• 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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Monday, October 27, 2014

Margarita, with a straw

Shonali Boses’s stereotype-busting, coming-of-age feature is a sensitive arthouse tale with a unique cross-cultural appeal, writes Jack Toye.

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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Editors’ Blog: Hacked Off Films

Edd Elliott discusses Hacked Off Films and the complexity of Immersive Cinema.

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Friday, October 17, 2014

A Curious Life

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.

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Friday, October 17, 2014

The Judge

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

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Friday, October 17, 2014

Maps To The Stars

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

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

BFI LFF Diary #1

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

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

X+Y

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

The Duke Of Burgundy

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

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Monday, October 13, 2014

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari

Silent horror classic back from the dead!

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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Goodbye to Language 3D

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?