Sight and Sound's Best DVDs of 2008!

26th November 2008

Sight and Sound have polled 50 critics to produce their Best DVDs of 2008 and published the results online.

Related Films


The Wire (Series 5)

The complete fifth and final season of the acclaimed crime drama series which follows drug and mu...


Marcel LHerbier, 1928


Recommended Star

L'Argent (L'Herbier, 1928) (Masters of Cinema)

Adapted from …mile Zola's novel of the same name, Marcel L'Herbier's L'Argent [Mo...


Terrence Malick, 2005


Recommended Star

The New World

Epic adventure set amidst the first encounter of European and Native American cultures during the...


Sight and Sound's January issue, out next Tuesday, will look back over the year in film and will include 50 critics' personal cinematic highlights from the last 12 months. To whet your appetite before then, Sight and Sound have just published online the results of a survey of the Best DVDs of 2008.

The responses provided by their contributors are well worth a read, including some surprising choices and some rather less so. MovieMail favourites L'Enfance Nue and Carl Dreyer's Vampyr both made several appearances and we were also pleased to see Edge of Heaven and Valerie and Her Weekend of Wonders. Less predictable mentions include the brilliant US TV series Mad Men and Our Daily Bread, a fascinating documentary on processed food. You'll find links to all the available DVDs below and you can view the full results and contributor commentary at the BFI website.

We're particularly interested in the selections having just compiled a MovieMail Top 10 DVDs of 2008. Keep a look out for our list which will be up on the site very soon.


Comment on Sight and Sound's Best DVDs of 2008!

comments powered by Disqus