January/February 2017

Current Stock:

Cover: Martin Scorsese on Silence by Nick Pinkerton

Features: Denzel Washington’s Fences by Ina Archer
Annette Bening by Molly Haskell
The best of 2016: top 20s, unreleased films, personal bests, staff picks, avant-garde, documentary, animation, and East Asian lists
Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro by Andrew Chan, plus interview by Ashley Clark
Radical American independents at Sundance
Festivals by Eric Hynes
Marlen Khutsiev by Nathan Dunne
Steve Bannon’s films by Jeff Reichert

Inspired: Albert Serra on The Death of Louis XIV

Release Me: Alison Maclean’s The Rehearsal by Nicolas Rapold

Directions: Bertrand Bonello by Violet Lucca

Restoration Row: G.W. Pabst by Max Nelson

Critics’ Choice: Critics rate and comment on new releases

Make It Real: Terrence Malick’s Voyage of Time by Eric Hynes

Finest Hour: Tatsuya Nakadai in The Sword of Doom by Imogen Sara Smith

Art and Craft: Hannah Beachler, production designer

Scare Tactics: The Autopsy of Jane Doe and other morgue-set horror by Laura Kern

Playing Along: Leonard Cohen by Margaret Barton-Fumo

Currents: New and important work from festivals and elsewhere 

The Big Screen: The Human Surge by Max Nelson, The Founder by Violet Lucca, The Son of Joseph by Yonca Talu, Land of Mine by Michael Joshua Rowin

Short Takes: The Salesman by Nick Davis, Staying Vertical by Dan Sullivan, Behemoth by Nicolas Rapold, I Am Michael by Michael Koresky, Donald Cried by Violet Lucca

Home Movies: Abel Gance x 2: Napoleon + J’accuse by Farran Smith Nehme, Bad Girl by Fernando Croce, I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House by David Fear, The Quiet Earth by Rufus de Rham, Robert Mugge x 2: Sun Ra: A Joyful Noise + Black Wax by Chloe Lizotte, The Salvation Hunters by Nick Pinkerton, Train to Busan by R. Emmet Sweeney, FilmStruck by Devika Girish, Wish List: Cluny Brown by Laura Kern

Readings: The Face on Film by Noa Steimatsky, reviewed by Michael Joshua Rowin; Jean Renoir: A Biography by Pascal Mérigeau, translated by Bruce Benderson, reviewed by Maddie Whittle; The Art of Selling Movies by John McElwee, reviewed by Justin Stewart

In Memoriam: Andrzej Wajda by Agnieszka Holland

Graphic Detail: The best posters of 2016 by Adrian Curry

A digital copy of this issue is available on Zinio.