July/August 1999

Albert Brooks interview, Cannes 1999 coverage, Oliver Reed, Robert Bresson symposium, Fred Zinnemann's Act of Violence, Hirozaku Kore-eda, Alfred Hitchcock, François Truffaut, The Blair Witch Project, Léos Carax’s Les Amants du Pont-Neuf

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CANNES
By Mary Corliss, Harlan Kennedy, Richard Peña

ALBERT BROOKS
Interviewed by Gavin Smith

MR. HITCHCOCK OF HENLEY’S
By Patrick McGilligan
The history of pea eating and other divertissements.

OLIVER REED
By Tim Lucas
A toast to Mr. England: virile, handsome, insolent, and dangerous.

ROBERT BRESSON II
Part two of the symposium begun in our previous issue.

AFFAIRES PUBLIQUES
By Jonathan Rosenbaum

LES ANGES DU PÉCHÉ
By Olaf Moeller

UNE FEMME DOUCE
By Manohla Dargis

FOUR NIGHTS OF A DREAMER
By Kent Jones

LANCELOT DU LAC
By Kathleen Murphy

THE DEVIL, PROBABLY
By Oliver Assayas

L’ARGENT
By Adrian Martin

ACT OF VIOLENCE
By Paul Arthur
Noir Happens: Paul Arthur on Fred Zinnemann’s Act of Violence

LEGACY
By Robert Peterson
A father’s hands: a piece of movie history

HIROZAKU KORE-EDA
By William Johnson

BOOKS: TRUFFAUT
By Phillip Lopate
Imagining adulthood: Truffaut Reviewed by Phillip Lopate

NINETIES MOVIES
By Dale Thomajan
What do Nineties movies tell us about ourselves and the society we live in?

QUICKIES
Eduardo Sanchez and Daniel Myrick’s The Blair Witch Project by Michael Atkinson, Spike Lee’s Summer of Sam by Dave Kehr, Léos Carax’s Les Amants du Pont-Neuf by Kent Jones, Phillip Saville’s Metroland by Dale Thomajan, Michael Almereyda’s The Eternal by Amy Taubin, George Lucas’ Star Wars: Episode 1 The Phantom Menace by Armond White

VIDI VIDI VIDI
The latest new releases on video by Gavin Smith. Dennis Hopper’s Out of the Blue, Gus Van Sant’s Psycho, and more.