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  • Jacques Rivette, 1928–2016

    Jonathan Romney on the most covert of all the French New Wave gang, a visionary who juggled themes of performance and plot while opening up film form to the experience of duration in films like Céline and Julie Go Boating and the monumental Out 1.

    Jonathan Romney
    Sunday 31 January 2016

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  • Franco Citti, 1935-2016

    Celluloid Liberation Front remembers the eternal face of Pasolini’s vanished vulgar Italy.

    Celluloid Liberation Front
    Tuesday 26 January 2016

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  • Ettore Scola, 1931-2016

    Pasquale Iannone on the a versatile director and leading light of the post-war Comedy Italian Style.

    Pasquale Iannone
    Tuesday 26 January 2016

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  • Video on: the cinema in David Bowie

    The late Starman put us all inside his show, says Frances Morgan.

    Frances Morgan
    Friday 15 January 2016

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  • Alan Rickman, 1946-2016

    Michael Brooke on “our generation’s James Mason or Basil Rathbone”, a man who strode the screen with variously urbane, ominous and self-deprecating authority.

    Michael Brooke
    Thursday 14 January 2016

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  • Warren Mitchell, 1926-2015

    Andrew Roberts on the ‘funny foreigner’ who became Alf Garnett.

    Andrew Roberts
    Tuesday 1 December 2015

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  • Saeed Jaffrey, 1929–2015

    Rachel Dwyer remembers the versatile and prolific character actor whose appeal crossed continents.

    Rachel Dwyer
    Tuesday 17 November 2015

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  • Remembering Penelope Houston

    Our late editor, in the words of her colleagues.

    David Robinson, Richard Combs, Clyde Jeavons, Geoffrey Nowell-Smith, Jonathan Rosenbaum, Michelle Aubert, Anthony Smith, Pam Cook, Edward Buscombe, Ian Christie
    Thursday 12 November 2015

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  • From the Magazine

    Penelope Houston: viewer at the top

    From the spring of ‘Bergmania’ and the high summer of European cinephilia to the onset of home video, Sight & Sound’s longstanding editor elevated both her magazine and the art it championed, writes Henry K. Miller.

    Henry K Miller
    Thursday 12 November 2015

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  • From the Magazine

    Framed: Philip French, by his son Sean

    From our archives, in memoriam the late Observer film critic.

    Sean French
    Saturday 31 October 2015

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