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From the Sight and Sound archive

Remake/remodel: 45 weird and wonderful alternative film cuts

All films exist in slightly different cuts but sometimes the alternative versions are fascinating in their own right, with entirely new scenes and different rhythms that enable them to stand on their own against the original. We pick some of the most intriguing examples.

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
Polls

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

Bacurau review: a tough and timeless Brazilian frontier western

By Nick Pinkerton

Bacurau review: 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

Richard Jewell review: Clint Eastwood explores how an unlikely hero loses his religion

By Nick Pinkerton

Richard Jewell review: Clint Eastwood 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

Green Book review: the little hoax that could

By Nick Pinkerton

Green Book review: the little hoax that could
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
Features

Burt Reynolds obituary: a blithe legend

By Nick Pinkerton

Burt Reynolds obituary: a blithe legend
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

Lady Bird review: Greta Gerwig sketches scenes from an awkward adolescence

By Nick Pinkerton

Lady Bird review: Greta Gerwig sketches scenes from an awkward adolescence
Reviews

Film of the week: Mountains May Depart speaks with taciturn eloquence

By Nick Pinkerton

Film of the week: Mountains May Depart speaks with taciturn eloquence
Reviews

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

By Nick Pinkerton

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

Tobe Hooper obituary: Texan horror genius who ushered in a grisly new era

By Nick Pinkerton

Tobe Hooper obituary: Texan horror genius who ushered in a grisly new era
Reviews

The Dark Tower review: mediocrity at the multiplex

By Nick Pinkerton

The Dark Tower review: mediocrity at the multiplex
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