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    Friday, October 17, 2014 ·

    Anthony Davis spoke to Dunstan Bruce about his doc which follows The Levellers on a trip down memory lane via squids, folk-punk mayhem and the Battle of the Beanfield.

    A Curious Life

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    Friday, October 17, 2014 ·

    It’s hard to go far wrong with a star-led courtroom drama, writes Andrew Nickolds, but THE JUDGE has a pretty good try.

    The Judge

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    Friday, October 17, 2014 ·

    Maps To The Stars is a Cronenberg special of oddity and cool inspection, according to Kayleigh Barnes.

    Maps To The Stars

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    Thursday, October 16, 2014 ·

    On day 4 of the event, our roving reporter Jack Toye “expunges” his thoughts on this year’s BFI London Film Festival.

    BFI LFF Diary #1

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    Wednesday, October 15, 2014 ·

    X+Y looks set to be just the right sort of film to herald the start of springtime after a meteorologically melancholy winter, writes Jack Toye at the BFI London Film Fest.


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    Tuesday, October 14, 2014 ·

    Lepidopterism and lesbianism abound in Peter Strickland’s new feature, writes Jack Toye at the BFI London Film Fest.

    The Duke Of Burgundy

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    Monday, October 13, 2014 ·

    Silent horror classic back from the dead!

    The Cabinet of Dr Caligari

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    Sunday, October 12, 2014 ·

    Where does philosophy live in a world where we are saying goodbye to language? Perhaps it lies in the re-emergence of 3D in cinema?

    Goodbye to Language 3D

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

In A Mirror

IN A MIRROR slides artfully in and out of opaque and insightful, muses Hannah Clarkson.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Glitterball

Knowing self-deprecation is the calling card of THE GLITTERBALL, according to Sarah Dillon.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Under The Lantern

UNDER THE LANTERN is less concerned with social issues as some of Lamprecht’s other titles, but does highlight the vulnerability of women in the face of male dominance.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Children of No Importance

CHILDREN OF NO IMPORTANCE was part of the series of Enlightenment films produced in Weimar Germany.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The Boy Who Turned Yellow

There is plenty that is lovable in the absurdity of THE BOY WHO TURNED YELLOW, according to Andrew Nickolds.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Short Fusion: Mend and Make Do

MEND AND MAKE DO, an animated short by Bexie Bush, tells the heartfelt story of a love life lived without regret, writes Nick Kitchin.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Interview: Cherry Tobacco

“The material side of the movie is nothing compared to the warmth put there by the people who made it.” We speak to the co-director and lead actor of CHERRY TOBACCO.

Saturday, August 23, 2014


With unique access to the recordings of Ted Hughes reading what he considered his masterpiece, this film tells the story of CROW – a dark reworking of the Genesis story.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

House of Wax (1953)

Horror needs to be tactile and tangible, according to Hiu M. Chan, in her review of HOUSE OF WAX.