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 →
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TIFF 2014 | City to City 2014 and Beyond: TIFF’s Uneven Seoul Patch
TIFF 2014 | Horse Money (Pedro Costa, Portugal) — Wavelengths
L’avventura: Pedro Costa on Horse Money By Mark Peranson I walked with a zombie I walked with a zombie I walked with a zombie Last More →
Issue 59 Table of Contents
This is the complete list of articles from the print magazine issue of Cinema Scope #59. We post selected articles from each issue on the site. For More →
Declarations of Independence: A Conversation Between Alex Ross Perry and Joel Potrykus
I first encountered Joel Potrykus’ Ape (2012) when I was a jury member for the Filmmakers of the Present competition at Locarno. As it was More →
Diary of a Mad Housewife: Robert Greene’s Actress
By Adam Nayman “I tend to break things,” says Brandy Burre early on in Actress, and Robert Greene’s film gives her plenty of opportunities to More →
Deborah Stratman: Safe and Sound
By Samuel La France “Fear is static that prevents me from hearing myself.”—Samuel Butler Since I’ve never lived in an earthquake zone—or a war zone, More →
Each Memory Creates Its Own Legend: The Films of John Torres
By Max Nelson John Torres has the sensibility of a romantic poet, the mode of address of a personal essayist, and an anthropologist’s curious, lingering, More →
Cannes 2014: Who Let the Dogs Out?
...another Cannes film festival whose lineup reads like it could have been cobbled together by a computer programmed with Frémaux DNA... More →
Cannes 2014 | Adieu au langage (Jean-Luc Godard, France)
By Blake Williams The first on-screen text in Toutes les histoires (1988), the first chapter of Histoire(s) du cinéma, reads (as translated), “May each eye More →
Cannes 2014 | Jauja (Lisandro Alonso, Argentina/Mexico/Denmark/France/Germany/USA/Brazil)
By Quintín After the completion of his “Lonely Men Trilogy” of La libertad (2001), Los muertos (2004), and Liverpool (2008), people started to say that More →
Cannes 2014 | Winter Sleep (Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Turkey/Germany/France)
By Jordan Cronk Seemingly preordained, director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s overdue Palme d’Or win provided a nonetheless satisfying conclusion to a rather undramatic Cannes film festival—and, More →
Cannes 2014 | The Wonders (Alice Rohrwacher, Italy/Switzerland/Germany)
By Tom Charity For those “in the know,” the Grand Jury Prize accorded to Alice Rohrwacher’s second film was the one surprise on a night More →
Cannes 2014 | Saint Laurent (Bertrand Bonello, France)
By Boris Nelepo “Names, no doubt, are whimsical draughtsmen, giving us of people as well as of places sketches so unlike the reality that we More →
Issue 59 Editor’s Note
Another year, another two weeks wasted on the Riviera, but at least I got a tan. By now there’s no need to dwell on my More →
- TIFF 2014 | City to City 2014 and Beyond: TIFF’s Uneven Seoul Patch
- Cannes 2014: Who Let the Dogs Out?
- Cannes 2014 | Adieu au langage (Jean-Luc Godard, France)
- Cannes 2014 | Jauja (Lisandro Alonso, Argentina/Mexico/Denmark/France/Germany/USA/Brazil)
- Cannes 2014 | Winter Sleep (Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Turkey/Germany/France)
- Cannes 2014 | The Wonders (Alice Rohrwacher, Italy/Switzerland/Germany)
- 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...