Composer Matthew Nolan said he  hoped bringing Costard’s movie to a wider audience would help recapture Best as a gifted sportsman rather than a playboy. Photograph: PA

An avant garde film in which the camera lingers on George Best for the duration of a single match at Old Trafford in 1970 has been resurrected by an (...)

Colm Toibin: ‘I was editor of Magill at 27. I wrote my first novel as a way of keeping the daily business of Garret Fitzgerald and Charlie Haughey and all those stories at bay.’ Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for BFI

Colm Tóibín is not just famous; he has a public persona. The red-framed spectacles that hang round the writer’s neck are not quite so well known as(...)

Robert Redford stars as Bill Bryson and Nick Nolte as Stephen Katz in ‘A Walk in the Woods’. Photograph: Frank Masi, SMPSP / Broad Green Pictures

Despite the odd Germanic-sounding vowel – a holdover from his native Des Moines brogue – you do have to remind yourself that Bill Bryson isn’t British(...)

The Angulo brothers in The Wolfpack: ‘They seemed or felt foreign. Almost like a tribe. Their presence was so strong’

Mukunda Angulo is from Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Growing up, in common with many aspiring young film-makers, he and his five brothers would tran(...)

Explore wilderness, wildness and the “cinematic sublime” in a remote site in the Inagh Valley in Connemara. Wild-screen/Scáil-fhiáin is an experime(...)

Prokofiev’s Visions fugitives, 20 miniatures with markings such as Ridicolosamente, Pittoresco (Arpa), and Lento irrealmente, were written between (...)

The release of this very funny animation gives us a chance to ponder the unlikely history of the Madagascar franchise. The original film passed the(...)

It might be stretching it a little to summon up allusions to Oliver Cromwell’s famous warts (and all). Steve James’s cinematic take on Roger Ebert’(...)

This record was released in 2006 by a venerable German label called Winter & Winter. It forms part of a series they produced of AudioFilms or “cin(...)


To date, David Gordon Green has zigzagged himself an enjoyably erratic groove. George Washington, his superb debut feature, flagged him as a denizen o(...)