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  • Blade Runner: anatomy of a classic

    Back in cinemas in its definitive version, what can Blade Runner tell us about technology, politics, architecture, life, death and the human condition in 2015?

    Stephen Dalton
    Wednesday 8 April 2015

    Features

  • The great Portuguese filmmaker Manoel de Oliveira has died, aged 106

    The master Portuguese film director had a career spanning nine decades and he was reported to be the oldest active living filmmaker.

    Thursday 2 April 2015

    Features

  • 15 unforgettable rain scenes

    It never rains but it pours at the movies, and never more so than in the rain-lashed future visions of Ridley Scott in the cult sci-fi classic Blade Runner. To celebrate its nationwide rerelease, we get out the umbrellas to count down 15 memorable movie moments when the clouds open.

    Mike Sutton
    Thursday 2 April 2015

    Lists

  • Blade Runner photo comp winners announced

    These are the photos that won our competition to capture pictures of the real world that look like Blade Runner.

    Thursday 2 April 2015

    Announcements

  • Film of the week: While We’re Young

    Noah Baumbach’s intergenerational satire makes hay with the follies of adulthood, says Philip Kemp.

    Philip Kemp
    Thursday 2 April 2015

    Reviews and recommendations

  • FLARE 2015 critics’ roundtable

    From queer bodies in sports to the life online, this year’s London LGBT film festival suggested gay cinema is growing up and out of both tragedy and feelgood transcendence, according to Sophie Mayer, Frances Morgan and Ben Walters.

    Sophie Mayer , Frances Morgan , Ben Walters
    Thursday 2 April 2015

    Festivals

  • 10 great Polish films

    It would be foolish to try to encapsulate the films of Poland in just 10 titles, but for those looking for points of entry into one of modern cinema’s most vital filmmaking nations, here are some of the very best.

    Michael Brooke
    Thursday 2 April 2015

    Lists

  • 10 great films that deserve to be better known

    To mark National Awareness Week (well, April Fools’ Day), we champion 10 films that have slipped through the cracks of movie history but await rediscovery.

    Samuel Wigley , Pamela Hutchinson , Patrick Fahy , Matthew Thrift , Michael Blyth , Jemma Desai , Jon Spira , Michael Brooke , Simran Hans
    Wednesday 1 April 2015

    Lists

  • Cinema in the rubble: movies made in the ruins of postwar Germany

    Billy Wilder, Howard Hawks, Cary Grant and Marlene Dietrich are among the actors and directors who – like Roberto Rossellini with Germany, Year Zero – went to Germany in the aftermath of the Second World War, to film stories amid the rubble of a country in ruins.

    Matthew Thrift
    Tuesday 31 March 2015

    Features

  • Directors, producers and writers sign new revenue sharing deal

    Directors, producers and writers of feature films supported with Lottery funding through the BFI Film Fund are each set to reap the rewards of the film’s success, thanks to a new deal struck by Directors UK, Pact and The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain.

    Friday 27 March 2015

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