Author

Neil Fox Top Ten Feature Films of 2017

Article

27th December, 2017

"I never mind these difficult choices when there’s so much goodness to choose from." Neil Fox reflects on his 2017 feature film favourites.

Read more

Explore Life in the South London Community Which Gave Birth to The Maccabees’ Sound in ‘Elephant Days’

Documentary, Music

14th November, 2017

Co-director James Caddick & The Maccabees' Orlando Weeks discuss the creation of their feature doc portrait of the area & people of Elephant and Castle.

Read more

How Good Are You? Reappraising Scorsese and the Importance of Early Works

Live Action

23rd March, 2017

DN looks back at two early features being re-released by the BFI from the cinematic master that is Martin Scorsese and considers where greatness begins.

Read more

Neil Fox Top Ten Feature Films of 2016

Article

27th December, 2016

"There’s still some beautiful work out there that just floored me this year." Neil Fox begins DN's annual cinematic love fest with his top ten of 2016.

Read more

Black Stars: Belafonte, Poitier and a Long Overdue Celebration of Black Cinema

Film Festival

24th October, 2016

DN revels in film writer Ashley Clark’s diverse, sensitive and enthralling curation for the BFI's celebration of black actors on film and TV.

Read more

Death Foretold is Not Death

Article

15th July, 2016

“Cinema isn’t dead, it’s morphing and you have to keep looking for it.” Dr Neil Fox challenges those bemoaning the death of cinema to expand their

Read more

Landscape, Metaphors and Self-Distribution: The Tale of Brett & Simon Harvey’s ‘Brown Willy’

Live Action

27th April, 2016

Cornish brothers Brett and Simon Harvey discuss ‘Brown Willy', their moving and funny two-hander set entirely in the environs of Cornwall's Bodmin Moor.

Read more

Neil Fox Top Ten Feature Films of 2015

Article

27th December, 2015

Christmas is over and the new year is almost upon us and so as tradition dictates, Dr. Neil Fox takes up the vanguard of the DN Best Features of 2015 lists.

Read more

#Noirvember: The Theming of Cinema & the End of Criticism

Live Action

1st October, 2015

In light of the BFI's new film Noir releases from two of the world's most celebrated directors, DN rediscovers the classics & probes the depths of 'film

Read more

Coffee & Celluloid: In Conversation with Bronco’s House Director Mark Jenkin

Art & Fashion, Film Festival, Live Action

28th September, 2015

To coincide with the world premiere of Bronco’s House at Raindance Film Festival, DN is proud to host a conversation between Dr. Neil Fox and the

Read more

“I’m a Proponent of Change”: Penelope Spheeris and The Decline Of Western Civilization

Documentary

1st September, 2015

Penelope Spheeris & Anna Fox join us to discuss the long overdue release of 'The Decline Of Western Civilization' - a momentous trio of documentaries

Read more

A Mirror To Nature: Genius, Disaster and the Legacies of Orson Welles

Live Action

21st August, 2015

Prompted by the forthcoming release of Chuck Workman’s new documentary DN ponders the both brilliant and tragic career of cinematic titan Orson Welles.

Read more