November/December 2005

Michael Haneke’s Hidden;  Morgan Fisher; Scorsese’s Dylan and No Direction Home, Robert Wise, Andrew Bujalski’s Mutual Appreciation, J. Hoberman and Elfriede Jelinek on Peter Lorre, an interview with Alan Bishop, Ennio Morricone, Brokeback MountainWalk the Line

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FEATURES

HIDDEN
By Paul Arthur
The paranoid universe of Michael Haneke

SCORSESE’S DYLAN
By Amy Taubin
One great American artist scrutinizes another in No Direction Home

ROBERT WISE
By Richard Combs
Appreciating a late occasional auteur

PETER LORRE
The Face by Elfriede Jelinek
The Voice by J. Hoberman

MORGAN FISHER
By Jim Supinack
On the great structural materialist

INNOCENCE
By Vivian Sobchack
Lucile Hadzihalilovic’s mesmerizing dreamwork

THE CINEMA OF EXTREMITY
By Howard Hampton
Over the edge: from The Furies to Pistol Opera

DEPARTMENTS

EDITOR’S LETTER

OPENING SHOTS
News, Distributor Wanted: Andrew Bujalski’s Mutual Appreciation by Amy Taubin, Guy Maddin’s Jolly Corner: Goto, l’île d’amour, Guilty Pleasures by Errol Morris, Letters

JOURNAL
Czech Cinema by Zdenek Holy

CRITICS’ CHOICE
Eight critics rate 25 new releases

SOUND & VISION
Ennio Morricone by Chris Chang & Olivo Barbieri by Paul Arthur

OLAF’S WORLD
Chor Yuen by Olaf Möller

FESTIVALS
Venice by Olaf Möller; Toronto by Mark Olsen, Nicole Armour, Gavin Smith

SCREENINGS
Unseen Cinema by Brian Frye, Brokeback Mountain by Harlan Jacobson, Breakfast on Pluto by Nathan Lee, Good Morning, Night by Richard Combs, Walk the Line by Chris Norris

READINGS
Greta Garbo by Guy Maddin

IN BRIEF
Film as Subversive Art by Chris Chang, Roman Polanski: Interviews by Laura Kern, The Cinema, or The Imaginary Man by Henry K. Miller

HOME MOVIES
Millions by Gavin Smith, Batman Begins by Kent Jones, Rebel Samurai: Sixties Swordplay Classics by Chuck Stephens, Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills by Paul Arthur, Sins of the Fleshapoids by Guy Maddin, Bad Luck by Eliza Subotowicz

CLOSING SHOTS
Who’s who at recent Film Society events

ONLINE EXCLUSIVES

Interview: Alan Bishop
By Chris Chang
Alan Bishop, founder of the Sun City Girls and compiler of Ennio Morricone: Crime and Dissonance discusses the discs with Chris Chang