Articles tagged british film comedy, schooldays' comedies, bfi

‘Underground’ to ‘Wonderland’: BFI’s ‘London on Film’ Season Celebrates the Nation’s Capital

From Asquith’s Underground (1928) to Winterbottom’s Wonderland (1999), BFI celebrates cinematic representations of the English capital with an ambitious summer season that highlights the city’s continuities and changes.

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‘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.

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‘Sliding Doors’ Meets ‘Mad Men’: ‘The Awakening Conscience’ in James Hill’s ‘Lunch Hour’

Clever and strategic emblems placed along the way define this modern cinematic take on Holman Hunt's The Awakening Conscience.

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‘Shadows of Progress’ Is a Testament to the Best in Documentary Filmmaking

This is one of the best DVD releases of the year. It's so substantial, and so thorough, that it becomes not so much a DVD collection as a small, single-subject library of film.

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7 Mar 2010 // 8:59 PM

The Pleasure Garden

The Pleasure Garden is a very engaging curiosity, and should be applauded for its inquisitive, progressive and cheeky exploration of love, sexuality and art.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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