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Stations of the Cross

A teenager devotes herself to self-sacrifice in this funny, frightening exploration of faith.

Christmas Crackers

Delve into our collection of festive films.

The Possibilities Are Endless

A moving account of singer Edwyn Collins’s recovery from a stroke.

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The Greatest Films of All Time

Once a decade Sight & Sound asks critics to select the best films of all time.

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Every week we publish a list of 10 great films, all of which are available to view in the UK.

    • 10 popular free films on BFI Player in 2014

      Psychedelic sci-fi, Gloucester’s answer to Evel Knievel and a trip to Saturn in 1911 were popular free films on BFI Player in 2014 – but what was the most watched of all?

      22 December 2014

    • 10 great American musicals of the 1950s

      When it comes to film musicals, there was perhaps never a better time and place than Hollywood in the 1950s, with each year bringing new feasts of song, colour and dance. As Guys and Dolls returns to cinemas nationwide, here's our guide to the 10 best places to start.

      Chris Fennell
      18 December 2014

    • 10 great Christmas films

      From an early archive treasure to some perennial modern favourites, these are 10 of the best Christmas movies for festive viewing.

      Samuel Wigley , Patrick Russell , Mary Wild , Josephine Botting , Sarah Currant , Alex Davidson , Lou Thomas , Kevin Lyons , Patrick Fahy
      11 December 2014

    • 10 great lesser-known time-travel films

      Trip back through history with our list of terrific time-travelling movies that deserve to be better known.

      David Parkinson
      4 December 2014

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