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  • Why I love... Dracula

    Is the suave, blood-sucking count in the Hammer version of Bram Stoker’s novel the best of all screen Draculas?

    Kevin Lyons
    Friday 23 August 2013

    Features

  • Video: Pat Collins on Silence

    Pat Collins discusses his film Silence, which follows a sound recordist on a quest to capture the quiet of an environment free of manmade sound.

    Thursday 22 August 2013

    Video

  • 10 great films set in museums

    As we get ready to settle into the British Museum for our Monster Weekend, we stroll the corridors of film history to select 10 great museum movies.

    Samuel Wigley
    Thursday 22 August 2013

    Lists

  • Why I love ... Night of the Demon

    Paving for the way for later occult classics like The Wicker Man, Night of the Demon is a masterpiece of fright about witchcraft in modern Britain. 

    Vic Pratt
    Wednesday 21 August 2013

    Features

  • Portraits of Satyajit Ray

    Nemai Ghosh’s photographs of Satyajit Ray show a master filmmaker at work, both on location and at home in his study.

    Andrew Robinson
    Monday 19 August 2013

    Features

  • Film of the week: Kuma

    Caught between old and new mores, a borrowed wife learns the blues in this snapshot of repressive hypocrisy in Austria’s Turkish enclave, writes Philip Kemp.

    Philip Kemp
    Friday 16 August 2013

    Reviews and recommendations

  • Video: Salman Rushdie on Pather Panchali

    Salman Rushdie talks about why he believes Satyajit Ray’s Pather Panchali is the greatest film ever made.

    Friday 16 August 2013

    Video

  • Back to the land: Pat Collins on Silence

    The director of a remarkable portrait of Ireland’s ancient west country talks lost landscapes and whispered histories with Colm McAuliffe.

    Colm McAuliffe
    Friday 16 August 2013

    Interviews

  • Karen Black, 1939-2013

    Peter Tonguette on the soul of the 1970s’ New American Cinema.

    Peter Tonguette
    Thursday 15 August 2013

    Obituaries

  • 10 great films about women and the city

    To honour the rerelease of Satyajit Ray’s The Big City, we take a tour of 10 more remarkable films about female experience in the world’s metropolises.

    Anna Coatman
    Thursday 15 August 2013

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