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  • Film of the week: Iris

    Lisa Mullen hails the subtleties of the late Albert Maysles’ real-life-sized portrait of New York’s larger-than-life doyenne of fashion and oddities.
    Thursday 30 July 2015

  • Film of the week: Inside Out

    Psychology for all the family: Pixar give fun and colour to an uprooted 11-year-old’s mental trauma, says Nick Pinkerton.
    Thursday 30 July 2015

  • Film of the week: The Wonders

    Alice Rohwacher’s second feature conjures a teenager’s delights and desires against the waning of a less than Arcadian way of life, says Violet Lucca.
    Saturday 18 July 2015

  • Gallery: five new London cinemas

    Photographs by Etienne Gilfillan of London ’s 2015 batch of new cinema initiatives, including the Picturehouse Central and Curzon Bloomsbury arthouse-circuit flagships, and the independent Regent Street, Deptford and Close Up cinemas.
    Friday 17 July 2015

  • A culture preserved in Amber

    Wearsider Neil Young hymns the work of Amber, North East England’s finest film collective.
    Friday 17 July 2015

  • The 10 Greatest Documentaries – writing from the S&S archives

    With a countdown of the top ten films from our 2014 Documentary Poll screening at the BFI Southbank through July and August, we put together this browsable dossier of writings about the films from our archives.

  • Audrey Hepburn, by Givenchy

    Sabina Stent looks at Audrey Hepburn’s eight movie collaborations with the designer Hubert de Givenchy, the designer who helped define her iconic style on screen and off.
    Thursday 16 July 2015

  • Adam Curtis versus Joshua Oppenheimer, or art times journalism

    Watching an encounter between the nonfiction jammer behind The Look of Silence and the mashup reporter who made The Power of Nightmares, Robert Greene wonders if cinema and fact must make uncomfortable bedfellows?
    Tuesday 14 July 2015

Opening nights: new British cinemas

  • Gallery: five new London cinemas

    Gallery: five new London cinemas

    Photographs by Etienne Gilfillan of London ’s 2015 batch of new cinema initiatives, including the Picturehouse Central and Curzon Bloomsbury arthouse-circuit flagships, and the independent Regent Street, Deptford and Close Up cinemas.
    Friday 17 July 2015

  • Deptford Cinema: one for all!

    Deptford Cinema: one for all!

    In the first of our video reports about new London cinemas, Edward Lawrenson speaks to Deptford Cinema’s Edwin Mingard about volunteer-run exhibition in the high-rent city, and the virtues of community-led programming.
    Friday 17 July 2015

  • Celluloid haven: Close Up Cinema

    Celluloid haven: Close Up Cinema

    In the second of our video reports about London’s 2015 batch of cinema initiatives, Edward Lawrenson sees and hears a valorous defence of celluloid film projection from Close Up Cinema’s Damien Sanville.
    Friday 17 July 2015

  • Building a small cinema in Liverpool

    Building a small cinema in Liverpool

    Anthony Killick embeds himself with a crack troupe of volunteer cinema refitters remaking a former Liverpool magistrates court as a cooperative picturehouse.
    Friday 17 July 2015

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