Brigadoon

Balletic, stylized and rather aloof, MGM’s biggest musical for 1954 still has what musical lovers crave — good dancing, beautiful melodies and unabashed romantic sentiments. Savant has a bad tendency ...

Gilbert Taylor obituary

Cinematographer on the first Star Wars film who worked with the Boulting Brothers, Hitchcock and Polanski The British cinematographer Gilbert Taylor, who has died aged 99, was best known for his ...

British cinema's holy fools

In the 1940s and 50s, the Boulting brothers won over filmgoers and critics with a series of classics – from Brighton Rock to Private's Progress. As the BFI begins a retrospective, Michael Newton ...