All articles by Ian Christie

Cinema in lockdown

John Smith in the time of Covid: “I wanted to capture the melancholy of watching people through their windows”

With two new short film projects, Citadel and Covid Messages, the veteran British artist filmmaker has been busy during the pandemic – indeed, because of it.

By Ian Christie

John Smith in the time of Covid: “I wanted to capture the melancholy of watching people through their windows”
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

The female gaze: 100 overlooked films directed by women

By Isabel Stevens, Bryony Dixon and others

The female gaze: 100 overlooked films directed by women
Deep focus

The peak of silent cinema

By Ian Christie

The peak of silent cinema

ABC in Sound: László Moholy-Nagy’s rediscovered experiment in visual sound

By Ian Christie

ABC in Sound: László Moholy-Nagy’s rediscovered experiment in visual sound
Reviews

They Shall Not Grow Old review: Peter Jackson brings controversial colour to WWI footage

By Ian Christie

They Shall Not Grow Old review: Peter Jackson brings controversial colour to WWI footage
Reviews

Willie Doherty’s Loose Ends review: revolution remembered

By Ian Christie

Willie Doherty’s Loose Ends review: revolution remembered
Features

A nomad in Paris: revisiting the films of Ra(o)ul Ruiz

By Ian Christie

A nomad in Paris: revisiting the films of Ra(o)ul Ruiz
Features

Designing dreams and nightmares: Ken Adam on his finest sets

By Ian Christie

Designing dreams and nightmares: Ken Adam on his finest sets
Features

Remembering Penelope Houston

By David Robinson, Jonathan Rosenbaum and others

Remembering Penelope Houston
Interviews

Digital native: Chris Parks

By Ian Christie

Digital native: Chris Parks
Interviews

An epic revisited: Jeremy Thomas on The Last Emperor 3D

By Ian Christie

An epic revisited: Jeremy Thomas on The Last Emperor 3D
Features

Lessons from Gravity: the state of 3D cinema

By Ian Christie

Lessons from Gravity: the state of 3D cinema
Polls

TV special: Home cinema

By Henry K Miller, Amy Taubin and others

TV special: Home cinema
The Greatest Films of All Time

Chronicle of a fall foretold: analysis of the Greatest Films of All Time poll

By Ian Christie

Chronicle of a fall foretold: analysis of the Greatest Films of All Time poll
Polls

The best film books, by 51 critics

By Geoff Andrew, Michael Atkinson and others

The best film books, by 51 critics