Features

Philosophy in the Woods: Albert Serra’s Libertines by Phil Coldiron

Come on Feel the Noise: The Films of Andrés Duque by Leo Goldsmith

Truth and Method: The Films of Thomas Heise by Michael Sicinski

A Case for “Mere” Recording: Films by Ryan Ermacora and Jessica Johnson by Jaclyn Bruneau

Thinking in Images: Scott Walker and Cinema by Christoph Huber

The Meeting of Two Queens: Doris Wishman and Peggy Ahwesh by Elena Gorfinkel

The Good Fight: The Films of Julia Reichert by Bob Kotyk

Spotlight

Cannes 2019: Return to Form by Mark Peranson

Parasite by Adam Cook

Atlantique by Jesse Cumming

Bacurau by James Lattimer

It Must Be Heaven by Richard Porton

Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo by Giovanni Marchini Camia

Jeanne by Blake Williams

Tommaso by Manuela Lazic

Killer Styles: The 51st Quinzaine des Réalisateurs by Jordan Cronk

J’ai perdu mon corps by Jason Anderson

Nuestras Madres by Ela Bittencourt

Columns

Editor’s Note by Mark Peranson

Deaths of Cinema: Agnès Varda, 1928–2019 by Jess Cotton

Film/Art: The 58th Venice Biennale by Erika Balsom

TV or Not TV: Succession by Brendan Boyle

Global Discoveries on DVD by Jonathan Rosenbaum

Exploded View: Flaubert Dreams of Travel But the Illness of His Mother Prevents It by Chuck Stephens

Currency

The Souvenir by Robert Koehler

The Hottest August by Adam Nayman

Diamantino by Angelo Muredda

Too Late to Die Young by Josh Cabrita

Follow

Friend me on FacebookFollow me on TwitterRSS Feed

From the Magazine

  • Cinema Scope 80 Table of Contents

    Interviews  No God But the Unknown Pietro Marcello and Maurizio Braucci on Martin Eden by Jordan Cronk I See a Darkness: Pedro Costa on Vitalina More →

  • No God But the Unknown: Pietro Marcello and Maurizio Braucci on Martin Eden

    By Jordan Cronk “Of course it was beautiful; but there was something more than beauty in it, something more stingingly splendid which had made beauty More →

  • I See a Darkness: Pedro Costa on Vitalina Varela

    A moving study of mourning and memory, Pedro Costa’s revelatory new film offers an indelible portrait of Vitalina Taveres Varela, a fragile yet indomitable woman who makes the long voyage from Cape Verde to Lisbon to attend her estranged husband’s funeral, but misses the event itself because of cruel bureaucratic delays. More →

  • Woman on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown: Kazik Radwanski’s Anne at 13,000 ft

    The prospect of spending an hour and a half with people lacking in notable virtue, alluring vice, or any apparent interest, may seem like an unproductive exercise in forced empathy—but consider this skepticism a function, as opposed to a fault, of these tightly orchestrated, seemingly soporific character studies. More →

  • For a Cinema of Bombardment

    Although there have always been intrepid critics and cinephiles who have engaged with films belonging to the non-narrative avant-garde, there has existed a perception that such films, operating as they do on somewhat different aesthetic precepts, could be considered a separate cinematic realm, one that even the most dutiful critic could engage with or not, as he or she saw fit. More →