Patrick Smith and Viviane Saglier trace a thread from James Benning’s reclusive Two Cabins films to the crucibles of Maidan and Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait.
Patrick Smith , Viviane Saglier
Monday 9 February 2015
It has turned up in Breaking Bad, M*A*S*H and The Muppet Show. Earlier it was in The Philadelphia Story and a Marx Brothers classic. Read the intriguing story behind the song now covered exclusively for the BFI by best-selling indie-folkers Stornoway.
Friday 6 February 2015
Named after a rare butterfly, the extraordinary new film by Peter Strickland is also that lesser-spotted creature: a genuinely erotic British film. In the month that The Duke of Burgundy flutters into cinemas, we survey 10 more titillating titles from these shores.
Thursday 5 February 2015
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