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  • 10 great LGBT TV and online series

    As Cucumber, Banana and Tofu, the latest projects from Russell T. Davies, rake in the acclaim, we remember some of the best LGBT series of yesteryear.  
    Friday 23 January 2015

  • 10 great comedies of the 21st century

    As the LOCO London Comedy Film Festival rolls in to blow away the January blues once again, we decided it was time to take stock of some of the 21st century’s finest, funniest achievements in film comedy.
    Thursday 22 January 2015

  • Night Will Fall: the story of file number F3080

    In 1945, Allied forces filmed the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps, but the shocking footage of what they found was subsequently shelved after the withdrawal of government support for the project. Nearly 70 years later, a new documentary tells the story of a vital memorial film that is finally seeing the light of day.
    Monday 15 September 2014

  • The day we teamed up with Wikipedia

    A marathon of Wikipedia editing at the BFI Reuben Library has enriched the online encyclopedia’s records relating to black and Asian British filmmaking.
    Tuesday 27 January 2015

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  • Pure phase: movies melt down

    With ‘live’ film shows now the rage, Charlie Lyne journeyed from Copenhagen’s incessantly deconstructionist CPH:DOX to a Frozen singalong to see cinema in a state of liquification.

    Charlie Lyne
    Friday 5 December 2014

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  • First ever British sci-fi feature film released

    Britain’s first ever sci-fi feature film, A Message from Mars, will be available to watch in full for the first time in over a century on BFI Player and BBC Arts Online.

    Thursday 4 December 2014

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  • 10 great lesser-known time-travel films

    Trip back through history with our list of terrific time-travelling movies that deserve to be better known.

    David Parkinson
    Thursday 4 December 2014

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  • The letter from Stanley Kubrick that started 2001: A Space Odyssey

    In 1964, Stanley Kubrick wrote to author Arthur C. Clarke about the possibility of collaborating on ‘the proverbial “really good” science-fiction movie’.

    Samuel Wigley
    Wednesday 3 December 2014

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  • Readers’ film choice 2014

    We asked you for your best films of 2014. The results are in.

    Tuesday 2 December 2014

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  • The 10 best British TV aliens

    Our TV curators count down their top 10 aliens on British television, from the Time Lord himself to Monty Python’s tennis-playing blancmanges.

    Lisa Kerrigan , Jez Stewart , Steve Bryant , Pam Rostron , Kathleen Luckey , Steve Foxon , Gosta Johansson
    Tuesday 2 December 2014

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  • Seeing plenty: women on film

    Sight & Sound must recognise the wealth of women making and commenting on movies, write two correspondents. Plus our response.

    Sophie Mayer , Ania Ostrowska , Sight & Sound Editors
    Tuesday 2 December 2014

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  • The 10 best Maggie Smith performances

    As our two-month celebration of Maggie Smith begins at BFI Southbank, we count down 10 of her very best and haughtiest turns.

    Michael Coveney
    Monday 1 December 2014

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  • An invitation is not enough

    Sight & Sound received the following response to our editor’s editorial The Equalizers, which invited more introductions and pitches from good female writers.

    Sophie Mayer , Ania Ostrowska
    Monday 1 December 2014

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  • Gallery: 2001: A Space Odyssey then and now

    To mark the UK rerelease of Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi epic 2001: A Space Odyssey, Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood met on Sunday 30 November at BFI Southbank.

    Monday 1 December 2014

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