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How to Care for Original Vintage Posters

Posters by their very nature are fragile – quite literally, paper thin – and were not intended to withstand many years of use, let alone 100, and in the case Cinematographie Lumiere, the earliest poster that the gallery has ever handled, dating back to 1896 – a staggering 119 years of age.

Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon

Sons of Audrey Hepburn, Luca Dotti and Sean Hepburn Ferrer, have collaborated with The National Portrait Gallery this summer to produce an insightful photographic exhibition, entitled Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon which is now running until 18th October 2015. Featuring many of Hepburn’s signature movies – from her first Hollywood smash hit “Roman Holiday” (1953) toRead more

Classic Cannes: In Review

This May the Cannes Film Festival celebrated its 68th year, screening over 90 films non-stop over 12 days and nights; a veritable movie marathon which attracts more and more patrons each year. While Cannes is known for its commentary on contemporary work, discovering cinema’s latest masterpieces, and celebrating Hollywood’s current crop of stars (Jake Gyllenhaal and Sienna MillerRead more

TCM Classic Film Festival 2015

It is no surprise that the annual mecca of classic film is set deep in the heart of Hollywood. With over 100 screenings and events, the TCM Classic Film Festival returns this March 26th – 29th to delight lovers of historic movies. This is a film festival truly like no other for three simple reasons:Read more

James Bond: Iconic Cars & Design

There is still time to experience James Bond’s world through the petrol-fuelled prism of his cars, boats and motorcycles at London Film Museum’s Bond in Motion until March 2015. The museum has curated an exhibition previously unparalleled in the capital featuring the most iconic original vehicles from the 007 franchise, now dating back fifty yearsRead more

The Beatles: A 50th movie anniversary at the BFI

In their longstanding tenure on the cultural stage, the Beatles not only transformed the face of popular music forever, they also made their unmistakable mark on the movie world with the release of ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ in 1964; this film swiftly became one of the most influential music films ever made. To celebrate thatRead more