Film INDEX The Last Waltz (U) (Martin Scorsese, US, 1978) 117min. Park Circus re-issue of Scorsese’s film of The Band’s final concert performance, which has since become the benchmark by which rockumentary makers measure themselves. Selected release from Fri 2 Dec. Lawrence of Belgravia (tbc) (Paul Kelly, UK) 50min. Image-conscious ‘almost’ pop star Lawrence, optimistic leader of numerous bands, is examined in this documentary. Monorail Film Club screening, double bill with Take Three Girls. Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow. The Leopard (PG) (Luchino Visconti, Italy/France, 1963) Burt Lancaster, Claudia Cardinale, Alain Delon. 188min. 1860s Sicily, where revolution is underway to unite Italy as a republic, and the Prince of Salina (Lancaster) reflects sadly on the death of the aristocratic world and the rise of the crass bourgeoisie. Part of The Birth of a Nation: ‘Il Risorgimento’ in Italian Cinema. Filmhouse, Edinburgh. Les Enfants du Paradis (PG) ●●●●● (Marcel Carne, France, 1945) Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur. 190min. Marcel Carne’s classic tragic tale centres on ill-fated lovers, theatre mimes, attractive actresses and a woman-about-town who calls herself Garance. Great stuff, if a little overpoweringly emotive for a modern audience. Filmhouse, Edinburgh. The Light Bulb Conspiracy (E) (Cosima Dannoritzer, Spain/France, 2010) 75min. This documentary examines the concept of Planned Obsolescence, dreamt up by businessmen in the 1920s, and whose legacy is being felt in third world landfill sites today. Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow. Lili Reynaud-Dewar: Artist Talk and Screening Event (18) Artist Lili Reynaud-Dewar discusses her upcoming performance piece, which explores Jean
Genet’s political writings, accompanied by a showing of related films, including Genet’s own Un Chant d’Amour. Tramway, Glasgow. The Lion King (PG) ●●●●● (Roger Allers/Rob Minkoff, US, 1994) Voices of Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, Robert Guillaume. The first Disney animated feature to be based on an original story rather than a traditional folk or fairy tale, The Lion King retains all of the studio’s markers: impeccable animation, jolly songs, colourful characters and a strong moral guideline. Solid family fare and now in glorious 3D. Selected release. Little Town of Bethlehem (15) (Jim Hanon, Palestine, Israel, 2010) 75min. This documentary follows three men from different faiths in Israel and Palestine, combining forces to do good. Part of Inter- Faith Week. Filmhouse, Edinburgh. The Little Vampire (U) ●●●●● (Uli Edel, Germany/Netherlands/US, 2000) Jonathan Lipnicki, Richard E Grant, Jim Carter. 95min. Tony (Lipnicki), fresh from the orange groves of California, moves with his family to Scotland. He quickly becomes the leas popular kid in his class, but finds a playmate when a 10-year-old vampire conveniently falls down his chimney. Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow; Cineworld Parkhead, Glasgow. Live from the Met: Faust (E) (Des McAnuff, US, 2011) Jonas Kaufmann, René Pape, Marina Poplavskaya. 250min. Broadcast live from the Met opera in New York comes this new, 20th-century-set version of Gounod’s Faust. Selected screenings, Sat 10 Dec. Live from the Met: Rodelinda (E) (Stephen Wadsworth, US, 2011) Renée Fleming, Stephanie Blythe, Andreas Scholl. 255min. Live broadcast of Stephen Wadsworth’s acclaimed production of Handel’s opera in three acts. Selected screenings, Sat 3 Dec. Live from the Met: Satyagraha (E) (Phelim McDermott, US, 2011) Richard Croft. 250min. The Met’s acclaimed version of Philip Glass’ opera about the life of Mohandas K Gandhi is broadcast live to your cinema screen. Selected screenings, Sat 19 Nov. The Long Day Closes (12) (Terence Davies, UK, 1992) Marjorie Yates, Leigh McCormack, Anthony Watson. 85min. Beautiful, visually poetic film based on writer/director Davies early life in the Liverpool of the 1950s. Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee. The Look (15) (Angelina Maccarone, Germany/France, 2011) 90min. This documentary features Charlotte Rampling in conversation with numerous artists, writers, photographers and filmmakers. Part of the French Film Festival. Filmhouse, Edinburgh; Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow. Love Eternal (L’éternel retour) (12A) (Jean Delannoy, France, 1943) Madeleine Sologne, Jean Marais, Jean Murat. 107min. Delannoy and writer Jean Cocteau update the Tristan and Isolde story to World War II France. Part of the French Film Festival. Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee; Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow. LowDef – Leith Film and Video Night (tbc) Screening night for fiction, documentaries and experimental pieces by all Leith’s camcorder, smartphone or super 8 wielding amateur filmmakers. Word of Mouth, Edinburgh. Machine Gun Preacher (15) (Marc Forster, US, 2011) Gerard Butler, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Shannon. 129min. The true story of Sam Childers who progresses from drug dealer to crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who had been forced to become soldiers. General release. Mademoiselle Chambon (12A) ●●●●● (Stéphane Brizé, France, 2009) Vincent Lindon, Sandrine Kiberlain, Aure
Atika. 101min. Brizé’s chamber drama plays like a provincial French version of Brief Encounter: a moving, understated study of two adults who are scared by the upheaval that their attraction might provoke. Filmhouse, Edinburgh. Mala Noche (18) (Gus Van Sant, US, 1985) Doug Cooyate, Ray Monge, Tim Streeter. 78min. Gus Van Sant’s first feature, based on Walt Curtis’ autobiographical novel. Part of the Mad Love season. Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow. Man of Africa (PG) (Cyril Frankel, UK, 1956) 73min. This drama-documentary follows a Ugandan tribe forced to coexist with another, in the lead-up to independence. Filmhouse, Edinburgh. Margaret Tait’s Edinburgh (PG) (Margaret Tait, UK) 92min. From the mid 1950s to the early 1970s, Margaret Tait captured the lives of Edinburgh residents. This screening features newly rediscovered work. Part of Previously . . . Scotland’s History Festival. Filmhouse, Edinburgh. Midnight in Paris (12A) ●●●●● (Woody Allen, Spain/US, 2011) Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates. Gil (Wilson), a blustering screenwriter, is holidaying in Paris with his wife (McAdams) and her stuffy parents, when one night he is whisked off to a party with Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway. Allen’s amusing and cleverly sustained movie shows that he can still surprise and delight. Selected release. Miracle on 34th Street (U) (George Seaton, US, 1947) Maureen O’Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn, Gene Lockhart, Natalie Wood. 96min. When an old man is persuaded to play a department store Santa Claus he becomes a sensation, but is that because he may be the real deal? Heartwarming yuletide classic. Sloans, Glasgow. Moneyball (12A) ●●●●● (Bennett Miller, US, 2011) Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill,
GLASGOW CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street. 0141 352 4900. cca- glasgow.com Prices vary (free–£5).
Cineworld Parkhead Forge Shopping Centre, 1221 Gallowgate. 0871 200 2000. cineworld.co.uk £6.40–£7 (£4.80–£5.20; family ticket £20.40); 3D supplement £2.10 (£1.50); glasses 80p per pair. Off peak prices Mon–Thu before 5pm. Cineworld Renfrew Street 7 Renfrew Street. 0871 200 2000. cineworld.co.uk £6.90–£8.30 (£5.70; family ticket £22–£23.40); 3D supplement £2.10 (£1.50); glasses 80p per pair. Off peak prices Mon–Thu before 5pm and Fri–Sun before noon.
Eastwood Park Theatre Rouken Glen Road, Giffnock. 0141 577 4970. £4 (£3). Empire Clyde Regional Centre, 23 Britannia Way. 0871 471 4714. empirecinemas.co.uk £5.20–£6.75 (£5; family ticket £20); 3D supplement £1.50. Off peak prices Mon–Thu before 5pm; SaverDay Tuesday £3.95.
Glasgow Film Theatre 12 Rose Street. 0141 332 6535. glasgowfilm.org/theatre £7 (£5.50). Glasgow University Chapel University Avenue. 0141 330 4092. gla.ac.uk/chaplaincy Free, email japandeskscotland@google mail.com for info.
Grosvenor Ashton Lane, Hillhead. 0845 166 6002. grosvenorcafe.co.uk/cine ma £5–£7.75 (£4–£6; sofa seats £15–£30). Various peak and off peak prices throughout the week.
IMAX Theatre Glasgow Science Centre, 50 Pacific Quay. 0141 420 5000. gsc.org.uk/imax Feature films £9.95 (£7.95); IMAX science films: add £2.50 to Science Mall admission. Odeon at the Quay Springfield Quay, Paisley Road. 0871 22 44 007. odeon.co.uk £7.20–£8.60 (£5.05–£6.45; family ticket £20.20–£23.80); 3D supplement £2 (£1.60); glasses £1 per pair. Off peak prices Mon–Thu before 5pm.
Odeon Braehead X-scape, Kings Inch Road. 0871 2244 007. odeon.co.uk
£7.30–£8.60 (£5.40–£7; family ticket £21.60–£25.60); 3D supplement £2 (£1.60); glasses £1 per pair. Off peak prices Mon–Thu before 5pm.
Showcase Cinema Barrbridge Leisure Centre, Coatbridge. 0871 220 1000. showcasecinemas.co.uk £6.40–£7.70 (£5.55); 3D supplement £2; glasses £1 per pair. Off peak prices before noon. Showcase Cinema Griffin Avenue, Phoenix Business Park, Paisley. 0871 220 1000. showcasecinemas.co.uk £6.30–£7.70 (£5.65); 3D supplement £2; glasses £1 per pair. Off peak prices Mon–Fri before 6pm; Sat & Sun before noon.
Sloans 62 Argyle Arcade, 108 Argyle Street. 0141 221 8886. sloansglasgow.com/ eatfilm Free.
EDINBURGH Cameo 38 Home Street. 0871 902 5723. picturehouses.co.uk £5.30–£7.30 (£2–£5.80). Sunday double bills £7.30 (concessions £5.80; members free).Off peak price Tue–Fri before 5pm, all late shows and all day Mon; Wed first screening
£2 for concessions. Cineworld Fountainpark Fountain Park, 130/3 Dundee Street. 0871 200 2000. cineworld.co.uk £7.10–£8.30 (£5.40; family ticket £22.60); 3D supplement £2.10 (£1.50); glasses 80p per pair. Off peak prices Mon–Fri before 5pm.
Dominion 18 Newbattle Terrace. 0131 447 4771. dominioncinemas.net £6–£10.90 (£4.60–£7.90; seniors discount Sun–Thu only). Off peak prices before 6pm.
Filmhouse 88 Lothian Road. 0131 228 2688. filmhousecinema.com £5.60–£7.50 (£2.60–£5.50). Off peak prices Mon–Fri before 5pm (extra discount on Fri). Inspace 1 Crichton Street. 0131 650 2750. inspace.mediascot.org £5. Tickets for Future Shorts screening available at wegottickets.com; for Spanish Short Film Festival at eventbrite.co.uk
Odeon 118 Lothian Road. 0871 22 44 007. odeon.co.uk £7.50–£8.85 (£5.65–£6.90; family ticket £22–£26); 3D supplement £2 (£1.60); glasses £1 per pair. Off peak prices Mon–Thu before 5pm.
Odeon Wester Hailes 120 Wester Hailes Road, Westside Plaza. 0871 22 44 007. odeon.co.uk £6.60–£7.85 (£4.75–£6; family ticket £19.80–£23.40); premier seat upgrade £1.10 (family £4.40); 3D supplement £2 (£1.60); glasses £1 per pair. Off peak prices Mon–Thu before 5pm.
Pleasance Theatre 60 Pleasance. 0131 650 4673. eusalive.co.uk £9 (£6), see mountainfest.co.uk for info. Scottish National Portrait Gallery 1 Queen Street. 0131 624 6200. nationalgalleries.org Free.
Scotsman Screening Room Scotsman Hotel, 20 North Bridge. 0131 556 5565. scotsmanscreenings.com Film only £10. Meal packages £39.
St Bride’s Centre 10 Orwell Terrace, 0131 346 1405. 80p Vue Ocean Ocean Terminal, Ocean Drive, Victoria Dock, Leith. 0871 224 0240. myvue.com £5.95–£8.40 (£4.50–£6.25; family ticket £18–£25); 3D supplement £2.60 (£1.95). Off peak prices all day Mon–Thu and Fri before 5pm (extra discounts
Mon–Thu before 5pm).
Omni, Greenside. 0871 224 0240. myvue.com
family ticket £18–£25); 3D supplement £2.60 (£1.95).
Off peak prices all day Mon–Thu and Fri before
5pm (extra discounts Mon–Thu before 5pm).
Word of Mouth Café 3a Albert Street, Leith Walk.
Free, see lowdef.co.uk.
10 Hope Street, Bo’ness. 01324 506850. falkirk.gov.uk/ hippodrome £5.55 (£4.25; family ticket
University of Stirling, Stirling. 01786 466666. macrobert.org
(£4.25–£5.25). Off peak prices before 6pm.
Nethergate, Dundee. 01382 909900. dca.org.uk
£5–£6.50 (£4). Off peak prices before 5pm (extra
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