Competition: Win tickets to the Sight & Sound Poll Winners season *closed*

Over the years, the Sight & Sound poll has become one of the most respected of its kind in the world. This Autumn, the BFI Southbank will now be screening the ten films that – according to 846 critics and 358 directors – are the greatest films of all time. Courtesy of London’s BFI Southbank, we have a pairs of tickets to giveaway for a film of your choosing as part of this Sight & Sound season (1 September-9 October, 2012). A full list of applicable films and screening dates can be viewed at This is an exclusive competition for our Facebook and Twitter fans, so if you haven’t already, ‘Like’ us at or follow us @CineVue before answering the question below.

This season now offers the chance for every film lover to finally watch that film they have been pretending to have seen for years, or to rediscover the qualities and wonder that define these classics. Including the likes of Fellini’s 8½ (1963), Ozu’s Tokyo Story (1953) and Hitchock’s Vertigo (1958) – the first new number one for over half a century – this season reminds us what is it that we, as cinephiles, love about the medium of film.

To be in with a chance of winning a pairs of tickets to see a film of your choice at the BFI Southbank, as part of the Sight & Sound Poll Winners season, just answer the following simple question:

Which critically-acclaimed, cinematic masterpiece did Hitchock’s Vertigo know off the top spot as the ‘Best film of all time’ in this year’s Sight & Sound poll?

a) Citizen Kane
b) Citizen Khan
c) Citizen Smith

To enter, simply fill out the contact form below with your name, email address, subject (‘Sight & Sound’), answer, desired screening and postal address in the comment box provided.*

*Please note that this is a special competition which only our Facebook and Twitter fans will be eligible to win. If you are not on our Facebook ‘Like’ list, then you can easily join us by following this link: and/or follow us on Twitter @CineVue.

The Sight & Sound Poll Winners season runs at London’s BFI Southbank from 1 September to 9 October, 2012. For more info and to book tickets, visit

Sight & Sound are also running a Top 100 films check-list for film lovers to put themselves to the test:

The competition closes at 6pm on Thursday 6 September, 2012.

Daniel Green

• The competition is open to UK readers only.
• Prizes must be taken as stated and cannot be deferred. There will be no cash alternatives.
• CineVue does not accept any responsibility for late or lost entries due to the internet or email problems.
• CineVue reserves the right to cancel the competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances arise outside of its control.
• Prizes unclaimed after 28 days will be deemed to have been forfeited.