Watch The Century of Self online

The BBC's fascinating series about the shadow cast over the 20th Century by the ideas of Sigmund Freud.The Century of Self is an excellent four-part series from the BBC about the influence of Freud's ideas on the 20th Century.

Read the review below, or just watch (note there is stuttering in first few seconds).

Four Oscars for Coen Brothers

No Country For Old Men is big winner on Oscar night 2008.It was the Coen brothers' night as they scooped the Best Picture, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay awards at the Oscars last night.

No Country For Old Men (An Extract)

Joel & Ethan Coen may win an Oscar for their adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel No Country For Old Men. Read an extract and get a discount on the book.

Oscar's Accountants Take Spotlight

The Academy likes Oltmanns and Rosas, the secretive agents of Oscar, to be safe and dull.Monty Python's sketch about the chartererd accountant who wanted to become a lion tamer (watch on YouTube) may have had fun sending up this "dull, dull, dull" profession.

The Oscars voting system

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ballot system is still done in the same way as it was in 1936 - by hand.

This is a description of how the Academy decides Oscar-winners.

Colin Firth on St. Trinians

Colin Firth on the "frightening" school girls of the latest St. Trinians and what it was like working again with, including doing a love scene together, old adversary Rupert Everett.

Review: Halliwell's Film Guide

It has 24,000 entries, spanning over one hundred years of cinema. So how does the film reviews tome add up?

Talk Talk

Director Kasi Lemmons on Talk To Me, the story of Sixties activist radio DJ Ralph Waldo Greene, played by Don Cheadle.

Flash - the Saviour

When it comes to saving stuff, Flash memory is fast, reliable, and convenient. You can carry it in a pocket. It uses minimal energy. Is domination of the storage universe a possibility?

51st Times BFI London Film Festival Wrap

Record attendance figures for one of the world's biggest film festivals.

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