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State Funeral observes a period of mourning for Stalin

Sergei Loznitsa uses archival footage of the Communist ruler’s funeral to examine the (perhaps performative) public grief of Soviet monomania.

By Nick Pinkerton

State Funeral observes a period of mourning for Stalin
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
The best of 2020

David Byrne’s American Utopia doesn’t burn down the house

By Nick Pinkerton

David Byrne’s American Utopia doesn’t burn down the house
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
The best of 2020

About Endlessness takes Roy Andersson’s sad-sack sketches to the great beyond

By Nick Pinkerton

About Endlessness takes Roy Andersson’s sad-sack sketches to the great beyond
Lists

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex

By Ryan Gilbey, Nick James and others

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex
Reviews

Matthias & Maxime review: Xavier Dolan reflects on growing up, glibly

By Nick Pinkerton

Matthias & Maxime review: Xavier Dolan reflects on growing up, glibly
Reviews

Krabi, 2562 review: Anocha Suwichakornpong and Ben Rivers slip and slide through the Holocene

By Nick Pinkerton

Krabi, 2562 review: Anocha Suwichakornpong and Ben Rivers slip and slide through the Holocene
The best of 2020

Bacurau is a tough and timeless Brazilian frontier western

By Nick Pinkerton

Bacurau is a tough and timeless Brazilian frontier western
Reviews

The Public: Emilio Estevez’s all-too peaceful protest

By Nick Pinkerton

The Public: Emilio Estevez’s all-too peaceful protest
The best of 2020

Richard Jewell explores how an unlikely hero loses his religion

By Nick Pinkerton

Richard Jewell explores how an unlikely hero loses his religion
Reviews

The Last Black Man in San Francisco review: a bloated portrait of a city in flux

By Nick Pinkerton

The Last Black Man in San Francisco review: a bloated portrait of a city in flux
Reviews

The Beach Bum review: Harmony Korine’s shaggy dog story of an endless summer

By Nick Pinkerton

The Beach Bum review: Harmony Korine’s shaggy dog story of an endless summer
Reviews

Werewolf review: labour-camp survivors confront the dogs of war in this grisly Nazi horror

By Nick Pinkerton

Werewolf review: labour-camp survivors confront the dogs of war in this grisly Nazi horror
Reviews

Men in Black: International review: don’t be deceived by this brand-management ruse

By Nick Pinkerton

Men in Black: International review: don’t be deceived by this brand-management ruse
Reviews

If Beale Street Could Talk review: a thwarted romance in slow-motion

By Nick Pinkerton

If Beale Street Could Talk review: a thwarted romance in slow-motion
Reviews

Film of the week: Roma reframes Alfonso Cuáron’s boyhood through the eyes of his family’s maid

By Nick Pinkerton

Film of the week: Roma reframes Alfonso Cuáron’s boyhood through the eyes of his family’s maid
Reviews

The Wild Pear Tree review: Nuri Bilge Ceylan enters the dreams of a prodigal son

By Nick Pinkerton

The Wild Pear Tree review: Nuri Bilge Ceylan enters the dreams of a prodigal son
Reviews

Christopher Robin review: now we are middle-aged

By Nick Pinkerton

Christopher Robin review: now we are middle-aged
Features

Thrill of the Hunt: Tom Cruise and the Mission: Impossible franchise

By Nick Pinkerton

Thrill of the Hunt: Tom Cruise and the Mission: Impossible franchise
Features

Deep focus: The other side of 80s America

By Nick Pinkerton

Deep focus: The other side of 80s America
Reviews

Mother! review: Darren Aronofsky’s symphony of domestic disquiet

By Nick Pinkerton

Mother! review: Darren Aronofsky’s symphony of domestic disquiet
Reviews

The Dark Tower review: mediocrity at the multiplex

By Nick Pinkerton

The Dark Tower review: mediocrity at the multiplex
Reviews

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword review – this sword stays in its stone

By Nick Pinkerton

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword review – this sword stays in its stone
Features

The great levelling: ‘expanded cinema’ and the humbling of the movies

By Nick Pinkerton

The great levelling: ‘expanded cinema’ and the humbling of the movies
Reviews

Film of the week: Heart of a Dog

By Nick Pinkerton

Film of the week: Heart of a Dog
Reviews

Review: The Revenant

By Nick Pinkerton

Review: The Revenant
Reviews

Review: Hard to be a God

By Nick Pinkerton

Review: Hard to be a God
Reviews

Film of the week: Horse Money

By Nick Pinkerton

Film of the week: Horse Money
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