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  • Looking for signs and meaning in the cinema

    Peter Wollen’s Signs and Meaning in the Cinema remains one of the most influential books on the art of film yet written. An interview with the author finds Wollen restlessly arguing with himself about the evolving medium.

    Samuel Wigley
    Wednesday 29 May 2013

    Interviews

  • Television in the interactive age #changingtimes

    Television has come a long way from the days of the live phone-in, with digital TV and social media enabling instant audience participation.

    Kathleen Luckey
    Wednesday 29 May 2013

    Features

  • Walk Through

    Vdrome’s current presentation – ostensibly a tour of CalArts’ campus – provokes then-and-now thoughts on the prospects for making and showing art in the ‘real’ world, says Nathaniel Budzinski.

    Nathaniel Budzinski
    Tuesday 28 May 2013

    Bytes

  • Best of Cannes 2013: some films to look out for

    From the big winners to the small gems, Geoff Andrew rounds up his picks of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, including a personal top 15.

    Geoff Andrew
    Tuesday 28 May 2013

    Features

  • A Boy and His Atom

    Chris Robinson on IBM scientists dipping their toes into the art of computer animation, starting small.

    Chris Robinson
    Tuesday 28 May 2013

    Bytes

  • Cannes 2013: An open book

    There’s no second-guessing which of many contenders Steven Spielberg’s jury is about to anoint, says Nick James.

    Nick James
    Sunday 26 May 2013

    Festivals

  • Cannes 2013: Awards reaction

    Nick James on a great set of prizes.

    Nick James
    Sunday 26 May 2013

    Festivals

  • Cannes 2013: Divine mysteries

    Lav Diaz’s Dostoyevskian epic Norte, End of History should surely have been competing for top honours in this year’s festival, says Kieron Corless.

    Kieron Corless
    Saturday 25 May 2013

    Festivals

  • Film of the week: Something in the Air

    Olivier Assayas reignites the early 1970s in all their vibrancy and vitality, says Jonathan Romney.

    Jonathan Romney
    Friday 24 May 2013

    Reviews and recommendations

  • Cannes 2013: Up close and physical

    From its long hot shags to its skin-blotched arguments and sleeping faces, Blue is the Warmest Colour pushes the boundaries of naturalism on screen, discovers Jonathan Romney.

    Jonathan Romney
    Friday 24 May 2013

    Festivals

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    Interviews, news and comment on the Academy Awards.

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    BAFTAs 2014

    Interviews, news and comment on the British Academy Film Awards.

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