Sight & Sound articles

Obituaries

11 - 20 of 67

Pages

  • Alain Resnais, 1922-2014

    Married in Scarborough, mocked on Steptoe and Son: the most unpredictable of the French New Wave directors mixed high intellectualism and irreverence, records David Thompson.

    David Thompson
    Monday 3 March 2014

    Obituaries

  • From the Magazine

    Juan José Bigas Luna, 1946-2013

    The Spanish director pushed boundaries and helped launch the careers of Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem, writes Paul Julian Smith.

    Paul Julian Smith
    Friday 7 February 2014

    Obituaries

  • From the Magazine

    Donald Richie, 1924-2013

    Donald Richie did more than anyone to introduce Western audiences to the wonders of Japanese cinema and culture, writes Tony Rayns.

    Tony Rayns
    Friday 7 February 2014

    Obituaries

  • From the Magazine

    Oshima Nagisa, 1932-2013

    The director’s militant refusal to fit in was reflected in his films, which sought to shock his audiences into seeing themselves more clearly.

    Tony Rayns
    Friday 7 February 2014

    Obituaries

  • From the Magazine

    Jesús ‘Jess’ Franco, 1930-2013

    An extraordinary 180-film career took the Spanish director from assisting Orson Welles to churning out horror and pornography, writes Stephen Thrower.

    Stephen Thrower
    Friday 7 February 2014

    Obituaries

  • From the Magazine

    Elías Querejeta, 1934-2013

    The Basque producer helped transform an impoverished film industry in Spain, creating some of its most controversial movies, writes Tom Whittaker.

    Tom Whittaker
    Friday 7 February 2014

    Obituaries

  • Philip Seymour Hoffman, 1967-2014

    Nick James remembers an actor who made us, and the movies, better.

    Nick James
    Wednesday 5 February 2014

    Obituaries

  • Antonia Bird, 1951-2013

    Mark Cousins pays tribute to the heat, ire, vision and persistence of his late friend and collaborator.

    Mark Cousins
    Tuesday 29 October 2013

    Obituaries

  • Patrice Chéreau, 1944-2013

    Trevor Johnston on the master of theatre, opera and film.

    Trevor Johnston
    Friday 11 October 2013

    Obituaries

  • Karen Black, 1939-2013

    Peter Tonguette on the soul of the 1970s’ New American Cinema.

    Peter Tonguette
    Thursday 15 August 2013

    Obituaries

11 - 20 of 67

Pages

Back to the top

See something different

Subscribe now for exclusive offers and the best of cinema.
Hand-picked.