WATCH 23 FILMS FROM AKIR KUROSAWA IN 30 DAYS – FOR FREE!

(If you sign up for a free 30 day trial of the BFI player. After that it’s £4.99 a month, no contract, cancel at any time). AKIRA KUROSAWA This is a man who brought Asian cinema to the world with the release of Rashomon, and was named ‘Asian of the Century’ by AsianWeek magazine. Discover…

March 24th -INCENDIES (Cert: 15, 130m)

Dir: Denis Villenueve; starring: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette. Plot (WARNING: SPOILERS ALERT!) Following the death of Nawal Marwan, a Canadian immigrant, her two children, fraternal twins Jeanne and Simon, meet with French Canadian notary Jean Lebel, a friend of their mother. Nawal’s will makes reference to not keeping a promise, denying her a…

March 24th – Indochine -Special Guest Appearance!

Linh Dan, who plays Camille in Indochine, has offered to talk about herself and Indochine, before our meeting on Friday. She has made many French films and TV series and was awarded a Caesar Award, for her contribution to cinema. (George Clooney has just got his). If you can, please pass this information on to…

Best Films of 2016

In my opinion 2016 was a great year for film making. Here are Mark Kermode’s selection of his 10 best films of the past year: Do you agree? If you think there are other films that merit inclusion on this list, please post them in the Reply box below!