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Over Time

This week sees new issues of film and literary journals as well as great writing on Stanley Kwan, Hong Sangsoo, and Claire Denis.

By David Hudson

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From the Surreal to the Too Real

This week: Surrealism and cinema, a Cold War “travesty,” talking about Bruno, and walking in Hong Kong.

By David Hudson

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“Let’s Be Scared All the Time”

This week: Sarah Maldoror and Wayne Wang, plus new issues and features and the return of Film Studies for Free.

By David Hudson

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Early Summer Reading

Along with a fresh round of new issues from film journals, we’re reading about Mike Leigh, Juliet Berto, Julie Dash, and Clint Eastwood.

By David Hudson

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Fits and Starts

It wasn’t always smooth going for Max Ophuls, Mike Hodges, or Irrfan Khan.

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“I’ll Die of Love”

This week: Tarkovsky’s answer to Kubrick, the Otolith Group, Brooklyn filmmakers, German scenes, and Béatrice Dalle.

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They’ve Got the Look—and the Beat

This week swerves from the slick cinéma du look to the harshest punk noise.

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A Lot of Gaul

Cannes tops off its lineup, and we’re reading about Rivette, Resnais—and more.

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Remarkable Women

This week we’re reading interviews with Mira Nair and Jane Schoenbrun, profiles of Viola Davis and Maggie Cheung, and an essay on Joan Micklin Silver.

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Perpetual Evolution

This week we’re imagining possible futures with David Lynch, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Pier Paolo Pasolini, and Gus Van Sant.

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A Genius for Flourish

This week: A new Cinema Scope, Robert Siodmak, Theodore Witcher, reenactment in nonfiction, and the science of Dune.

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Oscars 2022—and 1992

This week’s reads include a survey of this year’s contenders, a look back to the last big sweep, and interviews with Wayne Wang and Valentyn Vasyanovych.

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Perceptive Splits

Ukrainian cinema, suspense vs. dread, and the opposite of synesthesia are on our minds this week.

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Screwballs and Mobsters

This week’s roundup roams from pre-Code Hollywood to the New Hollywood of the 1970s.

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Down into the Unknown

Freud and Jung make surprise appearances in this week’s roundup.

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Time and the Times

A young Luc Moullet’s thoughts on Luis Buñuel and Ethan Hawke’s work with Richard Linklater are among this week’s highlights.

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Daring Independence

This week we’re celebrating pioneers of queer cinema and reading about Melville, Menelik Shabazz, Patrick Wang, and Francis Ford Coppola.

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Berlin and Beyond

The week wraps with swift thrills from Steven Soderbergh and Dominik Graf and fresh appreciations of Louis Malle and Julien Duvivier.

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Electric Liberation

This week: Céline Sciamma, Julia Ducournau, Jane Campion, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, and Joachim Trier and Renate Reinsve.

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The All-Determining Lens

Names in the news this week: Asta Nielsen, Guillermo del Toro, Quentin Tarantino, Alexandre Rockwell, James Blue, and Mou Tun-fei.

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Soulful and Defiant

This week: Sundance at thirty and Ways of Seeing at fifty, plus the Márta Mészáros and Bill Morrison retrospectives and a new Cinema Scope.

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What Happened Then . . . and Next?

This week we’re watching and reading about Tom Noonan, Jean Vigo, Marie-Claude Treilhou, and Miklós Jancsó.

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From Far and Long Away

Travel this weekend with Stanley Kubrick, David Bowie, Sarah Maldoror, Lana Wachowski, and Tsai Ming-liang.

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“Cinema Seems To Me Above All Inexhaustibly Generous”

A Nicole Brenez dossier and writing on Melvin Van Peebles and Nicolas Cage are among this week’s highlights.

By David Hudson