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  • Venice 2013: come in, come out of the sun

    More waterlogged poise from Taiwan’s Tsai Ming-Liang, castration fun from Kim Ki-Duk and winning portraits of directors Sam Fuller, James Benning and Richard Linklater stood out on a slow Lido, reports Nick James.

    Nick James
    Thursday 12 September 2013

    Festivals

  • Fantasia 2013: Montreal’s monster convocation

    From Vietnamese martial arts / sex melodrama / musicals to Richard Stanley’s forays around Cathar country, mumblegore entryists and the exploits of horror’s knight-errant Andrzej Zulawski, fantasy cinema once again consumed Canada’s second city this summer, reports Nick Pinkerton.

    Nick Pinkerton
    Thursday 12 September 2013

    Festivals

  • Five to see at the LFF: period dramas

    Period films bring the past back to life, giving us a colourful glimpse into lives from another era. Here are five to see at the 57th BFI London Film Festival.

    Samuel Wigley
    Wednesday 11 September 2013

  • Alive and spinning: Only the Young

    Robert Greene on why a gentle portrait of three skateboarding California teens marks the cutting edge of nonfiction cinema.

    Robert Greene
    Wednesday 11 September 2013

    Unfiction

  • TV’s a crowd

    Do television’s collective values hobble its artistic potential, asks Brad Stevens?

    Brad Stevens
    Tuesday 10 September 2013

    Bradlands

  • Classe tous risques: not just a gangster movie

    Rediscovered underworld thriller Classe tous risques is not just up there with the best gangster films but also transcends its genre.

    Geoff Andrew
    Tuesday 10 September 2013

    Features

  • Venice 2013: truth, lies and admin – American documentaries on the Lido

    The University of Berkeley hosts Fred Wiseman’s entreaty for open communication – while Errol Morris and Alex Gibney hit the big American stone walls of Donald Rumsfeld and Lance Armstrong, finds Ashley Clark.

    Ashley Clark
    Monday 9 September 2013

    Festivals

  • Video: Doctor Who – Bad Wolf and The Parting of the Ways panel discussion

    Producer Phil Collinson, director Joe Ahearne and actor Bruno Langley discuss Doctor Who’s return after an absence of almost 10 years.

    Monday 9 September 2013

    Video

  • Toronto: the BFI Film Fund dozen

    Ben Roberts, Director of the BFI Film Fund, tells us why the Fund chose to support the 12 BFI-backed films at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.

    Ben Roberts
    Friday 6 September 2013

    Features

  • Film of the week: Museum Hours

    A security guard’s meditations at Vienna’s Museum of Art History, and his relationship with a lonely American visitor, open up into speculations on art, the city, love and life in the hands of Jem Cohen, lyrical poet of the overlooked, says Isabel Stevens.

    Isabel Stevens
    Friday 6 September 2013

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