Category Archives: EIFF 2006

EIFF Day Ten, Screenings Four

What’s on today then? Shoot the Messenger, H6 Diary of an Assassin, The Killing of John Lennon and Sundays in August. A fair mixture indeed and no more than a half hour between showings. It’s interesting that going through the festival I’ve come up with so many suggestions on how to make it better, and

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EIFF Day Nine, Screenings Four

Another early start and a day of four films at the EIFF, with the final ending about 21:30. There’s a continual feeling of tiredness that’s just hanging around, and I’m yawning within a few minutes of getting up, but it is enjoyable, I’m seeing some great movies, and not so many bad ones. I think

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EIFF Day Eight, Screenings Three

Well I had hoped for a lot of rest last night but my fiancee and her bridesmaid-to-be had been out celebrating all day so that foiled plans of getting a restful early night! There was a big event party last night with a bunch of celebraties and a host of press and other non-important guests.

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EIFF Day Seven, Screenings One

Well I was supposed to go and see four films today starting about 09:45, but unfortunately an early morning finish from writing and an early start to get more done resulted in a splitting migraine. For those of you who aren’t migraine sufferers they can be intense, and I ended up with these horrible brightly

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EIFF Day Six, Screenings Four

It’s an early start again, and four movies today. Between two films this afternoon I have an eight minute gap, luckily also just a one screen walk! Well I made it. Three films so far and that dash between screens was easy enough. There’s just time to do a little writing before the Isreali film,

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EIFF Day three, Screenings two

So the third day begins. This morning I had some time before my first screening to get some writing done, unfortunately I used it to write up some news stories instead of doing the review, so I’m a bit behind. Hopefully the gap this afternoon will help me get out another. This evening is a

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EIFF Day One, Screenings Four

It all started a lot better than yesterday’s fiasco, with the arrival at the Press Office bang on 08:30 and finding them already open and waiting. My information and pack were obtained within seconds by a group of ladies who were quite nervous, perhaps they thought I was someone important! The pack was good this

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