In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night


Desegregating Hollywood: The Impact and Legacy of In the Heat of the Night
by Steve Ryfle

Sex, Violence and Adult Themes: The MPAA and the Birth of the Film Ratings System
by Thomas Doherty

Anatomy of the “Prick Flick”: Taking the Measure of Manly Movies
by J. E. Smyth

What This Magazine Means to Us and to Film Culture: Reflections on Fifty Years of Cineaste

The Movies That Defined a Year, and Every Year Since

History Delivered in Frames, and How One Thing Led to Another (Web Exclusive)
by Louis Menashe



Film Reviews

Lady Macbeth
Reviewed by Robert Koehler

War Machine (Preview)
Reviewed by Glenn Heath Jr.

Their Finest
Reviewed by Jonathan Murray

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe
Reviewed by Darragh O'Donohue

Reviewed by Michael Sicinski

The Lovers
Reviewed by Aaron Cutler

Baby Driver (Web Exclusive)
Reviewed by Adam Nayman

Okja (Web Exclusive)
Reviewed by Rahul Hamid

Blade Runner 2049 (Web Exclusive)
Reviewed by Robert Cashill

Yasujirō Ozu's  Good Morning

Yasujirō Ozu's Good Morning

Blu-ray and DVD Reviews

Reviewed by Christopher Sharrett

His Girl Friday and The Front Page
Reviewed by David Sterritt

Death in the Garden
Reviewed by Julie Jones

Drunken Master and Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow
Reviewed by Robert Cashill

Three Brothers
Reviewed by Darragh O’Donoghue

The Young Pope (Preview)
Reviewed by Declan McGrath

Staff Recommendations: Behind the Door, The Fortune Cookie, Mifune: The Last Samurai, Tampopo, and Women on the Verge of a
Nervous Breakdown

Reviewed by Cineaste Editors

Good Morning (Web Exclusive)
Reviewed by Adam Bingham

Being There (Web Exclusive)
Reviewed by Sidney Gottlieb

Ghost World (Web Exclusive)
Reviewed by David Sterritt

Seven Days in May (Web Exclusive)
Reviewed by Leonard Quart

The Loved One (Web Exclusive)
Reviewed by Darragh O’Donoghue

Johnnie To

Johnnie To


Seeking the Truth About Raqqa: An Interview with Matthew Heineman
by Dennis West and Joan M. West

Posthandover Hong Kong Cinema: Co-Production, Censorship, and Chinese Democracy
Interviews with Johnnie To, Stanley Kwan,
Herman Yau, and Gordon Chan

by Gary Bettinson

Hard-Boiled Hollywood: Crime and Punishment in Postwar Los Angeles

Hard-Boiled Hollywood: Crime and Punishment in Postwar Los Angeles

Book Reviews

Jean Renoir: A Biography
Reviewed by Nicholas Macdonald

Hard-Boiled Hollywood: Crime and
Punishment in Postwar Los Angeles
Reviewed by Adam Nayman

Opening Wednesday at a Theater
or Drive-in Near You: The Shadow
Cinema of the American ’70s

Reviewed by Jonathan Kirshner

We’ll Always Have Casablanca:
The Life, Legend, and Afterlife of
Hollywood’s Most Beloved Movie

Reviewed by Charles Maland

High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist
and the Making of an American Classic

Reviewed by J. E. Smyth

Cristi Puiu
Reviewed by Christoph Huber

The Boys in the Band: Flashpoints of
Cinema, History, and Queer Politics

Reviewed by Matthew Hays

Ben Wheatley: Confusion and Change
Reviewed by John Hill





I nternational Short Film Festival Oberhausen

International Short Film Festival Oberhausen



50th Anniversary Donation Form

The Seattle International Film Festival (Web Exclusive)
by Dennis West

International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (Web Exclusive)
by Jared Rapfogel


Short Takes