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.
Christopher Nolan reveals the keys to his thoroughly modern mythmaking
Denzel Washington in Flight, Alfred Hitchcock, Room 237, Tabu, book-length film studies, Bruce Goldstein, Red Dawn, Miss Lovely, La furia umana, Cristian Mungiu, Wu Nien-jen's A Borrowed Life, Silver Linings Playbook, The Central Park Five, Cloud Atlas
Kent Jones on Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master, Ira Sachs's Keep the Lights On, two views on the film adaptation of Richard Wright's Native Son, an interview with Jean-Louis Trintignant, The New York Film Festival at 50, Peter Kubelka, Wuthering Heights, Gabriel Over the White House, Chris Marker, and Grzegorz Królikiewicz
Interviews with Adam Curtis and Oliver Stone, an excerpt from Larry Cohen memoirs about working with Bette Davis on her last film, plus Ridley Scott's Prometheus, Kenneth Lonergan's Margaret, and Steve McQueen
Includes Beasts of the Southern Wild, AIDS Documentaries, God Bless America and the films of Bobcat Goldthwait, Spaghetti Westerns, Whit Stillman, Werner Schroeter, HBO Films
2011 Readers’ Poll results, interview with the Dardenne Brothers, Terence Davies’s The Deep Blue Sea, Aleksei German, Jonathan Rosenbaum remembers Gilbert Adair, This is Not a Film, grosses gloss, Attenberg, The Cabin in the Woods, Sean Penn interview
The Best Films of 2011, Asghar Farhadi's A Separation, Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Once Upon a Time in Anatolia, Gerardo Naranjo's Miss Bala, Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin, Ben Wheatley, The Iron Lady, El Sicario, Room 164, The Grey, Don Siegel's The Shootist