August 2003

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#East Of Eden

Good bye, Lenin! is the nearest cinema has come to exploring former East Germans' disappointment with reunification. And it's funny, says Dina Iordanova.

#Shock Around The Clock

The second series of 24 understands the fears that drove America to war in Iraq, claims David Thomson, as he re-imagines the show directed by David Lynch and Tarantino.

In The Company Of Motormouth

Want to get your script into production? Drink more coffee, Dylan Kidd advises Geoffrey Macnab as they discuss his sharp feature debut Roger Dodger.

Archbishop Inquisitor

What brought Robert De Niro and Harvey Keitel to Malaga to work on an independent film by a little-known Irish director? Lanie Goodman visits the set of The Bridge of San Luis Rey to find out.

On The Waterfront

Fassbinder's Querelle visualises gay dreams with a radicalism unmatched by anything in Queer Cinema, argues Armond White.

Lust For Life

Maurice Pialat put his own life and loves at the centre of films that swept away the rules of cinema. David Thompson mourns the director most admired by present-day French film-makers.

Selected reviews

#Film of the Month: Hulk

A sophisticated fairytale with an Oedipal twist, Hulk is unmistakably an Ang Lee film and the best Marvel adaptation to date. By Rob White.

Reviews in this issue:

  • Bad Guy
  • Basic
  • Brown Sugar
  • Bruce Almighty
  • Buffalo Soldiers
  • Charlie's Angels Full Throttle
  • The Clay Bird
  • The Crime of Padre Amaro
  • Être et avoir
  • Hoover Street Revival
  • Film of the Month: Hulk
  • The Hunted
  • I'll Be There
  • Ichi the Killer
  • Identity
  • Minimal Stories
  • Mon-rak Transistor
  • Nicholas Nickleby
  • Public Enemy
  • Rain
  • Sex Is Comedy
  • Standing in the Shadows of Motown
  • Tadpole
  • The Truth about Charlie
  • 2 Fast 2 Furious
  • Whale Rider
  • Wrong Turn
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