By Boris Nelepo and Celluloid Liberation Front 9/22/2014: We were saddened to hear of Peter von Bagh’s death on September 17, 2014. In Citizen Peter, More →
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Quest for Happiness: A Conversation with Peter von Bagh
Issue 60 Table of Contents
This is the complete list of articles from the print magazine issue of Cinema Scope #60. We post selected articles from each issue on the site. For More →
Pacifico’s Heights: Simone Rapisarda Casanova on The Creation of Meaning
By Jason Anderson Simone Rapisarda Casanova says that there is a Borges story so deeply embedded in his brain that only a lobotomy could remove More →
A Place Beyond the Pines: Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, the Missing Pieces, and the Legacy of Brutality
By Jordan Cronk It’s an odd feeling—in fact, it borders on the disconcerting. Could this be it, the conclusion of the Twin Peaks saga, more More →
Issue 60 Editor’s Note
As we put Issue 60 of this magazine to bed, where, as a matter of fact I am now typing—like Proust, I like to write More →
Film/Art | Harun Farocki’s Inextinguishable Fire
By Andréa Picard “The image always occurs on the border between two force fields; its purpose is to testify to a certain alterity, and although More →
Global Discoveries on DVD | Prizewinners, Also-Rans, and Others
By Jonathan Rosenbaum DVD AWARDS 2014 XI edition (Il Cinema Ritrovato, Bologna) Jurors: Lorenzo Codelli, Alexander Horwath, Mark McElhatten, Paolo Mereghetti and Jonathan Rosenbaum, More →
Exploded View | Michael Snow’s Wavelength
By Chuck Stephens. “The film is a continuous zoom which takes 45 minutes to go from its widest field to its smallest and final field. More →
20,000 Days on Earth (Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, UK)
By Angelo Muredda “Songwriting is about counterpoint,” Nick Cave insists early in 20,000 Days on Earth, Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard’s curious documentary slash postmodern More →
Going for Baroque: The Films of Eugène Green
By Blake Williams To get it out of the way at the outset: Eugène Green, now 67 years of age, began making films when he More →
Beautiful Games: Matías Piñeiro on The Princess of France
By Andrew Tracy While the opening proper of Matías Piñeiro’s The Princess of France will (or at least deserves to) be one of the most More →
Imaginary Love: Xavier Dolan’s Mommy
By Adam Nayman In 2014, in a fictional Canada, Xavier Dolan’s fifth feature Mommy doesn’t get much attention at all… It’s a fine line between More →
The Noise Made By People: The Films of Martín Rejtman
By Max Nelson It would be easy to mistake Two Shots Fired, the new feature from Argentine filmmaker Martín Rejtman, for a less original film More →
City to City 2014 and Beyond: TIFF’s Uneven Seoul Patch
By Michael Sicinski There’s really no point in discussing the Toronto International Film Festival’s City to City program as such. While the festival’s promotional materials More →
- Quest for Happiness: A Conversation with Peter von Bagh
- Jenny Moir Find Me Guilty: Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Act of Killing Saw The Act of Killing last night, here in Chelmsford, England. Am still reeling from it. I was...
- Jim S. “No One Can Survive In That Water”: Jane Campion and Garth Davis’ Top of the Lake Your review is challenging and thoughtful, but it fails in one very significant respect. Campion...
- Lynn The Talented Mr. Allen: Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine Amen...match point was great
- Jesse F Global Discoveries on DVD | Monuments, Documents, and Diversions There's also an adequate English .srt file for Spectre floating around on the net that can be man...
- Rita Azevedo Gomes A Truck Full of Turkeys: Thoughts on Joaquim Pinto’s What Now? Remind Me Both (Joaquim and Nuno) put it in two straight words: What Now? then added two more: remember m...
- Robin E. Simmons This Is Martin Bonner (Chad Hartigan, US) A wonderful review of a singularly terrific film. Subtle and sly, it penetrates the heart where ...
- Luis Miguel Cintra A Truck Full of Turkeys: Thoughts on Joaquim Pinto’s What Now? Remind Me God bless you, Francisco Ferreira, for your paper on Joaquim's film! Yes, I also think it is a ve...
- Larry Gross The Beauty of Horror and the Horror of Beauty: An Encounter with Albert Serra ." I said that my films are unfuckable in the context of film criticism, in that you have to take...