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Issue 54 Table of Contents
Cinema Scope 54 Editor’s Note
By Mark Peranson First of all, apologies for the quality of this issue, and this editor’s note in general. I take full blame when things More →
You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet (Alain Resnais, France)
By Blake Williams That Alain Resnais would endow his follow-up to his neurologically scrambled masterpiece Les herbes folles (2009) with the title You Ain’t Seen More →
Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino, US)
By Quintín In one of the first scenes of Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln (2012), a black soldier stands proudly and defiantly in front of the President More →
Exploded View: Ron Rice’s Chumlum
By Chuck Stephens “Her eye saw not just beauty but incredible, delirious, drug-like hallucinatory beauty.” Jack Smith—creature on fire, ruler of lost Atlantis, and author More →
Global Discoveries on DVD | Freebies, Purchases, Extras
By Jonathan Rosenbaum One limitation of this column when it comes to overseas releases is that many (if not all) of my selections are determined More →
Film/Art | Out of Bounds: The Formal Trajectories of Lonnie van Brummelen & Siebren de Haan
By Andréa Picard “You have to rack your brain to know how to film a location…You have to walk around it for a while More →
Fire in Every Shot: Wang Bing’s Three Sisters
By Thom Andersen “Films have no interest unless one finds something that burns somewhere within the shot.”—Jean-Marie Straub, Cahiers du Cinéma, October 1984, p. 34 More →
One Horizontal, One Vertical: Some Preliminary Observations on Wong Kar-wai’s The Grandmaster
By Shelly Kraicer The good news about Wong Kar-wai’s new film is that, following the debacle that was My Blueberry Nights (2007), the good Wong More →
An Ursine Halfabet: Denis Côté’s Vic+Flo ont vu un ours
By Michael Sicinski In Denis Côté’s Bestiaire (2012), you might have really seen a bear. That’s because it took place in a zoo. As for More →
Middlegame: An Interview with Andrew Bujalski
By Phil Coldiron Here’s a human point: this little introduction to the following interview with Andrew Bujalski on the occasion of the Sundance and Berlin More →
After-School Special: Joseph Kahn’s Detention
By Adam Nayman No American filmmaker in recent years has put his money where his mouth is like Joseph Kahn, the director of music videos More →
Passion (Brian De Palma, France/Germany)
By Andrew Tracy Allow for the possibility that perspective can trump prejudice, I suppose. Eight months after seeing Brian De Palma’s Passion and thinking it More →
Issue 53 Table of Contents
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- Issue 54 Table of Contents
- Lauren H So You Think You Can Dance: David O. Russell's Silver Linings Playbook I found the movie sucked me in and I have watched it three times in one week. I could see some o...
- LFRibeiro Stories We Tell (Sarah Polley, Canada) What a sour review for no reason that I can see except that the reviewer doesn't seem to like Ms....
- Brice Split Decision: Sarah Polley's Take This Waltz Oh, and it's the dress she starts in when she first checks into her room. So she's in the dress ...
- Brice Split Decision: Sarah Polley's Take This Waltz You guys both kinda missed parts of the kitchen. At the beginning she is actually in two differe...
- Carlos Claro One Horizontal, One Vertical: Some Preliminary Observations on Wong Kar-wai’s The Grandmaster Great review but it seems lacking the mention that the film seems heavily cut. There's unexplaine...
- Thomas One Horizontal, One Vertical: Some Preliminary Observations on Wong Kar-wai’s The Grandmaster I would rather watch this than Blueberry Nights but it's not much better. A let down, really. As...
- Jay Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino, US) Who gives a shit if Tarantino "matters"? Who gives a shit if he cites Gordon Parks, Bresson, Lewi...
- Ian So You Think You Can Dance: David O. Russell's Silver Linings Playbook I couldn't disagree more with this review. It is not poorly argued, but it does not take into con...