wed 27/01/2021

Sheila Johnston

Bio
Sheila worked on the launch of the Independent, where she was a writer-editor and film critic for 10 years. She has written on cinema for the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, The Times, Sight and Sound, Guardian, Libération, Interview and New York Daily News, among other places.

Articles By Sheila Johnston

An eruption of pop-up cinemas

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Raspberry ripples and Oscar oddities

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Movie Gallery: Océans

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Wet Weather Cover, King's Head Theatre

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Interview: Liz Mermin on Horses

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Precious

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theartsdesk Masterclass: Jacques Audiard on A Prophet

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Brothers

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Six Degrees of Separation, Old Vic

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Up in the Air

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Eric Rohmer 1920-2010

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Mugabe and the White African

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Film 2009-10: Boo for Hollywood

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The Queen of Spades

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10 Minute Tales, Sky1

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theartsdesk in Artvin: A Film Festival on Wheels

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