Our video on-demand service features contemporary and classic films, hand-picked from our festivals, cultural programme and the BFI National Archive.
Ben Whishaw stars as a gay man grieving the death of his lover in Hong Khaou’s moving drama.
An alien Scarlett Johansson prowls the streets of Glasgow in Jonathan Glazer’s astonishing sci-fi.
Discover what cinema was like a century ago in this mixed programme from the year the world changed.
Richard Ayoade’s stylish and acclaimed doppelgänger story stars Jesse Eisenberg.
Once a decade Sight & Sound asks critics to select the best films of all time.
Every week we publish a list of 10 great films, all of which are available to view in the UK.
...or how we learned to stop worrying and love films about impending apocalypse.
14 August 2014
One of the most densely populated areas on earth, Hong Kong is synonymous with the speed and flow of the modern city. Its teeming streets and gleaming surfaces have inspired filmmakers from Wong Kar-wai to Jackie Chan. Here are 10 of the best Hong Kong movies.
7 August 2014
With Michael Cimino's Oscar-winning epic The Deer Hunter back in UK cinemas, we take a tour of duty around 10 of the best Vietnam war movies.
31 July 2014
With Orson Welles's magnificent noir melodrama The Lady from Shanghai back in cinemas, we turn back the clock to the golden age of Hollywood to select the 10 best American film noirs.
24 July 2014
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