Mamoun Hassan was on hand to introduce the contemporary classic, Machuca, one of his Spanish language collaborations at the National Film Theatre on Thursday 1 September. 90 more words
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Cult classic Donnie Darko was released in 2001. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler, Zodiac, Nocturnal Animals) as troubled Donald Darko, the movie explores both time travel and mental health as Donnie and Frank (the man in a large, terrifying bunny suit that tells Donnie the world is ending in 28 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes, and 12 seconds) navigate their way through a turbulent timeline. 355 more words
It’s now 30 years since I first saw Gary Oldman act – as Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy (1986) – and almost 20 since I first met him in person – at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, for an interview about his debut as writer-director, Nil by Mouth (1997). 949 more words
Had he lived, today – 29 November 2016 – would have been the 102nd birthday of our dear friend, the late great double bassist extraordinaire, … 281 more words
If ever there were a time to discover the wonders of Nigerian Cinema, it would be now!
Having spanned film-making from its colonial era through to the present day, the sector, more affectionately known as ‘Nollywood’, has steadily risen in global influence, both creatively and financially, to become a record-breaking, billion-dollar industry. 217 more words
It’s hard to believe that Martin Scorsese‘s Taxi Driver is 40 years old but it remains an important and influential piece of modern cinema. Today we’re excited to hear that as part of the BFI’s Scorsese season in 2017, it’ll also return to cinemas across the UK and Ireland. 135 more words