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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Kay Mander (1915-2013)

    Once told that a woman director wouldn’t be able to control a male crew, the late Kay Mander became one of UK documentary’s most passionate voices.

    Sarah Easen
    Wednesday 22 January 2014

    Features

  • The Stuart Hall Project: John Akomfrah interview

    Award-winning documentary-maker John Akomfrah explains the importance of archive film to his emotionally charged portrait of cultural theorist Stuart Hall.

    Georgia Korossi
    Tuesday 21 January 2014

    Interviews

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