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01/23/2017 at 15:54. Facebook
Did you know Orson Welles once declared Jeanne Moreau “the greatest actress in the world”?

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Jeanne Moreau: 10 essential films

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01/23/2017 at 14:04. Facebook
"Although for some people cinema means something superficial and glamorous, it is something else. I think it is the mirror of the world."

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01/23/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
When the winter weather hit Scotland in 1960, leaving your bike outside was snow joke.

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01/23/2017 at 11:32. Facebook
Spanish director Victor Eríce, whose El sur is released on BFI DFE today, is famous for taking his time between films, but how many more directors would you include on this list?

10 times great directors left very long gaps between movies

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"Slow West is not much like any other western. It's not a great deal like any other film." – Donald Clarke, The Irish Times.

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Watch Slow West online

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yesterday at 18:29. Facebook
From Tom Waits to Bill Murray - nearly all of Jim Jarmusch’s 12 feature films to date are centred around a leading man.

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All about Jim Jarmusch’s leading men

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yesterday at 17:20. Facebook
Peter Fonda and Margot Kidder lead this story of feuding in Florida. This little-seen story is boosted by a supporting cast including Harry Dean Stanton, Warren Oates and Burgess Meredith.

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Watch 92 in the Shade online

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yesterday at 15:54. Facebook
Since debuting in The Wild and the Willing (1962), John Hurt has packed so much into his 54-year screen career that even a top 20 would scarcely do him justice.

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John Hurt: 10 essential films

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yesterday at 12:00. Facebook
"We like Penarth as it is" - take a 1967 tour around one of Wales' prime seaside resorts.

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yesterday at 11:32. Facebook
David Lynch's drama still devastates, its sensitivity and beauty ever resonant. John Hurt's performance and Freddie Francis' photography work equal magic in a film that shouts to be seen.

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Watch The Elephant Man online

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yesterday at 10:04. Facebook
A handful of the very best films from the pioneering American indie filmmaker Jim Jarmusch - what would make your list?

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Jim Jarmusch: five essential films

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yesterday at 03:45. Facebook
Here are five great actresses whose work everyone should seek out.

Five iconic Italian actresses

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01/21/2017 at 21:08. Facebook
Explore one of Japan’s most enduring home-grown genres, which has gone on to follow a trajectory quite distinct from Hollywood.

10 great Japanese gangster movies

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01/21/2017 at 19:10. Facebook
Colin Farrell, Olivia Colman, Ben Whishaw and Rachel Weisz join John C. Reilly in a dark comedy that chips away at modern love.

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Watch The Lobster online

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01/21/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Along the coast of Brightlingsea in 1963, where the streets are paved with beach huts!

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01/21/2017 at 15:54. Facebook
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01/21/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
This weekend Milton Keynes celebrates its 50th birthday. Take a look at the town's early development from the sky in 1973, and see what's changed.

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01/21/2017 at 11:32. Facebook
25 years have passed since the premiere of Reservoir Dogs at the Sundance Film Festival. The result was a cine-earthquake, which set the tone for American movies for the rest of the decade.

Were we right to get so excited?

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Reservoir Dogs: 25 years of the film that shook up American cinema

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01/21/2017 at 10:04. Facebook
Here’s a selection of films you should catch first in order to get the most out of Chazelle’s dazzling creation.

Six films you should watch before you see La La Land

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01/21/2017 at 08:21. Facebook
Archive classic: Hammer Films move to Manchester for Hell Is A City, starring Stanley Baker, Billie Whitelaw and Donald Pleasence.

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Watch Hell Is a City online

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