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It’s been an amazing year. And my fan base has really made a lot of this happen for me. They came out for all the films at the start of my career. And they came out for Anuvahood and they were the ones that made that film a success. And then with the BAFTA nomination, people’s vote showed their support.
Big question in a small arena: Are westerns making a comeback? Sometimes it seems to me they’ve been asking the same questions for the last five decades and still haven’t been given a satisfactory answer.
With the 85th Academy Award nominations set to be announced on January 10th, Kieran Turner-Dave previews the films most likely to be in contention for cinema’s most prestigious prize
Fionna McLauchlan gives a rundown of some of the films to watch in 2013.
In the 1985 comic strip The Rule, Alison Bechdel introduced a simple test that troublingly highlighted the gender bias present in mainstream movies.
The last week has seen Korea dominate the global spotlight on the internet. Zany South Korean pop video Gangnam Style became the most liked and watched video on YouTube, and days later North Korea held a mass rally to celebrate the launch of their first satellite. Yet despite the online attention that has surrounded the two divided nations, the most intriguing Korean export of the year has gone largely unnoticed.
George Arnett gives a rundown of some of this year’s top films.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of one of British film-making’s central institutions – the British Board of Film Classification. Over the past century, the British Board of Film Classification has evolved from the quaint, and supposedly morally superior, institution that was tasked with protecting the public from corruptive indecency; into a transparent, accountable and in-touch organisation that mainly classifies movies so that filmmakers may more effectively meet their target audience.
Writer and comedienne Gráinne Maguire spoke to fellow comic Ross Noble about his stand-up jubilee, the changing face of comedy and why he’s not chasing television
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