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EIFF 2019: Schemers (2019) dir: David McLean

This Dundee-set drama is based around the early days of music promoter David McLean’s career. While rather underbudgeted, it makes up for it somewhat via its undeniable spunk and energy. Starring Conor Berry, Tara Lee, Sean Connor and Grant R. Keelan.

Schemers (2019)

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EIFF 2018: George Michael: Freedom - Director’s Cut (2017)

The much-admired British pop star was working on this autobiographical documentary up until his untimely death, after which it was completed by his friend David Austin. The result works better as a tribute to the artist's talent and showmanship than it does as a deeper portrait of the man.

George Michael: Freedom - Director's Cut

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Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (2017) documentary

Sophie Fiennes' music documentary which paints a compelling and well-rounded (albeit not for the uninitiated) portrait of the temperamental Jamaica-born singer.

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

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Baby Driver

Joyous blend of genres presented with heart and a cinematic sense of cool that cannot be faked.

Ansel Elgort and Jamie Foxx in Baby Driver

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EIFF 2017: On the Sly: In Search of the Family Stone (2017) plus Q & A with Michael Rubenstone

It’s all about the journey, not the destination in this hugely entertaining documentary from Michael Rubenstone.

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