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5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 12 to 14 April

Alex Garland imagines a second American civil war, while a sweeping epic of the industrial revolution turns up for streaming.

By Sam Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 12 to 14 April
10 great

10 great films featuring a film within the film

By Georgina Guthrie

10 great films featuring a film within the film
News

Cannes 2024 lineup includes 3 BFI-supported UK films

Cannes 2024 lineup includes 3 BFI-supported UK films
From the Sight and Sound archive

“Her charisma, her presence, was a lot to do with her eyes”: Asif Kapadia on Amy

By Nick James

“Her charisma, her presence, was a lot to do with her eyes”: Asif Kapadia on Amy
Interviews

Kirsten Dunst and Alex Garland on Civil War: “I don’t feel any need to add to the number of films that spell everything out”

By Lou Thomas

Kirsten Dunst and Alex Garland on Civil War: “I don’t feel any need to add to the number of films that spell everything out”
Reviews

Back to Black: Amy Winehouse biopic fails in its aspirations to focus on the music

By Rebecca Harrison

Back to Black: Amy Winehouse biopic fails in its aspirations to focus on the music
Talkies

The magnificent ’74: The Conversation

By Jessica Kiang

The magnificent ’74: The Conversation
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This Town Q&A with creator and writer Steven Knight, cast members and crew.

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