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10 great autumnal horror films

As the leaves turn brown and the nights turn spooky, we summon 10 terrifying films to fit the season.

By Anton Bitel

10 great autumnal horror films
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10 great sci-fi adaptations

By Anton Bitel

10 great sci-fi adaptations
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10 great British films of the 1990s

By Neil Mitchell

10 great British films of the 1990s
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 1 to 3 October

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 1 to 3 October
Lists

Toshiro Mifune: 10 essential films

By David Parkinson

Toshiro Mifune: 10 essential films
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 24 to 26 September

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 24 to 26 September
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10 great King Arthur films

By Trevor Johnston

10 great King Arthur films
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 17 to 19 September

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 17 to 19 September
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10 great private eye films

By Trevor Johnston

10 great private eye films
Festivals

30 great films playing at BFI London Film Festival 2021

30 great films playing at BFI London Film Festival 2021
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 10 to 12 September

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 10 to 12 September
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10 great supernatural horror films of the 21st century

By Katherine McLaughlin

10 great supernatural horror films of the 21st century
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 3 to 5 September

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 3 to 5 September
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this bank holiday weekend – 27 to 30 August

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this bank holiday weekend – 27 to 30 August
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10 great films about Arab women and womanhood

By Leila Latif

10 great films about Arab women and womanhood
Festivals

Rituals and cycles of grief: 10 picks from FrightFest 2021

By Anton Bitel

Rituals and cycles of grief: 10 picks from FrightFest 2021
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 20 to 22 August

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 20 to 22 August
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10 great films that don’t have a Wikipedia page

By Samuel Wigley

10 great films that don’t have a Wikipedia page
Lists

10 to see at the Edinburgh Film Festival 2021

By Josh Slater-Williams

10 to see at the Edinburgh Film Festival 2021
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 13 to 15 August

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 13 to 15 August
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10 great neo-giallo films

By Steph Green

10 great neo-giallo films
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 6 to 8 August

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 6 to 8 August
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10 great Technicolor films

By David Parkinson

10 great Technicolor films
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 30 July to 1 August

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 30 July to 1 August
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10 great Hollywood melodramas of the 1940s

By Pamela Hutchinson

10 great Hollywood melodramas of the 1940s
Lists

Earl Cameron: 10 essential performances

By Alex Ramon

Earl Cameron: 10 essential performances
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 23 to 25 July

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 23 to 25 July
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10 great African films

By Leila Latif

10 great African films
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10 great LGBTIQA characters in games

By Katie Granger

10 great LGBTIQA characters in games
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