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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 2016

40th anniversary of the Steadicam, Molly Haskell on Paul Verhoeven’s Elle, Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea, LGBT characters in American cinema, the hidden art of VFX, Kent Jones on the marginalization of cinema, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

September-October 2016

Special section on 54th New York Film Festival, including Maren Ade’s Toni Erdmann, Ava DuVernay’s The 13th, Barry Jenkins’s Moonlight, Bertrand Tavernier’s My Journey Through French Cinema, Pedro Almodóvar’s Julieta; American movie acting, film criticism in the age of social media, Kirsten Johnson’s Cameraperson, Charles Burnett’s To Sleep with Anger, Kleber Mendonça Filho’s Aquarius

July-August 2016

Kristen Stewart, listening to the lost black actors of the silent era, Warren Oates and the working-class actor, Nathaniel Dorsky, Wang Bing, Clément Cogitore’s Neither Heaven Nor Earth, Cannes coverage, Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Our Little Sister, Steven Spielberg’s The BFG, Paul Sutton’s Talking About Ken Russell

May-June 2016

Terence Davies interviewed about Sunset Song, Chantal Akerman, Alan Clarke, Ben Wheatley's High-Rise and auteur dystopias, Roberto Minervini's The Other Side, Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet, Hong Sangsoo's Right Now, Wrong Then, Richard Quine’s Strangers When We Meet, Juliet Berto in Duelle, Athina Rachel Tsangari's Chevalier, Whit Stillman's Love & Friendship

March-April 2016

Apichatpong Weerasethakul interview, pre-Stonewall queer film, Kent Jones on the American voice in film, King Hu, Vincent Lindon interview, Richard Linklater’s Everybody Wants Some, Grosses Gloss reloaded, Paul Schrader on production design, Jeremy Saulnier’s Green Room

January-February 2016

Alejandro G. Iñárritu interview, Charlie Kaufman’s Anomalisa, Kinji Fukasaku, our Best Films of 2015 critics poll plus individual top 10s, Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt & Benjamin Crotty & Alexander Carver, Andrzej Zulawski’s Cosmos, the year's standouts in documentary, animation, Asian film, and more