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  • 10 wonderful women of sci-fi

    With the results of our poll seeking to find Greatest Sci-Fi Character of All Time not far off, we wondered: how will women fare in the voting?

    Clarissa Jacob , Angus Dunican
    Thursday 6 November 2014

    Lists

  • 10 great Jewish films

    As the 18th UK Jewish Film Festival rolls into cinemas nationwide, we take a look at some of Jewish cinema’s greatest hits.

    Raphael Smith
    Thursday 6 November 2014

    Lists

  • New BFI Player launched

    With our newly enhanced BFI Player,  over 1,400 uniquely diverse films have never been easier to access – from Oscar winners to long-lost archive gems.

    Wednesday 5 November 2014

    Announcements

  • Chris Collins, 1962-2014

    Nick James, Pawel Pawlikowski and Lizzie Francke remember the UKFC and BFI production executive, who produced filmmakers from Carine Adler to Jonathan Glazer.

    Nick James , Pawel Pawlikowski , Lizzie Francke
    Wednesday 5 November 2014

    Obituaries

  • What we’ll be wearing in the future (if classic sci-fi films got it right)

    A new exhibition explores how costume designers on movies like Blade Runner, 2001 and Star Wars imagined the clothes of the future.

    Nathalie Morris
    Wednesday 5 November 2014

    Features

  • BFI announces DVD releases for early 2015

    Roberto Rossellini’s classic War Trilogy on Blu-ray and DVD heads our lineup of releases for the first quarter of 2015.

    Tuesday 4 November 2014

    Announcements

  • Rarely seen sci-fi films released on BFI Player – 10 to try

    We’ve released dozens of hard-to-see sci-fi films on BFI Player. Here’s a sampler.

    John Oliver
    Tuesday 4 November 2014

    Lists

  • London 2014 roundup: bi now (and then)

    From the 60s sexual and political awakening of Carol Morley’s The Falling to two vivacious modern New York coming-out comedies, bisexuality got frank and fun at this year’s London Film Festival, reports Sophie Mayer.

    Sophie Mayer
    Monday 3 November 2014

    Festivals

  • London 2014 roundup: Viggo goes west

    From Far from Men’s Algerian Civil War to Jauja’s Patagonian Conquest of the Desert, this year’s festival poster boy for the pioneer spirit of the western was Denmark’s Viggo Mortensen, says Thirza Wakefield.

    Thirza Wakefield
    Monday 3 November 2014

    Festivals

  • The 10 best John Barry soundtracks

    Five-time Oscar winner and the man behind 11 James Bond soundtracks, John Barry is one of cinema’s most beloved composers. But what are his greatest scores?

    Patrick Fahy
    Monday 3 November 2014

    Lists

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