July/August 2006

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Cover: A Scanner Darkly Director Richard Linklater Interviewed by Gavin Smith

Three Times: Hou Hsiao-hsien by Howard Hampton
On (Not) Watching Horror: The Descent and Isolation by Vivian Sobchack
Portuguese director João Pedro Rodrigues by Nathan Lee
British Sixties underground documentary maker Peter Whitehead by Henry K. Miller

Distributor Wanted: Pascale Breton’s Illumination by Chris Chang

Foreign Affairs: Hong Kong’s Blockbuster Infatuation by Grady Hendrix

Alex Cox’s Flashback: Ellen Perry’s The Fall of Fujimori

Fade Out: Shohei Imamura by Chuck Stephens

Olaf’s World: German director Romuald Karmakar by Olaf Möller

Sound & Vision: Satyajit Ray’s The Chess Players by Philip Brophy & Jean Luc-Godard’s multimedia installation Voyage(s) en Utopie by Amy Taubin

The Bottom Line: Foreign Film Distribution by Donald Wilson

Encore: John Ford’s The Prisoner of Shark Island by Kent Jones

Art of the Real: First-Person Documentaries by Paul Arthur

Festivals: Cannes by Amy Taubin, Kent Jones, Gavin Smith, Joumane Chahine, Richard Peña, and Phillip Lopate; Tribeca by Amy Taubin

Screenings: The Devil Wears Prada by Nathan Lee, Gabrielle by Phillip Lopate, Clerks II by Rob Nelson, Half Nelson by Melissa Anderson

Home Movies: Beavis and Butt-Head (vol.1-3) by Gavin Smith

Readings: Chris Chang on Donald Cammell: A Life on the Wild Side by Rebecca & Sam Umland

Guilty Pleasures: Descent Director Neil Marshall