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  • Film of the week: Rams

    Pitting brother against brother against market calamity, Grímur Hákonarson’s effortlessly gripping shaggy sheep-farmer drama is a minor classic, says Trevor Johnston.
    Thursday 4 February 2016

  • Gallery: The departed, 2015

    A visual homage to some of the key figures in film who passed away in 2015, to accompany the roll-call in our March 2016 issue.
    Tuesday 9 February 2016

  • Close encounters: the return of The X-Files

    For all the pleasures of The X-Files’ labyrinthine narrative, the key to the show’s success is Mulder and Scully’s relationship, argues Keith Uhlich.
    Friday 5 February 2016

  • After the party: highlights from Rotterdam 2016

    A darkening holiday drama from the shores of Greece and a stirring new examination of ‘the new abduction of Europe’ from Catalan master Pere Portabella were two highlights at a festival attempting to reestablish its focus, reports Edward Lawrenson.
    Tuesday 9 February 2016

  • Filming Revolution: crowd-documenting the Egyptian Revolution

    Who gets to tell the story – or stories – of a democratic struggle? Sophie Mayer explores Alisa Lebow’s bustling nonlinear ‘meta-documentary, encompassing the voices of 30 Egyptian filmmakers, artists and activists.
    Sunday 7 February 2016

  • The best indie animation of 2015

    As the awards season counts down, three of our critics pick their highlights of 2015’s animated shorts.
    Friday 5 February 2016

  • Toon of the month: Old Man

    Chris Robinson on Leah Shore’s brave/risque animation, putting pictures to the words issuing from an elderly Charles Manson’s head.
    Saturday 6 February 2016

  • Film of the week: Spotlight

    Tom McCarthy’s engrossing dramatisation of how the Boston Globe uncovered sex abuse in the Catholic Church is a fitting tribute to the journalism’s investigative long road, says Matthew Taylor.
    Friday 29 January 2016

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  • Sight & Sound: the March 2016 issue

    Sight & Sound: the March 2016 issue

    Inside the mind of Charlie Kaufman, from Being John Malkovich to Anomalisa. Plus Hitchcock-Truffaut, Hollywood reboots, A Bigger Splash, Making a Murderer and the S&S Interview with the great production designer Jack Fisk.

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