February 2001

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#Six Degrees Of Nosferatu

The circumstances surrounding F. W. Murnau's classic 1922 vampire film are still a subject for speculation. Thomas Elsaesser unravels a web of connections

#Take It Like A Girl

Boxing has long been cinema's sport of choice - but now it has babes. B. Ruby Rich celebrates Girlfight and a new genre that promises to transform women's screen image

Creatures Of Appetite

As Bill Clinton bows out of the White House, The Contender gives us a last dose of Washington sex and sleaze. But with its honourable female protagonist, is it a prophesy for 2004, asks J. Hoberman

Cruel Intentions

Michael Winterbottom's The Claim transports Thomas Hardy to the Sierra Nevada. Anna Wood talks to production designer Mark Tildesley about wine, whisky and frostbite. Plus David Jays on cinema's take on our gloomiest novelist

Selected reviews

#Film of the Month: Faithless

Liv Ullmann's Bergman-scripted Faithless shows sex as power and pain. By Philip Strick

Reviews in this issue:

  • 6th Day, The
  • Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle, The
  • Beautiful Creatures
  • Bless the Child
  • Bounce
  • Cast Away
  • Crime + Punishment in Suburbia
  • Criminal, The
  • Dead Babies
  • Film of the Month: Faithless
  • Family Man, The
  • Lost Souls
  • Low Down, The
  • Pokemon 2: The Power of One
  • Quills
  • Rage
  • Red Planet
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • Rugia Bakudan
  • Sexy Beast
  • Shadow of the Vampire
  • State and Main
  • Traffic
  • Unbreakable
  • Under Suspicion
  • Vertical Limit
  • Woman on Top
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