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  • Cannes 2014: a programmer’s look ahead

    New films from the Dardennes brothers, Mike Leigh and Nuri Bilge Ceylan are among the most appetite-whetting inclusions in this year’s Cannes lineup, says BFI Southbank’s senior programmer Geoff Andrew.

    Geoff Andrew
    Wednesday 14 May 2014

    Features

  • H.R. Giger’s alien: in pictures

    Swiss painter and sculptor H.R.

    Tuesday 13 May 2014

    Features

  • BFI DVD releases announced for August/September 2014

    Rare sci-fi gems from the BBC archives and an Ernest Hemingway classic are among our DVD and Blu-ray releases for late summer 2014.

    Tuesday 13 May 2014

    Announcements

  • Cannes 2014 preview: stiff competition

    Jonathan Romney on what to look out for in this year’s festival – from the usual auteur heavyweights to the roster of UK talent.

    Jonathan Romney
    Tuesday 13 May 2014

    Festivals

  • Reality and the red carpet: Hot Docs 2014

    At North America’s biggest documentary festival, nonfiction generously extends to more or less thorny matters of fame, media frenzies, pantomimes and hoopla, finds Adam Nayman.

    Adam Nayman
    Monday 12 May 2014

    Festivals

  • Review: The Wind Rises

    Studio Ghibli’s Miyazaki Hayao signs off with a deeply personal paean to flight – and deeply ambiguous portrait of the artist as blinkered visionary. But what are his obligations to history, asks Andrew Osmond?

    Andrew Osmond
    Friday 9 May 2014

    Reviews and recommendations

  • The owl’s legacy: in memory of Chris Marker

    Chris Marker was so much more than just a ‘documentary filmmaker’. He was photographer, essayist, activist, cartoonist, interactive pioneer – and mentor. Catherine Lupton, Agnès Varda, Thom Anderson, Chris Petit and more pay tribute.

    Catherine Lupton , Thom Andersen , Chris Petit , Jem Cohen , John Gianvito , Patrick Keiller , Sarah Turner , Kodwo Eshun , José Luis Guerín , Agnès Varda
    Friday 9 May 2014

    Features

  • Film of the week: Frank

    Lenny Abrahamson’s biopic manqué of Frank Sidebottom shows us the impenetrable layers of papier-mâché between us and our heroes, says Ryan Gilbey.

    Ryan Gilbey
    Friday 9 May 2014

    Reviews and recommendations

  • Free anime: Mizue Mirai, wizard of blobs and blocks

    Japan’s answer to the likes of Oskar Fischinger and Norman McLaren talks to Jasper Sharp about his synaesthetic “cell animation”, why he hand-draws computer-animated lookalikes and his one-man Exquisite corpse-style motion epic Wonder.

    Jasper Sharp
    Friday 9 May 2014

    Interviews

  • In pictures: British film talent gathers for Cannes send-off

    Dominic West, Freddie Fox, Imelda Staunton, Timothy Spall, Mike Leigh and Ben Wheatley are among the stars and filmmakers who joined us to toast the British presence at this year’s Cannes Film Festival at our pre-festival ‘send-off’ lunch.

    Friday 9 May 2014

    Features

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