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Mike Leigh’s #MrTurner is a "splendid, sprawling film", says @aoscott
Grab the final tickets for tomorrow's special preview of @PrideMovieUK plus cast Q&A:
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Xie Fei on the challenges of making Black Snow after the student protests in Beijing's Tiananmen Square:
“The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.” – Lily Tomlin #bornonthisday
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Did you know? Fritz Lang cast real criminals for the court scene at the end of M
Remembering Richard Attenborough: an in-depth tribute to one of Britain's most loved directors
#posteroftheweek ❀❀s for Věra Chytilová's Daisies (1966)
What makes a great writer on film? I'm chairing a discussion about the late Raymond Durgnat on Thursday...…
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Discover the films that made Wong Kar Wai, Tsai Ming-liang & Jia Zhangke international stars:
"Five good years are better than none." This Peter Lorre #quote helped Bogie ignore the age difference with Bacall.
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The moment Peter Lorre appears on screen all eyes are instantly on him. Discover his genius:
Thank you, @BFI, for honoring Peter Lorre. A well-deserved tribute to a wonderful actor and dear friend who added so much to Bogie's films.
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Thanks for sharing your weekend films selections with us. Here are some highlights...
Happy September! What did everyone watch over the weekend?
David's alive! Brian Blessed welcomes @davidwalliams to our screening of Flash Gordon at the @britishmuseum #BFISciFi
Dennis Potter's close collaborators remember landmark series Pennies from Heaven:
British TV's distinctive contribution to the science fiction genre
I had the best night watching 'Flash Gordon' outside at the @britishmuseum All hail the @BFI !
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Watch British SciFi classic Flash Gordon on BFI Player
"What the film has has immense style, comic book style" - Brian Blessed on Flash Gordon
The brilliant Brian Blessed joins us at the @britishmuseum for our screening of Flash Gordon! #BFISciFi
“No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for his happiness” - Mary Shelley, born on this day
How Dennis Potter’s Dreamchild got made:
David Bowie is an alien stranded on earth in Nic Roeg’s The Man Who Fell to Earth #BFISciFi
“Technique is of less interest than character and story” – The Exorcist director @WilliamFriedkin #bornonthisday
“There’s nothing more important in making movies than the screenplay” Richard Attenborough, born on this day in 1923
Fancy yourself a film festival programmer? We’re recruiting for BFI Flare!
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“Be yourself. The world worships the original.” – Ingrid Bergman, born on this day in 1915
10 great gay films from East and Southeast Asia:
Director Mike Hodges on Flash Gordon's unique qualities
Wes Anderson GIFs (because it's Friday)
Want to wow your friends with London Film Festival insights? Retweet to win tickets to our sold out preview #LFF
Do you stay seated for the credits?
When documentary master Frederick Wiseman joined a classroom via Skype via @SightSoundmag
Stop the press! Foxcatcher is this year’s BFI London Film Festival @AmexUK Gala
Last night 1,000 film fans met under the stars at @britishmuseum for some sci-fi magic
Enjoy The Day the Earth Caught Fire from the comfort of your home on @BFIPlayer
How many London locations can you spot in The Day the Earth Caught Fire?
It took director Val Guest seven years to get the funding for The Day the Earth Caught Fire
The invasion has begun! Watch out for little green men at the @britishmuseum! #BFISciFi
Behold the @britishmuseum showered in green for our #BFISciFi screening of The Day the Earth Caught Fire #BFISciFi
“Everything seems really simple on paper until you take a camera out of the box.” – David Fincher, born on this day
Some folks have travelled far to experience our #BFISciFi screenings, launching tonight at @britishmuseum
Is the film business tougher than the music industry? Legendary manager Shep Gordon thinks so:
Fritz Lang's M is coming to UK cinemas soon:
Calling all Jim Jarmusch fans! Enter our competition to win Jarmusch-themed goodies:
Martin Scorsese is making a film about the Ramones
Acclaimed director Santosh Sivan on his filmmaking career and love of The Bicycle Thieves:
Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and Steven Moffat on #DoctorWho: