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  • 10 great dystopian Australian road movies

    Released to a clamour of excited reviews, Mad Max: Fury Road proves once again that at the movies it’s carnage on the roads down under. Here’s a bumper-to-bumper list of the best entries in Australia’s tradition of violent, petrolhead films.

    Andrew Nette
    Thursday 14 May 2015

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  • 10 great British politics films

    Don’t forget to vote… for any films you think we’ve left off our election-time ballot of terrific films about British politics, politicians and life in Westminster.

    Michael Brooke
    Thursday 7 May 2015

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  • Rarely seen British political campaigning films released on BFI Player – 10 to try

    Edward Anderson, Ros Cranston, Mark Duguid, Lisa Kerrigan, Jez Stewart, Rebecca Vick, Sue Woods
    Friday 1 May 2015

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  • 10 great films with little or no dialogue

    Winner of the best film award at last year’s BFI London Film Festival, the unique and uncompromising The Tribe joins a small but special body of films that involve hardly any dialogue, relying on the purely visual nature of cinema.

    Leigh Singer
    Thursday 30 April 2015

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  • 8½ films inspired by 8½

    Inspired by a case of creative block, Federico Fellini’s classic film about filmmaking has in turn inspired many homages and imitations. These are eight (and a half) of the best.

    Samuel Wigley
    Wednesday 29 April 2015

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  • 10 essential Polish film directors

    Your guide to the very best filmmakers to come from Poland, many of whose films can be seen during BFI Southbank’s current Masterpieces of Polish Cinema season.

    Michael Brooke
    Monday 27 April 2015

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  • 10 great Italian films of the 1960s

    As many a film director’s favourite film, Fellini’s grand opus 8½, returns to cinemas, we round up 10 more masterpieces from what was a golden age for Italian cinema: the 1960s.

    Pasquale Iannone
    Thursday 23 April 2015

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  • Anthony Quinn centenary: 10 essential films

    Born 100 years ago in Chihuahua, Mexico, Anthony Quinn won two Oscars, played many different nationalities and appeared in countless memorable films, from Lawrence of Arabia to Zorba the Greek. These 10 are him at his best.

    Mike Sutton
    Tuesday 21 April 2015

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  • 10 great New York noirs

    With the classic thriller Cry of the City, filmed on the streets of Little Italy, back in cinemas, we take a walk on the wild side with 10 of the best film noirs set in New York.

    Samuel Wigley
    Thursday 16 April 2015

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  • 10 great modern British documentaries directed by women

    Louise Osmond is one of a number of distinctive female documentary-makers to have emerged in recent British cinema. As her latest film, the racing underdog story Dark Horse, goes on release, we look at some of their finest achievements.

    Ros Cranston, Katy McGahan
    Thursday 9 April 2015

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