July/August 2014 (PDF)

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Cover: Boyhood by Holly Willis

Features: Philippe Garrel interview by Jean-Marc Lalanne & Jean-Baptiste Morain
A history of the key technological advances that transformed filmmaking by Paul Schrader
Joanna Hogg by Jonathan Romney
Closed Curtain by Richard Combs

Hot Property: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy’s The Tribe by Nicolas Rapold

Alex Cox’s 10,000 Ways to Die: Kirk Douglas's Posse

Site Specifics: Toronto Film Review by Violet Lucca

Trivial Top 20: Best Song Scores

Encore: Tom Noonan’s The Wife by Howard Hampton 

Sound & Vision: Daniel Schmid's Tosca’s Kiss by Aaron Cutler and Francesco Vezzoli by Thom Andersen

A Face in the Crowd: Paul Kelly by Chuck Stephens

Festivals: Cannes by Amy Taubin, Kent Jones, Gavin Smith, Dennis Lim, and Nicolas Rapold

Screenings: Abuse of Weakness by Kristin M. Jones, Starred Up by Graham Fuller, Level Five by Howard Hampton

Short Takes: Begin Again by Steven Mears, The Green Prince, by Nicolas Rapold, Life Itself by Eric Hynes, Love Is Strange by Eric Hynes, Magic in the Moonlight by Nicolas Rapold, Mood Indigo by Violet Lucca

Home Movies: Scanners by Nathan Lee, Love Streams by José Teodoro, Red River by Robert Horton, Altman by Abbey Bender, Jean Epstein box set by Patrick Friel, Judex by Andres Zambrano-Bravo, Frozen by David Filipi, The Max Linder Collection by Aaron Cutler, Ghost Stories for Christmas box set by David Thompson

Readings: Decades Never Start on Time: A Richard Roud Anthology edited by Karen Smolens and Michael Temple, reviewed by J. Hoberman; Brainquake by Samuel Fuller, reviewed by Howard Hampton; Walter Ruttmann and the Cinema of Multiplicity: Avant-Garde - Advertising - Modernity by Michael Cowan, reviewed by James Hughes; Watching Them Be: Star Presence on the Screen from Garbo to Balthazar by James Harvey, reviewed by Steven Mears 

Graphic Detail: Hans Hillmann by Adrian Curry