48th edition of A-List festival to welcome Hollywood actor as it also hosts World Premiere of his latest film
James argues that this new book by Julian Upton is an essential read for lovers of British cinema, that will introduce to the read...
Architect Neil Platt was just 33 when he was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease. A poignantly brisk documentary from the Scottis...
Tune into a golden age of television. The 1980s was British television's peak, when expertly-written dramas rubbed shoulders with incisive and hilarious comedies. In the background, a series of changes and innovations took place – a fourth channel was ...
Graeme Hobbs on 18th June
Contains The Boy who Turned Yellow (Powell & Pressburger, 1972), The Monster of Highgate Ponds (Cavalcanti, 1961), A Hitch in Time (Darnley-Smith, 1978). A fine volume, writes Graeme Hobbs.
Three thrilling tales from cinema's past - Roger Corman's The Terror (with an extraordinary range of uncredited directors), two actresses who share the same birthday - Jane Russell and Judy Holliday - plus the controversy behind Basic Instinct.
Laurence Boyce on 17th June
Crime pic to star Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill and Matthew McConaughey.
Mike McCahill on 17th June
Anthony Asquith's subterranean tale of love, jealousy and murder, with a new score by Neil Brand. For sheer entertainment, its expressionist shadowplay is hard to beat, writes Mike McCahill.
"What is the robbing of a bank compared to the founding of a bank?" wrote Bertold Brecht in The Threepenny Opera, in which he explored his favourite highbrow themes within the setting of a penny dreadful melodrama. It's a trick many filmmakers have lea...
Julian Upton on 15th June
There is plenty to enjoy in theatre-bred director Peter Hall's late '60s crime caper - not least Stanley Baker appearing in one of his last decent big-screen roles, writes Julian Upton.
Laurence Boyce on 14th June
BFI releases the fifth and final title in The John Cassavetes Collection.
Ahead of its new release through Network’s British Film Collection, Julian dusts off this key British horror film from the late 1950s. Nasty, sadistic and with a gloriously berserk performance by Michael Gough, Horrors easily outdoes Hammer.