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Festivals

Everything Will Be OK labours its obvious anti-war allegories

Rithy Panh continues his exploration of Cambodian and worldwide atrocities, relying on his hand-made figurines for crude metaphors

By Nick James

Everything Will Be OK labours its obvious anti-war allegories
Festivals

Rimini is a sleazy, cheesy and beautiful portrayal of an ageing ‘schlager’ singer

By Nick James

Rimini is a sleazy, cheesy and beautiful portrayal of an ageing ‘schlager’ singer
From the Sight and Sound archive

The Lubitsch touch in The Shop Around the Corner

By Nick James

The Lubitsch touch in The Shop Around the Corner
From the Sight and Sound archive

Nicolas Roeg: the last British romantic

By Nick James

Nicolas Roeg: the last British romantic
From the Sight and Sound archive

Dirk Bogarde: a class act

By Nick James

Dirk Bogarde: a class act
Festivals

Azor follows a quiet Swiss banker through Argentina’s dirty war

By Nick James

Azor follows a quiet Swiss banker through Argentina’s dirty war
Festivals

Introduction bridges the generational gap in Hong Sangsoo’s typical style

By Nick James

Introduction bridges the generational gap in Hong Sangsoo’s typical style
Interviews

In memory of Jean-Claude Carrière: the late screenwriter in conversation

By Nick James

In memory of Jean-Claude Carrière: the late screenwriter in conversation
Reviews

Ronnie’s: Ronnie Scott & his World Famous Jazz Club rhapsodises Soho in blue

By Nick James

Ronnie’s: Ronnie Scott & his World Famous Jazz Club rhapsodises Soho in blue
Deep focus

Twenty-first century noir

By Nick James

Twenty-first century noir
The best of 2020

About Endlessness first look: Roy Andersson rises above his customary absurdism

By Nick James

About Endlessness first look: Roy Andersson rises above his customary absurdism
Lists

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex

By Ryan Gilbey, Nick James and others

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex
The Greatest Films of All Time

How we made the Greatest Films of All Time poll

By Nick James

How we made the Greatest Films of All Time poll
News

Nine discoveries from the 2020 Berlinale

By Ela Bittencourt, Jamie Dunn and others

Nine discoveries from the 2020 Berlinale
The best of 2020

First Cow: Kelly Reichardt’s milk-rustling western rises like a treat

By Nick James

First Cow: Kelly Reichardt’s milk-rustling western rises like a treat
Features

A farewell from our editor Nick James

By Nick James

A farewell from our editor Nick James
News

What should have won the 2019 Cannes Palme d’Or?

By Isabel Stevens, Nick James and others

What should have won the 2019 Cannes Palme d’Or?
Reviews

Pain and Glory first look: Pedro Almodóvar’s self-portrait of the artist as addict

By Nick James

Pain and Glory first look: Pedro Almodóvar’s self-portrait of the artist as addict
News

Cannes 2019 begins

By Nick James

Cannes 2019 begins
Features

Lost at the last: the 2019 Oscars plucked bathos from the jaws of reputability

By Nick James

Lost at the last: the 2019 Oscars plucked bathos from the jaws of reputability
News

Podcast: Widows, Ash Is Purest White and three more highlights of the 2018 London Film Festival

By Isabel Stevens, Philip Concannon and others

Podcast: Widows, Ash Is Purest White and three more highlights of the 2018 London Film Festival
Reviews

22 July first look: is Paul Greengrass’s Utøya docudrama a pyrrhic re-enactment?

By Nick James

22 July first look: is Paul Greengrass’s Utøya docudrama a pyrrhic re-enactment?
News

What should have won Cannes 2018’s Palme d’Or?

By Nick James

What should have won Cannes 2018’s Palme d’Or?
News

Sinners and saviours at Cannes 2018: a late-midway round-up

By Nick James

Sinners and saviours at Cannes 2018: a late-midway round-up
Reviews

Cold War first look: Pawel Pawlikowski’s seductive tale of love in an age of borders

By Nick James

Cold War first look: Pawel Pawlikowski’s seductive tale of love in an age of borders
Reviews

Everybody Knows first look: the bells toll for another of Asghar Farhadi’s fissured families

By Nick James

Everybody Knows first look: the bells toll for another of Asghar Farhadi’s fissured families
News

The best of Berlinale 2018 – the awards and our critics’ picks

By Geoff Andrew, Patrick Gamble and others

The best of Berlinale 2018 – the awards and our critics’ picks
Reviews

Unsane first look: an experiment in paranoia

By Nick James

Unsane first look: an experiment in paranoia
Reviews

Isle of Dogs first look: Wes Anderson’s charming canine fable

By Nick James

Isle of Dogs first look: Wes Anderson’s charming canine fable
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