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My Dream Palace

Lynne Ramsay on the magic behind the velvet curtain

For our #MyDreamPalace campaign, the director of Ratcatcher and You Were Never Really Here remembers stylish old haunts in Glasgow and London, and the electricity that lights up a great public screening.

Lynne Ramsay on the magic behind the velvet curtain
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 27 to 29 November

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 27 to 29 November
Polls

The best Blu-rays and DVDs of 2020

The best Blu-rays and DVDs of 2020
Deep focus

Twenty-first century noir

By Nick James

Twenty-first century noir
Reviews

Red, White and Blue contemplates belonging in a racist society

By Hannah McGill

Red, White and Blue contemplates belonging in a racist society
From the Sight and Sound archive

Les bon temps rouler: rolling with Les Blank’s good-time movies

By Nick Pinkerton

Les bon temps rouler: rolling with Les Blank’s good-time movies
Reviews

Nimic mixes manic-comic music-mimic magic

By Thomas Flew

Nimic mixes manic-comic music-mimic magic
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