SIGHT AND SOUND
aka "Sight & Sound"
General, Mainstream Monthly Magazine from London ,United Kingdom


- First issue: 1991
- General cinema.
- Took its present form in May 1991 with the incorporation of Monthly Film Bulletin. Prior to that it was published quarterly.
- Half the magazine contains great articles on various topics and the other half has the film reviews for the contemporary releases. I especially like the full synopsis given for every movie: No surprises when you 're watching The Crying Game for the first time.
- Published by the British Film Institute.
- Monthly, 70 colour pages in A4 format.
- Published by British Film Institute (BFI)
- Website: www.bfi.org.uk

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2020-12-31

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Issue 224
December 2009
Features
Unexpected tenderness: Michael Haneke's Palme d'Or-winner The White Ribbon is a tale of cruelty set in a north German village in 1913. Despite its monochrome austerity, Catherine Wheatley sees hints of a new softness in the director's work<


Issue 223
November 2009
Features
Within a closed world: Jacques Audiard talks to Ginette Vincendeau about his follow-up to 'The Beat That My Heart Skipped', prison drama 'A Prophet'
#Electric 'Underground': Director Anthony Asquith has long been dismissed as a lightweigh


Issue 222
October 2009
Features
Going underground: Billy Elliot screenwriter Lee Hall digs into the BFI National Archive's extraordinary collection of films about the mining industry, which offer a provocative and often moving celebration of everyday labour
Crossing


Issue 221
September 2009
The wild bunch: They make films that are uncategorisable, in which cinematic language, taste and even reality itself are bent to their will. Mark Cousins hails the 50 revolutionary auteurs from around the world whom we have dubbed the 'Wild Bunch'.


Issue 220
August 2009
Features
Gangsters special, part 3: Thunder roads Since the 1960s, independent-minded US film-makers have been revisiting the Great Depression. Michael Atkinson explores the era's enduring appeal
Seeing red: restoring The Red Shoes With a little


Issue 219
July 2009
Features
Stars in his eyes: David Lynch's new music collaboration sees him use singing and photography in his continued exposing of the dark psyche of suburbia. He talks to James Bell
Inflammable desires: As Kenneth Anger's legendary 'Magick L


Issue 218
June 2009
Features
Joseph Losey & Harold Pinter: In search of poshlust times: From Venetian decadence and British class war to Proustian time games, the collaborations of Joseph Losey and Harold Pinter in the 1960s and 1970s introduced a new, high-culture kin


Issue 217
May 2009
Features
The New Wave at 50: The star reborn Half a century after a group of young French directors changed forever the way films are made, we assess the legacy of the nouvelle vague. The movement also transformed film acting, introducing a new kind


Issue 216
April 2009
Features
A brief history of cinematography Barry Salt charts the technical and artistic developments in lighting that have transformed the look of cinema over the past century
Prince of darkness Il Divo's portrait of former Italian prime ministe


Issue 215
March 2009
Features
From romance to ritual Barry Lyndon takes its inspiration from Thackeray's source novel. But in Kubrick's hands the tone - and the hero - are transformed. By Kim Newman
Hall of mirrors Kubrick's unmade 1990s project Aryan Papers has now


Issue 214
February 2009
Features
Sam Peckinpah Taking a walk through the director's bloody flick Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, David Thomson explores Peckinpah's love/hate relationship with Mexico. PLUS David Weddle on his influential television work
Mumbai risi


Issue 213
January 2009
Films of 2008: Sight & Sound asked 50 critics to choose their films of the year. The lists that they came up with reveal a surprising panoply of titles. And the top ten films are...PLUS Nick James on how 2008 has been better than expected and Ali Jaafar o

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