Ian Haydn Smith

Ian Haydn Smith, author of The Short History of Photography, Cult Filmmakers and the upcoming The Short Story of Film. He is editor of Curzon magazine and 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (8th edition). He lives in London.

Movies, TV & Video

10 Documentaries Everyone Should See

Top picks for the best documentaries about music, sports, true crime, food and more.


Fabulous Film Festivals Around the Country—and the World

Love films and travel? Plan a trip around a film festival in Hollywood, the Big Apple, the Czech Republic or even more exotic places.

Movies, TV & Video

More Great Movies You’ve Never Heard Of

If you’re looking for something different for movie night, here are some obscure but amazing movies you can stream.

Movies, TV & Video

The Best Movies You’ve Never Heard Of

If you’re tired of searching through the same old streaming movie selections, check out these obscure but wonderful, memorable and moving films.