The Challenging Emotions of 'The Crying Game' | 8 Mar 2017 // 9:45 PM
Despite its setting against a backdrop of recent British political history, Neil Jordan's excellent drama is also a timeless exploration of gender identity and moral ambiguity.
How Does One Make a Stuffy Script Humorous? | 13 Oct 2015 // 9:10 PM
The BFI celebrates the obscure public information films of the eccentric British character actor and director Richard Massingham, uncovering much to enjoy.
'Eyes Without a Face' Is Full of Fairy Tale Aesthetics | 25 Aug 2015 // 1:00 AM
In Eyes Without a Face, French director Georges Franju lifts a fairly standard horror film narrative into the realms of poetic fable.
A Sherlock Holmes Fit for a King | 14 Jul 2015 // 9:10 PM
In an excellent series of TV adaptations, the noble and striking Douglas Wilmer offers a portrayal of Holmes that is perhaps closest to the great writer's original character.
'The Francois Truffaut Collection' Captures the Director's Finest Hours | 5 Mar 2015 // 9:10 PM
These eight films collectively demonstrate a master filmmaker with a total understanding and command of cinematic language.