All articles by Tom Charity

Obituaries

Ned Beatty brought a spark to his character parts

From Deliverance to Nashville to Network (and Toy Story 3), Beatty was the consummate actor – and astute about his directors, too.

By Tom Charity

Ned Beatty brought a spark to his character parts
Reviews

Notturno is a lyrical evocation of Middle Eastern exodus

By Tom Charity

Notturno is a lyrical evocation of Middle Eastern exodus
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
Lists

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex

By Ryan Gilbey, Nick James and others

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex
Reviews

Blackbird review: this euthanasia drama trades hard truths for tasteful bromides

By Tom Charity

Blackbird review: this euthanasia drama trades hard truths for tasteful bromides
Reviews

Greed review: Coogan and Winterbottom take idle aim at the grim rich

By Tom Charity

Greed review: Coogan and Winterbottom take idle aim at the grim rich
Reviews

Hope Gap review: Annette Bening puts some puff into a little English separation story

By Tom Charity

Hope Gap review: Annette Bening puts some puff into a little English separation story
Reviews

Uncut Gems first look: the Safdies chase Adam Sandler’s gambler into the discomfort zone

By Tom Charity

Uncut Gems first look: the Safdies chase Adam Sandler’s gambler into the discomfort zone
The best of 2020

The Personal History of David Copperfield gives Dickens a radical, rollicking twist

By Tom Charity

The Personal History of David Copperfield gives Dickens a radical, rollicking twist
Reviews

The Personal History of David Copperfield review: Armando Iannucci gives Dickens a radical, rollicking twist

By Tom Charity

The Personal History of David Copperfield review: Armando Iannucci gives Dickens a radical, rollicking twist
Features

Seymour Cassel obituary: a winning American loser

By Tom Charity

Seymour Cassel obituary: a winning American loser
Features

William Goldman obituary: beloved master Hollywood screenwriter

By Tom Charity

William Goldman obituary: beloved master Hollywood screenwriter
Features

Real news from the heartlands: Wiseman, Moore and Morris take on Trump

By Tom Charity

Real news from the heartlands: Wiseman, Moore and Morris take on Trump
Reviews

Fahrenheit 11/9 first look: Michael Moore reclaims American populism

By Tom Charity

Fahrenheit 11/9 first look: Michael Moore reclaims American populism
Reviews

Shadow first look: Zhang Yimou doodles a wuxia intrigue

By Tom Charity

Shadow first look: Zhang Yimou doodles a wuxia intrigue
Features

Sam Shepard obituary: cinema’s existential cowboy

By Tom Charity

Sam Shepard obituary: cinema’s existential cowboy
Reviews

A Season in France review: Mahamet-Saleh Haroun explores the precarious life of migrants

By Tom Charity

A Season in France review: Mahamet-Saleh Haroun explores the precarious life of migrants
Features

Harry Dean Stanton obituary: the lonely soul of US cinema

By Tom Charity

Harry Dean Stanton obituary: the lonely soul of US cinema
Reviews

The Children Act review: Emma Thompson explores the heart of a judge

By Tom Charity

The Children Act review: Emma Thompson explores the heart of a judge
Reviews

Battle of the Sexes review: Emma Stone and Steve Carell are a crowd-pleasing match

By Tom Charity

Battle of the Sexes review: Emma Stone and Steve Carell are a crowd-pleasing match

O.J.: Made in America review: the rise and downfall of the century?

By Tom Charity

O.J.: Made in America review: the rise and downfall of the century?
Reviews

Hermia & Helena review: Matías Piñeiro’s midsummer Manhattan dream

By Tom Charity

Hermia & Helena review: Matías Piñeiro’s midsummer Manhattan dream
Reviews

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail review – Steve James meets the minnows of mortgage fraud

By Tom Charity

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail review – Steve James meets the minnows of mortgage fraud
Reviews

Jackie review: portrait of the icon under the shadow

By Tom Charity

Jackie review: portrait of the icon under the shadow
Reviews

La La Land – first-look review

By Tom Charity

La La Land – first-look review
Features

Michael Cimino, 1939-2016

By Tom Charity

Michael Cimino, 1939-2016
Features

Harold Ramis, 1944-2014

By Tom Charity

Harold Ramis, 1944-2014
Features

Ben Gazzara, 1930-2012

By Tom Charity

Ben Gazzara, 1930-2012
News

Cannes 2012: The wrong earlobes – The Imposter

By Tom Charity

Cannes 2012: The wrong earlobes – The Imposter