Adrian Martin

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Obituaries

William Friedkin obituary: maverick Hollywood director of The French Connection and The Exorcist

Friedkin, who has died aged 87, had two huge early successes during the New Hollywood era, but many of his later films reveal a talent whose ability to shock and surprise remained undimmed.

By Adrian Martin

William Friedkin obituary: maverick Hollywood director of The French Connection and The Exorcist
From the Sight and Sound archive

Stealing hearts: the ending of Trouble in Paradise

By Adrian Martin

Stealing hearts: the ending of Trouble in Paradise
Reviews

Malmkrog is theological philosophy made challenging but beautiful cinema

By Adrian Martin

Malmkrog is theological philosophy made challenging but beautiful cinema
Deep focus

Maurice Pialat: three steps to magic – a video essay

By Cristina Álvarez López and Adrian Martin

Maurice Pialat: three steps to magic – a video essay
Lists

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex

By Ryan Gilbey, Nick James and others

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex
Polls

The best film books, by 51 critics

By Geoff Andrew, Michael Atkinson and others

The best film books, by 51 critics
Reviews

Film of the week: Elle – far deeper (and more disquieting) than a rape-revenge thriller

By Adrian Martin and Cristina Álvarez López

Film of the week: Elle – far deeper (and more disquieting) than a rape-revenge thriller
Videos

Wrapped in plasticity: Twin Peaks’ myriad Laura Palmers

By Cristina Álvarez López and Adrian Martin

Wrapped in plasticity: Twin Peaks’ myriad Laura Palmers
Features

Fugitive variations: Philippe Garrel’s elliptical cinema of a life

By Cristina Álvarez López and Adrian Martin

Fugitive variations: Philippe Garrel’s elliptical cinema of a life
Videos

Video: A tour through French noir

By Cristina Álvarez López and Adrian Martin

Video: A tour through French noir
Videos

Video: Haunted memories – the cinema of Víctor Erice

By Adrian Martin and Cristina Álvarez López

Video: Haunted memories – the cinema of Víctor Erice
Videos

Video essay: Lines of resistance – Anne-Marie Miéville’s The Book of Mary

By Cristina Álvarez López and Adrian Martin

Video essay: Lines of resistance – Anne-Marie Miéville’s The Book of Mary
Features

Chantal Akerman: a primer

By Cristina Álvarez López and Adrian Martin

Chantal Akerman: a primer
Reviews

Film of the week: Pasolini

By Adrian Martin

Film of the week: Pasolini
Reviews

Film of the week: Jauja

By Adrian Martin

Film of the week: Jauja
Reviews

Film of the week: Norte, the End of History

By Adrian Martin

Film of the week: Norte, the End of History
Reviews

Where the wild things grow: Alain Resnais’ Wild Grass

By Adrian Martin

Where the wild things grow: Alain Resnais’ Wild Grass
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