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  • 10 great lesser-known time-travel films

    Trip back through history with our list of terrific time-travelling movies that deserve to be better known.

    David Parkinson
    Thursday 4 December 2014

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  • The letter from Stanley Kubrick that started 2001: A Space Odyssey

    In 1964, Stanley Kubrick wrote to author Arthur C. Clarke about the possibility of collaborating on ‘the proverbial “really good” science-fiction movie’.

    Samuel Wigley
    Wednesday 3 December 2014

    Features

  • The 10 best British TV aliens

    Our TV curators count down their top 10 aliens on British television, from the Time Lord himself to Monty Python’s tennis-playing blancmanges.

    Lisa Kerrigan , Jez Stewart , Steve Bryant , Pam Rostron , Kathleen Luckey , Steve Foxon , Gosta Johansson
    Tuesday 2 December 2014

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  • Seeing plenty: women on film

    Sight & Sound must recognise the wealth of women making and commenting on movies, write two correspondents. Plus our response.

    Sophie Mayer , Ania Ostrowska , Sight & Sound Editors
    Tuesday 2 December 2014

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  • Readers’ film choice 2014

    We asked you for your best films of 2014. The results are in.

    Tuesday 2 December 2014

    Features

  • An invitation is not enough

    Sight & Sound received the following response to our editor’s editorial The Equalizers, which invited more introductions and pitches from good female writers.

    Sophie Mayer , Ania Ostrowska
    Monday 1 December 2014

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  • The 10 best Maggie Smith performances

    As our two-month celebration of Maggie Smith begins at BFI Southbank, we count down 10 of her very best and haughtiest turns.

    Michael Coveney
    Monday 1 December 2014

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  • Gallery: 2001: A Space Odyssey then and now

    To mark the UK rerelease of Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi epic 2001: A Space Odyssey, Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood met on Sunday 30 November at BFI Southbank.

    Monday 1 December 2014

    Features

  • Why I love … X the Unknown

    Curator Vic Pratt remembers the gothic chills and gloopy monster effects of Hammer sci-fi classic X the Unknown, in which an ancient horror emerges from the Scottish moorland with a hunger for radioactivity.

    Vic Pratt
    Friday 28 November 2014

    Features

  • The 20 best films of 2014

    The best films of the year – the overground, the underground, the widely released and the still emerging, from oldtimers and first-timers – as chosen by 112 of our international contributors and colleagues.

    Sight & Sound contributors
    Friday 28 November 2014

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