March/April 1998

John Grisham adaptations, FireworksDeconstructing Harry, Elmore Leonard, AmistadAffliction, Guy Maddin, Denzel Washington, the Grosses Gloss, and Sundance coverage

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1998 OSCAR PREDICTIONS

FESTIVALS
Sundance Film Festival by Gavin SmithAffliction by Kent Jones, and Rachel Rosen

SHOOT THE ACTOR
Deconstructing Harry

By David Thomson

CRITIC’S HEART IS AN OCEAN OF LONGING
Après-Christmas Grumblings (Titanic vs. Jackie Brown)
By Kent Jones

POST-PRE-RAPHAELITE
Kate Winslet
By Nicholas Nicastro

EQUINOX FLOWER
Takeshi Kitano’s Fireworks
By Dave Kehr

AGAINST THE HOLLYWOOD GRAIN
Amistad

By Armond White

GET DUTCH
Elmore Leonard interviewed
By Patrick McGilligan

QUEEN OF THE PICTURES
Eileen Whitfield’s Mary Pickford: The Woman Who Made Hollywood
By Richard Corliss

“GOODBYE IRIS,” HORSE BRUSHES, AND OTHER DISQUIETUDES
Guy Maddin
By John Anderson

23rd ANNUAL GROSSES GLOSS
By Jeffrey Spaudling

WHY DENZEL WASHINGTON (NOT TOM CRUISE) IS THE NEW PAUL NEWMAN
By Leslie Simon

GRISHAMOVIES
By Mark Olsen