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Decades of Radical Change
This week we’re spotlighting Ken Jacobs, queer cinema in the 1990s, and the return of the afro-horn.
Take a break from Cannes with Eric Rohmer, the Dardennes, Patrice Chéreau, Joanna Hogg, and Matthew Barney.
This week: Swiss anarchists, Spanish analogue filmmakers, Warren Sonbert, and Jerzy Skolimowski.
Along with an interview with Straub-Huillet, we’re reading a Taiwanese wuxia primer and assessments of work by Shinji Somai and Apichatpong Weerasethakul.
Start the week with the new Artforum, a groundbreaking film collective, and discussions of exciting new works.
From ’90s Manhattan to Weimar Berlin
This week’s highlights whiplash from a vibrant club scene to the chaotic final days of the Ceaușescu regime, hitting several disparate points in between.
Names in the news this week: Catherine Deneuve, John Akomfrah, Nan Goldin, György Fehér, Leiji Matsumoto, and Hayao Miyazaki.
“Cinema Is a Two-Way Phenomenon”
This week: Interviews with Rob Tregenza and Ari Aster and new writing on Lubitsch, Jarmusch, and Laura Citarella.
Can’t Turn Away
Along with the new Cinema Scope, we’re reading Raúl Ruiz’s diaries and conversations with Agnès Godard and Gregg Araki.
Thrills and Chills
This week: Heart-stopping stunts from Harold Lloyd and Michelle Yeoh plus writing on Dziga Vertov and Kenji Mizoguchi.
Families and Nations
Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, Axelle Ropert, Tod Browning, Nagisa Oshima, and Robert Beavers are in the news this week.
Back on Track
This week: Good news from repertory programmers, new columns, and a talk with Louis Garrel.
So Many Long Roads to Justice
The reconstruction and preservation of history are crucial elements of all of this week’s stories.
This week we celebrate Michelle Yeoh and revisit classics by Kim Ki-young, Marguerite Duras, and Bill Forsyth.
The Creative Drive
This week: Mike Leigh in the 1980s, a trip to Ghibli Park, and Apichatpong Weerasethakul on virtual reality.
Screening Bloody Murder
We head this week to Germany before and after the war and then revisit gruesome killings in Japan and France.
Tears and Giggles
This week: Jean-Luc Godard, Sara Driver, Kira Muratova, Joyce Chopra, and a new Senses of Cinema.
Quantum Entanglement in a Mabusean World
This week brings a new issue of Seen, featuring Cauleen Smith; a conversation with Jia Zhangke; and a deep dive into Twin Peaks: The Return.
To Truly Feel Everything
This week: Jerzy Skolimowski, Alice Diop, Alexander Hammid, Bernardo Bertolucci, and Orson Welles.
Bric-à-Brakhage and Curiosities
This week’s eclectic round touches on experimental milestones, restorations, Mexican cinema, a Japanese series, and movies about movies.
We’re catching up with a conversation with Tom Gunning, an essay on the nuclear threat, and appreciations of Jean-Louis Trintignant and Norma Shearer.
Joys Here and There
A roundup of holiday reading featuring Ingmar Bergman, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Damien Chazelle, Ernst Lubitsch, and Carolee Schneemann.
Hello to Language
This week: Molly Ringwald and Caroline Champetier on Godard, interviews with Tony Kushner and Park Chan-wook, and the new Brooklyn Rail.