The Hitchcock Collection

The Hitchcock Collection

Alfred Hitchcock is back. Universal pictures is releasing on DVD 16 titles of the suspense god and arguably of the greatest film directors ever. Hitchcock was indeed a very rare animal: an auteur working within the confines of Hollywood. The jewel on the crown of this... »
Oldenburg Film Festival 2005

Oldenburg Film Festival 2005

The Oldenburg film festival runs for just five days (7-11 September) but manages to pack in about two weeks worth of programming and offers intimate surroundings where movie goers and guests get to interact. At many film festivals guests are swept up by taxi and have... »
Box of the Banned

Box of the Banned

They were the cause célèbre of early eighties Britain, and now the video nasties have returned in a lavish new DVD boxset from Anchor Bay – but twenty years on, do they still have the power to shock? Calum Wadell finds out

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Walter Murch On Sound

Walter Murch On Sound

In the last of our special features with filmmakers on the subject of sound in cinema, we end with a real treat with one of the undisputed masters of sound design – Walter Murch. Interview by Peter Cowie

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Whisky

Latin American cinema has produced some of the most impressive films of recent years, but there’s a tendency for many to try and jump on the bandwagon of Amores Perros. Antonio Pasolini reviews something rather different

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Chris Marker: Memories of the Future

Chris Marker: Memories of the Future

The mysterious filmmaker Chris Marker directed perhaps the classic underground short film, La Jetée, back in 1962, and went on to direct a string of obscure, experimental films – but almost nothing is known of the director’s life. Hharlan D. Whatley reviews a new biography

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