With more than 70 per cent of early films lost, archivists are scouring the world to preserve the precious examples that remain
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Thursday 13 December 2012
Not only is Wi-Fi unnecessary to make one work, papers are a bulwark of democracy, vital for holding the rich and powerful to account
Monday 26 November 2012
The couture of Valentino goes on show in London from Thursday. What better time, then, to examine and marvel at this remote figure's many extravagances
Wednesday 31 October 2012
"The JK Rowling of jazz" was how the deliriously successful chanteuse was once memorably described, and occasionally the demure Diana Krall's brand of dinner jazz is almost offensively inoffensive, music to grace shopping mall lifts and smooth radio stations.
Friday 12 October 2012
Beasts of the Southern Wild, a deliciously dreamy tale about a fictional Bayou community in the backwaters of Louisiana, does not so much jump off the screen as float effortlessly off it.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
Teens were easy prey in an era with different morals
Thursday 23 August 2012
In a year of high-octane show openings, Lou Sanders, self-styled "Beyonce of comedy", might just have the best. It's certainly the only one involving techno, pink tights and rollerblades.
Thursday 19 July 2012
From Magnum contact sheets to portraits by Mario Testino, there’s something here for everyone to feast their eyes on...
Sunday 08 July 2012
Give him a gun and a good part – at last, Willem gets his man
Saturday 07 July 2012
Food is the real star of a hamper of new movies, in turn inspired by past classics, says Geoffrey Macnab
Saturday 07 July 2012
Jean Dujardin was an unknown – and then an Oscar changed everything. So, Kaleem Aftab asks him, what does he do next?
Friday 06 July 2012
Mon Dieu, what a fall from grace is here.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
Uggie, the canine star of the Oscar-winning film The Artist, became the first dog to put its paw prints in cement outside the famous Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.
Monday 28 May 2012
William Finley is best-known for his roles in nine of Brian De Palma's films, a disturbing, lanky, goggle-eyed presence, notably the maniacal, disfigured anti-hero of The Phantom of the Paradise.
Saturday 26 May 2012
The hype and awards have slightly diminished the impact of Hazanavicius's adroit homage to Hollywood's silent era, and the first 20 minutes are a bit so-what-ish, but then, suddenly, everything – the acting, the melodramatic score, the dog (Uggie), the gorgeous faded black-and-white look – kicks in.
Monday 21 May 2012
The iconic film festival has a habit of unearthing exciting talent, as Nick Clark found out
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