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Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Knack...and How to Get It Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Knack...and How to Get It Review

The middle of Richard Lester's three major Sixties films, The Knack won Woodfall the Palme d'Or at Cannes. It has been somewhat controversial since, though most of it is still very funny and inventive.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Girl with Green Eyes Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Girl with Green Eyes Review

Adapted by Edna O'Brien from her own once-scandalous novel, and the feature directing debut of Desmond Davis, Girl With Green Eyes is a touching and bittersweet story, now on Blu-ray in the BFI's Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema box set.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Tom Jones Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Tom Jones Review

Based on Henry Fielding's novel, Tom Jones saw Woodfall going back in history with great success, winning four Oscars including Best Picture.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner Review

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner made a star of Tom Courtenay, in his cinema debut, included in the BFI's Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema box set.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: A Taste of Honey Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: A Taste of Honey Review

Based on Shelagh Delaney's play, directed by Tony Richardson, A Taste of Honey broke new ground in British cinema and made a star of Rita Tushingham. The film is released on Blu-ray as part of the BFI's Woodfall box set.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning Review

With a star-making performance from Albert Finney, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning is a key film in British cinema, on Blu-ray as part of the BFI's Woodfall box set.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Entertainer Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Entertainer Review

The BFI's Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema box set reaches 1960's The Entertainer, starring Laurence Olivier in one of his great stage and screen roles as end-of-pier comedian Archie Rice.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Look Back in Anger Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Look Back in Anger Review

The BFI's Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema box set begins with Look Back in Anger starring Richard Burton as the archetypal Angry Young Man.

Oz Film Festival: Australian Films in London 6-8 July 2018

Oz Film Festival: Australian Films in London 6-8 July 2018

The second Oz Film Festival takes place 6-8 July 2018 and offers a weekend of new and classic Australian films in London.

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Review

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Review

A powerful, violent and at the time controversial adaptation of Thomas Keneally's novel, The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith is a major Australian film of the 1970s.

Rare early colour footage of Louise Brooks found by the BFI

Rare early colour footage of Louise Brooks found by the BFI

Fragments of early Technicolor films have been found in the BFI National Film Archive, featuring appearances by Louise Brooks, Hedda Hopper and others.

Heimat Review

Heimat Review

Edgar Reitz's epic of German history of most of the twentieth century in a small German village, made for television but also released in cinemas, is a masterpiece of both the large screen and the small.

The Touch Review

The Touch Review

Ingmar Bergman's first English-language film The Touch has been one of his least-seen films. Released in Dual Format by the BFI, it's an unsparing account of marital infidelity.

The Magic Flute Review

The Magic Flute Review

In The Magic Flute, Ingmar Bergman returns to the opera he had loved since childhood, in one of his warmest and most joyful films.

DVD Review: Doctor Who: The Enemy of the World - Special Edition

DVD Review: Doctor Who: The Enemy of the World - Special Edition

Once mostly lost, then found again and now out on a special edition DVD, Doctor Who: The Enemy of the World pits the Second Doctor against his evil doppelganger Salamander.

Sunday Too Far Away Review

Sunday Too Far Away Review

Released on DVD by Umbrella Entertainment, Sunday Too Far Away is a classic of 1970s Australian cinema.

Queerama Review

Queerama Review

A journey through a century of British queer history by means of the archive.

Kinoteka Polish Film Festival: Butterfly Kisses Review

Kinoteka Polish Film Festival: Butterfly Kisses Review

Continuing with the Kinoteka Polish Film Festival, Butterfly Kisses is a dark comedy-drama with an ending that may be a sticking point for many viewers.

Kinoteka Polish Film Festival: The Art of Loving: The Story of Michalina Wisłocka Review

Kinoteka Polish Film Festival: The Art of Loving: The Story of Michalina Wisłocka Review

A lively biopic of Polish sexologist, Michalina Wisłocka, author of The Art of Loving.

Kinoteka Polish Film Festival: Birds Are Singing in Kigali Review

Kinoteka Polish Film Festival: Birds Are Singing in Kigali Review

Made by the husband-and-wife team of Joanna Kos-Krauze and the late Krzysztof Krauze, Birds Are Singing in Kigali is the opening night film of the 16th Kinoteka Polish Film Festival in London.