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  • Will the real Mrs Hitchcock please stand up?

    With Helen Mirren and Imelda Staunton playing very different versions of Alma Reville in recent biopics, which is closest to the real Mrs Hitchcock?

    Josephine Botting
    Wednesday 27 February 2013

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  • When did films get so long?

    With lengthy films dominating awards season, and The Hobbit being stretched over three epics, are we getting a taste for longer trips to the cinema?

    Samuel Wigley
    Tuesday 26 February 2013

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  • Bob Godfrey (1921-2013)

    Curator Jez Stewart pays tribute to the Oscar-winning British animator behind Roobarb and Henry’s Cat.

    Jez Stewart
    Friday 22 February 2013

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  • The discreet charm of the perfect martini

    On the anniversary of Luis Buñuel’s birth, Nathalie Morris gets out the gin to recreate the great director’s personal martini recipe.

    Nathalie Morris
    Friday 22 February 2013

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  • Steel: the spectacle of revisionism

    Time for the fireworks! Curator Patrick Russell explains why the 1945 film Steel is a landmark in the British documentary tradition.

    Patrick Russell
    Wednesday 20 February 2013

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  • T time: the best T-shirts in the movies

    With the release of cult classic children’s adventure Sammy’s Super T-shirt on DVD, it’s time to open the wardrobe on a history of great T-shirts at the movies.

    Samuel Wigley
    Tuesday 19 February 2013

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  • Game-changing game movies

    With directors like J.J. Abrams and Duncan Jones announcing new game-derived projects, has the time has come for a great video game movie?

    Paul O’Callaghan
    Saturday 16 February 2013

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  • The lesser-spotted British animated feature

    The release of A Liar’s Autobiography is cause for celebration: feature-length British animated films are as scarce as hen’s teeth.

    Jez Stewart
    Friday 15 February 2013

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  • What? Is this thing called ‘love’?

    With Valentine’s Day turning thoughts to affairs of the heart, Geoff Andrew ponders matters romantic and the exquisite elegance of Madame de…

    Geoff Andrew
    Thursday 14 February 2013

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  • Fellini’s 8½ turns 50

    We wish a happy 50th birthday to Fellini’s classic film about a director experiencing creative block, which premiered in Italy half a century ago.

    Samuel Wigley
    Thursday 14 February 2013

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