Back during the roaring 20s, there was a trend for dynamic cinematic odes to the great cities of the modern world. Newly available to watch for free online, a 33-minute short from 1929 shows how Liverpool got its own shining example.
Thursday 9 July 2015
Trevor Johnston talks to the producer of The Tree of Life and more about his turn back to directing with this accomplished take on reclusive pop genius Brian Wilson.
Wednesday 8 July 2015
Our Britain on Film project makes 1000s of archive films available to watch on BFI Player, giving people across the UK free access to films and TV that represent the area where they live, grew up or went to school. The huge collection includes a new discovery of the world’s earliest home movies, from 1902.
Tuesday 7 July 2015
For all the Edinburgh Film Festival’s serial changes of leadership, this year’s native showcase yet again struggled to find enough titles above the humdrum. Is this as good as it gets, asks Tim Hayes?
Monday 6 July 2015
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