This issue features articles on: 50 critics' choices of film of the year; how 2008 was better than expected; the year ahead in film; the films that you are allowed to see in North Korea; Benicio del Toro's role as Che Guevara; the realities of the Cuban revolution; the disappointing film adaptations of Robert Louis Stevenson; the career of Rouben Mamoulian, director of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde; a tour of Georgian/French director Otar Iosseliani's extensive yet little-known filmographies;; the director and cast of Dean Spanley; the Riga Film Festival; the appeal of Hunger; the Sheffield Documentary Festival; the Reykjavik Festival; Michael Snow on 50 years of filmmaking; genre; and Alex Gibney on Hunter S. Thompson. Film reviews include: Blessed; Changeling; Defiance; The Goal in the Park; Julia; Kidnap; The Man from London; The North Face; Quarantine; Saw V; The Secret Life of Bees; Summer; Surveillance; Trouble the Water; and W.

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Type Cinema Audience