All articles by Ian Christie

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
Polls

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
Features

Lessons from Gravity: the state of 3D cinema

By Ian Christie

Lessons from Gravity: the state of 3D cinema
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
Polls

TV special: Home cinema

By Henry K Miller, Amy Taubin and others

TV special: Home cinema
Polls

The best film books, by 51 critics

By Geoff Andrew, Michael Atkinson and others

The best film books, by 51 critics