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The North Water takes viewers on a brutal voyage to the Arctic

Director Andrew Haig explores the turbulent relationships between men aboard a whaling ship in this epic yet intimate five-part drama

By Hannah McGill

The North Water takes viewers on a brutal voyage to the Arctic
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Paris Calligrammes takes an autobiographical trip back to 1960s Paris

By Hannah McGill

Paris Calligrammes takes an autobiographical trip back to 1960s Paris
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In the Earth descends into the madness of a haunted forest

By Hannah McGill

In the Earth descends into the madness of a haunted forest
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The Pursuit of Love thinks too much of its selfish star

By Hannah McGill

The Pursuit of Love thinks too much of its selfish star
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The Nevers is a cynical attempt at steampunk fantasy coolness

By Hannah McGill

The Nevers is a cynical attempt at steampunk fantasy coolness
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Sisters with Transistors tells a forgotten history of female electronic composers

By Hannah McGill

Sisters with Transistors tells a forgotten history of female electronic composers
Features

There’s a good girl: Promising Young Woman and the virgin/whore trope

By Hannah McGill

There’s a good girl: Promising Young Woman and the virgin/whore trope
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Framing Britney Spears joins the shame game

By Hannah McGill

Framing Britney Spears joins the shame game
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Can’t Get You out of My Head gets lost in its own thoughts

By Hannah McGill

Can’t Get You out of My Head gets lost in its own thoughts
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Assassins peers into the diplomatic murk and weirdness of a high-profile murder

By Hannah McGill

Assassins peers into the diplomatic murk and weirdness of a high-profile murder
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The Dig lands old treasures on Netflix

By Hannah McGill

The Dig lands old treasures on Netflix
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Bridgerton’s meeting of Regency era and Gossip Girl makes a far from heavenly match

By Hannah McGill

Bridgerton’s meeting of Regency era and Gossip Girl makes a far from heavenly match
From the Sight and Sound archive

Remake/remodel: 45 weird and wonderful alternative film cuts

By James Bell, Tom Charity and others

Remake/remodel: 45 weird and wonderful alternative film cuts
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Black Narcissus successfully rethinks a classic novel and film

By Hannah McGill

Black Narcissus successfully rethinks a classic novel and film
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Red, White and Blue shows the Catch-22 of Black British advancement

By Hannah McGill

Red, White and Blue shows the Catch-22 of Black British advancement
The best of 2020

Shirley doesn’t wholly come together as it picks Shirley Jackson apart

By Hannah McGill

Shirley doesn’t wholly come together as it picks Shirley Jackson apart
The best of 2020

Dick Johnson Is Dead: resurrections beat the blues

By Hannah McGill

Dick Johnson Is Dead: resurrections beat the blues
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I Hate Suzie review: Billie Piper’s tabloid target enters meltdown mode

By Hannah McGill

I Hate Suzie review: Billie Piper’s tabloid target enters meltdown mode
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Ratched review: Ken Kesey’s Big Nurse gets botched surgery

By Hannah McGill

Ratched review: Ken Kesey’s Big Nurse gets botched surgery
Lists

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex

By Ryan Gilbey, Nick James and others

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex
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Perfect 10 review: expectations are upended in this distinctive British debut

By Hannah McGill

Perfect 10 review: expectations are upended in this distinctive British debut
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How to Build a Girl review: Caitlin Moran’s inky path to media stardom

By Hannah McGill

How to Build a Girl review: Caitlin Moran’s inky path to media stardom
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Lynn + Lucy review: lost in the fog of grief

By Hannah McGill

Lynn + Lucy review: lost in the fog of grief
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Becoming review: Michelle Obama promotes positivity

By Hannah McGill

Becoming review: Michelle Obama promotes positivity
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Crip Camp review: irreverence and activism in the glow of summertime

By Hannah McGill

Crip Camp review: irreverence and activism in the glow of summertime
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Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am review: a neat portrait of a fearless writer

By Hannah McGill

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am review: a neat portrait of a fearless writer
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Incidental Characters review: trivial pursuits of self-involved people

By Hannah McGill

Incidental Characters review: trivial pursuits of self-involved people
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When Lambs Become Lions review: an intimate documentary about the ivory trade

By Hannah McGill

When Lambs Become Lions review: an intimate documentary about the ivory trade
Features

Buck Henry obituary: Hollywood’s irreverent and observant raconteur

By Hannah McGill

Buck Henry obituary: Hollywood’s irreverent and observant raconteur
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