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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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July-August 2008

Kent Jones on WALL•E, Jonathan Rosenbaum on Manoel de Oliveira, Distributor Wanted: In the City of Sylvia by J. Hoberman, Olaf Möller on Li Ying, Site Specifics:, Cannes coverage by Kent Jones and Richard Peña, a review of Vicky Cristina Barcelona by Jonathan Romney

May-June 2008

Includes Amy Taubin on Catherine Breillat’s The Last Mistress, Thomas Elsaesser on The Edge of Heaven, Distributor Wanted: Estômago by Laura Kern, Miriam Bale on Jennifer Jones, a review of Yella by Chris Darke

March-April 2008

Includes Molly Haskell on Meryl Streep, Robin Wood on Munyurangabo, Distributor Wanted: Captain Ahab by Elisabeth Lequeret, Irina Leimbacher on Nicolas Klotz and his latest film, Heartbeat Detector, a review of Standard Operating Procedure by Michael Chaiken

January-February 2008

Kent Jones on There Will Be Blood, Robin Wood on George A. Romero’s Diary of the Dead, Distributor Wanted: The Man from London by Chris Chang, Terra Incognita: 18 films to look out for in 2008, a review of Ex Drummer by Chris Norris

November-December 2007

No Country for Old Men, Amy Taubin on the mumblecore movement, Ingmar Bergman, Eagle Pennell, Jason Reitman’s Juno, PBS’s P.O.V., Ridley Scott interviewed, Southland TalesThe Diving Bell and the Butterfly

September-October 2007

Jacques Rivette’s The Duchess of Langeais, Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited, Sidney Lumet’s Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead, the return of William Friedkin’s Cruising, David Cronenberg interviewed, the controversy over Fassbinder’s Berlin Alexanderplatz, Kihachi Okamoto

July-August 2007

Matt Groening’s Guilty Pleasures, Stuart Klawans on Sicko, Chris Darke on Kes, Distributor Wanted: After This Our Exile by Chris Chang, Klaus Kinski by Maitland McDonagh, Robert Horton’s review of Dans Paris

May-June 2007

Guy Maddin on Kenneth Anger, Jean-Daniel Pollet,  Lee Marvin, Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Syndromes and a Century, Robinson Devor's Zoo, Pascale Ferran, Judd Apatow

March-April 2007

Paul Verhoeven, Diane Keaton, Edgar Wright’s Hot Fuzz, Carlos Saura, Satoshi Kon, grosses gloss, Pedro Costa, Readers’ Poll 2006, After the Wedding

January-February 2007

Best of 2006, 10-Best Lists, Movies That Mattered, Terra Incognita (19 films to look out for), Clint Eastwood’s Letters from Iwo Jima and Flags of Our Fathers, Alfonso Cuarón’s Children of Men, Guillermo del Toro, David Lynch’s Inland Empire, Claude Chabrol, Lou Ye’s Summer Palace, Bong Joon-Ho’s guilty pleasures, Play It As It Lays, Black Snake Moan

November-December 2006

Christopher Guest’s For Your Consideration, Walerian Borowczyk, Claude Chabrol, on location in Hong Kong with Olivier Assayas, Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, Martin Scorsese’s The Departed by Jean-Pierre Gorin, Eugène Green

September-October 2006

Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette, Kelly Reichardt’s Old Joy, Paul Schrader’s film canon, Lino Brocka’s Insiang, Miklós Jancsó, Paul Arthur on Iraq war docs

July-August 2006

Includes Peter Whitehead by Henry K. Miller, 15 pages of Cannes, a eulogy for Shohei Imamura llumination by Chuck Stephens, Satyajit Ray by Philip Brophy, Godard at the Pompidou Center by Amy Taubin, Elaine May and Mike Nichols in conversation, Terrence Malick's The New World in Japanese smell-o-vision

May-June 2006

Robert Altman's Prairie Home Companion, The Death of Mr. Lazarescu plus Cristi Puiu interviewed, Guy Debord, Paul Greengrass on United 93, directing actors by Charles Grodin, reviews of The Road to Guantanamo, Lady Vengeance, The Proposition, Twelve and Holding

March-April 2006

Terrence Malick's The New World, David Mamet on likeability, Elaine May by Chuck Stephens, Terry Zwigoff by Howard Hampton, Readers' Poll Rants & Raves, Claude Chabrol's Comedy of Power, Maggie Cheung and Nick Nolte in Clean, Sundance 2005

January-February 2006

Lars von Trier and Claire Denis interviewed, Distributor Wanted: Regular Lovers, Best of 2004 Critics' Poll, the Catalunyan cinema scene, Carlos Reygadas's Battle in Heaven, Steven Soderbergh's Bubble, Woody Allen's Match Point, Slavoj Žižek's guilty pleasures, on the set of Richard Kelly's Southland Tales

November-December 2005

Michael Haneke’s Hidden; Morgan Fisher; Scorsese’s Dylan and No Direction Home, Robert Wise, Andrew Bujalski’s Mutual Appreciation, J. Hoberman and Elfriede Jelinek on Peter Lorre, an interview with Alan Bishop, Ennio Morricone, Brokeback MountainWalk the Line

September-October 2005

Good Night, and Good Luck. interview with Grant Heslov, Amy Taubin on David Cronenberg's A History of Violence, Shochiku Studio profiled by Chuck Stephens, Owen Land by Paul Arthur, Mikio Naruse, Dear Wendy, The Squid and the Whale

July-August 2005

George Romero, 2046, Police Beat, Gus Van Sant's Last Days, Jim Jarmusch's Broken Flowers, Cannes 2005 coverage, Françoise Dorleac, Werner Herzog's documentaries, Don Roos's Guilty Pleasures, The Beat That My Heart SkippedThe Devil's Rejects

May-June 2005

Michael Powell reconsidered, Jean Rouch by Sam DiLorio, Apichatpong Weerasethakul's Tropical Malady, Adam Curtis's The Power of NightmaresKings and Queen by Nathan Lee and Gavin Smith, Andrew Sarris profiled by Kent Jones,  Claire Denis's The Intruder, Johnnie To interviewed,  We Jam Econo by Chris Chang,  My Summer of Love reviewed by Kristin M. Jones

March-April 2005

Dustin Hoffman, Amitabh Bachchan, John Cassavetes' Johnny Staccato,  2004 Readers' Poll, Readers' Rants and Comments, Hou Hsiao-hsien's Café Lumiére, Sundance 2005 coverage,  Paul Pfeiffer interview, Kung Fu Hustle, The Case of the Grinning Cat, Rogério Sganzerla

January-February 2005

Jean-Luc Godard interviewed by Frédéric Bonnaud, Clint Eastwood Interviewed by Amy Taubin, Bruce ConnerThe AviatorMillion Dollar Baby,  Route 181, Terra Incognita: Films to Look Out for in 2005

November-December 2004

Pedro Almodóvar interview, New York Film Festival 2004 coverage, special section on Korean film, Russ Meyer obituary, A Very Long EngagementCaché

September-October 2004

I Heart Huckabees plus an online-only interview with David O. Russell, Peter Kubelka, Ingmar Bergman’s Saraband, the Shaw Brothers, David Gordon Green and Undertow, Mike Leigh’s Vera Drake, Marlon Brando, Gregory Markopoulos, The Flaherty Seminar, Catherine Breillat’s Anatomy of Hell, Hong Kong cinema scene, Paul Giamatti interviewed