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

Playing memorable parts for Stanley Kubrick and Howard Hawks, character actor Hardy Krüger was also a recurring face as a German soldier in war films of the 1960s and 70s.

By David Parkinson

Hardy Krüger, war film veteran and Barry Lyndon star, 1928 to 2022
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Jean-Jacques Beineix, director of Diva and Betty Blue, 1946 to 2022

By Phil Powrie

Jean-Jacques Beineix, director of Diva and Betty Blue, 1946 to 2022
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Sidney Poitier, a giant who broke ground and changed perceptions, 1927 to 2022

By Leila Latif

Sidney Poitier, a giant who broke ground and changed perceptions, 1927 to 2022
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In memoriam: the filmmakers we lost in 2021

By Bob Mastrangelo

In memoriam: the filmmakers we lost in 2021
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Lina Wertmüller, director of razor-sharp satires who made Oscar history, 1928 to 2021

By Pasquale Iannone

Lina Wertmüller, director of razor-sharp satires who made Oscar history, 1928 to 2021
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In memory of Anthony Smith CBE , former director of the BFI and BFI Fellow, 1938 to 2021

In memory of Anthony Smith CBE , former director of the BFI and BFI Fellow, 1938 to 2021
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Somewhere over the rainbow: Ringan Ledwidge, 1971 to 2021

By Professor Emily Caston

Somewhere over the rainbow: Ringan Ledwidge, 1971 to 2021
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Michael Kenneth Williams, forever Omar in The Wire (1966-2021)

By Leila Latif

Michael Kenneth Williams, forever Omar in The Wire (1966-2021)
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Nino Castelnuovo: remembering the Umbrellas of Cherbourg star (1936-2021)

By David Parkinson

Nino Castelnuovo: remembering the Umbrellas of Cherbourg star (1936-2021)
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Jean-Paul Belmondo: the face of the New Wave, the body of popular cinema (1933-2021)

By Ginette Vincendeau

Jean-Paul Belmondo: the face of the New Wave, the body of popular cinema (1933-2021)
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Ned Beatty brought a spark to his character parts

By Tom Charity

Ned Beatty brought a spark to his character parts
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The disappearance of Kevin Jackson

By Matthew Sweet

The disappearance of Kevin Jackson
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RIP Monte Hellman, patron saint of obsessional cinephiles

By Brad Stevens

RIP Monte Hellman, patron saint of obsessional cinephiles
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RIP Bertrand Tavernier, a stalwart of social-minded cinema

By David Thompson

RIP Bertrand Tavernier, a stalwart of social-minded cinema
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Norman J. Warren: the gentleman of English exploitation

By Josephine Botting

Norman J. Warren: the gentleman of English exploitation
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In memory of Raymond Cauchetier: the man who photographed the French New Wave

By Jonathan Romney

In memory of Raymond Cauchetier: the man who photographed the French New Wave
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Giuseppe Rotunno was one of the great Italian cinematographers

By Pasquale Iannone

Giuseppe Rotunno was one of the great Italian cinematographers
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Cicely Tyson put Black female pride on screen

By Alex Ramon

Cicely Tyson put Black female pride on screen
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Joan Micklin Silver made her own film ground

By Carrie Rickey

Joan Micklin Silver made her own film ground
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A good bird: remembering Barbara Windsor

By Hannah Mackay

A good bird: remembering Barbara Windsor
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The departed: the filmmakers we lost in 2020

By Bob Mastrangelo

The departed: the filmmakers we lost in 2020
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Sarah Maldoror was a trailblazer in anti-colonial cinema with an engagingly eclectic oeuvre

By Sukhdev Sandhu

Sarah Maldoror was a trailblazer in anti-colonial cinema with an engagingly eclectic oeuvre
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Soumitra Chatterjee was Satyajit Ray’s bona fide Bengali

By Andrew Robinson

Soumitra Chatterjee was Satyajit Ray’s bona fide Bengali
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Sean Connery’s code-red allure

By David Thomson

Sean Connery’s code-red allure
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Rhonda Fleming, a star in black and white and Technicolor

By Pamela Hutchinson

Rhonda Fleming, a star in black and white and Technicolor
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Diana Rigg obituary: an independent, indefatigable star

By Josephine Botting

Diana Rigg obituary: an independent, indefatigable star
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Jiří Menzel obituary: the last of the Czech New Wave greats

By Peter Hames

Jiří Menzel obituary: the last of the Czech New Wave greats
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In tribute to Liz Fraser and Fenella Fielding, Carry On veterans

By David Parkinson

In tribute to Liz Fraser and Fenella Fielding, Carry On veterans
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Anne V. Coates (1925-2018), veteran editor behind legendary Lawrence of Arabia cut

By David Parkinson

Anne V. Coates (1925-2018), veteran editor behind legendary Lawrence of Arabia cut