Cinema Scope Issue 90 | Table of Contents


Tales from the Unama’ki Hospital: Ashley McKenzie on Queens of the Qing Dynasty by Adam Nayman 

Pointing the Moral Index Finger: Ruth Beckermann on Mutzenbacher by Darren Hughes

Not on the Lips: Claire Denis on Avec amour et acharnement by Jordan Cronk

Bravo, Richie: Ulrich Seidl on Rimini by Giovanni Marchini Camia


I Know My Taste: James Benning, American Artist by Phil Coldiron

Change of Consciousness: Amos Vogel’s Centenary and the Legacy of Subversion by Christoph Huber

Waking Dreams: On the Films of Mikhaël Hers by Lawrence Garcia

Older Than the Trees: The Films of Jumana Manna by Jesse Cumming

Don’t Look Now: The Righteous Evolution of Adam McKay by Angelo Muredda


Editor’s Note: The Top Ten Films of 2021

Film/Art: Derek Jarman’s Dead Souls Whisper by Andréa Picard 

Paul Thomas Anderson: Masterworks and David Fincher: Mind Games by Bart Testa

Moments of Perception: Experimental Film in Canada by Madeleine Wall

Deaths of Cinema
Peter Bogdanovich, 1939–2022 by Will Sloan

Global Discoveries on DVD by Jonathan Rosenbaum

DVD Bonus: Tih-Minh by Jerry White


Sundance: Spaceship Down by Robert Koehler

Berlin: A Little Love Package by Celluloid Liberation Front

Berlin: A Flower in the Mouth by Deragh Campbell


Nitram by Michael Sicinski

Flux Gourmet by Jason Anderson

The Tale of King Crab by Jay Kuehner

Air Doll by Katherine Connell