May/June 2005

Michael Powell reconsidered, Jean Rouch by Sam DiLorio, Apichatpong Weerasethakul's Tropical Malady, Adam Curtis's The Power of NightmaresKings and Queen by Nathan Lee and Gavin Smith, Andrew Sarris profiled by Kent Jones,  Claire Denis's The Intruder, Johnnie To interviewed,  We Jam Econo by Chris Chang,  My Summer of Love reviewed by Kristin M. Jones

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FEATURES

MAJOR DUNDEE
By Richard Combs
Minor Peckinpah reduc

KINGS AND QUEENS
By Nathan Lee
Desplechin rules

Arnaud holds court: an interview
By Gavin Smith

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER
By J. Hoberman
The pumping icon

MICHAEL POWELL
By Richard Combs
Rethinking a British legend

THE POWER OF NIGHTMARES
By Chris Darke
The politics of fear debunked

TROPICAL MALADY
By Kong RIthdee
A fever dream from Thailand

ANDREW SARRIS
By Kent Jones
Fifty years at the movies

CHOR YUEN
By David Chute
Hong Kong’s wuxia king

JEAN ROUCH
By Sam DiLorio
The anthropologist as auteur

DEPARTMENTS

EDITOR’S LETTER

OPENING SHOTS
News, Distributor Wanted: Claire Denis’s The Intruder by Amy Taubin, Guy Maddin’s Jolly Corner: Warren WIlliam, Guilty Pleasures by John Leguizamo

OLAF’S WORLD
Mia Taanila by Olaf Möller

HOT SET
Slumming by Stefan Grissemann

SOUND & VISION
We Jam Econo by Chris Chang & Sarah Morris’s Hollywood Hills Doc Los Angeles by Nathan Lee

DISCOVERY
Rise by Wesley Morris

FESTIVALS
Berlin by Olaf Möller, New Directors/New Films by Kristin M. Jones

SCREENINGS
Kingsom of Heaven by Geoffrey O’Brien, Me and You and Everyone We Know by Melissa Anderson, Mysterious Skin by Michael Koresky, Writer of O by Paul Arthur, Tony Takitani by Amy Taubin

READINGS
A Line of Sight by Steve Ankar

IN BRIEF
Chris Marker: Memories of the Future by Mikael Astronomeow, International Motion Picture Almanac by Gavin Smith, Alien Sex: The Body and Desire in Cinema and Theology by Chris Chang

HOME MOVIES
Hustle by Gavin Smith, Andrej Wajda: Three War Films by Chris Chang, The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle by Jason Gross, Kinsey by Laura Kern, The Blood Gulch Chronicles by Graham Leggat, Dirty War by Gavin Smith

CLOSING SHOTS
Who’s who are recent Film Society events

ONLINE EXCLUSIVES

Johnnie To Interviewed
By Grady Hendrix
Mean streets

My Summer of Love
By Kristin M. Jones