May/June 2017


Cover: Robert De Niro

Special Section: 44th Chaplin Award Gala Honoree Robert De Niro by Molly Haskell and Nick Pinkerton, plus interview by Eric Hynes

Features: Stéphane Brizé’s A Woman’s Life by Kristin M. Jones
Modern musicals by Michael Koresky
Leslie Thornton by Michael Joshua Rowin
Bertrand Bonello’s Nocturama by Howard Hampton
Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day by Aliza Ma
Canadian Independents by Adam Nayman

Inspired: Laura Poitras

Release Me: Patric Chiha’s Brothers of the Night by Michael Koresky

Directions: Thierry Frémaux by Nicolas Rapold

Restoration Row: Gustav Machatý’s From Saturday to Sunday by Max Nelson

Critics’ Choice

Art and Craft: Errol Morris on interviewing

Make It Real: Melding screening and performance by Eric Hynes

Playing Along: The textures of Twin Peaks by Nick Pinkerton

Off the Page: Martin Gabel’s The Lost Moment adapts Henry James’s The Aspern Papers by Nick Davis

Scare Tactics: Sean Byrne by Laura Kern

Reviews: The Ornithologist by Andrew Chan, Harmonium by Jordan Cronk, Beatriz at Dinner by Violet Lucca, The Bad Batch by Farihah Zaman, The Woman Who Left by Stuart Klawans

Short Takes: The Wedding Plan by Sheila O’Malley, Afterimage by Adam Nayman, The Big Sick by Paula Mejia, Hermia & Helena by Max Nelson, Dawson City: Frozen Time by Nicolas Rapold, The Commune by Laura Kern

Home Movies: Five Came Back by Steven Mears, 23 Paces to Baker Street by Gina Telaroli, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy Films by Andrew Lampert, My 20th Century by Ela Bittencourt, Tramps by John Guerin, The Void by Chloe Lizotte, Willard Ben by Nicolas Rapold, Elio Petri x 2: Property Is No Longer a Theft + Assassin by Yonca Talu

Readings: On the Eve of the Future: Selected Writings on Film by Annette Michelson, reviewed by Violet Lucca; Utopian Television: Rossellini, Watkins, and Godard Beyond Cinema by Michael Cramer, reviewed by Girish Shambu; and Cinema by Design: Art Nouveau, Modernism, and Film History by Lucy Fischer, reviewed by Dan Callahan

Graphic Detail: Roland Topor by Adrian Curry

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