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  • Abbas and me

    Geoff Andrew remembers the private side of the late Abbas Kiarostami.

    Geoff Andrew
    Wednesday 6 July 2016

    Obituaries

  • Robin Hardy, 1929-2016

    Vic Pratt remembers the director of The Wicker Man, an indefatigable creative communicator and joker.

    Vic Pratt
    Tuesday 5 July 2016

    Obituaries

  • Abbas Kiarostami, 1940-2016

    The most celebrated of Iranian filmmakers, Abbas Kiarostami expanded the frame of documentary and narrative fiction forms in human dramas that resonated with international audiences, writes Ehsan Koshbakht.

    Ehsan Khoshbakht
    Tuesday 5 July 2016

    Obituaries

  • Michael Cimino, 1939-2016

    Tom Charity on the Oscar-winning writer-director of The Deer Hunter and Heaven’s Gate: an artist whose extravagance served to shut the door on Hollywood’s 1970s golden age.

    Tom Charity
    Tuesday 5 July 2016

    Obituaries

  • Long arm of the lore: Robin Hardy on The Wicker Man

    Mauled by the studio, obsessed over by fans, deconstructed by academics, remade with Nicolas Cage – yet the pagan British weirdness of The Wicker Man remains fresh. Unveiling The Final Cut in 2013, its director recalls the making of a myth to Vic Pratt.

    Vic Pratt
    Monday 4 July 2016

    Features

  • Euan Lloyd 1923-2016

    We remember the producer of popular British action films including Who Dares Wins and The Wild Geese, who received unlikely acclaim from Stanley Kubrick.

    James Blackford
    Monday 4 July 2016

    Features

  • Futuristic Telford 40 years ago

    See mills turn to malls as six villages become a gleaming Shropshire new town.

    Daniel Noall
    Friday 1 July 2016

    Features

  • Film of the week: From Afar

    Still lives: last year’s Venice Golden Lion winner is a tautly minimalist, darkly brave study of male intimacy across the tracks in Venezuela, says Demetrios Matheou.

    Demetrios Matheou
    Friday 1 July 2016

    Reviews and recommendations

  • This Way Up: Exhibition Innovation conference set for Glasgow

    Early bird tickets are now on sale for the third edition of the conference which looks at audience behaviours, emerging trends, and the future of cinema.

    Friday 1 July 2016

    Announcements

  • 10 great pirate movies and swashbucklers

    With pirates, swordplay, musketeers and outlaws galore, few films come more rousingly entertaining than these swashbuckling classics from the golden age of Hollywood.

    David Parkinson
    Thursday 30 June 2016

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