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Rob Dickie
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Writer, reader, film critic, world critic and hopelessly young dad. Though, if I'm honest, I spend more time cooking than anything else.
Writer, reader, film critic, world critic and hopelessly young dad. Though, if I'm honest, I spend more time cooking than anything else.

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EIFF 2014 Review: Hardkor Disko is an incendiary film about a disaffected generation

‘Be intense or be nothing’. This statement, made by a middle-aged architect during a civilised breakfast, is put forward as a motto for his daughter’s disaffected generation. Lacking in attention and purpose, they need ‘stimulus after stimulus’ to stay interested, to keep them feeling alive.

The phrase also becomes something like a raison d’être for Hardkor Disko, a film that hinges on its discomforting atmosphere and ability to aggravate the senses.

#EdFilmFest   #EIFF2014   #Film   #Review   #Edinburgh   #HardkorDisko  
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Edinburgh International Film Festival Review: Letter to the King

Following on from his ambitious debut Before Snowfall, Hisham Zaman's second feature is a well-observed ensemble piece, focusing on five Kurdish refugees who are given the chance to visit Oslo for the day.

#edfilmfest   #EIFF2014   #Film   #Review  
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#Review of The Tale of Iya from the Glasgow Film Festival 2014
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A #film  of unquestionable ambition and unrestrained joy - my #review  of Michel Gondry's Mood Indigo #GFF14  
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My Glasgow Film Festival review of The Dance of Reality, #Jodorowsky 's personal origin myth. #GFF14  
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My first review of Glasgow Film Festival 2014 , the arthouse giallo The Strange Colour of Your Body's Tears #gff14  
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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been elected the new rector of Glasgow University.
Read more here: http://bit.ly/1cVMXDR
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Another new van added to the fleet. This was taken outside our office in Glasgow.
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The Weaning Diaries #2
We've non-intentionally fell into the 'baby-led weaning' way of food giving. It wasn't something we set out to do, it's just sort of what we realised was best for Cleo and us through trial and error. We started with a mixture of purees and finger food, and ...
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Bruce Munro's Field of Light exhibition opened in Edinburgh tonight. Read more here, and view a picture gallery from The Scotsman's photographer Phil Wilkinson: http://ow.ly/tf2tO
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