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Taster is where you can <b>Try</b>, <b>Rate</b> and <b>Share</b> new ideas from the BBC and its partners. All content on this site is designed for people over 16, and may contain adult themes.<p>We really want your feedback to help us steer future research and development. Taster will be updated regularly as ideas come and …

The 100 greatest American films

BBC Culture polled film critics from around the world to determine the best American movies ever made. The results are surprising – Gone With the Wind appears at 97.<p>America’s films are among its greatest exports. Since Thomas Edison’s innovations in the medium in the 1890s, the United States has …

BBC Arts - BBC Arts - Shooting stars: Lost photographs of Audrey Hepburn, Gary Cooper & Vivien Leigh by 'Speedy George'

In 1986 we bought a house in Brighton, opposite the home of a nice old antiques dealer called George. My husband Roger was - is - a photographer and George made friendly noises about all the kit he carried. He had been a photographer himself once, but had given it up. "A young man's game," he said. …

The silent-era film stars who risked life and limb doing their own film stunts

In the second part of our series on early cinema, we celebrate the courage of Buster Keaton in Steamboat Bill Jr – and four other actors who were tough enough to take the knocks on set<p>Buster Keaton was no stranger to landing on his backside, but even he found the Steamboat Bill Jr (1928) shoot …

Film (UK)

Orson Welles gets 4K restoration of 'The Third Man' for 100th birthday

Just in time for Orson Welles' centennial, one of his iconic films, "The Third Man," is headed back to theaters in a new 4K restoration.<p>The remastered version of director Carol Reed's 1949 film noir classic starring Welles as a black marketeer in postwar Vienna will make its world premiere at the …

The 5 Best Noir Films in the Public Domain: From Fritz Lang’s Scarlet Street to Ida Lupino’s The Hitch-Hiker

I try to catch the Noir City film festival whenever it comes through Los Angeles, not just because it uses the Egyptian, one of my favorite theaters …

Old Film Roll from eBay Reveals Photos of Korea from Half a Century Ago

Photographer Ben Larsen purchased a lot on eBay that included several old rolls of film, one of which was a roll of Kodak Plus-X Pan black and white …

Photography

Audrey Hepburn: the iconic movie star as you've never seen her

Ahead of a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, the son of the actress, philanthropist and icon shares intimate photos and memories. Prepare to meet the real Audrey Hepburn<p>Among the many well-known images of Audrey Hepburn in the forthcoming <b>National Portrait Gallery exhibition</b>, there …