Culture Vulture: Middle Eastern Film Festival at the Filmhouse, Edinburgh

The Filmhouse ( are running a Middle Eastern Film Festival between Thursday, 7 February and Thursday, 21 February, 291. This year the Festival looks at Palestine through the lenses of Palestinian and Israeli filmmakers and…Read More

Review: Fertile Ground Festival, Portland

My first year attending the Fertile Ground Festival in Portland Oregon, USA, a 10 day gathering of art and performance whose only common thread is the work must be Portland based and premier here in Portland. Sponsored by the Portland Area Theater Alliance,…Read More

Review: “Revamped Too” – Tim Bragg (2012)

Revamped Too is largely a compilation of various tracks from Tim Bragg's back catalogue but also features some brand new recordings plus previously unreleased material. Tim Bragg is a talented and engaging multi-instrumentalist who has composed an impressive…Read More

Film Review: Argo

Director: Ben Affleck Writers: Chris Terrio (screenplay), Joshuah Bearman (article) Stars: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston and John Goodman| Argo tells the story of the CIA operation to get six US diplomats out of revolutionary Iran. Argo starts well by giving…Read More

Film Review: The Hunt 2012

The Hunt (2012) Jagten (original title) Certificate 15 115 min - Drama - 30 November 2012 (UK) Director: Thomas Vinterberg Writers: Thomas Vinterberg, Tobias Lindholm Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen and Annika Wedderkopp This is an incredibly…Read More

Film Review: Hitchcock (2012)

Hitchcock is essentially a  love story between influential filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and wife Alma Reville set during the filming of Psycho in 1959. Viewed as a love story the film is entertaining and very watchable. Many Hitchcock fans were clearly…Read More

The Descendants review

Check out this new review on the Counter Culture website
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