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London Australian Film Festival: 27-30 June

London Australian Film Festival: 27-30 June

In its third year, the London Australian Film Festival returns to the Regent Street Cinema from 27 to 30 June.

How I Won the War Review

How I Won the War Review

Absurdist, satirical and with more ideas in its nearly two hours than many another film could deal with, How I Won the War, Richard Lester's film starring Michael Crawford and John Lennon, released in dual format by the BFI.

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.

Blu-Ray Review: Doctor Who -The Macra Terror

Blu-Ray Review: Doctor Who -The Macra Terror

A lost Doctor Who story from 1967 comes to life in animated form, and is released on Blu-ray.

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese, released 12 June

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese, released 12 June

Rolling Thunder Revue, Martin Scorsese's documentary on Bob Dylan's legendary Rolling Thunder Revue tour of 1975-76, released in select cinemas and on Netflix on 12 June.

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.

Kinoteka Polish Film Festival: Love Express - The Disappearance of Walerian Borowczyk Review

Kinoteka Polish Film Festival: Love Express - The Disappearance of Walerian Borowczyk Review

Walerian Borowczyk was a one-time arthouse darling turned alleged pornographer, with an effect on his reputation. This film tells that story, with contributions from friends and collaborators and other filmmakers.

Kinoteka Polish Film Festival: Nina Review

Kinoteka Polish Film Festival: Nina Review

Nina and her husband are trying for a child, but a potential surrogacy agreement takes a different turn when Nina falls for the potential surrogate. Showing in the 17th Kinoteka Polish Film Festival in London.

Kinoteka Polish Film Festival: Monument Review

Kinoteka Polish Film Festival: Monument Review

Twenty students working internships at a resort hotel, but the truth is stranger that in first appears. Monument is showing at the 17th Kinoteka Polish Film Festival in London.

Kinoteka Polish Film Festival: My Friend the Polish Girl Review

Kinoteka Polish Film Festival: My Friend the Polish Girl Review

The relationship between a filmmaker and her subject becomes problematic in this faux-documentary, showing in the Kinoteka Polish Film Festival.

Kinoteka Polish Film Festival: Ether Review

Kinoteka Polish Film Festival: Ether Review

Set in the run-up to the First World War, a Polish doctor's experiments have surprising repercussions. Showing in London's Kinoteka Polish Film Festival.

Walkabout Review

Walkabout Review

A key part of Nicolas Roeg's decade-and-a-half great run of films, Walkabout is released on Blu-ray by Umbrella Entertainment.

A Clockwork Orange Review

A Clockwork Orange Review

Highly controversial on its release, Stanley Kubrick's film of Anthony Burgess's novel A Clockwork Orange, is back in British cinemas.

An Angel at My Table Review

An Angel at My Table Review

Based on Janet Frame's autobiographies, with a breakthrough performance from Kerry Fox, An Angel at My Table is a key film by Jane Campion, now released on Blu-ray by Umbrella Entertainment.

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.

17th Kinoteka Polish Film Festival, London 4-18 April

17th Kinoteka Polish Film Festival, London 4-18 April

Returning to London for its seventeenth year, the Kinoteka Polish Film Festival runs from 4 to 18 April at various venues.

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.

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.

The Chain Reaction Review

The Chain Reaction Review

The Chain Reaction mixes then-topical anti-nuclear concerns with a conspiracy thriller. On Blu-ray from Umbrella Entertainment in its Ozploitation Classics line, it is reviewed for Australia Day.

Looking for Grace Review

Looking for Grace Review

A young girl goes missing in Sue Brooks's Looking for Grace, and the repercussions for her family and others are wide-reaching. Reviewed for Australia Day at The Digital Fix.