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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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November-December 1977

Manny Farber and Patricia Patterson on Jeanne Dielman, Bernardo Bertolucci interviewed, the character actor, Michael Ritchie, Ray Harryhausen interviewed, Andrew Sarris on Margaret Sullavan, George Sidney

September-October 1977

Wim Wenders interviewed, Robert Bresson interviewed by Paul Schrader, B movie auteurs, Lamont Johnson interviewed, New York Film Festival preview, censoring movies on cable broadcasts, Werner Herzog, Andrew Sarris on Al Jolson, Hollis Frampton interviewed

July-August 1977

Martin Scorsese interviewed, Robert Altman’s 3 Women, Howard Hawks, Star Wars, Tom Laughlin interviewed, Joan Crawford remembered, Roberto Rossellini remembered, guest column by Roger Ebert

May-June 1977

The Hollywood Gangster and the Hollywood G-Man, Jean-Louis Comolli's La Cecilia and Jean-Luc Godard's Numero Deux, screenwriter John M. Stahl, Woody Allen's Annie Hall, Manny Farber and Patricia Patterson interviewed, on the set of One Life to Live

March-April 1977

The work of the film editor, Robert Aldrich interviewed Roots, remembering Henri Langlois, Alain Resnais’s Providence, Jean-Luc Godard’s Made in U.S.A.

January-February 1977

Barbet Schroeder interview, Carrie and The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, tax shelters, Robert Altman, Robert Benton, Bangkok journal, In the Realm of the Senses and censorship