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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 1987

Armond White on Cry Freedom, Bernardo Bertolucci's The Last Emperor, notes on The Blacklist, Jean-Luc Godard's jeans commercials, the Directors Guild royalties strike, the New York Film Festival at 25, Mary Lambert's Siesta

September-October 1987

Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket, New York Film Festival at 25, John Huston, Anjelica Huston interviewed, Rob Reiner interviewed, The Princess Bride, Yves Montand, television censorship, Fred Astaire obituary

July-August 1987

Interviews with Norman Mailer, Joe Strummer, Charles Bukowski, Robert Frank, Rudy Wurlitzer, and Nestor Almendros

May-June 1987

Special midsection on Glasnost, Indian film, working girls on film, Brian De Palma's guilty pleasures, Rabbi Menahem M. Schneerson's cablecasts, Berlin and New Directors/New Films festival coverage

March-April 1987

The Coens’ Raising Arizona,  Woody Allen’s Radio Days, Robert Townsend’s Hollywood Shuffle, David Thomson on Film Society of Lincoln Center 1987 honoree Alex Guinness, mainstream depictions of the afterlife, Harlan Kennedy on Stephen Frears, Sundance Film Festival, Grosses Gloss

January-February 1987

1986 in review, Oliver Stone on Platoon, Jean-Jacques Beineix’ Betty Blue, Armond White on directors and their muses, special midsection on what it means to be “in development,” Stuart Gordon and Re-Animator's special effects, colorization debates, Cary Grant