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The 100 Best Films of the 2000s: 50-26

By Little White Lies

Our noughties ranking reaches the midway point, as Amélie, Oldboy and Spider-Man 2 all make the cut.

Studio Ghibli has released 400 free images from its film library

By Charles Bramesco

From Spirited Away to Ponyo, your screensavers and wallpapers will never be the same again.

The 100 Best Films of the 2000s: 75-51

By Little White Lies

Our countdown of the finest cinematic offerings from 2000 to 2009 continues. How many have you seen?

Discover this anarchic ’90s portrait of youthful despair

By Anton Bitel

Director Fruit Chan’s 1997 indie Made in Hong Kong captures a group of characters – and a city – in transition.

The 100 Best Films of the 2000s: 100-76

By Little White Lies

Part one of our bumper survey of the noughties, featuring Avatar, Borat! and Requiem for a Dream.

Tricia Tuttle on what to expect from the 64th BFI London Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

The Festival Director speak about putting together the most accessible, expansive LFF programme yet.

Know The Score: El-P on 2002’s Solaris

By Thomas Hobbs

The producer and rapper reveals the soul-cleansing moment he discovered Cliff Martinez’s soundtrack.

How Takeshi Kitano went from comedian to crime auteur

By James Balmont

With his yakuza thriller Boiling Point, “Beat” Takeshi staked his claim as a serious filmmaker.

In praise of Robert Redford’s Ordinary People

By Rafaela Sales Ross

Redford’s directorial debut holds its ground as one of cinema’s most moving explorations of loss and guilt.

Lovers Rock – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

The first instalment in Steve McQueen’s Small Axe series is a soulful love letter to the West Indian dance scene in West London.

Lee Isaac Chung will direct a live-action remake of Your Name

By Charles Bramesco

Paramount and Toho will join forces for the body-swapping anime adaptation.

David Squires on… The fate of Cast Away’s Wilson

By Adam Woodward

What if Tom Hanks’ volleyball companion had managed to escape the desert island and return home?

“How do we put an end to generational trauma?” – Saul Williams on Akilla’s Escape

By Isaac Feldberg

The multi-hyphenate has created a hypnotic, incisive score for Charles Officer’s socially-conscious crime-noir.

Limbo – first-look review

By David Jenkins

Ben Sharrock spins absurd comedy from torment suffered by those waiting for asylum to be granted.

Defining legendary: Paris Is Burning at 30

By Rahul Patel

Jennie Livingston’s seminal portrait of New York’s ballroom culture still resonates throughout the queer community.

Delphine Seyrig and the best year ever

By Lillian Crawford

With India Song currently playing on MUBI, we take a look back at the actor’s superlative feminist trilogy from 1975.

Kirsten Johnson ponders life and death in the Dick Johnson is Dead trailer

By Charles Bramesco

The filmmaker’s new documentary simulates her father’s demise, over and over.

We Are Who We Are aches with longing for the summer of youth

By Roxanne Sancto

Luca Guadagnino’s coming-of-age series sees a group of teenagers discover their identities on a coastal army base in Italy.

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