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  • 10 great First World War films

    With the definitive screen version of Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms returning to cinemas to mark the centenary of the First World War, eyes front for our list of 10 of the best films set during World War I.

    Matthew Thrift
    Thursday 29 May 2014

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  • 10 great hip-hop documentaries

    With James Lavelle’s Meltdown festival bringing some rare hip-hop films to BFI Southbank, we do some digging of our own to find 10 landmark docs on hip-hop’s history and culture.

    Dylan Cave
    Thursday 22 May 2014

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  • 10 great last films

    With its heartbreaking story of life moving on, Yasujiro Ozu’s final film before his death, An Autumn Afternoon, ranks among his very best. Which other directors bowed out with masterpieces?

    Samuel Wigley
    Thursday 15 May 2014

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  • 10 great films about masks

    In the guise of a tie-in with the release of Frank, starring Michael Fassbender as masked singer Frank Sidebottom, we celebrate the rich history of masks on screen.

    Michael Brooke
    Thursday 8 May 2014

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  • 10 great anime films

    With Studio Ghibli master Hayao Miyazaki bowing out with a final masterpiece, The Wind Rises, we name 10 classics from the fantastic and wildly popular world of anime.

    Jasper Sharp
    Thursday 1 May 2014

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  • Walerian Borowczyk: five essential films

    As BFI Southbank mounts a major season of films by surrealist and provocateur Walerian Borowczyk, we pick out five must-see titles.

    Michael Brooke
    Wednesday 30 April 2014

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  • 10 great British films directed by women

    With Joanna Hogg’s third film, Exhibition, confirming her as among our best new directors, we look back at some of the finest films directed by women in the UK.

    Jemma Desai, Selina Robertson, Alex Davidson, Josephine Botting, Jez Stewart, Michael Brooke, Ros Cranston, Lisa Kerrigan, Catherine McGahan, Dylan Cave
    Thursday 24 April 2014

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  • 10 great films set in Glasgow

    Scotland’s biggest city has provided the backdrop to everything from Ealing comedies to dystopian sci-fi. With Bill Forsyth’s That Sinking Feeling arriving on BFI Blu-ray/DVD, we pick 10 of the best Glasgow movies.

    Pasquale Iannone
    Thursday 17 April 2014

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  • 10 great films about brothers

    Fraternal frictions, jealousy and brotherly love run high in our list of 10 classic brother movies, celebrating the nationwide rerelease of the James Dean classic East of Eden.

    Ashley Clark
    Thursday 10 April 2014

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  • 10 great teen films

    We chart the growing pains of the coming-of-age movie across the decades with a selection of 10 terrific teen movies.

    Samuel Wigley
    Friday 4 April 2014

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