September/October 1996

Tsai Ming-Liang, Brigitte Lin, British war films, Maurice Pialat’s Le Garçu, John Carpenter’s Guilty Pleasures, artists as filmmakers, Nick Gomez, Jacques Demy’s The Young Girls of Rochefort, Eric Rohmer, Dan Ireland’s The Whole Wide World, Kent Jones on summer blockbusters

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SUMMER BLOCKBUSTERS
By Kent Jones
The Summer of Our Malcontent

THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD
By Kathleen Murphy
Weird Tales, True Confession: Love, Death, and the Imagination in Dan Ireland’s The Whole Wide World.

ERIC ROHMER
By Armond White
Auteurcritique . . . Eric Rohmer Reflects

TSAI MING-LIANG
By Chuck Stephens
Intersection: Tsai Ming-liang’s Yearning Bike Boys and Heartsick Heroines

BRITISH WAR FILMS
By Harlan Kennedy
How They Won the War

PIALAT’S LE GARÇU
By Dave Kehr
Family Values: Maurice Pialat’s Le Garçu

BRIGITTE LIN
By Howard Hampton
Venus, Armed: Brigitte Lin’s Shanghai Gesture

JOHN CARPENTER’S GUILTY PLEASURES
By John Carpenter

CINEMA DES ARTISTES
By Chris Chang
Mind Over Matter: The Artiste as Filmmaker

NICK GOMEZ
Interviewed by Gavin Smith
Looking Glass: Nick Gomez’s Cinema of Loyalties

YOUNG GIRLS OF ROCHEFORT
By William Johnson
More Demy: In Praise of The Young Girls of Rochefort

THE WINDOW
By Paul Arthur
Film Noir as Primal Scene: The Window

STANLEY KUBRICK
By Richard Combs
Kubrick Talks!

BOOKS: ORSON WELLES
By Donald Lyons
Setting Terms for Orson: Donald Lyons Reviews Two New Biographies of the Master

LETTERS