By Lynsey Ford
Fifty years ago, Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper birthed arguably the defining film of America’s counterculture era.
The director’s vision of Gotham City remains one of blockbuster cinema’s greatest creations.
From Mike Nichols to John Badham, these filmmakers helped to reshape the American cinema landscape.
With Leonardo DiCaprio and Joaquin Phoenix in line to play Gotham’s terroriser in chief, we explore the enduring appeal of a comic book icon.
Now’s your chance to own a piece of film history – along with Jack Nicholson’s corduroy jacket.
What is it that makes maverick character actors like Jack Nicholson so dangerously irresistible?
By Sophie Wyatt
On the occasion of Jack Nicholson’s 80th, the BFI give this tragicomic classic another big screen run out.
By Anton Bitel
The actor delivers arguably his finest hour in Hal Ashby’s The Last Detail.
The Hollywood veteran is coming out of retirement for a new version of Maren Ade’s sublime comedy.
Tim Burton’s 1992 sequel is a film of utter chaos – what’s more holiday appropriate than that?
By Taryn McCabe
Fifty years ago, The Shooting and Ride in the Whirlwind kicked off the ultimate counter-cultural genre.