Reviews of films

I understand that some members don’t like to discover too much of the plot of a film before they watch it. Responding to this, in future, I will put reviews of films, (which often give away parts of the story), at the end of a post – and to see them you will need to click…

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…

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!

Every Oscar winner for Best Cinematography!

Master of French cinema Robert Bresson famously wrote in his book, Notes on the Cinematographer: “Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen.” Certainly no one might ever have seen every Oscar winner for Best Cinematography strung together so elegantly were it not for this stunning supercut, here to whet your Oscars…