November 2005

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#Good Night And Good Luck

Geoffrey Macnab on George Clooney's tribute to speaking your mind

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#The Death Of Mr Lazarescu

Mark Cousins on death in Bucharest

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#Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Edward Lawrenson on a thriller that takes a knowing look at Hollywood

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#Gene Hackman: Royal Rapscallion

He made his name as a criminal in Bonnie and Clyde and a cop in The French Connection, becoming the face of the edgy new 1960s and 1970s US cinema. Andrew Collins celebrates a hulk with a soft centre and an enduring wig

#Ten Sight & Sound London Selections

Our pick of the festival

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Taking care of is-ness

Does Jim Jarmusch's Broken Flowers signal an edging into the mainstream? Nick Roddick isn't sure - but in Bill Murray the director has found the grown-up counterpart to his laconic young drifters

The Times bfi London Film Festival: Cash and conscience

He didn't like the script and he knew the Weinsteins meant trouble – so why did Terry Gilliam take on The Brothers Grimm? He tells Bob McCabe about the genesis of the historical romp that marks his return to the big screen.

Angels And Demons

How could Carlos Reygadas follow up Japón's stirring landscapes and inter-generational sex? With the opening of Battle in Heaven, which provided this year's critical succès de scandale. He tells Nick James about his hopes for something better

Tales from the Gilded Cage

Venice 2005 had its share of Hollywood glitz and glamour - in support of a new wave of politically engaged film-making. Nick James regrets not having the chance to buy George Clooney and Ang Lee a celebratory cup of coffee

Selected reviews

#Film of the Month: The Beat That My Heart Skipped

Adapted from James Toback's 1977 Fingers, Jacques Audiard's film suggests French cinema is falling in love again with Hollywood. By Philip Kemp

Reviews in this issue:

  • Agata and the Storm
  • Another Public Enemy
  • The Aristocrats
  • Battle in Heaven
  • Film of the Month: The Beat That My Heart Skipped
  • Blinded
  • Born to Fight
  • Broken Flowers
  • The Brothers Grimm
  • Corpse Bride
  • Everything
  • The Exorcism of Emily Rose
  • Familia rodante
  • Flightplan
  • 4
  • Four Brothers
  • Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence
  • Goal!
  • Innocence: Kôkaku Kidôtai
  • Into the Blue
  • Le Grand Voyage
  • The Man
  • Murderball
  • Must Love Dogs
  • Nanny McPhee
  • One Dollar Curry
  • Out on a Limb
  • Revolver
  • Room 36
  • Serenity
  • Sophie Scholl the Final Days
  • Vital
  • We Jam Econo The Story of the Minutemen
  • When Will I Be Loved
  • Wolf Creek
Last Updated: 20 Dec 2011