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Thursday, September 4 2014

(Not So) Sex Obsessed: 'Alain Robbe-Grillet: Six Films 1963-74'

The controversial French director's best known films are collected into this handsome six-film BFI box set, full of impressive nouvelle vague innovation.


Tuesday, June 10 2014

'Seven Samurai' Spawned a Subgenre All of Its Own

Celebrating its 60th birthday this year, Akira Kurosawa's superb and influential Japanese adventure film is still as impressive as ever.


Monday, June 2 2014

'Runaways', Rebellion and Reissue

Aimed at younger viewers, this BFI period collection about runaways and tearaways manages a good mix of entertainment, education and social commentary.


Monday, April 28 2014

'The Borderlands' Is Where Faith Goes to Die

Just like the unfathomably popular Paranormal Activity, The Borderlands often relies on tired old horror film tropes to generate frights.


Tuesday, April 1 2014

'The Big Melt' Puts Flesh Onto the Memories of Sheffield's Steel Industry

Pulp's Jarvis Cocker and director Martin Wallace join forces to breathe new vibrancy into a living history of glowing foundries, smoking chimneys and toiling men.


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