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  • James Horner, 1953-2015

    Neil Brand laments the loss of a king of the film composing world, a prolific and emotionally direct interpreter of movies from Roger Corman to James Cameron.

    Neil Brand
    Saturday 27 June 2015

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  • Christopher Lee, 1922-2015: “one of the cinema’s world-class villains”

    A titan of gothic horror, Sir Christopher Lee was also a prolific performer of remarkable range and reach, says Jonathan Rigby.

    Jonathan Rigby
    Thursday 11 June 2015

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  • In memoriam Albert Maysles, 1926-2015

    Robert Greene pays tribute to the documentary legend whose heart, like his camera, was always in the right place.

    Robert Greene
    Wednesday 11 March 2015

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  • Gallery: the departed, 2014

    A visual homage to some of the key figures in film who passed away in 2014.

    Naiel Ibarrola, Ehsan Khoshbakht
    Friday 13 February 2015

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  • Francesco Rosi, 1922-2015

    Pasquale Iannone on the Neapolitan portraitist of the Italian South and master of the ‘cine-investigation’.

    Pasquale Iannone
    Monday 12 January 2015

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  • Chris Collins, 1962-2014

    Nick James, Pawel Pawlikowski and Lizzie Francke remember the UKFC and BFI production executive, who produced filmmakers from Carine Adler to Jonathan Glazer.

    Nick James, Pawel Pawlikowski, Lizzie Francke
    Wednesday 5 November 2014

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  • Jim Hillier, 1941-2014

    Gentleman film educator and scholar, 5 April 1941–10 August 2014, remembered by Edward Buscombe.

    Edward Buscombe
    Monday 29 September 2014

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  • Peter von Bagh forever

    Neil McGlone remembers the Finnish film historian, director and festival impresario, 29 August 1943-17 September 2014.

    Neil McGlone
    Wednesday 24 September 2014

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  • Letter to Harun Farocki

    Kevin B. Lee’s letter to the late filmmaker, written on the occasion of his 70th birthday tribute programme Searching Images at the Nightingale Cinema, Chicago.

    Kevin B. Lee
    Thursday 28 August 2014

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  • Vera Chytilová, 1929-2014

    Celluloid Liberation Front remembers the “recalcitrant first lady of the Czech New Wave”.

    Celluloid Liberation Front
    Thursday 27 March 2014

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