July/August 1998

Frank Sinatra, Mary Astor, Theo Angelopoulos, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Ingmar Bergman, Patrick Bachau, In the Presence of a Clown Face, Cannes coverage, Godzilla remake, Chinese BoxDay for NightThe Best American Movie Writing of 1998

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CANNES ‘98

Idtiot’s Delight
By Harlan Kennedy

Live Flesh: Most Promising Directorial Debut for July/August
By Gavin Smith

Signs in the East
By Richard Peña

FRANK SINATRA
By Robert Horton
One Good Take: Sinatra, 1915-1998

MARY ASTOR
By Dennis Drabelle
Minding Surprisingly Little

GODZILLA
By Gregory Solman
Godzilla’s Little Acre

WAYNE WANG
By Alvin Lu
Invisible Cities

PATRICK BAUCHAU
By Beverly Walker
Secrets at Play

DAY FOR NIGHT
By John Sparks
Truffaut’s Forgotten Masterpiece: A Sunny Night’s Dream

THEO ANGELOPOULOS
Interview by Gideon Bachman
The Time that Flows By

FATHERS AND SONS IN AMERICAN CINEMA
By Donald Lyons
The Long Goodbye

BOOKS
By Dale Thomajan
David Thompson takes inventory of (perhaps) The Best American Movie Writing of 1998

INGMAR BERGMAN

Whatever Happened to Ingmar Bergman?
By Harlan Kennedy

Clownface: the new Bergman
Stan Schwartz

DISASTER PIX
By Paul Arthur
Unnatural Disasters

FEAR & LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS
By Mark Olsen
The Weird Turn Pro: Fear, Loathing and Gonzo Cinema

MICHAEL PARKS
By Robert Horton

CRITIC’S CHOICE