Sight & Sound articles

The best of 2021

And the winner is… The Souvenir Part II

Joanna Hogg and Honor Swinton Byrne reflect on winning the S&S 2021 poll, and on the long and satisfying journey of making the Souvenir films

And the winner is… The Souvenir Part II
Interviews

Inside Rebel Dykes: the previously untold story of a punk-minded lesbian subculture 

By El Hunt

Inside Rebel Dykes: the previously untold story of a punk-minded lesbian subculture 
Interviews

Back to the days of UK garage: Reggie Yates on Pirates, his nostalgic directorial debut

By Katherine McLaughlin

Back to the days of UK garage: Reggie Yates on Pirates, his nostalgic directorial debut
Interviews

On the road with Hamaguchi Ryūsuke

By Łukasz Mańkowski

On the road with Hamaguchi Ryūsuke
Interviews

The post-punk look: Dick Pope on remastering Mike Leigh’s Naked

By James Bell

The post-punk look: Dick Pope on remastering Mike Leigh’s Naked
Interviews

A new dawn for Sudanese cinema: Amjad Abu Alala on You Will Die at Twenty

By Georgia Korossi

A new dawn for Sudanese cinema: Amjad Abu Alala on You Will Die at Twenty
Interviews

Belfast: Kenneth Branagh on an autobiographical drama “50 years in the making”

By Lou Thomas

Belfast: Kenneth Branagh on an autobiographical drama “50 years in the making”
Interviews

Rose Plays Julie: Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor on their provocative identity thriller

By Nikki Baughan

Rose Plays Julie: Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor on their provocative identity thriller
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Wildfire: Cathy Brady and Nora-Jane Noone on their Irish border drama

By Josh Slater-Williams

Wildfire: Cathy Brady and Nora-Jane Noone on their Irish border drama
Interviews

Hazy memories of 90s Britain: Saint Etienne’s visual album I’ve Been Trying to Tell You

By Katherine McLaughlin

Hazy memories of 90s Britain: Saint Etienne’s visual album I’ve Been Trying to Tell You
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“Everyone watches the film and thinks ‘That could be my country’”: Michel Franco on New Order

By Paul Julian Smith

“Everyone watches the film and thinks ‘That could be my country’”: Michel Franco on New Order
Interviews

The Most Beautiful Boy in the World directors: “The film industry has a history of sad stories about child actors”

By Lou Thomas

The Most Beautiful Boy in the World directors: “The film industry has a history of sad stories about child actors”
Interviews

Pariah at 10: Dee Rees on her mould-breaking lesbian classic

By Grace Barber-Plentie

Pariah at 10: Dee Rees on her mould-breaking lesbian classic
Interviews

“Police corruption is very present in LA”: Nick Broomfield on Last Man Standing

By James Mottram

“Police corruption is very present in LA”: Nick Broomfield on Last Man Standing
From the Sight and Sound archive

Bearing witness and burning illusions: Menelik Shabazz, 1954-2021

By Menelik Shabazz

Bearing witness and burning illusions: Menelik Shabazz, 1954-2021
From the Sight and Sound archive

“I know it’s unfashionable, but I believe in humanity”: Krzysztof Kieslowski on the Decalogue

By Phil Cavendish

“I know it’s unfashionable, but I believe in humanity”: Krzysztof Kieslowski on the Decalogue
Interviews

Come dine with me: in the filmmaker’s house with Marc Isaacs

By Isabel Stevens

Come dine with me: in the filmmaker’s house with Marc Isaacs
My Dream Palace

“What happens after the film is as important as what happens during the film”: Cristi Puiu on cinema culture past, present and future

By Cristi Puiu

“What happens after the film is as important as what happens during the film”: Cristi Puiu on cinema culture past, present and future
Interviews

“I wanted to make something that fits the moment”: Ben Wheatley on In the Earth

By Anton Bitel

“I wanted to make something that fits the moment”: Ben Wheatley on In the Earth
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“Palestinisation is everywhere”: Elia Suleiman on It Must Be Heaven

By Nick Chen

“Palestinisation is everywhere”: Elia Suleiman on It Must Be Heaven
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“I take pride in my millennial audience”: Emma Seligman on Shiva Baby and sugar daddies

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

“I take pride in my millennial audience”: Emma Seligman on Shiva Baby and sugar daddies
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“I love playing the rascal”: William H. Macy looks back at Fargo

By Lou Thomas

“I love playing the rascal”: William H. Macy looks back at Fargo
Interviews

“In a way it’s my apology to animals”: Victor Kossakovsky on his pig family portrait Gunda

By Nick Bradshaw

“In a way it’s my apology to animals”: Victor Kossakovsky on his pig family portrait Gunda
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“Things are so much messier, and more beautiful, than we believe”: Aleem Khan on After Love

By Will Massa

“Things are so much messier, and more beautiful, than we believe”: Aleem Khan on After Love
From the Sight and Sound archive

An audience with Howard Hawks

By Joseph McBride and Michael Wilmington

An audience with Howard Hawks
Festivals

13 films to watch at Sheffield DocFest 2021 – by the programmers

By Nick Bradshaw

13 films to watch at Sheffield DocFest 2021 – by the programmers
Interviews

Kelly Reichardt: the quiet American

By Ryan Gilbey

Kelly Reichardt: the quiet American
Interviews

Matthew Barney on his new film Redoubt, and why exhibition is the best way to see it

By Ben Nicholson

Matthew Barney on his new film Redoubt, and why exhibition is the best way to see it
My Dream Palace

“Savour the NFT”: Gurinder Chadha on watching and shooting films at her favourite cinema

By Gurinder Chadha

“Savour the NFT”: Gurinder Chadha on watching and shooting films at her favourite cinema
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