This is the complete list of articles from Cinema Scope issue 50.

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Features and Interviews

*Film Criticism After Film Criticism: The J. Hoberman Affair by Mark Peranson

*The Animal Equation by Denis Côté

small roads, 103 minutes, 47 shots, 2011 by James Benning

*Epinephrine, Man: The Cranked-Up Films of Neveldine/Taylor by Adam Nayman

The Case-Book of Sherlock: More Than a Hundred Years of Holmes by Christoph Huber

Fifty Under Fifty Interview: Performance Anxiety: Yorgos Lanthimos and Team Alps by José Teodoro

*Recife Breathes: Kleber Mendonça Filho on Neighboring Sounds By Aaron Cutler

Columns

*Editor’s Note

*Festivals: Tabu in Berlin by Mark Peranson

*Film/Art: Alberto Grifi and Massimo Sarchielli’s Anna by Andréa Picard

*Global Discoveries on DVD by Jonathan Rosenbaum

Books Around by Olaf Möller

Exploded View by Chuck Stephens

Spotlight: The Best Fifty Filmmakers Under Fifty

*Maren Ade by Kent Jones

Lisandro Alonso by Diego Brodersen

Paul Thomas Anderson by Adam Nayman

*Paul W.S. Anderson by Christoph Huber

Wes Anderson by Scott Foundas

Xavier Beauvois by Jonathan Romney

Bertrand Bonello by Ben Rivers

*Bong Joon-ho by Andrew Tracy

*Serge Bozon by Michelle Carey

Andrew Bujalski by Nicolas Wackerbarth

*Lucien Castaing-Taylor by Scott Macdonald

Denis Côté by Jason Anderson

*Sergei Dvortesvoy by Jerry White

David Fincher by Alex Ross Perry

Mateo Garrone by Richard Porton

David Gatten by Aaron Cutler

Miguel Gomes by Francisco Ferreira

*Michel Gondry by Michael Sicinski

Johan Grimonprez by Bettina Steinbruegge

*Azazel Jacobs by Jonathan Rosenbaum

*Jia Zhangke by Tony Rayns

Mike Judge by John Semley

Romauld Karmakar by Olaf Möller

Ulrich Köhler by Robert Köhler

Kore-eda Hirokazu by Michael Koresky

*Harmony Korine by Olivier Père

*Liu Jiayin by Andréa Picard

Sharon Lockhart by James Benning

*Raya Martin by Antoine Thirion

Lucretia Martel by Apichatpong Weerasethakul

*Pema Tseden by Shelly Kraicer

*Nicolás Pereda by Johnny Ray Huston

Matt Porterfield by Phil Coldiron

*Corneliu Porumboiu by Jay Kuehner

Cristi Puiu by Quintín

Jennifer Reeves by Chris Stults

*Kelly Reichardt by Jason McBride

*Carlos Reygadas by Raya Martin

Ben Rivers by Haden Guest

*Michael Robinson by Genevieve Yue

João Pedro Rodrigues by Dennis Lim

*Ben Russell by Max Goldberg

*Albert Serra by Alvaro Arroba

Steven Soderbergh by Gabe Klinger

Quentin Tarantino by Tom Charity

*Wang Bing by Chris Fujiwara

*Apichatpong Weerasethakul by Chuck Stephens

Ben Wheatley by Kiva Reardon

*Zhao Liang by Albert Serra

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