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People on Sunday Review

People on Sunday Review

We review the BFI's newest release of People on Sunday - an early work of six of the finest émigré directors, writers and cinematographers.

Early Women Filmmakers Collection 1911-1940 (4 Blu-ray Set) Review

Early Women Filmmakers Collection 1911-1940 (4 Blu-ray Set) Review

Zoe looks at the newest collection from the BFI which showcases and celebrates the innovative and influential female filmmakers of early cinema

Room at the Top Review

Room at the Top Review

A key film in pushing the limits of acceptability in British cinemas, Jack Clayton's debut feature Room at the Top remains a fine film, featuring an Oscar-winning performance from Simone Signoret.

The Caretaker Review

The Caretaker Review

The Caretaker was Harold Pinter's breakthrough play, filmed in 1963 by Clive Donner and starring Alan Bates, Donald Pleasence and Robert Shaw.

BFI & Radio Times TV Festival: 12-14 April 2019

BFI & Radio Times TV Festival: 12-14 April 2019

The BFI & Radio Times TV Festival returns to the BFI Southbank, London, 12-14 April, featuring recently found material featuring David Bowie and The Scaffold.

Stranger in the House Review

Stranger in the House Review

Julien reviews 1967's Stranger in the House, a new addition to the BFI Flipside collection

Maurice Review

Maurice Review

As a piece of gay period cinema, Maurice holds up remarkably well

DVD Review: Pinter at the BBC

DVD Review: Pinter at the BBC

Harold Pinter was one of the twentieth century's foremost writers for the stage and screen. This box set from the BFI collects ten plays made for the BBC between 1965 and 1988.

Orphée Review

Orphée Review

Cocteau's classic remains essential viewing 70 years after its release

Blu-ray Review: Rogue Male

Blu-ray Review: Rogue Male

An Englishman attempts to assassinate Hitler and goes on the run in Rogue Male, made for the BBC in 1976, from Geoffrey Household's novel, starring Peter O'Toole, now a dual-format release from the BFI.

Red White and Zero Review

Red White and Zero Review

Woodfall Films' portmanteau feature Red White and Zero is now available in the UK

La Belle et la Bête Review

La Belle et la Bête Review

One of the definitive adaptations of the well-known fairy tale, Jean Cocteau's La Belle et la Bête is released on Blu-ray by the BFI.

LFF 2018: The Cannibal Club Review

LFF 2018: The Cannibal Club Review

The unusual appetites of a wealthy couple make for a deliciously dark satire.

Missing Believed Wiped twenty-fifth anniversary: Doctor Who, Morecambe and Wise, Basil Brush and More

Missing Believed Wiped twenty-fifth anniversary: Doctor Who, Morecambe and Wise, Basil Brush and More

For its twenty-fifth anniversary, Missing Believed Wiped at the BFI Southbank in London on 15 December, shows a selection of recently found British television, including material from Vince Hill, The Kinks, Basil Brush, Morecambe and Wise, Aretha Franklin and more, including a new animated mini-episode based on a lost Doctor Who.

LFF 2018: Étangs Noirs Review

LFF 2018: Étangs Noirs Review

An undelivered package takes one man on a journey across Brussels in this intriguing yet puzzling film.

LFF 2018: Mari Review

LFF 2018: Mari Review

A family's life is thrown into turmoil in this tender drama, which uses dance to bring its beautiful story to life.