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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 1996

Cannes 1996, Abbas Kiarostami interviewed, Mission: Impossible, Michael Haneke, Hal Hartley, the films of Donald Cammell, Marcel Ophuls interviewed by Kurt Jacobsen, Trainspotting and Scottish cinema, Psycho revisited, Bernardo Bertolucci’s Guilty Pleasures

May-June 1996

Jim Jarmusch’s Dead Man, Clint Eastwood, Sam Fuller, Stanley Kwan, Douglas Fairbanks Sr., John Sayles, Augustin Diaz Yanes’s Nobody Will Speak of Us When We Are Dead, Berlin Film Festival, Mamoru Oshii’s Ghost in the Shell

March-April 1996

Jean-Luc Godard interviewed, Michele Soavi, Michael Mann, Jean Arthur interviewed, Michael Curtiz, pre-code Warner Bros., Ernest R. Dickerson's J*U*I*C*E

January-February 1996

Ang Lee's Sense and Sensibility, Olivier Assayas, Billy Wilder's Double IndemnityAeon Flux, Wong Kar-Wai, Jean Renoir, Benjamin Ross's The Young Poisoner's Handbook, 1995 in review, Terence Davies's Guilty Pleasures

November-December 1995

Mexican cinema, Miklos Rosza, City of Lost Children, Leaving Las Vegas, British cinema, Toronto and New York Film Festivals, Lars von Trier

September-October 1995

Elisha Cook Jr., Zhang Yimou, Buster Keaton, Edgardo Cozarinsky, Kathryn Bigelow, Planet of the Apes, Stan Brakhage

July-August 1995

Mystery Science Theater 3000, John Boorman interview, Modesty Blaise, André Téchiné, Todd Haynes’s Safe, Crumb, Fritz Lang’s Spies

May-June 1995

Ingmar Bergman, Shirley MacLaine, Peter Jackson's Heavenly Creatures, Lon Chaney, Robert Hamer, Berlin Film Festival

March-April 1995

Sundance 1995, special section on Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, glasnost cinema, Robert Zemeckis, Colin Low and Wolf Koenig's City of Gold, Barbet Schroeder interview, Charley Chase, Mikhail Kalatozov's I am Cuba

January-February 1995

Richard Linklater's Before Sunrise, Pier Paolo Pasolini's Mama RomaInterview with the VampireAnchoress, maternity in film, Takeshi Kitano, Robert Benton interviewed, Nobody's Fool, best of 1994, Nick Gomez, Nelson Pereira dos Santos

November-December 1994

Forrest Gump vs. Natural Born Killers, Lindsay Anderson, Kieslowski’s Three Colors Trilogy, Tim Burton interview, Peter Cushing, Toronto and New York Film Festivals

September-October 1994

Ken Burn’s Baseball, Mitchell Leisen, Federico Fellini, the Brothers Quay, Gregg Araki, Allison Ander, Mike Leigh’s BBC films

July-August 1994

Quentin Tarantino interviewed, Oliver Stone’s Natural Born Killers preview, Cannes ’94, Marco Bellocchio’s The Conviction, Carol Reed, George Sidney’s Viva Las Vegas, Tian Zhuangzhuang interviewed, Bertrand Tavernier on John Ford in Paris, Whit Stillman’s Barcelona

May-June 1994

Special section on Irish cinema, Alexander Mackendrick interview, Lodge Kerrigan's Clean, Shaven, Kevin Smith's Clerks, Pedro Almodóvar's Kika, Léos Carax, the making of The Wild Bunch

March-April 1994

Oscar predix, Stanley Kubrick’s Fear and Desire, Donald Siegel’s autobiography reviewed, an appreciation of Victor Nuñez, the Film Society salutes Robert Altman, Austrian filmmakers, Josef von Sternberg’s The Blue Angel, two assessments of Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List, Ken Loach interviewed, Walter Hill

January-February 1994

Roman Polanski’s Bitter Moon, Néstor Almendros, Kinuyo Tanaka, career interviews with both Oliver Stone and Tommy Lee Jones, Orson Welles’s F for Fake, Chinese independent cinema, Roger Donaldson, Cyril Collard’s Savage Nights, Robert Montgomery’s Ride the Pink Horse, Alex Cox

November-December 1993

Jim McBride’s David Holzman’s Diary, Bill Murray, special section on Martin Scorsese’s The Age of Innocence, a tribute to Derek Jarman, assassination films, Anna Magnani, Cy Endfield, Hou Hsiao-Hsien, found film, John Greyson’s Zero Patience

September-October 1993

Alison Maclean’s Crush, Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park, dying in film, Jack Carson, Jerome Boivin’s Baxter and Barjo, special section on Robert Altman’s Short Cuts, John Woo interviewed, Armond White on visual illiteracy and Simi Valley aesthetics, examining race in the cinema of John Ford

July-August 1993

Dylan Thomas’s screenplays, B-movies, Max Ophuls’s Madame de…, Josef von Sternberg’s Scarlett Empress, Julia Sweeney’s guilty pleasures, Philip Kaufman interviewed, Alfred Hitchcock during WWII, Gregory Markopoulos, Ousmane Sembene, Cannes 1993

May-June 1993

Arnaud Desplechin’s La Sentinelle, sentimentality on film, Terence Davies’s The Long Day Closes, director’s cuts, John Sayles, Oscar redux, Martin & Osa Johnson, David Lynch, Vincent Ward, William Powell, Alan Rudolph interviewed, Akira Kurosawa, Alan Clarke

March-April 1993

Jack Lemmon saluted, Harold Lloyd’s centenary, Gillian Armstrong, Iranian cinema, Susan Sarandon interviewed, Humphrey Jennings, Peter Bogdanovich, aesthetics and the Clinton inauguration, John Frankenheimer’s Seconds, Oscar predix, in memoriam: Stephen Harvey and Audrey Hepburn

January-February 1993

Burt Lancaster, the Best of ’92, Francis Ford Coppola’s Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Marguerite Duras, the Carry On comedies, Walon Green interviewed, Italian horror, a celebration of Positif, Hal Hartley, cinematographers on film-to-video transfer, Dick Thorpe

November-December 1992

Fritz Lang, Harvey Keitel, Hollywood screenwriters, Jules and Jim, Neil Jordan’s Guilty Pleasures, Judy Davis interviewed, Tod Browning’s The Devil Doll, Michael Mann, in memoriam: Anthony Perkins

September-October 1992

Carl Franklin’s One False Move, special section on Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven, happiness in film, Sidney Lumet interviewed, Claire Denis, Carl Stalling, Walt Disney, film school, James Foley’s Guilty Pleasures