April 2002

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#Heaven's Mouth

And Your Mother Too is a sexy Mexican teen road movie in which two boys learn the art of lovemaking from an older woman. And it has politics, notes Paul Julian Smith. Plus Edward Lawrenson talks to director Alfonso Cuarón.

#Kind Of 'Blue'

What are your top ten movies of all time? In the run-up to our September 2002 critics' and directors' poll, Nick James nominates Kieslowski's Three Colours Blue as a contender.


Alfonso Cuarón - Sex & Shopping

Trans-Europe Expression

The Rotterdam and Berlin festivals launch the European film new year. Sight and Sound's critics bring you the movies to watch our for.

Kinky Bio

24 Hour Party People immortalises the 80s Manchester music scene of Joy Division and Happy Mondays through the eyes of Tony Wilson. But is it more Factory than facts, asks Ryan Gilbey.

The Spider Stratagem

The upcoming release of the Watchmen and Spider-Man demonstrates Hollywood's conversion to comics. David Thompson celebrates their appeal but wonders if some comics are unfilmable.

One Man From Now

In the postponed terrorist movie Collateral Damage hardman Arnold Schwarzenegger seems to want to boost his ratings with a softer image. Jim Kitses looks at the future of the action movie post Spetember 11.

White Collar Blues

L'Emploi du temps follows an unemployed French businessman who roams Swiss motorways and mountains rather than admit the truth to his family. Director Laurent Cantet talks to Ginette Vincendeau about men, women and work.

Selected reviews

#Film of the Month: Invincible

Werner Herzog's long-awaited new fiction film has his trademark dreams and awkward hero. So what's missing, asks Richard Falcon

Reviews in this issue:

  • And Your Mother Too
  • Collateral Damage
  • Crossroads
  • D-Tox
  • Dinner Rush
  • Emploi du temps, L'
  • I Am Sam
  • Film of the Month: Invincible
  • Italian for Beginners
  • Jimmy Neutron Boy Genius
  • K-PAX
  • Kate & Leopold
  • Mystic Masseur, The
  • No Mans's Land
  • Orange County
  • Pauline & Paulette
  • Return to Never Land
  • Roadkill
  • Royal Tenenbaums, The
  • Slackers
  • The Officers' Ward
  • The Pornographer
  • Thir13en Ghosts
  • Warm Water under the Red Bridge
  • We Were Soldiers
Last Updated: 20 Dec 2011