How to Choose the Greatest Film of All Time

Michael Wood and Malin Hay

Michael Wood talks to Malin Hay about the recent list from Sight and Sound of the ‘greatest films of all time’ (in which he voted), and what considerations could, or should, go into compiling such a chart. They also discuss Wood’s most recent review for the LRB, of Bergman’s Fanny and Alexander, and whether there is such a thing as a Christmas movie.

Find all Michael Wood's pieces here.

Image: A still from Chantal Akerman's Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles, voted as the greatest film of all time in a 2022 poll for Sight and Sound magazine.

Music by Kieran Brunt / Produced by Anthony Wilks

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