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  • Inside Llewyn Davis: classic folk songs on film

    With the Coen brothers’ latest transporting us back to the early 60s folk scene, we pick out some of the most memorable uses of folk on film.

    Jon Spira
    Friday 24 January 2014

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  • The General: the greatest comedy of all time?

    No comedy came higher in Sight & Sound’s Greatest Films of All Time poll than Buster Keaton’s 1926 classic The General. But it wasn’t high enough…

    Geoff Andrew
    Thursday 23 January 2014

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  • Celebrating Kubrick’s Dr Strangelove at 50

    As Stanley Kubrick’s black comedy Dr Strangelove turns 50, we share some production designs and behind-the-scenes shots from the making of a cold war masterpiece.

    Sarah Cox
    Wednesday 22 January 2014

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  • Kay Mander (1915-2013)

    Once told that a woman director wouldn’t be able to control a male crew, the late Kay Mander became one of UK documentary’s most passionate voices.

    Sarah Easen
    Wednesday 22 January 2014

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  • Behind the scenes: Zulu

    Six rare images of Michael Caine and the cast and crew grappling with the heat and dust of South Africa during the making of the now 50-year-old British classic.


    Monday 20 January 2014

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  • Why I love... Zulu

    It’s 50 years since the premiere of the classic historical adventure that launched the career of Michael Caine.

    John Oliver
    Monday 20 January 2014

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  • Close to perfection: The Night of the Hunter

    Why a single flaw never stops me from rewatching Charles Laughton’s beautiful and terrifying American masterpiece The Night of the Hunter over and over again.

    Geoff Andrew
    Friday 17 January 2014

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  • Oscars 2014: the nominations in full

    American Hustle and Gravity emerge as frontrunners for this year’s Academy Awards, with 10 nominations apiece.

    Samuel Wigley
    Thursday 16 January 2014

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  • Oscars: no shocks, but a good return for the Brits

    Steve McQueen is the first black British filmmaker ever to be nominated for the Oscar for best director.

    Ashley Clark
    Thursday 16 January 2014

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  • Dirk Bogarde’s telegram to Joseph Losey

    Joseph Losey was born on this day in 1909. Read this moving telegram to the great director from his regular star Dirk Bogarde, sent following the shoot of their 1967 classic Accident.


    Tuesday 14 January 2014

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