The fourth issue, published in September 2011, contains a lengthy dissertation on the folklore-cinema of Sergio Leone, an interview with cinematographer Martin Ruhe, a profile of Joon-ho Bong and a study of the music in Kusturica's Underground. Editorial in pink.
Euphoria and Liberating Laughter: The Cinema of Sergio Leone
In perhaps his most personal work to date, Adrian Martin looks back at his childhood and his memories of first watching the films of Sergio Leone.
/ Adrian Martin
Interview with Kumar ShahaniOriginally published in June 1984 in the Sunday Observer, this rare conversation takes us back to the Kumar Shahani who had just completed Tarang (1984) and was looking towards a changing Parallel Cinema scene in India. / Rafique Baghdadi and Rajiv Rao
To Grope in the Dark: A Profile of Joon-Ho BongEven if Joon-Ho Bong is considered widely as a modern film director, a contemporary of luminaries from all over the world, his concerns are very classical: character-tropes, conspiracy theories, political subtext and simple-minded storytelling. / Anuj Malhotra
Searching for Metaphors in 'The Tree of Life'Terrence Malick’s latest film is no ordinary piece of cinema. It will most probably change the way films are made and will no doubt give rise to pale imitations. One can only try to fully understand the workings of this epic tale. But for that, one must go within. / Gautam Valluri
Underground: Music as a Door through the Absurd World of Yugoslavian HistoryA look at Emir Kusturica’s second Palme d’Or winning film Underground through the thread of music, the key to the magical ‘flow’ of the story alongside heavy political and historical situations. / Kaz Rahman
"Try that with a Red": Interview with Martin RuheMartin Ruhe has gained considerable reputation for his work on Anton Corbijn films Control (2007) and The American (2010). He shares his views on cinematography, the rise of video technology and working with Corbijn / Gautam Valluri