Bryony Dixon

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The best British TV of 2023, as picked by BFI curators

From The Reckoning to The Enfield Poltergeist: BFI curators select their TV-watching highlights of the year.

By Xavier Alexandre Pillai, Josephine Botting and others

The best British TV of 2023, as picked by BFI curators
Features

The Black Pirate: how we restored Douglas Fairbanks’ early colour swashbuckler

By James Layton and Bryony Dixon

The Black Pirate: how we restored Douglas Fairbanks’ early colour swashbuckler
Features

These rural English comedies from the silent era are gobsmackingly beautiful

By Bryony Dixon

These rural English comedies from the silent era are gobsmackingly beautiful
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The best British TV of 2022, as picked by BFI curators

By James Bell, Ros Cranston and others

The best British TV of 2022, as picked by BFI curators
Features

Film’s first royal funeral: how early filmmakers captured the procession for Queen Victoria

By Bryony Dixon

Film’s first royal funeral: how early filmmakers captured the procession for Queen Victoria
What to watch at LFF

The first million dollar movie: restoring Erich von Stroheim’s monumental Foolish Wives

By Bryony Dixon

The first million dollar movie: restoring Erich von Stroheim’s monumental Foolish Wives
All about...

All about... nitrate film

By Bryony Dixon, Louise Allum and others

All about... nitrate film
Lists

100 BBC TV gamechangers

By Lisa Kerrigan, Nadia Attia and others

100 BBC TV gamechangers
Features

Shackleton and South: the journey back to sub-zero

By Bryony Dixon

Shackleton and South: the journey back to sub-zero
From the Sight and Sound archive

Festive spirits

By Bryony Dixon

Festive spirits
Best of 2021

The best new British TV of 2021, picked by BFI curators

By Lisa Kerrigan, James Bell and others

The best new British TV of 2021, picked by BFI curators
10 great

10 great British silent films

By Bryony Dixon, Neil Brand and others

10 great British silent films
Lists

Finds of the century: 12 great films from 1921

By Bryony Dixon and Pamela Hutchinson

Finds of the century: 12 great films from 1921
Features

Pimple and the tramp: the fickle fortunes of a silent comedy star

By Bryony Dixon

Pimple and the tramp: the fickle fortunes of a silent comedy star
Lists

The best British TV of 2020, picked by BFI curators

By Robin Baker, Josephine Botting and others

The best British TV of 2020, picked by BFI curators
Features

What to watch at LFF: How 3 pioneering Australian sisters made a silent gem

By Bryony Dixon

What to watch at LFF: How 3 pioneering Australian sisters made a silent gem
Features

Silent film and the great pandemic of 1918

By Bryony Dixon

Silent film and the great pandemic of 1918
Britain on Lockdown

Britain on Lockdown: The online videos shaping the crisis #3

By Bryony Dixon, Ros Cranston and others

Britain on Lockdown: The online videos shaping the crisis #3
Britain on Lockdown

Britain on Lockdown: The online videos shaping the crisis #2

By Jez Stewart, Patrick Russell and others

Britain on Lockdown: The online videos shaping the crisis #2
BFI Recommends

BFI Recommends: La Belle et la Bête

By Bryony Dixon

BFI Recommends: La Belle et la Bête
Features

A thoroughly modern Betty: rediscovering Betty Balfour’s Love, Life and Laughter

By Bryony Dixon

A thoroughly modern Betty: rediscovering Betty Balfour’s Love, Life and Laughter
Lists

The best British TV of 2018

By Elinor Groom, Storm Patterson and others

The best British TV of 2018
Features

How the Victorians first saw their world on film

By Bryony Dixon

How the Victorians first saw their world on film
Features

Washed away: lost films by female directors

By Isabel Stevens, Pamela Hutchinson and others

Washed away: lost films by female directors
Features

A pantheon of one’s own: 25 female film critics worth celebrating

By Anne Billson, Mark Cousins and others

A pantheon of one’s own: 25 female film critics worth celebrating
Lists

The best British TV of 2017

By Bryony Dixon, William Fowler and others

The best British TV of 2017
Features

Kinemacolor: dazzling colour film frames from more than 100 years ago

By Bryony Dixon

Kinemacolor: dazzling colour film frames from more than 100 years ago
Lists

The best British TV of 2017 so far

By Lisa Kerrigan, Josephine Botting and others

The best British TV of 2017 so far
Features

It’s time for one of the great British silent films to get its due: The Informer

By Bryony Dixon

It’s time for one of the great British silent films to get its due: The Informer
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