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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 1998

Rogers and Autry, Philippine cinema, Douglas Sirk, Sadie Benning, Hayao Miyazaki, Bertrand Tavernier, Paul Verhoeven's Starship Troopers, Venice film festival

September-October 1998

Louis Feuillade’s Les Vampires, Galway Film Fleadh, Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan, Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket and Lolita, Godard in the Nineties, Todd Solondz

July-August 1998

Frank Sinatra, Mary Astor, Theo Angelopoulos, Terry Gilliam’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Ingmar Bergman, Patrick Bachau, In the Presence of a Clown Face, Cannes coverage, Godzilla remake, Chinese BoxDay for NightThe Best American Movie Writing of 1998

May-June 1998

Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese midsection, Scorsese on color film preservation, Alex van Warmerdam, Berlin Film Festival, Shane Meadows

March-April 1998

John Grisham adaptations, FireworksDeconstructing Harry, Elmore Leonard, AmistadAffliction, Guy Maddin, Denzel Washington, the Grosses Gloss, and Sundance coverage

January-February 1998

Martin Scorsese interviewed, 1997 wrap-up, features on Edgar Kennedy, Atom Egoyan, Michael Winterbottom, tabloid documentaries, Titanic films, and coverage of the Pordenone Silent Film Festival