All 12 issues of Sight & Sound published in 2016.
Sight & Sound: the January 2016 issue
The best films of 2015 as voted for by 168 critics, Alejandro González Iñarritu on The Revenant and Nora Ephron, queen of the romcom.
Sight & Sound: the February 2016 issue
Tarantino on Tarantino, Kent Jones on the best of Jean-Luc Godard, Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s ravishing The Assassin, Tom McCarthy’s Spotlight, Lenny Abrahamson’s Room and the return of The X Files.
Sight & Sound: the March 2016 issue
Inside the mind of Charlie Kaufman, from Being John Malkovich to Anomalisa. Plus Hitchcock-Truffaut, Hollywood reboots, A Bigger Splash, Making a Murderer and the S&S Interview with the great production designer Jack Fisk.
Sight & Sound: the April 2016 issue
Tom Hiddleston and the cast and crew of High-Rise talk class and violence past and future – and the rise of cinema’s Ballardian worldview. Plus Hail, Caesar!, The Club, The Pearl Button, Victoria and the uncompromising films of the great Alan Clarke.
Sight & Sound: the May 2016 issue
Down, dark and dirty with the psychological western, plus the women of the west, Son of Saul, Arabian Nights, The Brand New Testament, Agnieszka Holland and the rise of virtual reality.
Sight & Sound: the June 2016 issue
Whit Stillman on his acid-tongued Jane Austen adaptation Love & Friendship. Plus Richard Linklater’s college daze, Lucile Hadzihalilovic’s Innocence, late Terrence Malick, modern Turkish fairytale Mustang, Aferim! and a decade of Romanian cinema, Green Room and Kathleen Collins’ overlooked indie gem Losing Ground.
Sight & Sound: the July 2016 issue
Cannes 2016 special: the inside track on new films from Loach, Arnold, Jarmusch, Verhoeven, Almodóvar, Ade, Assayas, the Dardennes, Mungiu and more. Plus fashion horror The Neon Demon, Olivia de Havilland, Studio Ghibli’s final in-house movie, Embrace of the Serpent and the Shane Black buddy movie.
Sight & Sound: the August 2016 issue
Jon Savage, Thurston Moore and Don Letts on 40 years of punk. Plus the changing shape of cinema distribution, Chevalier, Born to Be Blue, and the S&S Interview with D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
Sight & Sound: the September 2016 issue
Isabelle Huppert in The S&S Interview, plus Mia Hansen-Løve on Things to Come, Pedro Almodóvar on Julieta, Todd Solondz on Weiner-Dog, Jaume Collet-Serra’s The Shallows, the origins of Ingrid Bergman and the abiding inspiration of Abbas Kiarostami.
Sight & Sound: the October 2016 issue
Andrea Arnold on American Honey, plus women’s road movies, Kirk Douglas, John Carpenter, Víctor Erice’s El sur, Ira Sachs’ Little Men and four limp Hollywood war satires.
Sight & Sound: the November 2016 issue
David Oyelowo and the crisis of black British film stars: a Black Star special issue. Plus Ken Loach’s excoriating I, Daniel Blake, Robert Aldrich’s remarkable late-career flourishing and a Deep Focus on French film noir.
Sight & Sound: the December 2016 issue
Adam Driver, Jim Jarmusch and Paterson, Napoleon, Shinkai Makoto, Kurosawa Kiyoshi, Peter Morgan on The Queen, the Dardennes’ The Unknown Girl and film noir’s debt to black culture.
Sight & Sound: Annual Index 2016
The Sight & Sound Annual Index for 2016. The listings include subject, director, film title, contributor and more and provide a comprehensive index of the entire contents of each Sight & Sound print issue over the course of the whole year.