'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.
'Mr. Sloane' Displays An Allenesque Dark Charm | 6 Jan 2015 // 9:10 AM
Robert B. Weide's British period comedy Mr. Sloane was cancelled after just one season, depriving viewers of an engaging, wise and beautifully-made character study.
(Not So) Sex Obsessed: 'Alain Robbe-Grillet: Six Films 1963-74' | 4 Sep 2014 // 9:10 PM
The controversial French director's best known films are collected into this handsome six-film BFI box set, full of impressive nouvelle vague innovation.
'Seven Samurai' Spawned a Subgenre All of Its Own | 10 Jun 2014 // 9:30 PM
Celebrating its 60th birthday this year, Akira Kurosawa's superb and influential Japanese adventure film is still as impressive as ever.
'Runaways', Rebellion and Reissue | 2 Jun 2014 // 9:10 PM
Aimed at younger viewers, this BFI period collection about runaways and tearaways manages a good mix of entertainment, education and social commentary.