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  • 10 great films about the weekend

    To mark the release of Le Week-end, starring Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan, chase away the weekday blues with our 10 great films about the weekend.

    Samuel Wigley
    Thursday 10 October 2013

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  • 10 great films at the funfair

    As the 700-year-old Goose Fair returns to Nottingham, get your share of bright lights and white-knuckle rides with our 10 classic funfair movies.

    Thirza Wakefield
    Thursday 3 October 2013

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  • 10 great films set during the autumn

    With the nights drawing in and leaves falling from the trees, settle in with our 10-strong harvest of great autumnal movies.

    Samuel Wigley
    Thursday 26 September 2013

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  • 10 great film debuts by actors-turned-directors

    With Joseph Gordon-Levitt the latest actor to step behind the camera, we count down 10 films that have set the bar for actors’ directorial debuts.

    Paul O’Callaghan
    Thursday 19 September 2013

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  • 10 great French gangster films

    With the rerelease of Classe tous risques, we round up the usual suspects and a clutch of forgotten gems for 10 great Gallic gangster movies.

    Matthew Thrift
    Thursday 12 September 2013

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  • 10 great breakthrough American indie films

    As Ain’t Them Bodies Saints heralds the arrival of a bright young thing of American independent cinema, we count down 10 great US indie calling cards.

    Paul O’Callaghan
    Thursday 5 September 2013

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  • 10 great bat films

    To honour both International Bat Night and the gothic chills of our Monster Weekend, dim the lights for 10 classic movies featuring bats.

    Samuel Wigley
    Thursday 29 August 2013

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  • 10 great films set in museums

    As we get ready to settle into the British Museum for our Monster Weekend, we stroll the corridors of film history to select 10 great museum movies.

    Samuel Wigley
    Thursday 22 August 2013

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  • 10 great films about women and the city

    To honour the rerelease of Satyajit Ray’s The Big City, we take a tour of 10 more remarkable films about female experience in the world’s metropolises.

    Anna Coatman
    Thursday 15 August 2013

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  • Satyajit Ray: five essential films

    As BFI Southbank mounts a major retrospective of the great Indian director Satyajit Ray, we choose five of his very best films from a long career.

    Samuel Wigley
    Monday 12 August 2013

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