As BFI IMAX celebrates its 25th anniversary, we look back over some highlights from the life of the UK’s biggest cinema screen.
As new Mad Max story Furiosa revs into cinemas, we join the dots in the unexpected career of George Miller, from Happy Feet to Fury Road.
Newcomer Nykiya Adams triumphs in Andrea Arnold’s otherworldly kitchen sink story of a young girl who forms a bond with a peculiar stranger played by a convincingly birdlike Franz Rogowski.
Twisting tales of growing pains, an urgent Italian classic and a cinematic page-turner. What are you watching this weekend?
Sending Charles Dance on an exploration of London’s secret streets, Stephen Poliakoff’s directorial debut puts our writer in mind of the psychogeography movement and the urban conspiracy films of ...
Luna Carmoon’s Hoard is a strange, squalid and deeply original dumpster dive into the childhood memories of Maria, a south-east London teen in foster care. Here Carmoon explains how her 20-page short ...
Across five decades, the Colombian filmmaker has used the conventions of horror and noir to enquire, document and provoke. From our January 2019 issue.
A rot sets into the life of a South London teen when an older man comes to stay at her foster home in a coming-of-age tale from Luna Carmoon that won’t be contained by a social realist template.
Chance was vital to both Dada and surrealism, and it was something of a happy accident that each movement’s flirtation with film happened in France in the 1920s. Paris had long been the world’s ...
We’re celebrating hand-crafted animation on the big screen, alongside a major exhibition showcasing the wizardry of Laika.
A lightning bolt or a melodrama “full of old ingredients”? How Roberto Rossellini’s wartime drama Rome, Open City became a line-in-the-sand moment for world cinema.
Amanda Nell Eu’s inventive debut about a young girl’s ‘monstrous’ transformation belongs to a proud lineage of both Malaysian folklore and coming-of-age films that externalise the onset of female ...