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A legend retold: Alan Tennie on Hollywood versions of the King Arthur's story

Undated Film Still Handout from King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. Pictured: Vortigern (Jude Law). See PA Feature FILM Reviews. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Warner Brothers. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Revie

AS a central figure of medieval storytelling, King Arthur has been the subject of countless cinematic adaptations over the past century. From silent films to animation, from fantastical CGI-fuelled epics to love stories grounded in realism, Arthurian…

12:07am Sunday 21 May 2017

James Cosmo on Game of Thrones, Whisky Galore and his strange days on Big Brother

James Cosmo

IS James Cosmo’s mind these days wandering a little in a far off galaxy? For years, we’ve come to believe this 6ft 3in sandy-haired warrior is indelibly marked by integrity, authenticity and, thanks to his Braveheart appearance, blue face paint.

12:09am Saturday 29 April 2017

Henrik Stenson confirms he will compete in the Scottish Open

Stenson officially confirmed he will again contest Scotland’s premier event

Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open organisers surely will be strongly tempted to relive the final two rounds of last year's Open Championship with Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson set to tee-up at Dundonald.

10:32pm Wednesday 8 March 2017

'Playing RD Laing confirmed to me that we are all just a breath away from mental fragility': David Tennant on his new role

David Tennant as RD Laing in Mad To Be Normal

12:07am Sunday 19 March 2017

John McLellan: Film studio saga highlights capital's lack of direction

John McLellan

EDINBURGH is not exactly a stranger to film production, yet there is never any shortage of excitement when a movie crew rolls into town. Right now it feels as if Avengers Infinity War has taken over the city, with production trucks filling Parliament…

12:06am Thursday 6 April 2017

DVD Reviews: The Love Witch; Multiple Maniacs; Hell Drivers

Samantha Robinson as Elaine in The Love Witch

The Love Witch (15)

12:02am Friday 17 March 2017

Douglas Gordon on his Glasgow School of Art years, and his pro-indy tattoo – We Never Said No

Artist Douglas Gordon at GSA.

DOUGLAS Gordon and I have only just met but already he is leading me into uncharted territory. Namely the Stygian gloom of the gentlemen's cloakroom on the ground floor of the world-famous Mackintosh Building at the Glasgow School of Art,

12:09am Saturday 25 February 2017

Halfway to Paradise Sean Connery has an idyllic life in the Bahamas. So why does he still dream of Scotland?

What do you do if you are Sir Sean Connery and someone turns up at your door with a tragic tale about how his luggage has been mislaid at the airport and all he has is a pair of jeans, a shirt and tie? And it's sweltering outside. Do you offer a cup…

12:00am Saturday 8 March 2003

'I decided to tell a bit of the story about myself. It's a leap of faith' Sean Connery tells Michael Tierney why he has decided to take on his critics in the Scottish media

TO venture into an interview with Sir Sean Connery is like losing your virginity; life will never really be quite the same again.

12:00am Thursday 6 March 2003

LEADERS OF THE PACK Once there was only Sean Connery. Now a whole generation of Scottish talent is conquering Hollywood. And one photographer has made icons of them all

There was a time, and not so long ago, when Scotland's contribution to world cinema could be summed up in two words: Sean Connery. For a time in the eighties you could have perhaps added Bill Forsyth to that singularly select list, but for the most…

12:00am Saturday 22 December 2001
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