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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.


No Jet Li

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Academic researcher Hiu Chan muses on the issues behind NO JET LI, a witty examination of diaspora Chinese identity filmed in collaboration with Yellow Earth.


Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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One of those rare sequels that surpasses the original, THE WRATH OF KHAN remains the high point of the Trek franchise, writes Gavin Midgley.


Josie Long: Let’s Go Adventure Tour

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Read the Cambridge Q&A from award winning comedian Josie Long’s Let’s Go Adventure tour, which came to the Arts Picturehouse in November.


Švankmajer Season

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Cambridge Arts Picturehouse is celebrating 50 years of filmmaking by the Czech surrealist Jan Švankmajer with a season of special screenings.