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What #oscar winner Birdman says about mental wellbeing

A review from our Community Correspondent Emily McCurrie @caminosmem 3/5 Rated 15 I saw this film before the Oscars and it hadn’t originally caught my eye, but my partner suggested it and after seeing the trailer I really liked the look of it. I’ve become a bit of superhero junkie of late but unfortunately was […]

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Nightcrawler: a gripping thriller

A review from our Community Correspondent Emily McCurrie 5/5 Rated 15. General release until December 23. This was a gripping film about an unemployed man desperately looking for work. He was driven when selling himself to potential employers but also willing to do anything just to make a living. It raises the issue of just how […]

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Gone Girl

A review from our Community Correspondent Emily @caminosmem 5/5 General release, rating 18 I confess, I hadn’t read the book before seeing this film but having now seen it I’m glad I didn’t! The twists and turns within this film were gripping and I was excited that I didn’t know what was coming next. By […]

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Before I go to sleep

A review from our Community Correspondent Emily @caminosmem 4/5 – General release, rating 15 I was initially intrigued by this film due to the actors in it. I’ve always liked Nicole Kidman and who doesn’t like Colin Firth? The film didn’t let me down, the actors were great and Colin was great in his role. […]

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Free film tickets from Take One Action

  Are you part of a community group that has members who enjoy films about big issues? Our friend at Take One Action  have a limited number of free tickets for selected events at their film festival. There’s some great stuff on, with highlights including: Everyday Rebellion in Glasgow on September 20: a film about non-violence […]

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“A madman who knows how to use a camera? Whatever next?” – John tells us about his experience of making his film Simon Says PSYCHOSIS

A guest post from John Richardson of @SiSaysPSYCHOSIS Considering my first stint of abrasive reality arrived whilst studying film production; making a documentary on psychosis was naturally, inevitable. It was the Early Intervention in Psychosis service, which I’d recently been discharged from, that gave me ‘the prod’ to do so. I joined filmmaking forces with a psychologist in […]

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The Stars Look Down

Q: What do musician Edwyn Collins, journalist Sheena Macdonald, ex-footballer Danny McGrain and Hollywood A-lister George Clooney all have in common? A: All have suffered a serious brain injury at one point or another in their lives.  Also, all of them were invited to the premiere of Brain Injury Experience Network’s new DVD ‘Getting Your […]

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