Kevin McMahon: Quantum Magic

Kevin McMahon: Quantum Magic

★★★☆☆
MagicFest founder good, but not seen to best effect on a hot evening at Summerhall

Richard Wiseman

Richard Wiseman

★★★★☆
Not strictly magic, but an entertaining lecture by the popular psychology professor at MagicFest.

Colin Cloud: Kills

Colin Cloud: Kills

★★★★★
An hour of incredible, and at times unbelievable, entertainment which even the most cynical would be hard pushed not to be impressed by.

Fray

Fray

★★★★★

Bold, graceful and refreshing: The Cottier Chamber Project bewitches with complex choreographic abstractions mirroring a weighty musical selection.

The Diary of a Teenage Girl

The Diary of a Teenage Girl

★★★★☆
Tackles the taboo topic of underage love and sex in an uplifting and funny way, without ever making it sleazy.


The Winners:
5 Bomb Pile


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Black Mountain Poets

★★★★☆
Director Jamie Adams coaxes some wonderfully natural performances from the cast of this sweet little romance, set on a poetry retreat.

DiaryofaTeenageGirl

The Diary of a Teenage Girl

★★★★☆
Tackles the taboo topic of underage love and sex in an uplifting and funny way, without ever making it sleazy.

ScottishMussel

Scottish Mussel

★☆☆☆☆
Cliché-heavy conservationist comedy seeks to emulate feel good British films of yesteryear. Fails.


Film

Theatre

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Comedy

Dance

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    Fray

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    ★★★★★

    Bold, graceful and refreshing: The Cottier Chamber Project bewitches with complex choreographic abstractions mirroring a weighty musical selection.


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    The Car Man

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    ★★★★☆
    Lust for wealth is explored in Matthew Bourne’s acclaimed dance piece, based on the passionate score of Bizet’s Carmen.


Spoken Word