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  • 10 great horror remakes

    With Werner Herzog’s Nosferatu the Vampyre in cinemas in time for Halloween, here are another 10 horror remakes that are more than just rip-offs.

    Matthew Thrift
    Thursday 31 October 2013

    Lists

  • Past lives: Werner Herzog’s Nosferatu the Vampyre

    Werner Herzog is famous for making films so personal they’re often downright eccentric. So, as Geoff Andrew explains, when the German auteur decided to ‘remake’ a classic vampire movie, the result was as far from formulaic as it gets.

    Geoff Andrew
    Wednesday 30 October 2013

    Features

  • Antonia Bird, 1951-2013

    Mark Cousins pays tribute to the heat, ire, vision and persistence of his late friend and collaborator.

    Mark Cousins
    Tuesday 29 October 2013

    Obituaries

  • Video: Doctor Who: The Movie Q&A

    Actors Paul McGann and Daphne Ashbrook and director Geoff Sax discuss the making of the 1996 feature-length episode, McGann’s single outing as the eighth Doctor.

     

    Tuesday 29 October 2013

    Video

  • The 10 best Boris Karloff films

    Curator Vic Pratt picks out 10 highlights from the long and terrifying career of horror legend Boris Karloff.

    Vic Pratt
    Monday 28 October 2013

    Lists

  • Why I love... Bela Lugosi’s Dracula

    Bela Lugosi was cinema’s first official Count Dracula. Curator John Oliver remembers seeing this cobweb-strewn 1931 classic at an impressionable age…

    John Oliver
    Friday 25 October 2013

    Features

  • Torn shirts and bruised faces – see the oldest film of a rugby match

    On the eve of the Rugby League World Cup, we take a look back at the earliest known surviving footage of rugby on film, available to watch for free on the BFI Player.

    Friday 25 October 2013

    Features

  • Film of the week: The Selfish Giant

    Jonathan Romney on Clio Barnard’s lyrical portrait of young rebellion in England’s green and wasted land.

    Jonathan Romney
    Friday 25 October 2013

    Reviews and recommendations

  • BFI Player launched for iOS

    Film enthusiasts can now enjoy our new video-on-demand service on their iPads.

    Friday 25 October 2013

    Announcements

  • 10 great silent horror films

    With the rerelease of the original Dracula film, Nosferatu, we cast our minds back to the early years of cinema to prove that some of the medium’s greatest chills came in silent form.

    Pamela Hutchinson
    Thursday 24 October 2013

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