Dividing Lines

By Ted Fendt

On the reception of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet’s early films in the English-speaking world.


Matthew Barney’s OTTO Trilogy

By Maggie Nelson

An excerpt from Maggie Nelson’s essay “On Porousness, Perversity, and Pharmacopornographia: Matthew Barney’s OTTO Trilogy.”


Back to Black

By Michael Koresky

On Karen Black’s landmark performance in Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean.


The Shining

By Bret Easton Ellis

An excerpt from Bret Easton Ellis’s forthcoming novel The Shards.


Things I Learned from Hou

By Kore-eda Hirokazu

An appreciation of Hou Hsiao-hsien.


Catherine Breillat on Pier Paolo Pasolini

By Catherine Breillat

Catherine Breillat recalls her evolving relationship to Pier Paolo Pasolini.


Making a Monster

By Daniel Bird, Serge Toubiana, and Pascal Bonitzer

An excerpt from a 1981 interview with Andrzej Żuławski published in Cahiers du Cinema.


Of Walking in Ice

By Werner Herzog

An excerpt from Werner Herzog’s classic diary account of his three-week pilgrimage from Munich to Paris to visit a dying friend in 1974.


Dutch Cinema from the ’50s to the early ’70s

By Jeremy Richey

On the golden age of Dutch filmmaking that paved the way for actress Sylvia Kristel.


Nick Ray and the House of Images

By Serge Daney

An excerpt from the new collection of Serge Daney’s writing published by Semiotext(e), The Cinema House and the World.


Walerian Borowczyk’s artwork for Blanche

By Walerian Borowczyk

Artist spotlight: Walerian Borowczyk.


Anatomy of the Devil

By Walerian Borowczyk

A short story by Walerian Borowczyk, newly translated by Michael Levy.