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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 1980

Raging Bull and sports films, Hollywood glamour photographers, Jon Davison, Caleb Deschanel, Michael Mann, Cathy Moriarty, Richard Rush's The Stuntman, Akira Kurosawa interview, New York Film Festival, 3-D movies

September-October 1980

Alain Resnais's Mon oncle d'Amérique, Krzysztof Zanussi, Carlos Diegues interviewed, Isabelle Huppert interviewed, the Renata Adler-Pauline Kael battle, Raymond Durgnat and Scott Simmon on Westerns, Cannes 1980, Icelandic cinema, zoom lenses, Peter Sellers, Jonathan Demme

July-August 1980

Stanley Kubrick's The Shining, Roger Ebert on working with Russ Meyer, Russ Meyer interviewed, Ronald Reagan's film roles, Raymond Durgnat on Fassbinder, Straub, Wenders, Herzog, and Syberberg, Gilbert Adair London journal, Spanish cinema post-Franco, Michael Caine interviewed

May-June 1980

Walter Hill interviewed by Mike Greco, Mae West by Gilbert Adair, British cinema, midsection on John Huston, Indian film, independent filmmakers

March-April 1980

Quebecois cinema, David Cronenberg, Steve Lack, Richard Gere interview, Paul Schrader's American Gigolo, on the Oscars (plus predictions), John Huston's WWII documentaries, Robin Wood on Last House on the Left, Amos Vogel on death in cinema, John Lee Mahin interview

January-February 1980

John Carpenter and The Fog, Irene Dunne interview, midsection on cinema in the 1970s, Bette Midler and The Rose, on Modernism, Ida Lupino, Martin Scorsese on the color crisis