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Issue 29

The Curator and the Critic at Vancouver 2003 – A Report

Lasting a solid two-week stretch (September 25 – October 10), the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) has come to play an increasingly complex role in

Monkey Screwball: MGM’s Afrikareise and Other Observations

A personal reflection on how one relates to and remembers cinema, Le Cain re-discovers the early MGM Tarzan movies, finding therein a complex interplay of

Robert Siodmak

b. August 8, 1900, Dresden, Saxony, Germany (or Memphis, Tennessee) d. March 10, 1973, Locarno, Ticino, Switzerland filmography bibliography articles in Senses web resources Robert

Huffing and Puffing about Three Little Pigs

Three Little Pigs (1933 USA 9 mins) Source: NLA/ACMI Prod Co: Walt Disney Pictures Prod: Walt Disney Dir: Burt Gillett Anim: Art Babbitt, Norman Ferguson,

My Own Private Toronto: The 2003 Toronto Film Festival

The gap between the public face of the Toronto Film Festival and the experience of festival-goers continues to widen. Improbably enough, mild-mannered Toronto has come

Recuperation and Rear Window

James Stewart in Rear Window is convalescent, not mentally disturbed, argues Pomerance – whose own experience of immobilising injury gave him a chance to see

Ritwik Ghatak

b. 4 November, 1925, Jindabazar, Dhaka, East Bengal (now Bangladesh) d. 6 February, 1976, Calcutta, West Bengal, India filmography bibliography web resources For him Hollywood

The Stranger

The Stranger (1946 USA 95 mins) Source: NLA/ACMI Prod: Sam Spiegel (as S. P. Eagle) Dir: Orson Welles Scr: Anthony Veiller (John Huston and Orson

New York Film Festival 2003 – A Report

Please note: discussions of individual films reveal plot details. Year after year I find myself frustrated by the New York Film Festival’s extreme selectivity, its

Tony’s Options: The Sopranos and the Televisuality of the Gangster Genre

Arguing against the proposition that television should be more like film, Nochimson shows how TV's The Sopranos transforms gangster film conventions through serial narrative patterning

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