A new issue of Senses of Cinema will always be the top story, any day it appears. As this one's not only the 60th but also a "bumper issue," as Catherine Grant puts it, it's "a timely reminder of just what a valuable publication this online journal is." Without question, it's worthy of your support if you're able to provide it. Among the highlights of this issue are remembrances of Claudine Paquot by Serge Toubiana and Bérénice Reynaud, who finds it "hard to convey the loss experienced by French-speaking readers and cinephiles to the Anglo-Saxon world, how her presence in the editorial staff at Cahiers du cinéma had had a definitive impact on the way cinema is written about."
Samuel Bréan considers the reception of the "Navajo English" subtitles for Godard's Film socialisme. Three disparate moments in the history of German cinema: Alexandria Placido on women and fashion in Weimar cinema, Robert M Stowe on Reinhard Hauff's Knife in the Head (1979) and Dorothea Otto on Leander Haußmann's Herr Lehmann (2003). There's also a dossier on Fred Schepisi and, of course, the usual solid collections of book reviews and film festival reports.
Two new shorts have appeared on Chris Marker's Kosinki YouTube channel, KINO: A short history of cinema and iDead.
"Sony has made a big play for an intended [Steve] Jobs biopic," notes Vulture's Kyle Buchanan. "Deadline reports that the studio has agreed to pay $1 million against $3 million to acquire the movie rights to Steve Jobs, the authorized biography written by Walter Isaacson that was recently bumped up a month to an October 24 release date."
David Ehrenstein presents... Tuesday Weld Day at DC's.
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