Posts by Alex Chambers

Raiders! – The fan made Indiana Jones remake even Spielberg loves

By Alex Chambers

A new documentary reveals how three best friends created the ultimate Hollywood homage.

Holding the Man

By Alex Chambers

This Australian saga sweeps through the AIDS epidemic, though offers little in the way of new insight.

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Why does cinema keep returning to America’s violent past?

By Alex Chambers

Matthew McConaughey drama Free State of Jones points to a fascination with the nation’s bloody origin story.

Streetdance Family

By Alex Chambers

Slick moves aside there’s little to take away from this high-energy, low-drama dance doc.

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Everything we know about Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk

By Alex Chambers

With filming underway we take a look at how the director’s World War Two drama is shaping up.

Check out these incredible public information films from the BFI archives

By Alex Chambers

Short films such as Women in Industry and Playing with Fire are a fascinating time capsule of postwar Britain.

How Tim Burton found his weird roots in Hansel and Gretel

By Alex Chambers

Many of the director’s trademarks can be seen in his 1982 adaptation of the classic Grimms’ fairy tale.

Feed, The War Room and the awkward reality of American politics

By Alex Chambers

How two early ’90s documentaries exposed the media machinery that helps determine US elections.

Romeo and Juliet (1968)

By Alex Chambers

Franco Zeffirelli’s traditional retelling of the most famous love story ever told is one for Shakespeare completists only.

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Guy Maddin’s latest project is a hallucinatory online experience

By Alex Chambers

The Canadian director uses a bespoke algorithm to take audiences on a unique interactive journey.

The strange beauty of Neil Young’s Dead Man soundtrack

By Alex Chambers

Director Jim Jarmusch found the perfect creative kindred spirit for his surreal monochrome western.

How Slacker celebrates the crazy logic of conspiracy theories

By Alex Chambers

What does Richard Linklater’s early career hit tell us about the democratisation of mainstream culture?

Want to know what happened to the subject of viral doc Kony 2012?

By Alex Chambers

Cannes-bound Wrong Elements revisits this highly controversial figure.

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