Meet whiplash Wilder: Billy Wilder interviewed in 1967
In this piece from our Winter 1967 issue, Charles Higham visits Billy Wilder in Hollywood and finds the great director in a genial, relaxed mood as he looks back over his career and classic movies from People on Sunday and Double Indemnity to Sunset Boulevard and beyond
10 great films set in Brighton
From Brighton Rock to Quadrophenia… To herald the release of new coming-of-age drama Perfect 10, we select the best of Brighton on screen.
Brazil’s film archive is facing wipeout
Indifference and hostility from successive governments have left the Cinemateca Brasileira, one of Latin America’s great film institutions, close to collapse. Director Walter Salles and other Brazilian film industry figures explain how this came about and what’s at stake.
Sir Alan Parker (1944-2020)
Remembering Alan Parker, former BFI Chairman and the great British director behind Bugsy Malone, The Commitments and Evita, who has died aged 76.
Family guy: The anime worlds of Mamoru Hosoda
Often compared to Hayao Miyazaki, Mamoru Hosoda has long since emerged as an anime master in his own right. As three of his finest films touch down on BFI Player, we explore worlds steeped in fantasy yet grounded in life experience.
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