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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 1978

Special midsection on makeup artists, Italian cinema under fascism, Sidney Lumet interviewed, Michael Miller interviewed, television commercials, late career Orson Welles, David Newman’s Guilty Pleasures, the 1978 New York Film Festival

September-October 1978

Special midsection on sound design, Robert Altman interviewed, the films of Larry Cohen, Nestor Almendros interviewed, Eric Rohmer interviewed, Raymond Bernard’s Miracle, the New Melodrama, Martin Scorsese’s Guilty Pleasures

July-August 1978

Rock movies, horror movies, Nazi-era musicals, Thirties serials, special midsection on screenwriters, Roger Ebert’s guilty pleasures, Douglas Sirk interview

May-June 1978

Special midsection on production design, Burt Reynolds interviewed, Freed Unit interviews, Miss Piggy, Louis Malle interviewed, James M. Cain, Film Comment index

March-April 1978

Woody Allen, Jane Fonda, An Unmarried Woman, Paul Mazursky interviewed, Gerard Depardieu, sci-fi in the Seventies, Blonde Venus, Charlie Chaplin, Howard Hawks, George Cukor, Bette Davis

January-February 1978

Midsection on acting, Andrew Sarris and Robin Wood reflect on auteur theory, Steven Spielberg, Kenneth Anger on Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Herbert Ross interview, Bob Hope, Josef von Sternberg's Anatahan, Clint Eastwood interview, Harvey Keitel interview