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Missing Believed Wiped – 25th Birthday Bonanza at London’s BFI

The BFI will celebrate Missing Believed Wiped’s 25th birthday on 15th December at BFI Southbank, London, with a treasure of television riches that includes the premiere of a new Doctor Who animated “missing episode” and a Basil Brush rarity, too. Reflecting on the initiative’s successes from the last 25 years in tracking down and screening rediscovered ‘lost’Continue reading Missing Believed Wiped – 25th Birthday Bonanza at London’s BFI

Marvel Super Special #22: Blade Runner

BFI announces Blade Runner re-release and more 2015 film highlights

  The BFI has revealed a selection of film highlights to look forward to in 2015 which include a number of films that will appeal to downthetubes readers, including a re-release of Ridley Scott‘s Blade Runner: The Final Cut and the screening of a number of horror, fantasy and animated films. Many BFI releases will be pickedContinue reading BFI announces Blade Runner re-release and more 2015 film highlights

2014 A Good Year for UK Creators, Government claims

Latest statistics show that 2014 was a good year for the UK’s creative industries – and there are good times ahead with work on the new James Bond film proceeding apace, the new Star Wars films, new games production and more. Recently released data shows records being broken in music, UK video games continuing to leadContinue reading 2014 A Good Year for UK Creators, Government claims

Doctor Who The Twelfth Doctor #3

Doctor Who tops BFI favourite SF character poll

  The ultimate showdown between science fiction heroes The Doctor and Ellen Ripley – both also comic heroes – has seen British TV’s favourite Time Lord from Doctor Who emerge victorious in a British Film Institute poll we mentioned recently. The BFI launched its poll to find the nation’s favourite SF character back in August as part of itsContinue reading Doctor Who tops BFI favourite SF character poll

Ripley vs. the Doctor: BFI Poll Reveals UK’s Two Favourite Sci-Fi Characters, Now You Decide Who Comes Out on Top

The votes are in and the British Film Institute today announces the final two vying to be named as the UK’s favourite Sci-Fi character of all time. The BFI launched its poll to find the nation’s favourite Sci-Fi character back in August, with the poll held as part of its major nationwide celebration of science fiction onContinue reading Ripley vs. the Doctor: BFI Poll Reveals UK’s Two Favourite Sci-Fi Characters, Now You Decide Who Comes Out on Top