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  • 10 to see at Borderlines Film Festival

    The UK’s biggest rural film festival brings a healthy helping of the best new world cinema to 32 venues across Herefordshire, Shropshire and the Welsh Marches. 

    Samuel Wigley
    Thursday 27 February 2014

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  • 10 great films about sex

    As Lars von Trier’s Nymph()maniac arrives in cinemas and on the BFI Player, we survey sex on film with a list of some of cinema’s naughtiest classics.

    Samuel Wigley, Catherine McGahan, Josephine Botting, Michael Brooke, Alex Davidson, Jasper Sharp, Georgia Korossi
    Friday 21 February 2014

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  • 10 great French gay films

    As acclaimed thriller Stranger by the Lake is released in cinemas nationwide and on the BFI Player, we look back at the best of French gay cinema.

    Alex Davidson
    Thursday 13 February 2014

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  • Feng Xiaogang: five essential films

    As we celebrate the work of China’s most popular film director, here’s the lowdown on his five key steps to the top.

    Xiaoxiao Sun, Yang Xiao
    Monday 10 February 2014

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  • 10 great odd couple romance films

    Ahead of the Valentine’s Day release of Spike Jonze’s Her, we heart 10 of the best romantic movies in which opposites attract.

    Matthew Taylor
    Thursday 6 February 2014

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  • Derek Jarman: five essential films

    As BFI Southbank mounts a major retrospective of queer pagan punk director Derek Jarman, we choose five of his very best films.

    Alex Davidson
    Friday 31 January 2014

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  • 10 great films about committing the perfect crime

    With murder-plot thriller Lift to the Scaffold due back in cinemas, let’s see if we can get away with this list of 10 classic perfect crime movies.

    Chris Fennell
    Thursday 30 January 2014

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  • 10 great chase films

    From silent comedies to modern action blockbusters, cinema has always thrived on the thrill of pursuit. Catch your breath while we go after 10 essential chase movies.

    Matthew Thrift
    Thursday 23 January 2014

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  • 10 great Southern Gothic films

    With Charles Laughton’s terrifying fable The Night of the Hunter back in cinemas, we round up 10 more must-see Southern Gothic movies.

    Samuel Wigley
    Thursday 16 January 2014

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  • 11 to see at the 11th London Short Film Festival

    Ben Whishaw and a BAFTA nominee feature among our pick of recommendations at this year’s eclectic London Short Film Festival.

    Dylan Cave
    Friday 10 January 2014

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