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The Cinematic Animal: Congo (Frank Marshall, 1995)

This article originally appeared on The Cinematic Animal. After reading, enter our competition to win the book Lives Beyond Us: Poems and Essays on the Film Reality of Animals. I can’t speak for others who were teenagers at the time, but for me in the mid-1990s Congo was an impressive film, and one that I’m pretty sure I […]

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Competition: Win Lives Beyond Us – Poems and Essays on the Film Reality of Animals

This competition is now CLOSED. Thank you to everyone who entered. In collaboration with The Cinematic Animal, we’re giving away a copy of the book Lives Beyond Us: Poems and Essays on the Film Reality of Animals. Edited by Kirsten Irving and Sebastian Manley, the expansive volume features a range of critical and lyrical responses. Ranging and […]

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Competition: Win Limited Edition Posters from Nautilus Art Prints

To accompany our recent interview with Nautilus Art Prints, The Big Picture is giving away a pair of limited edition posters for classic Jacques Tati films by artists Tom Whalen (Mon Oncle) and David Merveilles (Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot).To be in with a chance of winning, simply answer the following question and send your […]

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Film Posters Competition: The Winner Is…

Thank you to all the readers who entered our recent competition. The winner of the three festive film posters, provided by Park Circus films, is Chris Payne, who had this to say about his favourite Christmas film, The Muppets Christmas Carol (1992): Who doesn’t love The Muppets? Jim Henson’s decision to cast them in Charles […]

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Competition: Win Christmas Film Posters!

In partnership with Park Circus films, we’re giving away three exclusive posters for festive films that have become as synonymous with the Christmas season as Santa Claus or injuries at a black Friday sale. The holiday wouldn’t be complete without a cosy revisiting of Frank Capra’s 1946 gem It’s A Wonderful Life, Brian Henson’s mischievous rehash The […]