Awarded the “Best Arts Coverage” prize by The Utne Reader in 2007, FILM COMMENT magazine is published bi-monthly by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. For over 50 years, its mix of critical essays, interviews, festival coverage, and reviews has kept FILM COMMENT’s readers in touch with the state of world cinema and the state of the art.

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What do filmmakers say about the magazine?

“FILM COMMENT continues to be one of the best outlets around for serious and dynamic film criticism.”
—Richard Linklater

“I’ve always been a big movie magazine reader, but the only ones I save are FILM COMMENT. They’re part of my library”
—Wes Anderson

“FILM COMMENT connects me to a time when films and filmmakers actually mattered and were treated as being worthy of serious discussion. There’s no other cinema magazine remotely like it.”
 —Steven Soderbergh

“FILM COMMENT regularly publishes some of the best film writers in the world, and they probe and parse cinema in the way that deepen our experience of it.”
—Utne Independent Press Award for Best Arts Coverage

“I love every aspect of motion pictures, and I’m committed to it for life. FILM COMMENT has that same commitment when it comes  to writing about motion pictures.”
—Clint Eastwood

“FILM COMMENT is by far the best American film Magazine, and the only one I read consistently.”
—Jim Jarmusch