March/April 1992

Oscar predix, Bertrand Tavernier interviewed, saluting Gregory Peck, Jocelyn Moorhouse’s Proof, ILM, Jon Jost, Cecil B. DeMille and William deMille, Paul Schrader interviewed

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OSCAR PREDIX

JOURNEY INTO LIGHT
Bertrand Tavernier interviewed by Patrick McGilligan
Besides being a distinguished French filmmaker, Bertrand Tavernier is a world-class critic and historian who’s been tirelessly illuminating and reassessing the American cinema for decades. The past never looked brighter

THE WORLD IN HIS ARMS
By Kathleen Murphy
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Film Comment salute Atticus Finch, Lewt McCanles, Gen. Frank Savage, Jimmy Ringo, Captains Ahab and Horatio Hornblower, and by all means Gregory Peck

PROOF OR DARE
By Robert Horton
Snapshot of the auspicious writing-directing debut of Australia’s Jocelyn Moorhouse

THE ILLUSION OF A FUTURE
By Gregory Solman
ILM has been reshaping filmmaking, filmgoing, and filmgoers’ expectations for a decade and a half. The good and bad of it

THE LUMINOUS BLUE IN MY HEART
By Peter Hogue
Jon Jost, the independent’s independent, and what he’s been up to lately
Plus: a credo by the filmmaker

THE BEST YEARS OF THEIR LIVES
By Scott Eyman
DeMille and deMille at Pordenone

AWAKENINGS
Paul Schrader interviewed by Gavin Smith
The faith of a seeker and the pragmatism of a director; amazing grace and sleep apnea; Bressonian purity and Ed Lachman’s gels

LETTER FROM CANADA
By Geoff Pevere
It’s cold in the Great White North and we’re not talking snow

$CENES FROM A MALL
By Anne Thompson
The 17th Annual “Grosses Gloss”

LIFE WITH VIDEO
Tim Lucas asks, letterboxing or “crop-boxing”?; Frank Thompson squints at CinemaScope on disc; Margaret L. Smykla watches movies with her six-year-old