Baaria, Venice Film Festival

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My Edinburgh: Mark Borkowski, Publicist

Trawling Edinburgh Festival for the sites of my old publicity stunts, celebrated in the #Twithibition I have just launched, has been a contemplative experience. The stunts celebrated 25 years of mischief. But that was Edinburgh then. What about now?

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The Girlfriend Experience, Edinburgh Film Festival, Edinburgh

Two decades since winning the Palme d'Or for Sex, Lies and Videotape, Steven Soderbergh returns with another film dissecting the sexual mores of the American middle classes. If you count his recent Che double bill as two separate films, The Girlfriend Experience is his 20th movie in as many years – a remarkable achievement by anyone's standards. Such a prolific output has not always brought stellar results – whether it's the two Ocean's Eleven sequels or the Second World War noir The Good German. Not so The Girlfriend Experience, one of the most engaging and astute works of Soderbergh's career.

Le Donk & Scorz-ayz-ee, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh

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