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March 21, 1994 Issue - 45 Articles
- Comment: The Screening of America, pp. 10-15
Robert Benchley helped launch the talkies, and The New Yorker has been hooked ever since
- Goings On About Town, pp. 16-56
- The Talk of the Town, pp. 57-61
Keanu Reeves 101, Christine Vachon benefits the fringe, etc.
- Elements of Film: Variations on Sex, pp. 62-67
Ameicans will watch almost any kind of onscreen sex---until it starts looking old
- Annals of Showtown: Return of the Mogul, pp. 68-87
After more than ten years of contented self-imposed exile from Hollywood, John Calley f...
- Reflections: Din! Din! Din!, pp. 88-90
You can learn a lot about a person from his favorite movie, which is why a good defense...
- Artist's Notebook: The Birth of the Oscar, pp. 91-95
Young Oscar grew up in ways that not even Louis B. Mayer could have imagined
[+] Behind the Camera: Seriously Spielberg (Review) , pp. 96-99
Will "Schindler's List" change the way Steven Spielberg makes movies? Hollywood and his...
- Schindler's List (1993 Film) by Steven Spielberg
From the Archines
- Enter the Talkies, pp. 100-104
From "Came the Movieton," The Talk of the Town, July 14, 1928
- Storyboard, pp. 105-108
Mike Judge, Like, Goes Hollywood
- Mike Todd, p. 109
From "Disquiet, Please, We're Turning!," January 1, 1972
- Liam Neeson, Robert Mitchum, pp. 110-111
- Annals of Showtown: Development Hell, p. 112
A veteran producer suggests how more studio executives might make moving pictures move
- Elements of Film: The Voodoo of Glamour, p. 113
Hollywood can't have many secrets left except one: Why do the stars still have a hold o...
- Marilyn Monroe, pp. 114-121
- Annals of Showtown: The Joel Silver Show, pp. 122-123
How passionate is Joel Silver about the movies? Once, he thought he was being sent up i...
- Writers on Directors, pp. 124-125
- The Dear Departed Past: Mae Murray, pp. 126-129
- Michelangelo and Enrica Antonioni, pp. 130-132
- Reflections: The Movie Lover, p. 133
As a film critic writing for The New Yorker from 1967 to 1991, Pauline Kael changed the...
- Interview: Kael Talks, pp. 134-136
Pauline Kael weighs in on the state of the current cinema
- Writers on Directors, pp. 137-139
- Bette Davis, pp. 140-142
From "Cotton-Dress Girl," February 20, 1943
[+] Behind the Camera: Niggaz with Latitude (Review) , pp. 143-145
Menace II Society (1993 Film), by Albert Hughes and Allen Hughes
- Menace II Society (1993 Film) by Albert Hughes and Allen Hughes
- "The Garbo Index", pp. 146-147
- Elements of Film: The Projector, pp. 148-152
The reel-to-reel projector is the perfect metaphor for the magic---and the myths---of t...
- Gus Van Sant, p. 153
[+] A Critic at Large: Mondo Fellini (Review) , pp. 154-155
The late Federico Fellini was so enamored of moviemaking that he made a movie about it,...
- 8 1/2~~Eight and a Half (1963 Film) by Federico Fellini
- Woody Allen, pp. 156-158
From "Guilty, with an Explanation," February 4, 1974
- Whoopi Goldberg, p. 159
- Artist's Sketchbook: The Asian Invasion 1993, pp. 160-162
- D.A. Pennebaker, Albert Maysles, Frederick Wiseman, and Barbara Kopple, p. 163
- "An Earthbound Boy", p. 164
- Writers on Directors, p. 165
- Star Turns: Gotta Dance!, pp. 166-169
Gene Kelly, now eighty-one, came from an unlikely background at an unlikely time to bec...
- Ronald and Nancy Reagan; Michael Eisner, Michael Ovitz, and Darry Diller; and Irving (Swifty) Lazar, pp. 170-175
- Rerelease: Introducing the Blacklist, pp. 176-184
The House Un-American Activities Committee fired its first shots at the industry, and t...
- Annals of Showtown: After the Party, pp. 185-187
The agent Sue Mengers may be out of the business, but, other than that, she hasn't chan...
[+] New York Scene: The "Little Odessa" File (Review) , pp. 188-195
The real-life drama of a young crew and two big stars working on an independent-filme s...
- Little Odessa (1994 Film) by James Gray#2
- Writers on Directors, pp. 196-202
- Elements of Film: Where There's Fire, pp. 203-214
Today, sex is in and smoking is out, but once a smoldering cigarette was as hot as it got
- Annals of Showtown: Kingsley's Ransom, pp. 215-218
In the days of Hedda and Louella, the media dictated to the stars. That relationship ha...
- Writers on Directors, pp. 219-221
- Shouts and Murmurs, pp. 222-224
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