Lorenza Mazzetti obituary

Italian film-maker and author who became a founding member of the British Free Cinema movement The Italian film-maker and author Lorenza Mazzetti, who has died aged 91, declared herself to be a ...

BFI Launches Classic British Film Streaming Service in the U.S. on Roku

The British Film Institute has launched Svod service BFI Player Classics in the U.S. on Roku. Streaming device maker Roku added Svod to its Roku Channel service earlier this year with the likes of ...

BFI Launches Brit Classics Svod Service In U.S. Marking First Overseas Streaming Offer

The UK’s leading organization for film, the BFI, has launched its first overseas streaming service in the U.S. BFI Player Classics, a version of which is already available in the UK, will showcase ...

'Third Man,' 'Brighton Rock' Heading to U.S. Via New BFI Streaming Service

'Third Man,' 'Brighton Rock' Heading to U.S. Via New BFI Streaming Service Classic and cult British films including Brighton Rock, The Third Man, The Wicker Man and The Man Who Fell to Earth are heading to the U.S. on a new streaming service from the British Film Institute. ...

New Festival Tastemakers: Lili Hinstin, Kim Yutani & Diana Sanchez Discuss Diversity & The Changing State Of Film Festivals — Deadline Disruptors

New Festival Tastemakers: Lili Hinstin, Kim Yutani & Diana Sanchez Discuss Diversity & The Changing State Of Film Festivals — Deadline Disruptors The Cannes Competition line-up of 50 years ago was an extraordinary one; a who’s who of iconic filmmakers. Among the 26 competing for the Palme d’Or were Sidney Lumet, Louis Malle, Andrzej Wajda, ...

How we made A Clockwork Orange – by Malcolm McDowell

‘The eyelid clamps kept slipping off and scratching my corneas. I was in so much pain I was banging my head against a wall’ Stanley Kubrick had put aside his adaptation of Anthony Burgess’s novel ...

Charm, booze and devilry: Malcolm McDowell and Mike Figgis on Albert Finney

Spying on Michael Douglas, telling Nic Cage how to play drunk, pretending he was gay to Audrey Hepburn … two giants of cinema remember their hero Albert Finney The first time I met Albert, he shook ...

Peter Gordon obituary

Award-winning film-maker committed to shining a light on the lives of the disenfranchised The film-maker Peter Gordon, who has died aged 74 after suffering from cancer, was a committed documenter of ...

Peter Gordon obituary

Award-winning film-maker committed to shining a light on the lives of the disenfranchised The film-maker Peter Gordon, who has died aged 74 after suffering from cancer, was a committed documenter of ...

Top of the Class – Greatest Movie Schools

Academic institutions are often said to be the making of us. Whether it is the rough and tumble of Grange Hill, the magic of Hogwarts, the threat of Oates Military Academy in Bill & Ted or to ponder ...

If…

Lindsay Anderson’s savage satire about a gun-happy insurrection at one of Britain’s public schools plays out like a blood-drenched version of Zero for Conduct. Malcolm McDowell stars as Mick Travis, a ...

‘Slaughterhouse Rulez’ Review: Dir. Crispian Mills (2018)

Slaughterhouse Rulez review: Title ring a bell? It should do and it’s not the only thing about Slaughterhouse Rulez that sounds and looks more than a little familiar. For the first production from ...

Peter Bart: Are Brit Auteurs Too Bonded In Franchises To Shock Us Anymore?

Peter Bart: Are Brit Auteurs Too Bonded In Franchises To Shock Us Anymore? Danny Boyle’s abrupt exit last week from the new James Bond sequel upset many Bond fans, who now face a longer wait for Bond 25, but my own reaction was one of relief. Boyle is too interesting a ...

Caleb Landry Jones On the Genius of David Lynch, Why He Knew ‘Get Out’ Would Be a Hit, and Never Regretting ‘X-Men’

Caleb Landry Jones On the Genius of David Lynch, Why He Knew ‘Get Out’ Would Be a Hit, and Never Regretting ‘X-Men’ Caleb Landry Jones would like you to know he’s not a tortured artist. The confusion is understandable: A decade into his career, the Texas native has been the guy selling viruses for fun and profit ...

‘Sorry to Bother You’ Director Boots Riley Was Hip-Hop Royalty for 25 Years, But Had to Hack the System to Make his First Film

‘Sorry to Bother You’ Director Boots Riley Was Hip-Hop Royalty for 25 Years, But Had to Hack the System to Make his First Film Boots Riley was on his way to MTV’s “Total Request Live” when he said, “I don’t care if people know about the music.” It was a stunning admission after spending more than 25 years as frontman for ...

Lester James Peries obituary

Sri Lankan film-maker whose work was suffused with ‘Chekhovian grace’ The Sri Lankan film-maker Lester James Peries, who has died aged 99, was, like his Indian contemporary Satyajit Ray, more highly ...

Nicol Williamson: Troubled Genius

(Author Gabriel Hershman has written "Black Sheep: the Authorized Biography of Nicol Williamson" (The History Press). Williamson, who passed away in 2011 at age 75, was an enormous talent. John ...

Malcolm McDowell on the screenwriter David Sherwin: ‘He started my career’

The screenwriter David Sherwin was a special friend. We went through many girlfriends, marriages, triumphs and disasters together. I even wore his father’s demob coat from after the second world war ...

David Sherwin obituary

Screenwriter of the classic Lindsay Anderson films If…., O Lucky Man! and Britannia Hospital The screenwriter David Sherwin, who has died aged 75 from sepsis, wrote three acerbic, funny, trailblazing ...

The Whales of August

This look at the ‘adjustments’ of old age and the pain of nostalgia is a prime opportunity to admire a pair of legendary actresses. David Barry’s play observes the intersection of several interesting ...

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