November/December 1993

Jim McBride’s David Holzman’s Diary, Bill Murray, special section on Martin Scorsese’s The Age of Innocence, a tribute to Derek Jarman, assassination films, Anna Magnani, Cy Endfield, Hou Hsiao-Hsien, found film, John Greyson’s Zero Patience

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DAVID HOLZMAN’S DIARY
By Peter Hogue
A neglected Sixties gem returns on video

BILL MURRAY
By Gregory Solman
Note to Oscar: 1993 was the year of the noogie man

THE AGE OF INNOCENCE
By Kathleen Murphy
A great American novel becomes a great American film
Plus: Martin Scorsese interviewed by Gavin Smith, and a look at one of Age’s ancestors, William Wyler’s The Heiress, by Donald Lyons

DEREK JARMAN
By Harlan Kennedy
From Studio Bankside to Blue, a career survey and tribute

ASSASSINATION MOVIES
By Howard Hampton
Wet boys and phantom-chasers from The Manchurian Candidate to In the Line of Fire

ANNA MAGNANI
By Donald Chase
Hers was the face of Italian neorealism, and her excellence made her the prisoner of “truth” even to her admirers. It’s high time to rediscover the actress

CY ENDFIELD
By Jonathan Rosenbaum
Master magician, inventor, designer of tournament chess sets, and the guy who may have saved the kitchen scene in The Magnificent Ambersons, he was also one of the most talented victims of the Blacklist. Notes toward an appraisal of his directorial career in America and England

HOU HSIAO-HSIEN
By Godfrey Cheshire
This man is an island—the master spirit of the Taiwanese cinema

FILM FESTIVALS
Harlan Kennedy in Venice, Kathleen Murphy and Richard T. Jameson at Toronto, Robert Horton all over New York

FOUND FILM
By Michael Atkinson
Movies beget movies

ZERO PATIENCE
By David Ehrenstein
An in-your-face AIDS musical