15DAYStolive The things to catch this fortnight
Peeping Tom FILM Michael Powell’s voyeuristic slasher is given a 50th birthday re-release; catch it at the Cameo in a series of matinee performances. See profile, in Film. Cameo, Edinburgh, Fri 3–Thu 9 Dec.
Arcade Fire The Secret Garden
MUSIC Many-limbed Canadian indie-rockers bring their gloomy-but-gorgeous tunesmithery to the SECC, accompanied by Devendra Banhart. See preview, page 62. SECC, Glasgow, Sun 12 Dec. THEATRE Acclaimed musical adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s celebrated children’s classic, starring lauded actress Siobhan Redmond. See preview, page 83. Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Thu 9 Dec–Sat 8 Jan.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Somewhere
AROUND TOWN A cluster of festive events designed to take the stress out of Christmas shopping. See our directory of the best ones on page 26. Various locations across Scotland, until Christmas.
PLAY The latest instalment of the best- selling shoot ‘em up series is set in the Cold War, and features the vocal talents of Ed Harris and Gary Oldman. See review, page 27. Published by Activision, out now. FILM A measured and thoughtful discourse on the boredom of privileged living, starring Steven Dorff and Elle Fanning, and directed by Sofia Coppola. See feature, page 44. Selected release, Fri 10 Dec.
FILM This sci-fi romance captured hearts at the Edinburgh International Film Festival; here’s hoping it can do the same for the general public. See review, page 46, and interview, page 45. General release, Fri 3 Dec.
4 THE LIST 2–16 Dec 2010