Our cover commemorates influential underground filmmaker George Kuchar who passed away in September 2011, with an interview between George and critic & curator Ed Halter featured in the magazine. Also in this issue: an interview with Weekend director Andrew Haigh; visual artist Marlene McCarty talks about her career including her work with Gran Fury and the New Queer Cinema; Terence Davies’ Video Library; editor Sam Ashby investigates Derek Jarman’s set designs for Ken Russell’s The Devils; artist Scott Ewalt reminisces about his experiences of Times Square’s long lost burlesque theatres, porn cinemas and erotic revue bars; a reflection on the career of horror director Andy Milligan including never-before-seen photos of him on set; an essay on Gregg Bordowitz’ Fast Trip, Long Drop; Celine Sciamma talks her latest film Tomboy; and cult filmmaker David DeCoteau discusses how he ended up making ‘horror movies for girls’. Plus a special illustrated supplement by Mike Mills, director of Beginners.
Contributors: Charlie Beesley, M Blash, Jon Davies, Terence Davies, David DeCoteau, Scott Ewalt, Mark Finch, Andrew Haigh, Ed Halter, Eric Jones, George Kuchar, Ryan Linkof, Mary Manning, Marlene McCarty, Jimmy McDonough, Mike Mills, Celine Sciamma, Adam Shecter, Rebecca Thomas, Stephen Thrower & Carl Williamson.
128 pages, 138 x 216mm