Filmcomment 4

2008

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Gavin SmithEditor's letter4
J. HobermanLove's Labor's Lost6
Alex CoxTrail Mix8
Paul FileriMy Secret Life9
Paul FileriTo the Barricades!9
Harlan JacobsonBetween "Action" and "Cut"12
Olaf MöllerUnofficial History14
Robert ChristgauWarhorses16
Chris ChangIn Flagrante Delicto17
Gary GiddinsBoiling Point20
Kent JonesBeyond disbelief22
Elisabeth LequeretThe Way of All Flesh28
Richard CombsGhost Story32
Thom AndersenThis Property Is Condemned38
Michael AtkinsonSucker-Punch Cinema40
Jonathan RosenbaumThe classical modernist44
Amy TaubinSigns of Life52
Kent JonesDon't Be So Naïve!56
Gavin SmithPrisoners59
Larry GrossLicense Renewed62
Richard PeñaTop to Bottom63
Joumane ChahineRoads to Nowhere64
Amy TaubinYouth Movement66
Screenings68
Jonathan RomneyVicky Cristina Barcelona68
Rob NelsonTrouble the Water69
Phillip LopateElegy70
David JamesProfit Motive and the Whispering Wind71
Chris DarkeBoy A71
Michael Joshua RowinFull Battle Rattle72
Kent JonesA Girl Cut in Two72
Laura KernI Served the King of England72
Laura KernJourney to the Center of the Earth73
Nicolas RapoldMad Detective73
Nicolas RapoldMan on Wire73
Laura KernThe Wackness73
Home movies74
Readings78
Jake PerlinHere, Nobody Gives Up78
Chris ChangTarkovsky79
Gavin Smith10 Bad Dates with De Niro79
Thomas BeardEyes Upside Down79
Closing shots80
Author:Gavin Smith
Title:Editor's letter
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:4
Illustrations:  yes
Author:J. Hoberman
Title:Love's Labor's Lost
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:6
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: En la ciudad de Sylvia
Author:Alex Cox
Title:Trail Mix
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:8
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Wagon Master (1950)
Author:Paul Fileri
Title:My Secret Life
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:9
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Paul Fileri
Title:To the Barricades!
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:9
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Harlan Jacobson
Title:Between "Action" and "Cut"
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:12-13
Illustrations:  yes
Interview with: Ben Kingsley
Author:Olaf Möller
Title:Unofficial History
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:14-15
Illustrations:  yes
Related person:   Ying Li
Author:Robert Christgau
Title:Warhorses
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:16
Illustrations:  yes
Related person:   Neil Young
Author:Chris Chang
Title:In Flagrante Delicto
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:17
Illustrations:  yes
Related person:   William E. Jones
Author:Gary Giddins
Title:Boiling Point
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:20-21
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Passing Through
Author:Kent Jones
Title:Beyond disbelief
in:
Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:22-26
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: WALL·E (2008)
Author:Elisabeth Lequeret
Title:The Way of All Flesh
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:28-31
Illustrations:  yes
Related person:   Jacques Nolot
Author:Richard Combs
Title:Ghost Story
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:32-37
Illustrations:  yes
Related person:   David Lean
Author:Thom Andersen
Title:This Property Is Condemned
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:38-39
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: The Exiles (1961)
Author:Michael Atkinson
Title:Sucker-Punch Cinema
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:40-42
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Jonathan Rosenbaum
Title:The classical modernist
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:44-51
Illustrations:  yes
Related person:   Manoel de Oliveira
Author:Amy Taubin
Title:Signs of Life
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:52-55
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Kent Jones
Title:Don't Be So Naïve!
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:56-58
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Gavin Smith
Title:Prisoners
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:59-60
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Larry Gross
Title:License Renewed
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:62
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Richard Peña
Title:Top to Bottom
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:63
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Joumane Chahine
Title:Roads to Nowhere
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:64-65
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Amy Taubin
Title:Youth Movement
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:66-67
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Jonathan Romney
Title:Vicky Cristina Barcelona
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:68-69
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Author:Rob Nelson
Title:Trouble the Water
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:69-70
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Trouble the Water (2008)
Author:Phillip Lopate
Title:Elegy
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:70
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Elegy (2008)
Author:David James
Title:Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:71
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind (2007)
Author:Chris Darke
Title:Boy A
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:71-72
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Boy A (2007)
Author:Michael Joshua Rowin
Title:Full Battle Rattle
in:
Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:72
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Full Battle Rattle (2008)
Author:Kent Jones
Title:A Girl Cut in Two
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:72
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   La fille coupée en deux (2007)
Author:Laura Kern
Title:I Served the King of England
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:72-73
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Obsluhoval jsem anglického krále (2006)
Author:Laura Kern
Title:Journey to the Center of the Earth
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:73
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Author:Nicolas Rapold
Title:Mad Detective
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:73
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   San taam (2007)
Author:Nicolas Rapold
Title:Man on Wire
in:
Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:73
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Man on Wire (2008)
Author:Laura Kern
Title:The Wackness
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Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:73
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   The Wackness (2008)
Author:
Title:Home movies
in:
Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:74-77
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Jake Perlin
Title:Here, Nobody Gives Up
in:
Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:78
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Chris Chang
Title:Tarkovsky
in:
Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:79
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Gavin Smith
Title:10 Bad Dates with De Niro
in:
Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:79
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Thomas Beard
Title:Eyes Upside Down
in:
Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:79
Illustrations:  yes
Author:
Title:Closing shots
in:
Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:4
Year:2008
Pp:80
Illustrations:  yes