November/December 2016

Print Price: $6.95

Please select digital or print with the dropdown menu below

Cover: 40th anniversary of Steadicam; interview with Garrett Brown by John Bailey and essay by Eric Hynes

Features: Jim Jarmusch interview on Paterson and Gimme Danger by Amy Taubin
Paul Verhoeven’s Elle by Molly Haskell
Pablo Larraín interview on Jackie and Neruda by José Teodoro
Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea by Michael Koresky
The marginalization of cinema by Kent Jones
The hidden art of VFX by Violet Lucca
LGBT characters in American cinema by Mark Harris
Poetry and cinema by Andrew Chan
Bresson’s writings by Dan Sullivan

Inspired: James Gray on The Lost City of Z

Release Me: Julia Ducournau’s Raw by Nicolas Rapold

Directions: Warren Beatty by Nicolas Rapold

Restoration Row: Albert Lewin’s The Living Idol by Max Nelson

Off the Page: Kelly Reichardt’s Certain Women by Durga Chew-Bose

Finest Hour: Sally Kirkland in Anna by Nick Davis

Inside Stories: Interactive films by Tyson Kubota

Art and Craft: Tom Paul on sound design

Critics’ Choice: Critics rate and comment on new releases

The Big ScreenBilly Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Nicolas Rapold, Things to Come by Nick Pinkerton, The Love Witch by Violet Lucca, I, Daniel Blake by Michael Koresky

Short Takes: Arrival by Devika Girish, Nocturnal Animals by Genevieve Yue, Old Stone by Mark Asch, The Illinois Parables by Nick Pinkerton, Peter and the Farm by Chris Boeckmann

Home Movies: Robert Frank Film Works by Nick Pinkerton, The Executioner by José Teodoro, Douglas Sirk x 2: A Scandal in Paris and Lured by Farran Smith Nehme, Anthropoid by Steven Mears, It’s About Time: The Cinema of Lav Diaz by Jonathan Romney, Kubo and the Two Strings by Max Nelson, Slugs by Violet Lucca, the current state of horror streaming by Margaret Barton-Fumo

Wish List: Ronald F. Maxwell’s Little Darlings by Laura Kern

Readings: Mary Astor’s Purple Diary by Edward Sorel, reviewed by David Thomson; The Ordinary Man of Cinema by Jean Louis Schefer, translated by Max Cavitch, Paul Grant & Noura Wedell, reviewed by Paul Fileri; Fashion in Film by Christopher Laverty, reviewed by Violet Lucca

Graphic Detail: Wiktor Górka by Adrian Curry

A digital copy of the this issue is available by subscribing to the Film Comment app. Or get a Film Comment print subscription, which includes free access to the app.

More from this collection

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • PayPal