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  • Vintage film posters from the days before the censor

    Evocative film posters from the ‘anything goes’ days in early 1930s Hollywood, before the Hays Code clamped down on depictions of sex, alcohol and depictions of a life of crime.


    Tuesday 20 May 2014

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  • Shooting the message #16: White Boat TV

    A look at the NHS-wide impact of Barbara’s Story, a powerful cycle of films made for Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital by White Boat TV about an elderly patient experiencing the disorientation of dementia.

    Patrick Russell
    Monday 19 May 2014

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  • Godfather cinematographer Gordon Willis dies aged 82

    With his work on films such as Klute, The Godfather and Manhattan, the late Gordon Willis helped define the look of 1970s American cinema. 

    Samuel Wigley
    Monday 19 May 2014

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  • Gordon Willis: a career in 12 pictures

    A dozen beautiful stills from the work of the late cinematographer Gordon Willis, a groundbreaking visual artist famed for his treatment of shadow and darkness on the Godfather trilogy and some of Woody Allen’s best films.


    Monday 19 May 2014

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  • Ozu vs Godzilla

    With the new Godzilla film and our rerelease of Yasujiro Ozu’s An Autumn Afternoon out in cinemas on the same day, UK audiences are presented with a choice that is decades old in Japanese cinema: arthouse humanism or action and spectacle?

    Jasper Sharp
    Friday 16 May 2014

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  • An Autumn Afternoon: a fond farewell

    Exquisitely moving and truthful, An Autumn Afternoon is a fitting end to the great career of Yasujiro Ozu.

    Geoff Andrew
    Friday 16 May 2014

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  • The bottom line: behind the scenes of Film Finances

    A look into the world of Film Finances, a linchpin of the UK film industry that has helped bring some of British cinema’s greatest films to the screen, including Dr No, Billy Liar, The Wicker Man, and the films of Mike Leigh.

    Nathalie Morris
    Friday 16 May 2014

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  • Cannes critics’ heads turned by Mr Turner

    The first two British films have screened at Cannes. Here’s what the critics are making of Mike Leigh’s J.M.W. Turner biopic and Yorkshire-set thriller Catch Me Daddy.


    Friday 16 May 2014

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  • Great British films celebrated on new Royal Mail stamps

    The Royal Mail commemorates British cinema classics with a new set of 10 stamps, including Lawrence of Arabia and 2001: A Space Odyssey.


    Wednesday 14 May 2014

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  • British films at Cannes 2014

    New films by John Boorman, Mike Leigh and Ken Loach, alongside some exciting debuts, head the UK lineup at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

    Samuel Wigley
    Wednesday 14 May 2014

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