Sitemap - 2023 - The Reveal
In Review: 'The Creator,' 'Fair Play'
Kafka, Polaroids, and Rock and Roll: Three 2023 Rediscoveries
Open Question: What smaller or overlooked movie from earlier this year should people seek out?
In Review: 'Flora and Son,' 'It Lives Inside'
The Best Films of the Year So Far (* According to Metacritic, According to Me): Part II
#88 (tie): 'Chungking Express': The Reveal discusses all 100 of Sight & Sound’s Greatest Films of All Time
What movie perfectly captures a time and place?
In Review: 'A Haunting in Venice,' 'Dumb Money,' 'Cassandro'
The Best Films of the Year (* According to Metacritic, According to Me): Part I
The Streaming Era’s Classic Animation Problem (and Why It Looks Like Only Disney Is Trying to Solve It)
When do the differences between true stories and the movies they inspire become uncomfortable?
In Review: 'El Conde,' 'The Nun II'
Our Brands Are Crisis
‘All This and World War II’: The Beatles Movie Nobody Asked For, Nobody Saw and Nobody Remembers
What's the best not-screened-for critics film you've ever seen?
In Review: 'Gran Turismo,' 'Ernest and Celestine: A Trip to Gibberitia'
Redrum Revisited: 'Doctor Sleep' and the Problem of the Impossible Sequel
#88 (tie): 'The Shining': The Reveal discusses all 100 of Sight & Sound’s Greatest Films of All Time
What film defines the high school comedy for you?
In Review: 'Bottoms,' 'The Elephant 6 Recording Co.'
The New Cult Canon: 'The Duke of Burgundy'
Worst to Best: Music Videos Set in Movie Worlds
Great Songs, Forgotten Movies: A Reveal Subscriber Playlist
In Review: 'Blue Beetle,' 'Strays'
'Slums of Beverly Hills' at 25: Nomads on the fringes of a celebrity kingdom
The Crowded, Lonesome West of Utah’s Kane County
What's your favorite William Friedkin movie (beyond the two obvious choices)?
In Review: 'Heart of Stone,' 'The Last Voyage of Demeter'
The zany, deadly American dystopia of 'Winter Kills'
#90 (tie): 'The Leopard': The Reveal discusses all 100 of Sight & Sound’s Greatest Films of All Time
In Review: 'Passages,' 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem'
18 Years Ago, Wes Craven Made the Perfect August Movie
Interview: Director Carl Franklin on the career-making 'One False Move'
Open Question: What on-screen nuclear scenario scares you the most?
In Review: 'Haunted Mansion,' 'Talk to Me'
The Winner is Always the Loser on 'Project Greenlight'
‘The Beginning or the End’: Oppenheimer Before ‘Oppenheimer’
Open Question: What's your best-ever theatrical double feature?
In Review: 'Oppenheimer,' 'Barbie'
All the Oddballs Come Out At Night: On 'After Hours'
The '80s in 40: ‘Body Heat’ (August 28, 1981)
Why 'Game Night' is the Perfect Modern Studio Comedy
In Review: 'Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One,' 'Afire,' 'Theater Camp'
#90 (tie): ‘Parasite’: The Reveal discusses all 100 of Sight & Sound’s Greatest Films of All Time
Open Question: What's your most obscure personal movie tour?
In Review: 'Joy Ride,' 'Earth Mama'
The Spirits of Normandy
What's your favorite Alan Arkin performance?
In Review: 'Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny'
Interview: Author Will Leitch Talks About Drawing Inspiration From Robert Altman’s ‘Short Cuts’
The New Cult Canon: ‘The Empty Man’
What is the best song from the soundtrack of an otherwise forgotten movie?
In Review: 'Asteroid City' and 'No Hard Feelings'
#90 (tie): ‘The Earrings of Madame de…’: The Reveal discusses all 100 of Sight & Sound’s Greatest Films of All Time
What Happens When You Cut Six Seconds Out of ‘The French Connection’?
How would you fix DC and/or Pixar?
In Review: 'The Flash,' 'Elemental,' 'The Blackening'
A. Friend in Low Places: On Treat Williams in 'Smooth Talk'
The Soundtrack of Our Lives: Mike Leigh’s ‘Career Girls’
What product's origin story needs the feature film treatment?
In Review: 'Past Lives,' 'Flamin' Hot'
The Second Acts of Nicole Holofcener and Julia Louis-Dreyfus
The Summer of Cyber
Has PG-13 been good for horror?
In Review: 'Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse,' 'The Boogeyman'
The '80s in 40: ‘Stripes’ (June 26, 1981)
#90 (tie): ‘Ugetsu’: The Reveal discusses all 100 of Sight & Sound’s Greatest Films of All Time
Open Question: What are looking forward to seeing this summer?
In Review: 'The Little Mermaid,' 'About My Father'
The New Cult Canon: 'Memories of Murder'
Tom Hanks’s Debut Novel is Sweet, Dull, and Weirdly Reassuring
Open Question: When do you know it's time to break up with a film series?
In Review: 'Fast X,' 'Master Gardener'
'Light Sleeper': The ghostly souls of Paul Schrader
Worst to Best: Éric Rohmer’s Tales of the Four Seasons
Open Question: What's your idea of a great biographical documentary?
In Review: 'BlackBerry,' 'The Starling Girl'
#90 (tie): ‘Yi Yi’: The Reveal discusses all 100 of Sight & Sound’s Greatest Films of All Time
Open Question: Will 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' be a turning point for Marvel?
In Review: 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,' 'R.M.N.'
‘Owning Mahowny’ at 20: Rolling the Dice with Philip Seymour Hoffman
Was I Wrong to Take a Stand Against Reserved Seating in Movie Theaters?
Open Question: What Stephen King novel should the movies take another crack at?
In Review: 'Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret,' 'The Eight Mountains'
'Tin Cup': The Zen of Never Laying Up
‘Dreamcatcher’ at 20: What Was That All About, Anyway?
In Review: 'Beau is Afraid,’ 'Evil Dead Rise'
The New Cult Canon: 'Support the Girls'
#95 (tie): ‘A Man Escaped’: The Reveal discusses all 100 of Sight & Sound’s Greatest Films of All Time
What's the biggest flop you've ever loved?
In Review: 'Renfield,' 'De Humani Corporis Fabrica'
A Charming Chameleon with a Scorpion's Tail: On 'Color of Night'
The '80s in 40: ‘Heaven’s Gate’ (April 29, 1981)
What's your favorite movie theater discovered while traveling?
In Review: 'Air,' 'The Super Mario Bros. Movie'
The Termite Artist: An interview with Kelly Reichardt
On Memory, Parents, and ‘Relic’
In Review: 'A Thousand and One,' 'Rye Lane,' 'Enys Men,' 'Tetris'
#95 (tie): 'Once Upon a Time in the West': The Reveal discusses all 100 of Sight & Sound’s Greatest Films of All Time
The Expanding Boundaries of David Lynch's 'Inland Empire'
Open Question: What's the definitive Keanu Reeves performance? And is it the same as his best performance?
In Review: 'John Wick: Chapter 4,' 'Tori and Lokita,' 'The Five Devils'
Errol Morris' Semantic Fog of War
Interview: 'Colors of Film: The Story of Cinema in 50 Palettes' Author Charles Bramesco
Open Question: Any Final Thoughts on the 95th Academy Awards?
In Review: 'Boston Strangler,' 'Rodeo'
Revisiting 'Amateur' and the forgotten cult of Hal Hartley
How a Little-Seen 1984 Comedy Predicted Our Imminent Artificial Intelligence-Created Dystopia
What's the most undead movie franchise?
In Review: 'Scream VI,' 'Champions'
The New Cult Canon: 'Mandy'
#95 (tie): 'Tropical Malady': The Reveal discusses all 100 of Sight & Sound's Greatest Films of All Time
In Review: 'Creed III,' 'Palm Trees and Power Lines'
Under the Magnifying Glass: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes in ’70s Cinema
Worst to Best: The 2023 Oscar Shorts Nominees
What is the best movie about wild animals attacking humans (not called 'Jaws' or featuring bears on cocaine)?
In Review: 'Cocaine Bear' and 'The Quiet Girl'
The Hijacking of 'Snakes on a Plane'
“You’re Supposed to Look Good. That’s All.”: When Raquel Welch Met Merchant-Ivory
In Review: 'Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania,' 'Return to Seoul'
Seven Observations After Watching Franco Zeffirelli’s 'Romeo and Juliet' for the First Time Since Freshman English Class
#95 (tie): 'Black Girl': The Reveal discusses all 100 of Sight & Sound's Greatest Films of All Time
What was your favorite unheralded performance in 2022?
In Review: 'Magic Mike's Last Dance,' 'To Leslie'
The 2022 Reveal Subscriber Poll
The Rethinking of Ending Things: On the Final Act of 'Knock at the Cabin'
Open Question: Where do you stand on M. Night Shyamalan?
In Review: 'Knock at the Cabin'
We're living in the world of Kiyoshi Kurosawa's 'Cure'
Reminder: Votes for the Inaugural Subscriber Poll are Due Monday
'The Robe': The most influential movie nobody watches anymore
In Review: 'Infinity Pool,' 'Close'
The New Cult Canon: 'Drive'
#95 (tie): 'The General': The Reveal discusses all 100 of Sight & Sound's Greatest Films of All Time
Can a movie that debuts on streaming feel like an event?
In Review: 'Plane,' 'Sick'
Worst to Best: Neon's 2022 Slate
Revisiting 'The Book of Movie Lists,' an Eccentric Collection of Odd Facts and Bizarre Opinions from the Long-Ago Year of 1981
Open Question: What horror film would you add to the Sight & Sound Top 100?
In Review: 'Saint Omer' and 'Skinamarink'
When Did January Become a Movie Dumping Ground?: An Investigation
Talking through the 2022 Sight & Sound 'Greatest Films of All Time' poll: 'Get Out' (#95, tie)
In Review: 'M3GAN,' 'White Noise'
The Best Movies of 2022 (Scott's List)
The Best Movies of 2022 (Keith’s List)
Introducing the Inaugural Reveal Subscriber Poll!