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  • 10 peerless funny women of British TV comedy

    From Kathy Burke to Victoria Wood… a selection of some of the funniest female writers and comedians to have made their mark on British television.

    Hannah Gatward
    Monday 3 December 2018

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  • Where to begin with Nuri Bilge Ceylan

    Your next obsession: the poetic, free-flowing films of Nuri Bilge Ceylan

    Tara Judah
    Friday 30 November 2018

    Features

  • National Lottery Legends on screen

    Five short films have been created by new filmmakers to highlight the inspirational people and projects helped by National Lottery funding.


    Friday 30 November 2018

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  • 10 great non-nuclear family films

    The idea of the family unit has changed radically in the past 50 years. Here we celebrate the films, like Hirokazu Koreeda’s Shoplifters – out this week – that have adopted expanded families as the source of their story.

    Leigh Singer
    Thursday 29 November 2018

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  • Video: Joe Thomas on The Big Lebowski

    Actor Joe Thomas (The Inbetweeners, Fresh Meat) introduces the Coen Brothers’ cult comedy classic and talks about acting funny, his comedy heroes and his relationship with his The Inbetweeners castmates.


    Thursday 29 November 2018

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  • Nicolas Roeg: Seven great moments

    Nicolas Roeg, who died last week, made films that — through his use of chronology-jumbling cuts — defied clip culture. Yet there are moments in his work that still act as calling cards to his great skill. Here are seven scenes that amaze us to this day.

    Stephen Puddicombe
    Tuesday 27 November 2018

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  • The five best Carry Ons… and the five worst

    To salute 60 years of the sauciest and silliest of all our national institutions, we offer up two handfuls of the Carry On series’ peaks and troughs.

    Neil Mitchell
    Friday 23 November 2018

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  • Video: John Landis and Deborah Nadoolman Landis on Coming to America

    The director and costume designer of the Eddie Murphy classic, Coming to America, visit the BFI Southbank as part of the BFI’s Comedy Genius season.


    Thursday 22 November 2018

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  • Video: Jane Fonda on 9 to 5, protesting Vietnam and #MeToo

    Activist, actor, producer, writer and Hollywood icon Jane Fonda visited the BFI Southbank to talk about her career and the re-released comedy 9 to 5, part of the BFI’s Comedy Genius season.
     


    Friday 16 November 2018

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  • 10 great comedies set in the workplace

    Working nine to five? What a thing to make a comedy about…

    Leigh Singer
    Thursday 15 November 2018

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