All articles by David Parkinson

Obituaries

Dennis Waterman obituary: British TV star from The Sweeney, Minder and New Tricks

Waterman played tough nuts on both sides of the law in some of British TV’s defining police and crime series.

By David Parkinson

Dennis Waterman obituary: British TV star from The Sweeney, Minder and New Tricks
Obituaries

William Hurt obituary: 1980s Oscar winner with a final chapter in Marvel

By David Parkinson

William Hurt obituary: 1980s Oscar winner with a final chapter in Marvel
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10 great TV spy series

By David Parkinson

10 great TV spy series
Obituaries

Douglas Trumbull, visual effects visionary behind 2001 and Blade Runner, 1942 to 2022

By David Parkinson

Douglas Trumbull, visual effects visionary behind 2001 and Blade Runner, 1942 to 2022
Obituaries

Hardy Krüger, war film veteran and Barry Lyndon star, 1928 to 2022

By David Parkinson

Hardy Krüger, war film veteran and Barry Lyndon star, 1928 to 2022
Lists

24 films to watch on TV this Christmas

By David Parkinson

24 films to watch on TV this Christmas
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50 great Christmas films currently streaming

By Katherine McLaughlin, David Parkinson and others

50 great Christmas films currently streaming
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Toshiro Mifune: 10 essential films

By David Parkinson

Toshiro Mifune: 10 essential films
Obituaries

Nino Castelnuovo: remembering the Umbrellas of Cherbourg star, 1936 to 2021

By David Parkinson

Nino Castelnuovo: remembering the Umbrellas of Cherbourg star, 1936 to 2021
Features

How The Pawnbroker changed film censorship

By David Parkinson

How The Pawnbroker changed film censorship
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10 great Technicolor films

By David Parkinson

10 great Technicolor films
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10 great British thrillers of the 1970s

By David Parkinson

10 great British thrillers of the 1970s
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10 great last films by British directors

By David Parkinson

10 great last films by British directors
Lists

Kenneth More: 10 essential films

By David Parkinson

Kenneth More: 10 essential films
Lists

Barbara Windsor: 5 roles to remember her by

By David Parkinson

Barbara Windsor: 5 roles to remember her by
Where to begin

Where to begin with Anthony Asquith

By David Parkinson

Where to begin with Anthony Asquith
Lists

A very British Halloween: 10 classic UK horror films

By David Parkinson

A very British Halloween: 10 classic UK horror films
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Ennio Morricone: An iconic career in 10 scores

By David Parkinson

Ennio Morricone: An iconic career in 10 scores
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10 great caper films

By David Parkinson

10 great caper films
Features

5 reasons to watch The Guinea Pig – Brighton Rock follow-up with a timely class-clash theme

By David Parkinson

5 reasons to watch The Guinea Pig – Brighton Rock follow-up with a timely class-clash theme
Lists

Remembering Ian Holm: 10 essential films

By David Parkinson

Remembering Ian Holm: 10 essential films
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5 essential London films

By David Parkinson

5 essential London films
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10 great British comedy films of the 1960s

By David Parkinson

10 great British comedy films of the 1960s
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5 essential British film noirs

By David Parkinson

5 essential British film noirs
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5 essential British films set in the distant past

By David Parkinson

5 essential British films set in the distant past
Where to begin

Where to begin with MGM musicals

By David Parkinson

Where to begin with MGM musicals
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The best musical of every year – from the dawn of sound to the rise of the jukebox musical

By Grace Barber-Plentie, Kambole Campbell and others

The best musical of every year – from the dawn of sound to the rise of the jukebox musical
Lists

Emma Thompson: 10 essential performances

By David Parkinson

Emma Thompson: 10 essential performances
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David Attenborough: 10 landmark nature series

By David Parkinson

David Attenborough: 10 landmark nature series
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