Link Round-Up: Highlights

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The Internet is buzzing with fantastic pieces of information, reviews, and highlights from the Edinburgh International Film Festival programme. To help you get to grips with EIFF 2013, we've gathered some of the best highlights and what-to-watch lists from around the web

Scottish Documentary Institute puts the Edinburgh back into EIFF – with this handy blog on our films made by Edinburgh-based filmmakers

Everything you need to know about our Fleischer and Grémillon retrospectives – in a chat with Chris Fujiwara in The Skinny


There are plenty of highlights across these blogs and websites:

Ross Maclean | STV Entertainment

Matthew Turner | Urban Pundit

Josh Slater-Williams | Sound on Sight

Michael Pattison | id FIlm

EK McAlpine | Hi! Magazine

Juliet | Ever So Juliet

Meanwhile our media partners at The List magazine have been scouring the programme and pulling out highlights for all. So far they've picked out:

A handy Festival day planner – daily highlights from film editor Gail Tolley

Highlights from the Focus on Korea strand

5 reasons to see films in the Richard Fleischer retrospective


And lots of best lists, including:

A cerebral selection of The Best DocumentariesThe Best Comedies to get you giggling throughout the Festival, and our very own FrightFest-esque selection of The Best Horrors.

They've also got two lists that are perfect for the weekend: treats for a late Father's Day with The Best Action Films, and a family-friendly selection of The Best Family Films.

Those clever List writers have also got their finger on the pulse, picking out candidates for the elusive Surprise Movie. What are your guesses?


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