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The Beauty of Horror and the Horror of Beauty: An Encounter with Albert Serra, by Mark Peranson

A Parade of Images Speaking for Themselves: Blutch’s So Long, Silver Screen, by Sean Rogers

Shine a Light: Ben Rivers and Ben Russell’s A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness, by Michael Sicinski



A Truck Full of Turkeys: Thoughts on Joaquim Pinto’s What Now? Remind Me, by Francisco Ferreira

Killed the Family and Went to the Movies: The Sentimental Education of Júlio Bressane, by Celluloid Liberation Front

A Liar’s Autobiography: The Return of Alejandro Jodorowsky, by Quintín

Sunny Pleasure Domes with Caves of Ice: Politics and the Asian Blockbuster, by Tony Rayns

Women Under the Influence: Hong Sangsoo’s Nobody’s Daughter Haewon and Our Sunhi, by Jordan Cronk

Master Shots: Tsai Ming-liang’s Late Digital Period, by Blake Williams

Pilgrim’s Progress: Manakamana, by Jay Kuehner

Black, White, and Giallo: Forzani and Cattet’s The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears, by Jason Anderson

Athens Decathlon: TIFF 2013 City to City, by Adam Nayman

Temps mort: Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive, by Andrew Tracy

The Man Who Left His Notes on Film: Norbert Pfaffenbichler, by Christoph Huber

The End of Cinema: La última película, by Phil Coldiron


Film/Art: Camille Henrot, by Andréa Picard

Spare Change: Harry Tomicek, by Olaf Möller

Global Discoveries on DVD, by Jonathan Rosenbaum

Exploded View: Will Hindle, by Chuck Stephens

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This Is Martin Bonner, by Calum Marsh



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