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  • 10 great comedies of the 21st century

    As the LOCO London Comedy Film Festival rolls in to blow away the January blues once again, we decided it was time to take stock of some of the 21st century’s finest, funniest achievements in film comedy.

    Leigh Singer
    Thursday 22 January 2015

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  • British films at Sundance 2015

    A Michael Fassbender western, an adaptation of Colm Tóibín’s Brooklyn and a smattering of documentaries are among the new British films heading out west for this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

    Samuel Wigley
    Wednesday 21 January 2015

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  • Shooting the message #19: Radley Yeldar

    Our latest communiqué from the world of corporate filmmaking examines the rise of Radley Yeldar, an award-winning production company with clients including Network Rail and the bulk of FTSE 100 companies.

    Patrick Russell
    Wednesday 21 January 2015

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  • Cary Grant: 10 essential films

    From thrillers to romantic comedies, British-born Cary Grant starred in some of the very finest films to have come out of Hollywood. Here are the 10 best places to seek him out.

    Samuel Wigley
    Sunday 18 January 2015

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  • The recipe for the Marx Brothers’ greatest comedy: Duck Soup

    Which special ingredients make the Marx Brothers’ breakneck satire Duck Soup one of the very best comedies Hollywood has produced? And how much credit should we give its director?

    Geoff Andrew
    Friday 16 January 2015

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  • Film of the week: Whiplash

    Calum Marsh on the rough and the smooth of Damien Chazelle’s frothy account of jazz-drumming boot camp.

    Calum Marsh
    Friday 16 January 2015

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  • Walerian Borowczyk films now on BFI Player

    These erotic classics were on the best DVD/Blu-ray set of last year – but it’s already out of print. But fear not, as you can catch two of the best on BFI Player.

    Friday 16 January 2015

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  • Kick me: six Marx Brothers sidekicks

    Sabina Stent offers a guide to Groucho, Chico and Harpo’s extended screen family.

    Sabina Stent
    Friday 16 January 2015

    Features

  • BFI and Wikipedia join forces for marathon Wikipedia editing session

    We need your help for an epic Editathon at the BFI Reuben Library to enrich Wikipedia’s entries relating to black and Asian British cinema.

    Samuel Wigley
    Friday 16 January 2015

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  • 10 great films about women in wartime

    Like the new adaptation of Vera Brittain’s First World War memoir Testament of Youth, these 10 film classics explore the contributions and experiences of women during wartime.

    Jemma Desai
    Thursday 15 January 2015

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