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Ida

Faith and family conflict in this story of a novice nun and a dark past, voted Best Film at the 2013 BFI London Film Festival.

20,000 Days on Earth

Spy on the life of Nick Cave.

The Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands

First World War naval battles relived.

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Alien evolution: 112 years on film in 73 seconds

Travel through more than a century of cinema history and see the greatest aliens on film, before voting for your favourite sci-fi character in our poll.

Wednesday 20 August 2014

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Film of the week: Winter Sleep

There are flashes of cinematic greatness in Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Palme d'Or winner – smothered by stretches of cinematic slumber, says Jonathan Romney.
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Sunday 23 November 2014

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A Farewell to Arms

Frank Borzage’s 1932 Oscar-winning film adaptation of the tragic Great War romance.

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