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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 2000

Beaver Trilogy, Anne McGuire, Miranda July, Abbas Kiarostami's The Wind Will Carry Us, The Farrelly Brothers, John Waters, the MTV movie awards, Walter Hill's Supernova, Michelangelo Antonioni's Identification of a Woman, Lav Diaz, Raúl Ruiz's Time Regained, Paul Verhoeven's guilty pleasures

May-June 2000

Mike Figgis’s Time Code, Michael Almereyda, Claire Denis’s Beau Travail, Burt Lancaster, Djibril Diop Mambéty, Alain Resnais, Burt Lancaster, Mike Mills

March-April 2000

Krzysztof Kieslowski’s The Decalogue, Manny Farber, Al Pacino, John Ford, Peter Weir’s Fearless, Monte Hellman, Ian Hart, Martín Rejtman’s Silvia Prieto, Sundance 2000

January-February 2000

Jim Carrey, Werner Herzog, Jane Campion's Holy Smoke, Paul Thomas Anderson's Magnolia, Kevin Bacon, best movies of the Nineties, avant-garde films, Clara Bow, Cornell Woolrich and Black Angel

November-December 1999

Kevin Smith’s Dogma, Leopoldo Trieste, Ann Sothern, Ang Lee’s Ride with the Devil, Woody Allen’s Sweet and Lowdown, Victor Mature, Chris Smith’s American Movie, Tim Robbins’s  Cradle Will Rock

September-October 1999

David Fincher and Fight Club, Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut, Spike Jonze’s Being John Malkovich, Clive Brook’s On Approval, Catherine Breillat, Hou Hsiao-hsien, The Third Man and Touch of Evil, Steven Soderbergh, Tom Twyker’s Run Lola Run

July-August 1999

Albert Brooks interview, Cannes 1999 coverage, Oliver Reed, Robert Bresson symposium, Fred Zinnemann's Act of Violence, Hirozaku Kore-eda, Alfred Hitchcock, François Truffaut, The Blair Witch Project, Léos Carax’s Les Amants du Pont-Neuf

May-June 1999

Mike Nichols interview, Robert Bresson symposium, Tehran Film Festival, Berlin Film Festival, Doug Liman’s Go, Claude Jutra’s Mon Oncle Antoine, David Cronenberg’s eXistenZ

March-April 1999

Bernardo Bertolucci's Besieged, Julia Sweeney, Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious, the Gay Nineties, Ben-Hur, Eddie Romero, Warren Sonbert, Rotterdam and Sundance 1999 coverage

January-February 1999

Terence Malick's The Thin Red Line, Milton Moses Ginsburg on Coming Apart, Wes Anderson, Akira Kurosawa, John Carpenter, Jacques Becker, Aleksei German, PetuliaSmall Change, Happiness, and Best Films of 1998, the Avant-Garde in 1998

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

November-December 1997

Robert Duvall interviewed, features on Jack Smith, Kiss Me Deadly, My Best Friend's Wedding, Aleksandr Sokurov, L.A. Confidential, Godard and the Situationists, Film Blanc, and coverage of the 1997 Venice, Toronto, and New York Film Festivals

September-October 1997

Lee Tamahori’s The Edge, Frank Borzage, Errol Morris, Gloria Grahame, Contempt, Chen Kaige, Emir Kusturica, Boogie Nights, Fred Zinneman, Gummo

July-August 1997

Critics’ poll of best undistributed foreign films, features on Hong Kong cinema, The Lost WorldThe Searchers, Soviet musicals, Jazz on a Summer’s DayLand of the Pharaohs, Sidney Lumet, Luc Besson, Moshen Makhmalbaf

May-June 1997

Star Wars, Cinerama, Oscar Redux, Philippe Garrel, Sean Connery tribute, exploitation films, Jonathan Nossiter’s Sunday, Michelangelo Antonioni’s Beyond the Clouds, Lumière & Co., Christopher Münch, and Berlin Film Festival coverage

March-April 1997

David Cronenberg interviewed, Oscar Predictions, P.T. Anderson’s Hard Eight, Evita, Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Three Colors . . . White, Saul Bass, Richard III, Ken Jacobs, Wim Wenders, Sundance Film Festival coverage, rock n’ roll movies

January-February 1997

James Woods interviewed, features on Lost Highway, Raúl Ruiz, John Garfield, Charles Burnett, Spike Lee, early movie websites, and Molly Haskell's Guilty Pleasures

November-December 1996

Jane Campion's  Portrait of a Lady, Helke Misselwitz's Engelchen,  Elia Kazan’s Wild River, Jean-Pierre Melville, Youssef Chahine, Cornel Wilde, James Benning, The Killers, an interview with Jules Dassin, coverage of the Beachmont Silent Film Festival, Venice, Toronto, and New York film festivals

September-October 1996

Tsai Ming-Liang, Brigitte Lin, British war films, Maurice Pialat’s Le Garçu, John Carpenter’s Guilty Pleasures, artists as filmmakers, Nick Gomez, Jacques Demy’s The Young Girls of Rochefort, Eric Rohmer, Dan Ireland’s The Whole Wide World, Kent Jones on summer blockbusters