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  • Women on film, sci-fi edition: it gets dystopian

    When it comes to winning female superheroes in 21st-century Hollywood blockbusters, Katniss Everdeen really is one in a million, says Bidisha.

    Bidisha
    Saturday 22 November 2014

    Comment

  • CPH:DOX 2014: history in the turning

    The Fall of the Wall was showcased at this year’s Danish celebration of documentary art; but the best of the fest raked over less fêted events, as well two forays in nonfiction performance. Carmen Grey reports.

    Carmen Gray
    Friday 21 November 2014

    Festivals

  • Performing lives: Queer Lisboa 2014

    Ben Walters on four films at this year’s Queer Lisboa film festival that queered the art/life divide – in rising order of enigma.

    Ben Walters
    Friday 21 November 2014

    Festivals

  • Cinema of saudade: Doclisboa’14

    Nick James finds Portugal’s trademark wistful melancholia on screen via Dutch master Johan van der Keuken, Marguerite Duras and the longtime head of the Portuguese Cinematheque.

    Nick James
    Friday 21 November 2014

    Festivals

  • The trails of life: James Benning’s natural history and FAROCKI

    With two new works unveiled at the 52nd Viennale, James Benning is on teasing and pensive form, Michael Pattison reports.

    Michael Pattison
    Friday 14 November 2014

    Festivals

  • Jerry Lewis: where’s the respect?

    It’s out there alright – in some surprising quarters, says Brad Stevens.

    Brad Stevens
    Friday 14 November 2014

    Bradlands

  • Chris Collins, 1962-2014

    Nick James, Pawel Pawlikowski and Lizzie Francke remember the UKFC and BFI production executive, who produced filmmakers from Carine Adler to Jonathan Glazer.

    Nick James, Pawel Pawlikowski, Lizzie Francke
    Wednesday 5 November 2014

    Obituaries

  • London 2014 roundup: bi now (and then)

    From the 60s sexual and political awakening of Carol Morley’s The Falling to two vivacious modern New York coming-out comedies, bisexuality got frank and fun at this year’s London Film Festival, reports Sophie Mayer.

    Sophie Mayer
    Monday 3 November 2014

    Festivals

  • London 2014 roundup: Viggo goes west

    From Far from Men’s Algerian Civil War to Jauja’s Patagonian Conquest of the Desert, this year’s festival poster boy for the pioneer spirit of the western was Denmark’s Viggo Mortensen, says Thirza Wakefield.

    Thirza Wakefield
    Monday 3 November 2014

    Festivals

  • London 2014 ‘Cult’ roundup: the good, the bad and the ugly

    High-end horror and low-end horrors made strange bedfellows – and occasionally even stranger offspring – in the Cult strand of this year’s London Film Festival. Anton Bitel dived fearlessly in.

    Anton Bitel
    Monday 3 November 2014

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