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Glasgow Film Festival 2020 reveals the focus of three special strands

11 Nov 2019

The annual celebration of film announces the first details of its upcoming programme

Returning for its 16th edition between Wed 26 Feb and Sun 8 Mar, the Glasgow Film Festival is one of the UK's most varied events devoted to national and international filmmakers, with yet another striking selection of screenings planned for 2020. The…

2040

11 Nov 20193 stars

Damon Gameau directs and stars in this hopeful documentary about creating a brighter future

No, this is not a prequel to Wong Kar-wai's 2046. Rather, with 2040, Australian actor-turned-director Damon Gameau delivers a hopeful documentary about a subject that has grown increasingly worrying these past few years: the health of the planet. The…

Last Christmas

11 Nov 20193 stars

Emilia Clarke stars in a syrupy but good-hearted rom-com, co-written by Emma Thompson

While actress Emma Thompson has a solid track record as a screenwriter (bagging an Oscar for her work on Sense and Sensibility and penning Nanny McPhee and Effie Gray), and has form with rom-coms as the co-writer of Bridget Jones's Baby, she's never…

Danny Elfman: 'I wanted the music in Nightmare to feel like it could have come from any time or place'

9 Nov 2019

In the 25th anniversary year of The Nightmare Before Christmas, we speak to the composer about performing the much-loved score live

Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas re-invented animated musicals for a whole new audience. In its 25th anniversary year, we talk to composer Danny Elfman about the joys and challenges of performing the score live in the UK for the first…

Ian McKellen: 'To imagine a career would come to an end when it's actually been so interwoven into life, I can't imagine it!'

8 Nov 2019

Veteran actor discusses celebrating his 80th year and his latest role in Bill Condon's mystery thriller, The Good Liar

Sir Ian McKellen is a larger than life presence. Sitting across from him at a large round table in a hotel suite room, it occasionally feels like we're having a relaxed chinwag at Bilbo Baggins shire cottage. He sets a genial atmosphere, booming with…