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  • Film of the week: Concerning Violence

    Göran Hugo Olsson builds on The Black Power Mixtape with a richly dialectical archive essay intertwining Frantz Fanon’s writings on colonial violence and two decades of African liberation struggles. Ashley Clark looks on admiringly.
    Thursday 27 November 2014

  • British TV drama versus the world

    Is the UK television drama finally back to doing what it does best? Nick Edwards reports.
    Thursday 27 November 2014

  • Women on film, sci-fi edition: it gets dystopian

    When it comes to winning female superheroes in 21st-century Hollywood blockbusters, Katniss Everdeen really is one in a million, says Bidisha.
    Saturday 22 November 2014

  • Film of the week: Winter Sleep

    There are flashes of cinematic greatness in Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Palme d’Or winner – smothered by stretches of cinematic slumber, says Jonathan Romney.
    Sunday 23 November 2014

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    Sight & Sound: the December 2014 issue

    The making of 2001: A Space Odyssey, plus David Thomson on westerns, the rise of Christianity movies, Winter Sleep, Leviathan, Life Itself and much more.

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    The best films of 2013

    Our new issue looks back at the year in cinema with the help of over one hundred international critics, curators and academics. As a preview, here’s our voters’ top ten, plus in-house selections and highlights.
    Monday 25 November 2013

  • The best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2013

    The best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2013

    Discover the year’s top home-cinema releases, from cult revivals to essential cinema box sets and restorations from the archive, as chosen by 22 international critics, curators and producers.
    Monday 9 December 2013

  • The best of 2013 in cinematic nonfiction

    The best of 2013 in cinematic nonfiction

    Robert Greene reflects on a triumphant year for the art of documentary.
    Monday 23 December 2013


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