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.
Isabelle Huppert in conversation with Joan Dupont, Amy Taubin on White Material, Paul Haggis interviewed by Scott Foundas, Andrew Sarris on Claude Chabrol, Hot Property: Aurora by Chris Chang, Site Specifics: Chris Marker and Second Life by Jesse P. Finnegan, reviews of The King’s Speech, 127 Hours, Black Swan, and The Tempest, plus short takes on All Good Things + Blue Valentine, The Illusionist, Night Catches Us, Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale, and Tiny Furniture
David Fincher’s The Social Network, part two of Paul Brunick’s article on the recent state of film criticism, Tom Mes on Masahiro Shinoda, Andrew Sarris on Sacha Guitry, reviews of Tamara Drewe, Nuremberg, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, and Last Train Home, plus short takes on Buried, Catfish, Heartbreaker, The Milk of Sorrow, Nowhere Boy, and Vision
Amy Taubin’s interview with Inception director Christopher Nolan, Paul Brunick on the recent state of film criticism, Laura Kern on Animal Kingdom, Kent Jones on Farewell, My Lovely and Cannes, Hot Property: The Hole by Dave Kehr, Site Specifics: UltraSlomo.com by Jesse P. Finnegan, reviews of Cyrus, Spring Fever, I Killed My Mother, Around a Small Mountain, The Law, and Alamar, plus short takes on The Disappearance of Alice Creed, Down Terrace, A Film Unfinished, Lebanon, Restrepo, and Soul Kitchen
Breathless at 50, the newly reconstructed Metropolis, Andrew Sarris on Roman Polanski, the best experimental films of the decade, The Oath, World on a Wire, Trash Humpers, and I Am Love, Alain Resnais interview, Mia Hansen-Løve, Lewis Klahr, Messiah of Evil
Catherine Breillat, Nicole Holofcener, Daniel Schmid, Andrew Sarris on Eric Rohmer, Sundance reports by Amy Taubin and Laura Kern, Greenberg, I Love You Phillip Morris, No One Knows About Persian Cats, and Mother, the 35th annual grosses gloss, your comments about the best of 2009 and the decade
Peter Jackson interview, Andrew Sarris on Vincere, Un lac, African Film Library, A Prophet, the Red Riding trilogy, Wrap-ups of the Films of the Year (including Terra Incognita and Movies That Mattered) and the best of the decade