May/June 1981 (PDF only)

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Cover: John Waters and Polyester by David Chute

Features: Character actors by David Thomson

John Boorman interviewed by Dan Yakir

The Berlin Film Festival by Elliot Stein

John Sayles interviewed by David Chute

Manoel de Oliveira interviewed by Carlos Clarens

Guilty Pleasures by Stephen King

SCTV by Richard T. Jameson

Asparagus by Amos Vogel

Midsections -- Avant-Garde in the 80s: Three myths about the avant-garde by J. Hoberman

Michael Snow interviewed by Jonathan Rosenbaum

Super-8 filmmaking by J. Hoberman

Punk movies by Jonathan Buchsbaum

Avant-garde turned commercial filmmaker Scott Bartlett interviewed by Mitch Tuchman

Obit: Bosley Crowther by Andrew Sarris

Journals: Seattle by Richard T. Jameson

London by Gilbert Adair

Books: Moving Places: A Life at the Movies by Jonathan Rosenbaum, reviewed by Nancy Rothstein