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 236
December 2010
Features
Capra before he became 'Capraesque': Celebrated each Christmas for the 'Capracorn' of It's a Wonderful Life, Frank Capra deserves reappraisal as a director in the light of the restoration of his 1920s silents and his luminous talkies of the


Issue 235
November 2010
Features
Carlos: five hours of the Jackal: An epic biopic of legendary terrorist Carlos marks a change of pace for Olivier Assayas. By David Thompson
English pastoral: Robinson in Ruins: 'Robinson in Ruins' marks the return of director Patrick Kei


Issue 234
October 2010
The life and death of the UK Film Council
From 'Cool Britannia' to coalition cold comfort, Geoffrey Macnab unravels the circumstances surrounding the recently announced demise of the UK Film Council
PLUS Palme d'Or-winning producer Keith Griffit


Issue 233
September 2010
Out of the past: Frantisek Vlacil: Less celebrated internationally than his near contemporaries Forman and Menzel, the late Czech director Frantisek Vlacil's visionary medieval epics have recently been rediscovered in the West. But there was more to him t


Issue 232
August 2010
Britain's secret Brazilian: More than any other director bar Hitchcock, the Brazilian Alberto Cavalcanti had a profound influence on British film-making in the 1930s and 40s. But he remains an unjustly overlooked figure, says Nick James.
Cover featu


Issue 231
July 2010
Features
Kurosawa on Kurosawa: The director whom Steven Spielberg once described as "the pictorial Shakespeare of our time" was famously reluctant to discuss his films, but he opened up to Donald Richie in an interview first published in Sight & Sou


Issue 230
June 2010
Features
The Film Book poll: Writing about the art of cinema can be an art in itself. Having polled a wide range of leading international critics, we reveal our survey of the best film books ever published. Nick James browses the results.
That was


Issue 229
May 2010
Features
Italian Cinema: Maestros and mobsters: Cinematic nostalgia, endemic corruption and the deadening hand of Silvio Berlusconi have prevented Italy's real story from being told on film for 30 years, says Nick Hasted. But now a new generation of


Issue 228
April 2010
Features
Alice through the lens
Mark Sinker compares the various artistic visionaries - from John Tenniel to Dennis Potter to Jan Svankmajer - who have put their stamp on Alice since 1865
PLUS (in the magazine) Go ask Alice: Tim Burton is on


Issue 227
March 2010
Features
Obituaries
Sight & Sound's comprehensive survey of the actors, directors, writers, producers and technicians who died during the course of 2009, compiled by Bob Mastrangelo. PLUS:
Betsy Blair by Kieron Corless (online exclusive)


Issue 226
February 2010
Features
Syndromes of a new century
How have the first ten years of the 21st century changed cinema? From Argentina to Romania, from AlmodOvar to Weerasethakul, Nick James introduces Sight & Sound's selection of the 30 key films of the past decad


Issue 225
January 2010
Features
Von Sternberg - six chapters in search of an auteur: The six films Josef von Sternberg made with the star he 'created', Marlene Dietrich, are a triumph of pure style and sensual excess over novelettish plots. To welcome a new season, David T

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