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  • Born in 1914: seven great filmmakers

    Dylan Thomas and Jack Cardiff are among the greats born in 1914 whose paths crossed with the British documentary movement in its golden age.

    Patrick Russell
    Tuesday 28 January 2014

    Features

  • Behind the scenes: Dr Strangelove

    Rare on-set images give a glimpse of great minds at work as Stanley Kubrick and Peter Sellers film their 50-year-old classic Dr Strangelove.

    Monday 27 January 2014

    Features

  • Fellini’s commercials

    Celluloid Liberation Front visits il maestro’s late-life misadventures (and mischief) in consumerville.

    Celluloid Liberation Front
    Sunday 26 January 2014

    Bytes

  • Film of the week: Inside Llewyn Davis

    The Coens’ latest takes a left turn from their usual fables of heedless ambition to essay a listless 1960s folk singer, “boomeranging between bad memories and botched opportunities”, write J.M. Tyree and Ben Walters.

    J M Tyree , Ben Walters
    Friday 24 January 2014

    Reviews and recommendations

  • Video: Sherlock: The Empty Hearse Q&A

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Mark Gatiss and the talent behind Sherlock discuss the making of The Empty Hearse.

    Friday 24 January 2014

    Video

  • Inside Llewyn Davis: classic folk songs on film

    With the Coen brothers’ latest transporting us back to the early 60s folk scene, we pick out some of the most memorable uses of folk on film.

    Jon Spira
    Friday 24 January 2014

    Features

  • 10 great chase films

    From silent comedies to modern action blockbusters, cinema has always thrived on the thrill of pursuit. Catch your breath while we go after 10 essential chase movies.

    Matthew Thrift
    Thursday 23 January 2014

    Lists

  • The General: the greatest comedy of all time?

    No comedy came higher in Sight & Sound’s Greatest Films of All Time poll than Buster Keaton’s 1926 classic The General. But it wasn’t high enough…

    Geoff Andrew
    Thursday 23 January 2014

    Features

  • Celebrating Kubrick’s Dr Strangelove at 50

    As Stanley Kubrick’s black comedy Dr Strangelove turns 50, we share some production designs and behind-the-scenes shots from the making of a cold war masterpiece.

    Sarah Cox
    Wednesday 22 January 2014

    Features

  • Find the fun: editing documentaries the Mary Poppins way

    When he struggles to bring discipline and rules to his documentaries’ anarchic found moments, Robert Greene turns to Mary Poppins for help.

    Robert Greene
    Wednesday 22 January 2014

    Unfiction

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