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Features & Interviews

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*The Rules of the Game: Paul Verhoeven’s Elle by Adam Nayman

*Saying Something: The Films of Angela Schanelec by Blake Williams

*The Wanderer: Eduardo Williams’ The Human Surge by Leo Goldsmith

Weapon of Flesh: Shiota Akihiko’s Wet Woman in the Wind and the Return of Roman Porno by Christoph Huber

The Hills Have Eyes: Pat O’Neill’s Where the Chocolate Mountains by Jordan Cronk

*Sehnsucht: Ruth Beckermann on The Dreamed Ones by Andréa Picard

Gaining Ground: It’s After the End of the World, Don’t You Know That Yet? by Chris Fujiwara

Productions of Space: Films by the desperate optimists by Kate Rennebohm

Dangerous Woman: Gilda and Hollywood Burlesque by Alicia Fletcher

No Two-Legged Creature: Orson Welles’ Falstaff by Samuel La France

Columns

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Editor’s Note

TV or Not TV
There Will Be Blood: Steven Soderbergh’s The Knick by Sean Rogers

Deaths of Cinema
What the Water Said: Peter Hutton (1944-2016) by Michael Sicinski

Deaths of Cinema
Before and After the Revolution: Abbas Kiarostami (1940-2016) by Quintín

Film/Art
Farewell to Storyville: John Akomfrah’s New Essays by Phil Coldiron

Festivals

Locarno (I): Challenges by Jay Kuehner

Locarno (II): Correspondences by Jerry White

Books

Shared Life: Éric Rohmer: A Biography by Christopher Small

Global Discoveries on DVD: Awards and Extras by Jonathan Rosenbaum

Exploded View

Malcolm Le Grice’s Berlin Horse

Malcolm Le Grice’s Berlin Horse by Chuck Stephens

Currency

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*Nocturama by Blake Williams

*Snowden by Robert Koehler

*L’avenir by Adam Nayman

*Daughters of the Dust by Steve Macfarlane

 

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