All articles by David Thomson

Obituaries

Sean Connery’s code-red allure

Forging the fantasy of debonair hoodlum James Bond around his coiled insolence, Sean Connery put lead in the pencil of the British ruling class. Thankfully, he also left us with saner emblems of cops, robbers, lovers and book publishers to salute him by.

By David Thomson

Sean Connery’s code-red allure
Features

Who’s afraid of fear? The real-life horrors of Relic

By David Thomson

Who’s afraid of fear? The real-life horrors of Relic
Features

Journey to the end of the beach: Godard, Karina and Pierrot le fou

By David Thomson

Journey to the end of the beach: Godard, Karina and Pierrot le fou
Features

Free Solo: our love affair with the lone hero

By David Thomson

Free Solo: our love affair with the lone hero
Features

Richard Schickel obituary: the critic who knew enough

By David Thomson

Richard Schickel obituary: the critic who knew enough
Features

Out-ward bound: Jacques Rivette’s Out 1 in the Arctic circle

By David Thomson

Out-ward bound: Jacques Rivette’s Out 1 in the Arctic circle
Features

Left-handed cinema

By David Thomson

Left-handed cinema
Features

Andrew Sarris, 1928-2012

By David Thomson

Andrew Sarris, 1928-2012
The Greatest Films of All Time

Is Citizen Kane still the greatest film of all time?

By David Thomson

Is Citizen Kane still the greatest film of all time?
Polls

Is Citizen Kane still the greatest film of all time?

By David Thomson

Is Citizen Kane still the greatest film of all time?
Features

Yekaterina Golubeva, 1966-2011

By David Thomson

Yekaterina Golubeva, 1966-2011
Features

Howard Hawks: Slim and the silver fox

By David Thomson

Howard Hawks: Slim and the silver fox
Polls

The best film books, by 51 critics

By Geoff Andrew, Michael Atkinson and others

The best film books, by 51 critics