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Features on classic films

5 essential British spy films

5 essential British spy films

How Britain has changed since post-punk classic Radio On

By Oliver Lunn

How Britain has changed since post-punk classic Radio On

Panic on the streets of London: filming The Day the Earth Caught Fire

By John Oliver

Panic on the streets of London: filming The Day the Earth Caught Fire

Pool of London: in search of the locations for the classic British noir

By Adam Scovell

Pool of London: in search of the locations for the classic British noir

The woman who fell to earth: Tilda Swinton, Peter Wollen and Friendship’s Death

By Henry K Miller

The woman who fell to earth: Tilda Swinton, Peter Wollen and Friendship’s Death

5 essential British films set in the distant past

By David Parkinson

5 essential British films set in the distant past

5 reasons to watch the epic 1958 version of Dunkirk

By David Parkinson

5 reasons to watch the epic 1958 version of Dunkirk

5 essential London films

By David Parkinson

5 essential London films

5 essential British film noirs

By David Parkinson

5 essential British film noirs

A very British Halloween: 10 classic UK horror films

By David Parkinson

A very British Halloween: 10 classic UK horror films

10 great battleship and war-at-sea films

By David Parkinson

10 great battleship and war-at-sea films

Sensational cinema, picked by the experts and offered exclusively for audiences in the United States.