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  • 10 great erotic British films

    Named after a rare butterfly, the extraordinary new film by Peter Strickland is also that lesser-spotted creature: a genuinely erotic British film. In the month that The Duke of Burgundy flutters into cinemas, we survey 10 more titillating titles from these shores.

    Michael Brooke
    Thursday 5 February 2015

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  • Katharine Hepburn: 10 essential films

    She blazed a trail for intelligent actresses in Hollywood, holds the record for most acting Oscars and stars in several of the world’s best comedies. Here are 10 of Katharine Hepburn’s finest appearances.

    Chris Fennell
    Wednesday 4 February 2015

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  • British films at Berlin 2015

    The world premiere of Andrew Haigh’s 45 Years, Ian McKellen’s debut as Sherlock Holmes, and glorious Technicolor classics help make up the British selection at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival.

    Samuel Wigley
    Wednesday 4 February 2015

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  • BFI DVD releases announced for April-May 2015

    Highlights include a selection of feature films and shorts by the great Carl Theodor Dreyer; one of Akira Kurosawa’s most highly regarded dramas; and a collection of restored comedies from Charlie Chaplin.


    Tuesday 3 February 2015

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  • New BFI stats show record year for UK film in 2014

    Paddington is the highest grossing British independent film of 2014, a year that saw the largest ever box-office market share for UK independent cinema.


    Tuesday 3 February 2015

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  • Polish poster art for classic British films

    A new exhibition at BFI Southbank celebrates a generation of visionary Polish poster artists who created their own unique spins on British films released in Poland in the post-war period.

    Nigel Arthur
    Monday 2 February 2015

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  • BUG featuring Adam Buxton available free and exclusively on BFI Player

    Watch free and exclusive on BFI Player the first episode of a specially commissioned programme, with host Adam Buxton casting an irreverent eye over the best new music videos.


    Monday 2 February 2015

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  • John Ford: 10 essential films

    In his 50-year career, John Ford made some 140 feature films, including Oscar winners and some of the greatest westerns ever made. Here’s a rundown of his finest achievements.

    David Parkinson
    Friday 30 January 2015

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  • Gene Hackman: 10 essential films

    We remember 10 of the finest films starring Gene Hackman, one of the great actors to emerge from the New Hollywood of the 1960s and 70s.

    Mike Sutton
    Friday 30 January 2015

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  • 10 great films about children in wartime

    Not just one of the great school films, Louis Malle’s Au revoir les enfants also belongs to a grand tradition of powerful dramatisations of the experiences of children during wartime.

    Pasquale Iannone
    Thursday 29 January 2015

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