March/April 1993

Jack Lemmon saluted, Harold Lloyd’s centenary, Gillian Armstrong, Iranian cinema, Susan Sarandon interviewed, Humphrey Jennings, Peter Bogdanovich, aesthetics and the Clinton inauguration, John Frankenheimer’s Seconds, Oscar predix, in memoriam: Stephen Harvey and Audrey Hepburn

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AUDREY HEPBURN
By Richard Corliss
Portrait of a lady

JACK LEMMON
Interviewed by Michael Wilmington
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Film Comment salute Ensign Pulver, C.C. Baxter, Professor Fate, Harry Hinkle, Felix Unger, Wendell Armbruster, Hildy Johnson, Jack Godell, and by all means Jerry/Geraldine/Daphne

SADIE BENNING
By Chris Chang
Life With—and on—Video

HAROLD LLOYD
By Kevin Brownlow
On his centenary, the “third genius” of silent-era comedy is remembered and praised

GILLIAN ARMSTRONG
By Molly Haskell
Her brilliant career continues, and the latest high tide is The Last Days of Chez Nous

IRANIAN CINEMA
By Godfrey Cheshire
Notes on the newest New Wave

SUSAN SARANDON
Interviewed by Gavin Smith
Her powerhouse portrait of fierce maternity in Lorenzo’s Oil has made her a top Oscar contender. But then, she’s been giving impeccable performances for a decade and a half

HUMPHREY JENNINGS
By David Thomson
The truest poet of the golden age of British documentary might have been another Powell…or another Hitchcock

PETER BOGDANOVICH
By Armond White
He’s been counted out almost as often as Francis Coppola, but that hasn’t stopped him from being one of America’s most serious and most accomplished filmmakers

THE CLINTON INAUGURAL
By Richard Corliss
The aesthetics of power

SECONDS
By Donald Phelps
Neglected in the ’60s, still haunting in the ’90s; if “Kafkaesque” hadn’t been invoked in support of so many wrong movies, that would be le mot juste

OSCAR PREDIX
Plus: Donald Lyons on the history of the East Coast alternative Oscars

THE NEW YORK FILM CRITICS AWARDS

THE 18TH ANNUAL “GROSSES GLOSS”
By Anne Thompson
Hollywood’s bottom line

STEPHEN HARVEY
By Carrie Rickey
The long day closes