FilmSpace: High Life; The Hustle; A Dog's Journey
Film critic Calum Cooper examines some of the week’s additional releases, including Claire Denis’ thought provoking new sci-fi, a drab remake of an 80s comedy, and a dog film that’s corny but rewards the right audience.
High Life – ★★★★☆
Book Review - Scots and Catalans: Union and Disunion
Chris Bambery, author of A People’s History of Scotland co-author of Catalonia Reborn, reviews J.H. Elliott’s Scots and Catalans: Union and Disunion, Yale University Press, 2018
THE movements for independence in Catalonia and Scotland have, in the last decade, grown together and identify with each other. Both threaten the unity of key European states, key NATO members and allies of the USA. What unites these two movements and what is different?
FilmSpace at Glasgow Film Festival: All Creatures Here Below, Angel, All These Small Moments
FilmSpace is at the 15th Glasgow Film Festival, bringing a series of reviews on loads of new films. Film critic Scott Wilson reviews a feel-bad family story, a co-dependent relationship drama, and a middling coming of age movie.
All Creatures Here Below – ★★☆☆☆
FilmSpace at Glasgow Film Festival: Fighting With My Family, A Faithful Man, Only You
FilmSpace is at the 15th Glasgow Film Festival, bringing a series of reviews on loads of new films. Film critic Scott Wilson reviews a feel-good family story, a “very French” film of competing affections, and a Glasgow-based romance with two stunning lead performances.
Fighting With My Family – ★★★★☆