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  • First-hand evidence: William Gillette’s restored 1916 Sherlock Holmes

    Jay Weissberg reports on the restoration premiere of a 99-year-old Holmes adaptation starring one of the Edwardian era’s greatest stage performers of the role.

    Jay Weissberg
    Tuesday 14 April 2015

    Features

  • Requiem for cavalier attitudes

    Great directors used to know how to have their way with source literature. Even novels of distinction were no impediment to Vincente Minnelli, says Brad Stevens.

    Brad Stevens
    Tuesday 14 April 2015

    Bradlands

  • Dark Horse: mischief in the sport of kings

    Director Louise Osmond calls the equine star of her new documentary the ‘George Clooney’ of the horse world. He plays himself: the champion racehorse whose unexpected success took its owners from a Welsh mining village to the elite world of the racetrack.

    Ann Lee
    Tuesday 14 April 2015

    Interviews

  • Meet the next generation of British filmmakers

    16-19 year-old filmmakers across the country have presented their films at the BFI Film Academy graduation.

    Tuesday 14 April 2015

    Features

  • The importance of German Concentration Camps Factual Survey

    IWM’s (Imperial War Museums) Toby Haggith explains the history and significance of the Ministry of Information’s film record of the atrocities of the Nazi concentraton camps, shot in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War.

    Toby Haggith
    Monday 13 April 2015

    Features

  • Archives online: Robbed at gun-camera point?

    War bomber footage is nothing new, as this public-domain gun-camera scrapbook from the Pacific War goes to prove. But with its abstruseness veering to the abstract, does it lend us an alternative approach to the uncanny in conflict, asks Thirza Wakefield?

    Thirza Wakefield
    Sunday 12 April 2015

    Bytes

  • Toon of the month: Nuggets

    Andreas Hykade’s pithy two-tone line fable takes the high road, finds it’s the low road, says Chris Robinson.

    Chris Robinson
    Saturday 11 April 2015

    Bytes

  • Video: Southern Gothic

    What makes for Southern Gothic? Robert Greene can tell you some tales…

    Robert Greene
    Friday 10 April 2015

    Video

  • Film of the week: Jauja

    Lisandro Alonso’s elliptical Patagonian western elides materiality, myth and surreal melodrama to riddle the mask of civilisation, says Adrian Martin.

    Adrian Martin
    Friday 10 April 2015

    Reviews and recommendations

  • 10 great modern British documentaries directed by women

    Louise Osmond is one of a number of distinctive female documentary-makers to have emerged in recent British cinema. As her latest film, the racing underdog story Dark Horse, goes on release, we look at some of their finest achievements.

    Ros Cranston , Catherine McGahan
    Thursday 9 April 2015

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