November/December 2017 (print only)

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Cover: Hong Sangsoo by Dan Sullivan

Features: Ruben Östlund’s The Square by Michael Koresky
Twin Peaks: The Return by Aliza Ma
David Lynch’s art and Twin Peaks by Violet Lucca
Kevin Jerome Everson by Max Nelson
Alain Gomis’s Félicité by Jonathan Romney
Interview with Alain Gomis by Nicolas Rapold
A report from Tehran on Iranian cinema post-Kiarostami by Godfrey Cheshire
A festive visit with Jafar Panahi
Campus Film Societies by Nick Pinkerton

Inspired: Arnaud Desplechin on Ismael’s Ghosts

Release Me: Cai Shangjun’s The Conformist by Nicolas Rapold

Directions: Michael Haneke by Nicolas Rapold

Restoration Row: Jean-Luc Godard’s Grandeur et décadence d’une petite commerce de cinéma by Max Nelson

Make It Real: Documentary portraits of artists and celebrities by Eric Hynes

Finest Hour: Sharmila Tagore in Devi (1960) by Mayukh Sen

Art and Craft: interviews with Sompot Chidgasornpongse, Eliza Hittman, Ellen Lewis, Kathleen Crawford, and Ronald Bronstein about casting nonprofessionals by Chris Shields

Off the Page: John Frankenheimer’s Playhouse 90 adaptations by Robert Horton

Currents: Narimane Mari’s Le Fort des fous, Govinda Van Maele’s Gutland, Vivan Qu’s Angels Wear White, Huang Hsin-Yao’s The Great Buddha+, Rok Bicek’s The Family

In Memoriam: Jerry Lewis by R. Emmet Sweeney

Reviews: I, Tonya by Violet Lucca, Call Me by Your Name by Molly Haskell, Daughter of the Nile by Andrew Chan, Lady Bird by Sheila O’Malley, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri by Nick Pinkerton

Short Takes: Last Flag Flying by Michael Koresky, The Shape of Water by Steven Mears, Thor: Ragnarok by Michael Sragow, I Love You, Daddy by Aliza Ma, The Other Side of Hope by Devika Girish, Thelma by Margaret Barton-Fumo

Home Movies: Wormwood by Nicolas Rapold, Acts of Vengeance by R. Emmet Sweeney, Casa de Lava by Ela Bittencourt, The Legend of the Holy Drinker by Michael Sragow, Lost Horizon by Farran Smith Nehme, Love with the Proper Stranger by Michael Koresky, The Sea Wolf by Steven Mears, Eight Films by Jean Rouch by Paul Fileri

Readings: Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film by Alan K. Rode, reviewed by Imogen Sara Smith; Innocent by Gérard Depardieu, translated by Rainer J. Hanshe, reviewed by Nick Pinkerton; From the Third Eye: The Evergreen Review Reader edited by Ed Halter and Barney Rosset, reviewed by Michael Joshua Rowin

Graphic Detail: Alan Peckolick by Adrian Curry

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