2017: Viewing and Reading

Latest: 'Distant Voices, Still Lives' (Film), 'The League of Gentlemen' (TV), 'The BBC: Myth of a Public Service' (Books)...

2016: Viewing and Reading

Updated 30 December. Final tallies: 156 features, 146 shorts (196 at the cinema, 61 rewatches). Plus 15 television seasons and 26 books.

Top Tens: 1920-2016

Updated 1 December: 2016 ('NO'I', 'Answer Print', 'Protect Yourselves: NoDAPL', 'The Trembling Giant', 'Passage', 'Spazio-Temple: Prelude' in, 'Hail, Caesar!', 'Atlal', 'A Quiet Passion', 'Fire at Sea', 'Eldorado XXI', 'Homo Sapiens' out); 2015 ('Snowbirds' in; 'Academy of the Muses' out); 1991 ('The Leader, His Driver and the Driver's Wife' in, 'Boyz N the Hood' out); 1984 ('Starman' in, 'Black Devil Doll From Hell' out).

BFI London Film Festival 2016: Twenty-two Tickets

Two recommended screenings per day at this year's BFI London Film Festival...

Fuck You, Pay Me (One Way Or Another)

Some brief thoughts towards a different kind of film criticism...

Festivals

An index to all festival coverage: reports from AV to Zagreb...
Update 10 November: Warsaw and Winterthur