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Sight & Sound argue that Quentin Tarantino’s wilfully unsatisfying endings ask us to confront our baser film-watching urges.
The final chapter of Jane Eyre begins with a four-word sentence – “Reader, I married him.” – which neatly conveys Charlotte Brontë’s acerbic attitude towards those rules governing not just nineteenth-century popular fiction, but also, indistinguishably, the society wherein fiction, rules and the writer herself existed. Censorship, in its many forms, demanded Bronte’s novel end with its eponymous heroine marrying Mr. Rochester, and if the author c...
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To add to our list, we've rounded up some of your suggestions.

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As the celebrated adaptation of Bruce Chatwin's On the Black Hill arrives on Blu-ray and DVD, we sing the praises of 10 more wonderful films with a Welsh setting.
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Behind the canvas with a movie camera.

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Behind the canvas with a movie camera: you can almost smell the turpentine in these fascinating portraits of artists at work.
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Here's our selection of Welsh film wonders. What would your picks be?
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A new generation bigs up the first days of hip-hop in Baz Luhrmann and co.’s Bronx musical.

Sight & Sound's lowdown on #TheGetDown.
Jaden Smith, one of the stars of Netflix’s new 12-episode musical drama The Get Down – an ambitious, audacious reimagining of hip hop’s birth in the South Bronx – wants the roots of the phenomenon to have their day in the sun. “The reason I’m doing this,” he says, “is because hip hop has become the most popular culture in the world. If you’re a hipster or a hippy, if you’re a skater or a surfer, or if you just work in an office or a drugstore, th...
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"An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them."

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A woman’s life: Pedro Almodóvar spins a triptych of Alice Sebald short stories into a sombre, supremely expressive reflection on love, tragedy and transformation.
One of the enduring pleasures of Pedro Almodóvar’s cinema is his mastery of narrative complexity: his films often seem to be generated by a set of completely disparate events and ideas from which he constructs narratives that are coherent but nevertheless tend to burst at the seams with their own sometimes narrowly contained dissonances and incongruities. Julieta is entirely characteristic of Almodóvar in the sheer density of elements, both narra...
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It all started at a dinner party at the home of Sunday Times film critic Dilys Powell...

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Sixty years after its first edition, we go back through the decades to chart the vibrant history of the BFI London Film Festival.
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Kane, Kael and many more of the books that inspire Geoff Andrew. See his list in full.

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BFI Southbank senior film programmer Geoff Andrew selects the books that helped shape his love of cinema.
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#OnThisDay 10 years ago, Guillermo del Toro's spellbinding masterpiece screened at FrightFest.
Unlock some of the inspired visual ideas in Guillermo del Toro's brilliant adult fairytale Pan's Labyrinth, which first screened in Britain exactly 10 years ago.
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In praise of female editors.
Brace yourselves. I’ve got a story to tell. Or maybe it’s not a story. Maybe it’s just a list. A remarkable list.
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"The Tribe is a tour de force and it knows it. The scenes don’t seem to have been directed so much as arranged on a platter. And, given the prevalence of revenge in the film’s plot, it should be said that they’re served up absolutely ice-cold." – Sight & Sound

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One of the most audacious and acclaimed debut films of recent years, Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy’s astounding drama - sensationally told in unsubtitled sign language - follows Ser...
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