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  • The 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.
    Friday 28 November 2014

  • Back to black: the 101-year making of the oldest black American-starring feature

    Ashley Clark on how 1913’s Bert Williams Lime Kiln Club Field Day finally got its field day.
    Thursday 18 December 2014

  • Hello Blu-ray: Goodbye to Language

    It’s Jean-Luc Godard’s first movie in 3D, and our critics’ second best of 2014, but his UK distributor has banished it almost straight to DVD. Is this how the Almighty has fallen, asks Nick Pinkerton?
    Monday 15 December 2014

  • Film of the week: Manakamana

    Circling by a thread: ethnography and structuralism share 11 rides through the heavens in the latest revelation from Harvard’s Sensory Ethnography Lab, writes Nick Pinkerton.
    Thursday 11 December 2014

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    Sight & Sound: the January 2015 issue

    Wong Kar Wai on The Grandmaster, plus Birdman and the resurrection of Michael Keaton, John Berger on Charlie Chaplin and 112 critics on the best films of the year.

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  • The best films of 2013

    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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