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Whishaw, Bonneville, Grant et al due at Paddington 2 world premiere

Ben Whishaw, Hugh Bonneville and Hugh Grant have all been confirmed to attend the world premiere of Paddington 2. 56 more words


Tears and Laughter: Women in Japanese Melodrama

Running at BFI Southbank through October and November, Tears and Laughter: Women in Japanese Melodrama aims to showcase the changing roles of women in Japanese cinema in the pre-war and post-war eras through a series of films starring some of the best known actresses of the time including Ayako Wakao (who features on the poster in her first role working with director Yasuzo Masumura in Blue Sky Maiden), ’30s megastar and later director Kinuyo Tanaka, Ozu’s muse Setsuko Hara, Rashomon’s Machiko Kiyo, wife and muse of Kiju (Yoshishige) Yoshida Mariko Okada,  and the iconic Hideko Takamine who began as a child star and went on to work with most of the age’s finest directors. 872 more words


Histories and Legacies

Me and Richard Lester. Photo by Sheldon Hall, complete with psychedelic projections. Thanks, Sheldon!

The image above was taken at the symposium British Cinema in the 1960s: Histories and Legacies… 624 more words


Considering 'All Quiet on the Western Front' - live at the BFI Southbank

‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ (Dir. Lewis Milestone 1930 – based on the novel of the same name by Erich Maria Remarque) was shown during a season curated by Christopher Nolan to celebrate the release of his new film… 214 more words

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BFI Southbank Presents: Stephen King on Screen!

In September this year, revered horror author Stephen King turns 70. He is one of the most prolific writers of recent times, with 56 novels and over 200 short stories to his name. 194 more words

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Christoper Nolan to curate BFI season

Director Christoper Nolan is curating a special season of films at BFI Southbank to mark the release of his latest, Dunkirk. 252 more words


Christopher Nolan to curate film season at BFI Southbank

Now here’s some very interesting film-loving news, as Mr Christopher Nolan will be curating an upcoming film season at the BFI Southbank in London with movies that have inspired his upcoming WW2 epic… 586 more words