March 2007

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#The Ceremony Of Innocence

From Mick Jagger to Allen Ginsberg, Peter Whitehead captured the personalities and politics of the 1960s in films such as Tonite Let's All Make Love in London and The Fall. What drove him to give it all up in pursuit of falconry, asks Paul Cronin

#Degraded Dupes Steven Soderbergh

The Good German explores the shadowy underworld of political manoeuvring in post-war Berlin. Amy Taubin talks to its director Steven Soderbergh about confounding our expectations and capturing the look of the 1940s

Daydream Believer David Lynch

Inland Empire is a typically Lynchian miasma of overlapping stories and identities, dream and consciousness, shot on digital in Los Angeles and Poland by the director himself. By Roger Clarke. Plus David Lynch tells Mike Figgis about fishing for ideas, the process of painting and why he'd rather die than return to celluloid

Obituaries: January to December 2006

Sight & Sound pays tribute to the year's departed. By Bob Mastrangelo. Plus Philip Kemp on Shelley Winters; Ginette Vincendeau on Philippe Noiret and Gérard Oury; Donald Richie on Imamura Shohei; Tony Rayns on Cherd Songsri; Bob Mastrangelo on Henry Bumstead; and Nick James on Robin Buss and Andi Engel

Josephine Baker An American In Paris

Josephine Baker starred in only four features, but her energetic performance style made her the best-paid black woman of her generation. Robin Buss traces her flight from US apartheid and fight to escape her jungle-girl image

Selected reviews

#Film of the Month: Dreamgirls

Linda Ruth Williams celebrates a starry retelling of the rise to fame of a 1960s black girl group in a musical that pumps new energy into the genre

#DVD review: Murder à la Mod

At last, says Tim Lucas, De Palma fans can find the director's first theatrical release on DVD

Reviews in this issue:

  • 9th Company
  • After the Wedding
  • Amazing Grace
  • Arthur and the Invisibles
  • Asterix and the Vikings
  • Blue Blood
  • The Bridge
  • Charlotte's Web
  • Climates
  • Dark Horse
  • Film of the Month: Dreamgirls
  • Eragon
  • Fast Food Nation
  • For Your Consideration
  • The Fountain
  • Goal II Living the Dream
  • Gone
  • The Good German
  • Gridiron Gang
  • A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
  • I See You
  • Letters from Iwo Jima
  • Little Red Flowers
  • Miss Potter
  • DVD review: Murder à la Mod
  • Night at the Museum
  • Orchestra Seats
  • Play
  • A Prairie Home Companion
  • The Pursuit of Happyness
  • The Return
  • Rocky Balboa
  • School for Scoundrels
  • Welcome to Dongmakgol
  • White Noise: The Light
  • Zoom
Last Updated: 20 Dec 2011