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5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 9 to 11 April

Swinging 60s pop, a Bengali classic and one of the most mouthwatering meals on film – what are you watching this weekend?

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 9 to 11 April
10 great

10 great Argentinian films of the 21st century

By Maria Delgado and Cecilia Sosa

10 great Argentinian films of the 21st century
Lists

Roger Corman: 10 essential films

By Chloe Walker

Roger Corman: 10 essential films
Lists

10 key jazz films

By Jonathan Romney

10 key jazz films
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this Easter weekend – 2 to 5 April

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this Easter weekend – 2 to 5 April
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 26 to 28 March

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 26 to 28 March
Lists

Adam Curtis picks 10 films that capture the mood of their times

By Adam Curtis

Adam Curtis picks 10 films that capture the mood of their times
10 great

10 great films about happiness

By David Morrison

10 great films about happiness
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 19 to 21 March

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 19 to 21 March
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10 great films about dreaming

By Chloe Walker

10 great films about dreaming
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 12 to 14 March

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 12 to 14 March
Festivals

Five recommendations at BFI Flare 2021

By Chrystel Oloukoï

Five recommendations at BFI Flare 2021
10 great

10 great American neo-noirs of the 1990s

By Lou Thomas

10 great American neo-noirs of the 1990s
Lists

21 must-see debuts by female directors from the last 10 years

By Anjana Janardhan

21 must-see debuts by female directors from the last 10 years
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 5 to 7 March

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 5 to 7 March
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 26 to 28 February

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 26 to 28 February
My Dream Palace

Let there be projector light: 80 films that take us inside cinemas

By Thomas Flew

Let there be projector light: 80 films that take us inside cinemas
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 19 to 21 February

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 19 to 21 February
Lists

The most anticipated films of 2021

By Thomas Flew, Devika Girish and others

The most anticipated films of 2021
Lists

The most anticipated television of 2021

By Pamela Hutchinson

The most anticipated television of 2021
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 12 to 14 February

By Samuel Wigley

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

10 great films about queer history

By Jack King

10 great films about queer history
Lists

Lana Turner: 10 essential films

By Chloe Walker

Lana Turner: 10 essential films
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 5 to 7 February

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 5 to 7 February
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 29 to 31 January

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 29 to 31 January
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10 great British films of 1971

By Kat Ellinger

10 great British films of 1971
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 22 to 24 January

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 22 to 24 January
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10 great last films by British directors

By David Parkinson

10 great last films by British directors
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 15 to 17 January

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 15 to 17 January
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