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The Road To Civil War: Marvel Renaissance

To see the behemoth that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has become it is almost inconceivable that this was the same company that was in so much financial trouble in the late 1980s and the early 1990s...
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I Am Belfast

Mark Cousins is something of a figurehead in contemporary film criticism. He is an insightful interviewer and commentator on all things related to film. The Story Of Film, is an exhaustive look at th...
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Win A Copy Of Grazing The Sky On DVD

In association with Rabbit Publicity and Matchbox Films we are offering the chance to win a copy of Grazing the Sky on DVD. In the documentary film, director Horacio Alcalá follows eight different ac...
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Win A Copy Of Star Men On DVD

In association with Rabbit Publicity and Verve Pictures we are offering the chance to win a copy of Star Men on DVD. Filmed in California, Arizona, New Mexico and Utah, the film features POV narratio...
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Lambert And Stamp

The Who was one of the biggest bands of the sixties and the seventies. They were known for their song craft and their volatile stage performances. What wasn’t as widely known was the work that ...
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Man With A Movie Camera

In the blockbuster landscape of today, there are certain elements of movies that we take for granted. Devices that film makers routinely use to engage with an audience are all pretty well known now a...
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The Woods Movie: GFF15

There was once a time when people thought The Blair Witch Project was a genuine documentary. That three filmmakers set out to make a documentary only to go missing. The internet was in its infancy an...
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A Propos De Nice

I was introduced to the work of the French film director Jean Vigo via the excellent documentary series, The Story of Film: An Odyssey from the Scottish film maker Mark Cousins. Vigo only directed th...
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A Letter To Elia

Elia Kazan is one of those film makers whose name may not be instantly recognisable to many, but it is almost guaranteed that they have seen at least one of his films. Responsible for such classics a...
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20,000 Days On Earth

This week sees the release of the Nick Cave documentary 20,000 Days On Earth. As is typical with the man this is no ordinary rockumentary. It is a journey through the mind of an artist who is at the ...