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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 1993

Jim McBride’s David Holzman’s Diary, Bill Murray, special section on Martin Scorsese’s The Age of Innocence, a tribute to Derek Jarman, assassination films, Anna Magnani, Cy Endfield, Hou Hsiao-Hsien, found film, John Greyson’s Zero Patience

September-October 1993

Alison Maclean’s Crush, Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park, dying in film, Jack Carson, Jerome Boivin’s Baxter and Barjo, special section on Robert Altman’s Short Cuts, John Woo interviewed, Armond White on visual illiteracy and Simi Valley aesthetics, examining race in the cinema of John Ford

July-August 1993

Dylan Thomas’s screenplays, B-movies, Max Ophuls’s Madame de…, Josef von Sternberg’s Scarlett Empress, Julia Sweeney’s guilty pleasures, Philip Kaufman interviewed, Alfred Hitchcock during WWII, Gregory Markopoulos, Ousmane Sembene, Cannes 1993

May-June 1993

Arnaud Desplechin’s La Sentinelle, sentimentality on film, Terence Davies’s The Long Day Closes, director’s cuts, John Sayles, Oscar redux, Martin & Osa Johnson, David Lynch, Vincent Ward, William Powell, Alan Rudolph interviewed, Akira Kurosawa, Alan Clarke

March-April 1993

Jack Lemmon saluted, Harold Lloyd’s centenary, Gillian Armstrong, Iranian cinema, Susan Sarandon interviewed, Humphrey Jennings, Peter Bogdanovich, aesthetics and the Clinton inauguration, John Frankenheimer’s Seconds, Oscar predix, in memoriam: Stephen Harvey and Audrey Hepburn

January-February 1993

Burt Lancaster, the Best of ’92, Francis Ford Coppola’s Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Marguerite Duras, the Carry On comedies, Walon Green interviewed, Italian horror, a celebration of Positif, Hal Hartley, cinematographers on film-to-video transfer, Dick Thorpe