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2008-08-23 09:00:34

By Tim Cornwell SHOOT on Sight, the first British feature film to tackle the July 7 2005 Tube bombings in London and their tragic aftermath, opened yesterday. The film was made on an extremely modest budget of GBP 4 million and its cast comprises a formidable international mix.

2008-08-19 12:00:35

By Senay Boztas 'Best work' goes unseen while giant blockbusters thrive Brian Cox, the Emmy-winning actor, criticised the film industry yesterday for failing to push independent movies, and spoke of his fear that his "best work" may go unrecognised.

2008-08-06 15:00:34

By Linda Summerhayes TOP PERFORMERS: Siobhan Redmond with Paul Bettany, and Brian Cox with Rose Byrne HE is the original Edinburgh detective. The man who made the people of the Capital feel safe more than a century before Inspector Rebus trudged on to the pages of a crime novel.

2008-08-01 06:00:28

By Tim Cornwell He got his first taste of the capital's festivals in 1965 - now Brian Cox is putting aside his film-making to support an international strand, he tells Tim Cornwell WITH a peaked cap scrunched down over plain glasses, inconspicuously sipping a skinny latte in a Fringe venue cafe, Brian Cox is barely given a second glance by the waitress.

2008-07-11 18:00:23

SCOTTISH actor Brian Cox has been made an honorary doctor by Napier University. The 62-year-old star of the Bourne movies was given the honour at a special ceremony in the Capital yesterday.

2008-07-11 12:00:38

By BRIAN DONNELLY ACTOR Brian Cox was honoured by Napier University yesterday when he was made an honorary doctor at a ceremony in Edinburgh.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.