• japan

    Tuesday, January 27, 2015 ·

    “It only happens in the movies”? There are certain things that only happen in Japanese movies, writes Noel Megahey at the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme.

    Japanese Cinema and Encounters

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  • bm

    Monday, January 26, 2015 ·

    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).

    Meatballs

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  • wander1

    Thursday, January 15, 2015 ·

    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…

    The Wanderers

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  • clueless

    Sunday, January 11, 2015 ·

    Jack Stocker reviews BEYOND CLUELESS, an experimental documentary which describes itself as “part adolescent fever dream, part roving visual essay”.

    Beyond Clueless

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  • porky's

    Saturday, January 10, 2015 ·

    PORKY’S virtually re-invented the teen-sex comedy genre, and it holds up remarkably well 35 years later, writes Wyndham Wise.

    Porky’s

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  • hammu

    Friday, January 9, 2015 ·

    Anthony Davis spoke to Hammudi Al-Rahmoun Font about his entertaining and provocative Catalan adaptation of OTHELLO, screened at CFF2014

    Font’s Othello

  • agirl2

    Thursday, January 8, 2015 ·

    Ana Lily Amirpour’s A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT is a trope up-ended, with results at once gleeful and grisly, writes Ann Linden.

    A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

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  • CL

    Wednesday, January 7, 2015 ·

    Toby Miller speaks to Charlie Lyne, the Bertolt Brecht/David Attenborough of the teen movie genre, about his documentary BEYOND CLUELESS.

    Interview with Charlie Lyne

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Northern Soul

Try as you might you can’t resist the heart of NORTHERN SOUL’s musical bromance, according to Nick Walker.

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Monday, November 10, 2014

The Day Of The Beast

A warmly affectionate comic take on the horror genre, THE DAY OF THE BEAST launched Álex de la Iglesia’s career on the international stage.

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Sunday, November 9, 2014

Market Imaginary

Ben Dalton explores the intricacy of MARKET IMAGINARY’s complex social ecosystem.

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Saturday, November 8, 2014

Interstellar

Edd Elliott tries to unravel the immensity of INTERSTELLAR and its universe.

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Friday, November 7, 2014

Ferpect Crime

Rafael is a master salesman who aspires to the lifestyle that he sells: sharp clothes, fast cars, and beautiful women. Rebecca Naughten reviews FERPECT CRIME.

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Thursday, November 6, 2014

The Last Circus

Álex de la Iglesia’s black comedy looks at the divisions embedded within Spain and the damage each side does to the other, as manifested in the Civil War.

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

An Interview with George Mackay

Jack Toye interviews rising star George Mackay about his work and upcoming release, BYPASS.

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

BFI LFF Diary #2

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

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

BFI Interview: Buyers and Sellers

Jack Toye speaks to Mary Davies, the Buyers and Sellers Facilitator at the BFI London Film Festival, about the sink-or-swim excitement of the market.

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Nightcrawler

News media satire NIGHTCRAWLER makes an antihero out of a sociopathic supernerd, writes Andrew Nickolds.