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  • Film of the week: Lilting

    Ashley Clark admires a tender, potent study of loss and loneliness in fly-by-night London.

    Ashley Clark
    Friday 8 August 2014

    Reviews and recommendations

  • 10 great films set in Hong Kong

    One of the most densely populated areas on earth, Hong Kong is synonymous with the speed and flow of the modern city. Its teeming streets and gleaming surfaces have inspired filmmakers from Wong Kar-wai to Jackie Chan. Here are 10 of the best Hong Kong movies.

    John Berra
    Thursday 7 August 2014

    Lists

  • Video: the art of nonfiction

    Robert Greene essays a love letter to the “magical imitation of reality”.

    Robert Greene
    Thursday 7 August 2014

    Video

  • How many classic film dance scenes can you spot?

    There are 48 memorable dance sequences in this colourful scene. But which films are they from?

    Thursday 7 August 2014

    Features

  • Ken Annakin: the centenary of a great British director

    From wartime epics to Disney adventures, Ken Annakin’s 50-year career as director revealed his fascination with ‘human beings and their endless variations of behaviour in different settings’. To mark the centenary of his birth, here are some visual highlights from some of his very best films.

    Thursday 7 August 2014

    Features

  • Lost and found: Across the Bridge

    A model of adaptation, Across the Bridge cleverly expands Graham Greene’s original short story, says the screenwriter Paul Mayersberg.

    Paul Mayersberg
    Wednesday 6 August 2014

    Features

  • Heinz Emigholz: building in time

    Over the past two decades Heinz Emigholz has made a remarkable series of filmic monuments to the Modern age through studies of its architecture. His new film The Airstrip drops the bomb on the project, writes Aaron Cutler.

    Aaron Cutler
    Wednesday 6 August 2014

    Interviews

  • News from the front: Odessa 2014

    350 miles from the front lines of Ukraine’s civil war, the famous port city staged its fifth international film festival with a pride that seemed defiant going on decadent, reports Neil Young.

    Neil Young
    Tuesday 5 August 2014

    Festivals

  • Hitchcock’s masterpiece Rear Window turns 60

    Peek inside the press book produced for the original release of Alfred Hitchcock’s classic suspense thriller Rear Window, now 60 years old.

    Samuel Wigley
    Monday 4 August 2014

    Features

  • A user’s guide to going to the cinema in 1914

    What was it like being a cinemagoer 100 years ago? What to see? What to wear? We bent the space-time continuum to find out from a young shop assistant living in 1914.

    Bryony Dixon
    Friday 1 August 2014

    Features

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  • Oscars 2014

    Oscars 2014

    Interviews, news and comment on the Academy Awards.

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  • BAFTAs 2014

    BAFTAs 2014

    Interviews, news and comment on the British Academy Film Awards.

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