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“I take pride in my millennial audience”: Emma Seligman on Shiva Baby and sugar daddies

Emma Seligman’s painfully tense debut watches on as a college student finds herself trapped by prying family and friends at a wake. The director speaks about millennial-boomer conflicts, being influenced by Cassavetes, and only turning to her Jewish comedic Rolodex selectively.

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

“I take pride in my millennial audience”: Emma Seligman on Shiva Baby and sugar daddies
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Sight & Sound: the Summer 2021 issue

Sight & Sound: the Summer 2021 issue
Reviews

Lisey’s Story gives an author’s grieving wife fantasies and nightmares

By Nikki Baughan

Lisey’s Story gives an author’s grieving wife fantasies and nightmares
From the Sight and Sound archive

Hell freezes over: the Coen brothers on Fargo

By Lizzie Francke

Hell freezes over: the Coen brothers on Fargo
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Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt) summons a ghost of queer past for high school advice

By Ben Walters

Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt) summons a ghost of queer past for high school advice
Reviews

Shiva Baby sees a young Jewish woman’s secret life unravel during a funeral

By Lisa Mullen

Shiva Baby sees a young Jewish woman’s secret life unravel during a funeral
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The Father is a painfully potent depiction of mental deterioration

By Matthew Taylor

The Father is a painfully potent depiction of mental deterioration
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Our Summer 2021 issue

In our current issue we hand centre stage to 100 hidden heroes of cinema who have shaped film history. Plus Ben Wheatley on In the Earth, Emma Seligman’s Shiva Baby, Victor Kossakovsky’s pig portrait Gunda, Jane Fonda interviewed, Limbo and refugees on film, and a look back at My Own Private Idaho.

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Our Martin Scorsese special issue

The second in our Auteurs series celebrating the work of the greatest auteur directors in history tells the full career story (so far) of Martin Scorsese, one of the greatest living filmmakers, via classic features, iconic images and incisive reviews.

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My Dream Palace

“It was fairly anarchic…” Nick Broomfield recalls Greek cinema under the stars with all-natural extras

By Nick Broomfield

“It was fairly anarchic…” Nick Broomfield recalls Greek cinema under the stars with all-natural extras

Ten key cinema workers on the way out of lockdown

By Katie McCabe

Ten key cinema workers on the way out of lockdown

Let there be projector light: 80 films that take us inside cinemas

By Thomas Flew

Let there be projector light: 80 films that take us inside cinemas
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The female gaze: 100 overlooked films directed by women

By Isabel Stevens

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From our archives

Keeping a distance: Chantal Akerman’s Jeanne Dielman

By Janet Bergstrom

Keeping a distance: Chantal Akerman’s Jeanne Dielman

An audience with Howard Hawks

By Joseph McBride

An audience with Howard Hawks

Rhapsody in blue: Barry Jenkins on Moonlight

By Gaylene Gould

Rhapsody in blue: Barry Jenkins on Moonlight
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