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Sight & Sound: the April 2021 issue

Adam Curtis tells us how we made our world, the better to try again. Plus Lee Isaac Chung’s Minari, two new spy-thriller documentaries, a history of the ‘cursed film’, looking back at Wong Kar-wai’s Chungking Express – and forward to the future of Studio Ghibli.

Sight & Sound: the April 2021 issue
Features

In the beginning: cinema’s murky origin story

By Peter Domankiewicz

In the beginning: cinema’s murky origin story
Features

The Watermelon Woman at 25: the Black lesbian classic that wears its brilliance lightly

By Chrystel Oloukoi

The Watermelon Woman at 25: the Black lesbian classic that wears its brilliance lightly
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 26 to 28 February

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 26 to 28 February
My Dream Palace

Let there be projector light: 80 films that take us inside cinemas

By Thomas Flew

Let there be projector light: 80 films that take us inside cinemas
From the Sight and Sound archive

“Bogarde is exactly ripe for this role”: on the set of Visconti’s Death in Venice

By Margaret Hinxman

“Bogarde is exactly ripe for this role”: on the set of Visconti’s Death in Venice
Reviews

The Stylist is a cut-throat hairdresser horror story

By Jason Anderson

The Stylist is a cut-throat hairdresser horror story
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