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Founded in 1962 and originally released as a quarterly, Film Comment features reviews and analysis of mainstream, art-house, and avant-garde filmmaking from around the world.

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Winter 1970–1971

Special issue on screenwriting, Borden Chase interview, James Poe interview, Anita Loos, Ben Hecht, Dudley Nichols, Preston Sturges in the Thirties

Fall 1970

Andrew Sarris on the auteur theory in 1970, Ken Russell interview, Milos Forman interview, David Bordwell on The Circus, Paul Jensen on Frankenstein, Richard Koszarski on Trouble In Paradise, Molly Haskell on Stage Fright, Stephen Farber on Lilith, William Pechter on The Wild Bunch, Bette Davis and William Wyler

Summer 1970

Special issue on film in Sweden, Ingmar Bergman on his filmmaking process, Greta Garbo, Duet for Cannibals, Victor Sjostrom

Spring 1970

Arthur Barron, Boris Karloff,  Ingmar Bergman and E.T.A. Hoffman, young German film, Ernst Lubitsch