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Current Issue - September/October 2014

FEATURES

GONE GIRL
By Amy Taubin
David Fincher discusses the existential perils of coupling

LISANDRO ALONSO
By Quintín
Argentina’s minimalist maverick has a breakthrough with Jauja

WHIPLASH
By Chris Norris
Musician and teacher play with fire in Damien Chazelle’s Music School Confidential

MR. TURNER
By Jonathan Romney
Mike Leigh’s mighty flesh-and-blood portrait of an artist and an era

JOSEPH L. MANKIEWICZ
By Robert Horton
“Too perfect a writer to be a perfect director”? Not so fast…

KEVIN KLINE
By Eric Hynes
Acting is exploration, explains the irrepressible star of The Last of Robin Hood and My Old Lady

GAME CHANGERS
By Paul Schrader
The Close-Up: part two of a technological history of cinema

POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL
By J. Hoberman
Andy Warhol superstar Edie Sedgwick, in and out of focus

DEPARTMENTS

EDITOR’S LETTER

OPENING SHOTS
News, Hot Property: Bruno Dumont’s Li’l Quinquin by Nicolas Rapold, Alex Cox’s 10,000 Ways to Die: Anthony M. Lanza's The Glory Stompers, Site Specifics: cléo journal by Violet Lucca, Trivial Top 20®: Best Films with a Body Part in the Title, Restoration Row by Max Nelson

FADE OUT
Robert Gardner by Irina Leimbacher

OLAF’S WORLD
Nils Malmros by Olaf Möller

SOUND & VISION
Alexandre Desplat by Robert Horton and The Dark Galleries by Adrian Curry

CRITICS’ CHOICE
Eight critics rate 25 new releases

ENCORE
Lewis Allen’s Desert Fury by Ronald Bergan

BRIEF ENCOUNTERS
Timothy Spall by Harlan Jacobson

SCREENINGS
Maps to the Stars by Nathan Lee, Listen Up Philip by Max Nelson, Bird People by Matthew Connolly, The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears by Michael Atkinson

SHORT TAKES
Canopy by Jared Eisenstat, The Overnighters by Nicolas Rapold, Stop the Pounding Heart by Justin Stewart, The Two Faces of January by Steven Mears, Wetlands by Nicolas Rapold, The Zero Theorem by Laura Kern

HOME MOVIES
The Essential Jacques Demy by Michelle Orange, The Lego Movie by David Filipi, Favorites of the Moon by Max Nelson, I Vinti (The Vanquished) by Jared Eisenstat, Modern Life by Steven Mears, I’ve Always Loved You by Patrick Friel, Herzog: The Collection by Gavin Smith, Queen Margot by Sarah Mankoff, The Cosmopolitans by Morgan Wilcock

READINGS
Introduction to a True History of Cinema and Television by Jean-Luc Godard, reviewed by Nico Baumbach; Hou Hsiao-hsien edited by Richard I. Suchenski, reviewed by Andrew Chan; Film and Urban Space: Critical Possibilities by Geraldine Pratt & Rose Marie San Juan, reviewed by Michael Joshua Rowin; Consumed by David Cronenberg, reviewed by Nathan Lee

GRAPHIC DETAIL
Hisamitsu Noguchi by Adrian Curry

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