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FEATURES

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*El Filibustero: Lav Diaz’s A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery by Michael Sicinski

Quiet Devastation: Rediscovering Gérard Blain by Christoph Huber

The Changing of the Age: Pere Portabella on Informe General II  by Jerry White

The Brush of Time: Drawing a Portrait of John Berger by Esther Yi

A Victory Against Stupidity, Contempt, and the Pimps of the Filmmaking Sector
Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet and Writings by Dan Sullivan

Seeing Stones: On Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet’s Antigone by Phil Coldiron

*Power of Attorney: Better Call Saul by Adam Nayman

American-Made Murder: Ryan Murphy’s The People v. O.J. Simpson and Ezra Edelman’s O.J.: Made in America by Angelo Muredda

*The Gag of Realism: Nathan For You by Benny Safdie

SPOTLIGHT: CANNES 2016

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*Cannes 2016: Gentlemen, We’ll Do Better Next Time by Mark Peranson

*A Battle of Humour: Maren Ade on Toni Erdmann by Mark Peranson

*Sieranevada by Jordan Cronk

Paterson by Richard Porton

*Termite Art: Kleber Mendonça Filho on Aquarius by Robert Koehler

*La mort de Louis XIV  by Blake Williams

The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki by Jason Anderson

*Mimosas by Jay Kuehner

COLUMNS

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*Editor’s Note

*Film/Art

Bruno Dumont’s Ma Loute by Andréa Picard

*Books

David Bordwell’s The Rhapsodes by Andrew Tracy

*Global Discoveries on DVD by Jonathan Rosenbaum

*Exploded View: Robert Nelson’s Bleu Shut by Chuck Stephens

WEB ONLY

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Deaths of Cinema: Muhammad Ali: The Man Who Would Be Cinema by Celluloid Liberation Front

CURRENCY

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Dheepan by Adam Nayman

*Love and Friendship by Alicia Fletcher

Everybody Wants Some!! by Sean Rogers

The Wailing by Robert Koehler

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From the Magazine

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    Interviews Anything Is Possible: Josh and Benny Safdie on Uncut Gems by Adam Nayman A Concept of Reality: Sergei Loznitsa’s State Funeral by Daniel Kasman Fairytales More →

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    At this point, the Safdies are young masters of their own aesthetic, which was in formation at the time of Daddy Longlegs but felt more fully realized in Heaven Knows What:a roving, probing, pulsating audiovisual weave that doesn’t so much privilege pace over clarity as locate one in the other. Their movies can be exhausting, enervating, and even annoying (and Sandler, to his credit, achieves genuine annoyance in many passages here), but they’re never confusing, and the lucidity of their storytelling—which never wavers even when their characters have no earthly idea what they’re doing—has become one of contemporary American cinema’s true and distinctive marvels. More →

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    Since cinema is moving toward television, and since the MCU generation is trying to actually tussle with a good fella like Martin Scorsese, and since all of this is wrapped around a cultural moment steeped in glorious contradictions, the timing of The Irishman couldn’t be more perfect. More →

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    By Erika Balsom Diamonds are sharp and hard, rich in myth and violence, soaked in desire, totally under the putrid spell of money. They are, More →

  • Garden Against the Machine: Ja’Tovia Gary’s The Giverny Document

    By Michael Sicinski Ja’Tovia Gary’s filmmaking is all to some extent grappling with the question of identity, particularly its precariousness in an often hostile world. More →