Mr Holmes


McKellen’s Holmes is where the heart is, writes Xanthe Gilmore.



Arrow Films aren’t just purveyors of cult cinema – they are also a multi-platform distributor of TV from around the world, most recently HOSTAGES.



Relying on bawdy humour and a hip, anti-establishment attitude, MEATBALLS is set in a summer camp for misfits overseen by head counsellor Tripper (Bill Murray in his first starring role).

The Wanderers


The Bronx, 1963. Geographically close, but in reality we’re a long way from WEST SIDE STORY and its rival gangs the Jets and the Sharks…

BFI LFF Diary #2

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Jack Toye provides a sample of life at The London Film Festival 2014.

Fincher Retrospective: Class, Revolution and The Social Network

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Edd Elliott considers the class connotations underlying David Fincher’s THE SOCIAL NETWORK.

Down by Law

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Rosy Hunt reviews Jim Jarmusch’s earliest film forays, including the “thinking man’s chicken-soup film” DOWN BY LAW which screens at CFF this year.

Introducing Lionel Rogosin

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Arjun Sajip gives us a insightful tribute to one of America’s great documentary film makers, LIONEL ROGOSIN.

Introducing Gerhard Lamprecht


Lamprecht’s newly-restored films are causing a celluloid stir – from a retrospective at the Pordenone Silent Film Festival in 2013 to a season at this year’s CFF.

Kind Hearts and Class War


Keith Braithwaite’s pick of the Best of British is KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS, a black comedy that packs a hidden punch.

Happy Birthday Jean-Pierre


On 28th May 2014, the bundle of contradictions that is Jean-Pierre Léaud turned 70 years old. Rosy Hunt pays tribute to Truffaut’s favourite “anti-documentary actor”.

Rebel Without A Cause


Following its recent screening at Cambridge Arts Picturehouse, Wyndham Wise offers the first-time viewer a sort of “Rebel Without A Cause” For Dummies.

Crispin Glover comes to Cambridge


On 30 April Crispin Glover will be at Cambridge APH performing a one-hour dramatic narration of his profusely illustrated books followed by a screening of his 35mm film, a Q&A session and a book signing.

Filmed Up


FILMED UP is a new filmmakers’ showcase devised by Cornerhouse Manchester. Jack Stocker reviews some of the shorts that made it onto the March programme.

Dolphin Burger Studios Presents


Dolphin Burger Studios is a group of disabled animators based in Brighton. We spoke to director Harry Hunt about their latest project, a remake of Peter Gabriel’s SLEDGEHAMMER video.