic villain Moriarty in Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows. We also review the film in the company of film writers Nigel Floyd and Alan Barnes.

'Sherlock Holmes On Screen' (Updated edition) - Author, Alan Barnes discuss the updated version of his book about Conan Doyle's master detective on screen. It surveys over a century's worth of his exploits in film and television, from the silent era to the present day and now is updated with entries on the BBC's modern-day Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, and director Guy Ritchie's all-action Sherlock Holmes, starring Robert Downey Jr.

'Meet Me In St Louis' - Allison Kerr discusses this classic title from 1944; one of the greatest musicals ever made, it tells the story of a turn-of-the-century family in suburban, midwestern St. Louis.

Our DVD Pick of the Week is The Guard. We have another chance to hear from the writer and directer John Michael McDonagh about this critically acclaimed film which stars Brendan Gleason as an unorthodox Irish policeman who joins forces with a straitlaced FBI agent, (played by Don Cheadle,) to take on international drug smuggling.

Dreams of A Life - We review this unsettling documentary about the life of Joyce Vincent, who died in her bedsit in North London in 2003; her body wasn't discovered for three years!

Jared Harris discusses playing the villain Moriarty in Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows.

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Adele Hartley looks at new comedy I Love You, Man.

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Edinburgh Film Festival director James Mullighan discusses the news from the festival.

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Kevin Lewis discusses Nick Moran's adaptation of his bestselling memoir of his tough childhood, The Kid.

Janice reviews Martin Compston's latest performance, as a young man whose life takes a new turn when he discovers the Northern Soul scene of the late 1970s, Soulboy.

Director Debra Granik talks to the Movie Cafe about her film Winter's Bone, a tense Missouri-based drama about a young woman trying to save her family's home after her drug-dealing father skips bail.

Plus Janice talks to the man behind the reopening of Glenrothes' town centre cinema, and finds out from the director of Regional Screen Scotland whether we are seeing a revival of cinema culture in towns around the country.

Janice Forsyth's film show with Kevin Lewis on The Kid and Debra Granik on Winter's Bone.

Janice Forsyth's film show with Kevin Lewis on The Kid and Debra Granik on Winter's Bone.

Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Kevin Lewis discusses Nick Moran's adaptation of his bestselling memoir of his tough childhood, The Kid.

Janice reviews Martin Compston's latest performance, as a young man whose life takes a new turn when he discovers the Northern Soul scene of the late 1970s, Soulboy.

Director Debra Granik talks to the Movie Cafe about her film Winter's Bone, a tense Missouri-based drama about a young woman trying to save her family's home after her drug-dealing father skips bail.

Plus Janice talks to the man behind the reopening of Glenrothes' town centre cinema, and finds out from the director of Regional Screen Scotland whether we are seeing a revival of cinema culture in towns around the country.

Janice Forsyth's film show with Kevin Lewis on The Kid and Debra Granik on Winter's Bone.

Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Kevin Lewis discusses Nick Moran's adaptation of his bestselling memoir of his tough childhood, The Kid.

Janice reviews Martin Compston's latest performance, as a young man whose life takes a new turn when he discovers the Northern Soul scene of the late 1970s, Soulboy.

Director Debra Granik talks to the Movie Cafe about her film Winter's Bone, a tense Missouri-based drama about a young woman trying to save her family's home after her drug-dealing father skips bail.

Plus Janice talks to the man behind the reopening of Glenrothes' town centre cinema, and finds out from the director of Regional Screen Scotland whether we are seeing a revival of cinema culture in towns around the country.

Janice Forsyth's film show with Kevin Lewis on The Kid and Debra Granik on Winter's Bone.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme. Featuring reviews of BURLESQUE, TRON: LEGACY and FRED: THE MOVIE. Plus the 'star' of the documentary CATFISH, the year's second biggest Facebook film.

Janice Forsyth with reviews of Burlesque, Tron: Legacy and Fred: The Movie.

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My Kidnapper: Director Mark Henderson discusses My Kidnapper - an emotional journey revisiting his own experience of being kidnapped, told from all sides. A powerful and fascinating documentary which has been acclaimed by festivals worldwide, the film will now be released in UK cinemas.

Harry Shearer - Comic genius Harry Shearer universally recognised as Derek Smalls from Spinal Tap and as the voices of Ned Flanders, Mr Burns and countless others in The Simpsons discusses The Big Uneasy his investigation into the effects of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans and why the storm left such a stain of shame on the country.

'Paul' - Director Greg Mottolla discuss 'Paul' which stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead) who have reunited for the comedy adventure as two sci-fi geeks whose pilgrimage takes them to America's UFO heartland.

Our DVD Pick of the Week is the hot Oscar tip The Social Network

And 'Tales From The Shipyard' - We hear all about a major project between Scottish Screen Archive, the BFI National Archive, and Northern Region Film and Television Archive celebrating Britain's shipbuilding heritage. This will showcase three significant and innovative films from the collections of the Scottish Screen Archive: Scotland's first Oscar-winning film, 'Seawards the Great Ships' (1960) 'The Bowler and the Bunnet' (1967), a documentary about the shipyards of Govan by Sean Connery and a newly restored colour film of the 'Queen Mary Leaving the Clyde' following fit-out in 1936.

Comic genius Harry Shearer discusses his new documentary The Big Easy.

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The Eagle - Kevin McDonald The Oscar winning director of 'The Last King of Scotland'. Kevin McDonald will be on hand to tell us all about the Roman epic adventure 'THE EAGLE.' It's based on a classic novel by Rosemary Sutcliff and set in the dangerous world of second-century Britain. Following on from his interview, we have a review with critics Siobhan Synnot and Alastair Harkness

Benda Bilili: We hear all about an extraordinary documentary that follows 'Staff Benda Bilili', a band of disabled Congolese musicians and street children, who electrify the streets of Kinshasa with the sounds of rumba-rooted grooves, vibrant vocals and echoes of old-school rhythm and blues. The film follows their journey from rehearsing on the sidewalks of Kinshasa, and local zoo, to performing their first European concerts, singing songs about the polio that impaired them and life on the street whilst "sheges," abandoned kids, follow and give a helping hand to the band.

Submarine The director and cast of this acclaimed new comedy discuss the film which follows a 15-year-old boy with two objectives: To lose his virginity before his next birthday, and to stop his mother from leaving his father for her dance teacher.

Our DVD Pick of the Week is the Let Me In - the story of a bullied young boy who befriends a young female vampire.

And finally we hear about Route Irish from the famed director Ken Loach. He has turned his attention to private security contractors in Iraq with this project.

Kevin McDonald discusses The Eagle and Ken Loach discusses Route Irish.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Could there have been a more fitting film to open the Edinburgh International Film Festival on Wednesday night? Janice talks to director Sylvain Chomet about his animated feature THE ILLUSIONIST, the tale of a 1950s magician whose livelihood is threatened by rock and roll musicians. Set largely in Scotland, the beautiful hand-drawn film has been described as a 'love letter to Edinburgh'.

With the World Cup gathering pace, we bring you the story of a group of heroic sporting underdogs - the Afghan National Cricket Team, whose recent surprise success is documented in the film OUT OF THE ASHES.

And with Bill Nighy sporting a Leslie Phillips-style moustache to play a suave assassin in WILD TARGET, we ask why Hollywood is hiring so many ageing hitmen.

Janice Forsyth speaks to Sylvain Chomet about his animated feature The Illusionist.

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Snowtown director Justin Kurzell discusses his chilling crime movie masterpiece.

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Janice Forsyth with all the film and DVD news and interviews you'll need for the weekend.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

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Janice Forsyth talks to award-winning film composer Craig Armstrong, who worked on Baz Luhrmann's Romeo and Juliet and Moulin Rouge, Love Actually and The Incredible Hulk.

In a special edition Janice Forsyth talks to award-winning film composer Craig Armstrong.

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Janice is joined by two young Harry Potter fans to hear their thoughts on the penultimate film. Are they sad that the story's nearing its end? And what does their mum think about the scarier parts of the film - is it really suitable for younger children?

The UK's first ever Disability Film Festival runs this year - Curator Paul Darke tells Janice why it's so important to boost the profile of disabled people on the silver screen.

The Director behind this year's Palme D'Or winner at Cannes, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, talks to Gail Tolley about his film and the response it's provoked at home in Thailand.

"Chico and Rita" tells the story of two musicians in 1940s Havana. Is the role of the soundtrack more prolific in a film told through animation?

And an interview with Holly Lubbock, about her documentary film chronicling the journey of a South African High School choir to their performance at an International Arts Festival in England.

Plus, our DVD picks of the week and how some of cinema's most iconic soundtracks were born, as we look in to the Radio Scotland Zones.

Produced by Rich Preston.

Featuring Harry Potter, the Disability Film Festival and a Palme d'Or-winning director.

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Janice Forsyth discusses Marley, Kevin Macdonald's portrait of the reggae superstar.

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Janice Forsyth with film and DVD news and interviews, featuring actor Michael Stuhlbarg talking about working with the Coen brothers on their new film A Serious Man.

Featuring actor Michael Stuhlbarg talking about working with the Coen brothers.

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Actor and director Peter Mullan discusses his latest directorial outing the powerful drama Neds and we hear from the 17-year-old Scottish star of the film Connor McCarron.

Also on the show, we preview this year's Glasgow Film Festival with co-directors Allan Hunter and Alison Gardner

Our DVD Pick of the Week is cult classic, Morgan A Suitable case For Treatment

Breakfast At Tiffany's It's 50 years since Audrey Hepburn first captivated audiences as the ultra-chic, riotously scatty Holly Golightly, who threw the most hedonistic parties in town, we look again at the enduring appeal of Breakfast At Tiffany's, which is set for a new cinematic release from the 21st of January.

Actor and director Peter Mullan discusses his latest directorial outing, Neds.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable film programme.

Jake Gyllenhaal has said he wants to be taken less seriously as an actor. So will his role in PRINCE OF PERSIA help him to achieve his wish?

Werner Herzog is the cult director behind Fitzcarraldo and Aguirre: The Wrath of God. So why has he remade Abel Ferrara's 1992 cop drama BAD LIEUTENANT, with Nicolas Cage?

Israeli filmmaker Haim Tabakman talks to Janice about his taboo-breaking gay love story EYES WIDE OPEN, set within Jerusalem's Orthodox Jewish community.

We interview Scottish-born actor, writer and director Robert Cavanah about PIMP - his gangster movie set within the Soho sex industry, which stars Martin Compston, Billy Boyd and Danny Dyer.

Plus we bring you news of the return of the pre-feature short.

Janice Forsyth with reviews of Prince of Persia and Werner Herzog's Bad Lieutenant.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

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Janice Forsyth with film and DVD news and interviews, featuring Anna Kendrick discussing her role in Up In The Air and a talk with the Scottish producer of 44 Inch Chest.

Anna Kendrick talks about Up In The Air and we meet the Scottish producer of 44 Inch Chest

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Janice Forsyth with all the film news and interviews you'll need for the weekend.

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An international edition of Janice Forsyth's weekly film programme.

Featuring an interview with Debs Gardner-Paterson, director of AFRICA UNITED - an exhuberant film which follows the epic journey of a group of children who cross the continent to take part in the opening ceremony of the football World Cup.

We hear from the directors of the AFRICA IN MOTION Film Festival which opens in Edinburgh this evening, and from one of Africa's leading documentary makers, Cameroonian filmmaker Jean-Marie Teno.

Glasgow-based Venezuelan filmmaker Aimara Reques reviews CARLOS, the story of Venezuelan revolutionary and terrorist Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, aka 'Carlos the Jackal'.

We hear how National Schools Film Week introduces school pupils to European language films.

And we ask whether members of a film club for people with Asperger's Syndrome identified with the lead characters in the stunning new animated film MARY AND MAX, which chronicles the correspondence between a lonely 8-year-old girl in Australia and a 44-year-old Jewish man with Asperger's, who lives in New York.

Janice Forsyth with the weekly film programme, featuring Mary And Max and Carlos.

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"House of Automata" is a specialist automata company, restoring, advising on, and making automata to commision. Their clients include collectors, auction houses, media and museums. Michael and Maria Start from the House of Automata talk about their automata workshop and store in the small village of Kinloss and also about the important involvement they have had in the recent films, Hugo and Woman in Black. They tell us what exactly automata is, the skills required and what it was like to work alongside film greats such as Martin Scorsese.

The Devils - Actor Dudley Sutton discusses his work on The Devils - Forty years ago, The Devils caused outrage amongst audiences and critics after one of the longest-running battles with the BBFC was resolved and the film finally opened in cinemas. Now recognised as a landmark in British film history, The Devils finally gets its DVD premiere on 19 March, released by the BFI in the original UK X certificate version.

Dexter Fletcher - Wild Bill is Dexter Fletcher's directorial debut - he discusses this this East London Western - a heartwarming, family-driven crime drama.

Our DVD Pick of the Week is 'Moneyball' the critically acclaimed sports drama nominated for 6 Academy Awards including Best Picture and Actor. Based on a true story BRAD PITT, JONAH HILL and Academy Award winner PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN deliver captivating performances in this underdog story about a team manager who revolutionized the rules of the game forever

The Hunger Games - Actor, Josh Hutcherson caught up with the Movie Caf退's Ian Boffey to talk about his life and huge role as Peeta Mellark in The Hunger Games.

Rendez Vous with French Cinema - Richard Mowe previews this year's RENDEZ-VOUS WITH FRENCH CINEMA. The festival premieres some of the best in French cinema for the first time in both London & Edinburgh (at the Filmhouse) ahead of the films' release in the UK over the coming months, and shines a great spotlight on French cinema - which of course is hugely prominent at the moment given The Artist's recent successes across the board during the awards circuit.

Actor Josh Hutcherson discusses his huge role as Peeta Mellark in The Hunger Games.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme. Interviews with directors Gurinder Chadha and Alex Cox. Plus reviews of The Joneses and Dogtooth.

Interviews with directors Gurinder Chadha and Alex Cox. Plus a review of Dogtooth.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Janice reviews Catherine Zeta-Jones' new film THE REBOUND, in which she plays a suburban mom who leaves her husband and falls for her 20-something babysitter.

Emmy Award-winning composer Hummie Mann talks to Janice about the art of scoring for film.

We go on the Black Isle set of the new action thriller A LONELY PLACE TO DIE.

There's an interview with the man behind the film festival with the best name in the country - Lanarkshire's DEEP FRIED FILM FESTIVAL.

And Billy Bragg joins Janice to talk about BREAKING ROCKS - a film that documents his scheme to rehabilitate prisoners by giving them guitars and encouraging them to make music in their cells.

Janice Forsyth reviews Catherine Zeta-Jones' new film The Rebound.

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Edinburgh International Film Festival: Highlights and Lowlights - Caf退 regular critics Paul Gallagher, Gail Tolley and Pasquale Iannonne share their thoughts on 'what's hot and what's not' at this years EIFF, as well as discussing all the latest news and gossip.

Cutter's Way - In celebration of its 30th anniversary, 'Cutter's Way' will be re-released from the 24th of June. Ahead of its return to the big screen, we look again at this cult classic: an intriguing thriller featuring John Heard as the boozy, belligerent Vietnam veteran Alex Cutter, who seeks passionate revenge on a murderer when his aimless friend Richard Bone (Jeff Bridges) is falsely accused of the crime.

Ghosted - Martin Compston and John Lynch discuss their brutal and gritty prison drama which tells the story of Jack (Lynch), a model prisoner who, with just three months of his sentence left, finds out that his wife has left him on the anniversary of their son's death. Faced with an uncertain future outside, he turns his attention to new inmate Paul (Compston) and the two develop a strong bond. Jack does his best to protect Paul, but the ghosts of both their pasts catch up with them.

'Rabbit Hole' is our DVD Pick Of The Week - a portrait of a family searching for what remains possible in the most impossible of all situations; Becca and Howie Corbett (NICOLE KIDMAN and AARON ECKHART) are returning to their everyday existence in the wake of a shocking, sudden loss.

Paul Feig: A conversation with the director of Bridesmaids, the Judd Apatow-produced movie starring Kristen Wiig.

Bridesmaids: We review this fantastic new comedy about women that isn't strictly a chick flick!

EIFF: Highlights and Lowlights. What's hot and what's not at the 2011 festival.

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Pasquale Iannone with all the film and DVD news and interviews you'll need for the weekend.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Janice reviews reviews EAT PRAY LOVE - Glee creator Ryan Murphy's adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's bestselling books, starring Julia Roberts as a disillusioned 40-something who takes off on a round-the-world journey to find herself... And she also looks at WORLD'S GREATEST DAD - the latest Robin Williams film which some critics have said is a return to fine form.

Simon Bateson talks us through the programme of this year's TAKE ONE ACTION film festival, which aims to engage and spark discussion about global issues - such as climate change, education, food shortages and environmental catastrophes.

Controversial director Gaspar Noe talks to the Movie Cafe about his latest film ENTER THE VOID, a fully immersive film about a drug dealer and a stripper in contemporary Tokyo, which has been compared to Stanley Kubrick's 2001.

And we celebrate the re-release of FROM HERE TO ETERNITY, the 1953 war drama/romance set in Hawaii and starring Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Frank Sinatra and Deborah Kerr.

Janice Forsyth reviews Eat Pray Love and World's Greatest Dad.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

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Take Shelter: We review this remarkable and intense psychological thriller.

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Chris Kane and guests review the best and worst of 2009, plus Sam Taylor Wood dicusses her film Nowhere Boy and we tell you whether it's worth seeing Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes.

Chris Kane and guests review the best and worst of 2009.

25/02/201020100228

A Glasgow Film Festival special featuring Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Kirk Jones and Idris Elba.

25/03/201020100328

Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

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Janice Forsyth's weekly film programme.

Janice talks to CONTROL director Anton Corbijn about his latest film, THE AMERICAN, which stars George Clooney as an assassin on the run and hiding out in the Italian mountains.

Film critic Nigel Floyd reviews MACHETE, a gory revenge movie which draws on 70s exploitation movies and was borne out of a spoof trailer made to promote Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino's Grindhouse project.

Two Stieg Larsson aficionados review the third of the Swedish adaptations of Larsson's Millennium trilogy, THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET'S NEST.

As Tony Scott's UNSTOPPABLE - the true story of a runaway train carrying toxic chemicals - comes to cinemas, starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine, critic Graeme Virtue asks if it's Tony Scott himself who should be stopped from making forgettable action thrillers.

Plus a look ahead to the Cromarty Film Festival.

Janice Forsyth's weekly film programme. She talks to Anton Corbijn about The American.

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Janice Forsyth with all the film news and interviews you'll need for the weekend.

26/04/201220120429

Janice Forsyth on all things film, including Albert Nobbs and Damsels in Distress.

26/04/201220120429

Janice Forsyth on all things film, including Albert Nobbs and Damsels in Distress.

26/05/201120110529

The capital has a shiny new orchestra set up specifically to showcase the music of film composers. The Edinburgh Film Music Orchestra have just performed their first concert and director Yati Durant will be chatting to Janice about the orchestra and the pivotal role played by music when it comes to the cinema.

Janice hears about a newly formed orchestra dedicated to film music.

26/08/201020100829

Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

26/11/200920091129

Two teachers review new British comedy Nativity, plus director Stephen Poliakoff and actress Romola Garai talk to The Movie Cafe about their pre-World War 2 drama Glorious 39.

Two teachers review Nativity, plus Stephen Poliakoff discusses his new film.

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Janice Forsyth with the film programme. Sex and the City obsessive James Kleinmann talks about the new movie and cinematographer Jack Cardiff's son discusses his father's work.

Janice Forsyth reviews Sex and the City 2.

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Janice Forsyth with all the film and DVD news and interviews you'll need for the weekend.

27/10/201120111030

The Adventures of Tintin - We review Steven Spielberg's new film , The Adventures of Tintin a 3D film based on the series of comic books created by Belgian artist Herg退 (Georges Remi). The script is actually based on three of the stories: The Crab with the Golden Claws, The Secret of the Unicorn and Red Rackham's Treasure and it is directed by Steven Spielberg, produced by Sir Peter Jackson, and written by Steven Moffat, Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish.

'Outpost: Black Sun - If you thought that Brad Pit's "World War Z" was the only zombie movie being filmed in Scotland this year - think again."Outpost: Black Sun" is a horror film being produced by Scottish based production company, Black Camel Pictures. The movie, which features the neat combo of undead Nazi-zombie-ghosts, is a beefed up sequel to the original "Outpost" movie, we have a location report from the set.

Miles Fielders Guide to planning your own Halloween 'All Nighter' - Yes you can invite friends over, watch alone or with a partner, make popcorn, put on some fancy dress if you like. But we wouldn't leave you completely to your own devices instead we have invited the List's film critic Miles Fielder in to provide a 'creative blueprint' and offer some informed advice.

Our DVD Pick of the Week is the TRIPLE OSCAR NOMINATED THE CONVERSATION which has its UK BLU-RAY PREMIERE 31ST OCTOBER 2011 Written & Directed by Francis Ford Coppola it stars Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Robert Duvall Teri Garr, Harrison Ford, and Frederic Forrest

Gary Oldman - Acting legend Gary Oldman discusses National Schools Film Week which here in Scotland takes place from 27 Oct - 4 Nov. The goal is to support classroom teaching by providing schools with a powerful experience for their students that links directly to elements of the curriculum - supported by an on-line library of resources related to individual films and more generic topics - essentially an extension of the classroom.

FAUST - we preview an exciting event taking place at the (reputedly haunted!) Usher Hall for Hallowe'en. As well as watching the film, audience members are invited to dress up, arrive early to soak up the ambience in the bar beforehand and enjoy some live jazz, and then be freaked out their skins with a live s退ance to raise Edinburgh's resident spirits. Karl will give a brief explanation of the FAUST story and we'll hear some of the eery organ music played by Donald MacKenzie; which will accompany the film.

The Help we discuss one of the cinematic phenomena of 2011 in the US - it's perhaps the first grown-up, mainstream film to be released at the end of summer blockbuster season, Part conscience-searing history lesson, part shameless melodrama the film has grossed over $160 million at the US box office, and is the only film this year to have stayed at #1 for three consecutive weeks. The film is based on the 2008 bestselling novel by Kathryn Stockett, which sold 3 million copies in the US (staying on the New York Times bestseller list for a staggering 103 weeks), and 700,000 copies in the UK.

Tintin - We review Steven Spielberg's new film.

28/01/201020100131

Janice Forsyth with all the film and DVD news and interviews you'll need for the weekend.

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Janice Forsyth with all the film news and interviews you'll need for the weekend.

28/07/201120110731

Join Pasquale Iannone for the unmissable weekly film programme.

28/10/201020101031

Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Film critic Siobhan Synnot reviews John Landis' black comedy BURKE AND HARE - filmed largely on the streets of Edinburgh and retelling the story of the city's legendary 19th century grave robbers, the film stars Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis in the lead roles, but is it any good?

Still Game and Chewin' the Fat star Greg Hemphill, the narrator of THE DUNWICH HORROR talks about this gripping horror movie which has no visuals and is coming to the Grosvenor Cinema in Glasgow on Halloween.

We hear about the Document 8 Film Festival which is currently running in Glasgow and focuses on human rights and social issues around the world. In the wake of the recent rescue of the 33 Chilean miners, Janice will be joined by a filmmaker who has made a documentary about a family of miners who risk their lives illegally mining for coal in Poland, and finding out about films made over the last year in Edinburgh, Clydebank and Fife which highlight the stories of people living in poverty in Scotland today.

Director Lisa Cholodenko talks to the Movie Caf退 about her Sundance hit THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT - in which Annette Bening and Julianne Moore play a middle-aged lesbian couple whose lives are disrupted when their teenage kids go searching for their biological father.

AND: we ask what it's like to be an extra on a film set, and what the reality is of sitting through a finished film in the hope that your performance didn't end up on the cutting room floor. Joining the discussion will be two Glasgow-based regular extras, and a casting agent.

Janice Forsyth reviews Burke And Hare, and hears what it's like to be a film extra.

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Peter Lord - co-founder and creative director of the Aardman Animations studio discusses THE PIRATES! IN AN ADVENTURE WITH SCIENTISTS' which arrives in cinemas this week. HUGH GRANT stars in his first animated role as the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain - a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. We also review the film with critic Paul Gallagher.

Cinema For the Mature Audience - it's been called a Rom-Com for oldies and a 'travelogue with elephants' but one thing is undeniable - The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, starring some of Britain's finest actors - has been something of a box office phenomenon - absolutely packing in audiences, of an older generation, since it was released last month..including folk who've not been to the pictures for years! It prompted our reporter Bob Dickson - who freely admits to being no longer in the first flush of youth - to ask how well cinema goers of 'that certain age' are catered for by the film industry.

City of Stars - is a new exhibition, curated by journalist Alison Kerr, which features photographs of the greatest stars from the movie and music world as they passed through Glasgow from the 1920s onwards to meet their fans, to promote their films and to perform.

Scotland's first ever mass participation film project, Northern Lights: Filmmaker and Edinburgh University lecturer Nick Higgins discusses this project, part of the Year of Creative Scotland, where people will be invited to submit footage, documenting their experience of Scotland and a snapshot of their lives. A feature length documentary will then be made from the submissions (by Nick ), which will be toured across Scotland before the end of the year.

Into The Abyss: We discuss Werner Herzog's new film, which features conversations with death row inmate Michael Perry (interviewed 8 days before his execution) and those affected by his crime. It serves as an examination of why people - and 'the state' - kill.

Aardman director Peter Lord talks about The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists.

29/04/201020100502

Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme, featuring David Bond, director of Erasing David, and actors Ian Hart and Kyle Ward talking about A Boy Called Dad.

Janice Forsyth with the film programme, featuring David Bond, director of Erasing David.

29/07/201020100801

Pasquale Iannone with the unmissable weekly film programme.

Pasquale celebrates a raft of new action movie releases - talking to SMOKIN ACES director Joe Carnahan, who's breathed new life into 80s favourite THE A TEAM; reviewing Will Smith's son Jaden's performance as the new KARATE KID; and speaking to DOLPH LUNDGREN about THE EXPENDABLES, Sylvester Stallone's action bonanza which stars a whole host of inter-generational action heroes - including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Jet Li, and Jason Statham.

We look ahead to two productions in Edinburgh this August in which live action is fused with impressive film projections - Chile's TEATRO CINEMA, whose shows SIN SANGRE and THE MAN WHO FED BUTTERFLIES almost create a brand new art form, so closely is the live action and film fused together; and REEL TO REAL: THE MOVIE MUSICAL, an extravagant musical which celebrates the Chinese love of Warner and MGM musicals.

Plus Julie Dawn Cole, who played Veruca Salt in the 1971 film WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, talks about playing one of the brattiest characters in cinema, and about dealing with an obsessive fan.

Pasquale Iannone with The Expendables' Dolph Lundgren and A-Team director Joe Carnahan.

29/09/201120111002

Red State - we review Kevin Smith's critically acclaimed comic horror film Red State.

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Janice Forsyth with all the latest film and DVD news and interviews, including screenwriter Nick Hornby discussing An Education plus a review of Michael Jackson's This Is It.

Nick Hornby discusses An Education and there's a review of Michael Jackson's This Is It.

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Scottish actor, writer and director Peter Mullan looks back over his career.

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Another chance to hear a very special edition of the Movie Caf退; Janice Forsyth conducts an upbeat and in-depth interview with the much-loved actor, writer and director, Peter Mullan. He looks back over his career and touches on some of the values and ideas which have shaped his work; work which has included many critical and commercial successes. He also discusses working with great directors like Ken Loach and Steven Spielberg.

Another chance to hear Scottish actor, writer and director Peter Mullan discuss his work.

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Another chance to hear Scottish actor, writer and director Peter Mullan discuss his work.

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Janice Forsyth with all the film news and interviews you'll need for the weekend.

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Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

30/07/200920090802

Pasquale Iannone with all the film and DVD news and interviews you'll need for the weekend.

30/09/201020101003

Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme. Janice looks at the career of the late screen icon Tony Curtis, and looks forward to the re-release of Back to the Future. Plus Rodrigo Cortes on his thriller Buried, in which Ryan Reynolds is an American civilian truck driver, ambushed and taken hostage in Iraq, and held in a coffin-shaped wooden box.

Janice Forsyth looks at the career of the late screen icon Tony Curtis.

30/12/201020110102

Janice Forsyth with her favourite interviews from the past year.

Featuring interviews with award-winning Scottish composer Craig Armstrong, Oscar-winning Scottish filmmaker Kevin Macdonald, and Aaron Johnson and Christopher Mintz-Plasse on their roles in Kick Ass.

Plus Amy Hardie, whose very personal documentary The Edge of Dreaming has been wowing audiences at film festivals around the world, and comedian Susan Calman and novelist Jenny Colgan on their guilty pleasure - Pretty Woman.

Janice Forsyth with her favourite actor and director interviews of the year.

31/03/201120110403

Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.

31/12/200920100103

Janice Forsyth talks to actor, director and biographer Simon Callow.

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Pasquale Iannone takes the hot seat on the unmissable weekly film programme.

Join Pasquale Iannone for the unmissable weekly film programme.

0209/09/201020100912

Janice reviews Stephen Frears' adaptation of Posy Simmonds' comic strip Tamara Drewe.

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