Archive

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 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

July/August 1992

Cannes at 45, Samuel Fuller's The Big Red One, Sigourney Weaver and Alien3, Rock Hudson and Swoon, Christopher Münch's The Hours and Times, Robert Mitchum interviewed, Jane Russell interviewed, Chen Kaige, aviation movies, Christopher Walken interviewed, Phillip Noyce interviewed

May/June 1992

An appreciation of James Agee, dying in film, Forster adaptations through the ages, Robert Altman’s The Player, arthouse cinemas, Jim Jarmusch’s Guilty Pleasures, Lee Tracy and Victor Fleming’s Bombshell, Hammer Horror, Steven Spielberg: a career analysis

March/April 1992

Oscar predix, Bertrand Tavernier interviewed, saluting Gregory Peck, Jocelyn Moorhouse’s Proof, ILM, Jon Jost, Cecil B. DeMille and William deMille, Paul Schrader interviewed

January/February 1992

Blade Runner restoration, Seijun Suzuki, Frank Capra, Warren Beatty interview, Gabriel Figueroa, Irma Serrano “La Tigresa”, Wim Wenders’s guilty pleasures, Donald Lyons on Naked Lunch, Kafka, and Barton Fink

November/December 1991

Martha Coolidge’s Rambling Rose, Frank Borzage’s Lucky Star, Claude Chabrol, Citizen Kane: can anyone be trusted?, spiritual collegiate encounters with Bresson, Sidney M. Goldin and Aubrey Scotto’s Uncle Moses, festival beat, Marcel Carné interviewed, Life with Video, Henri-Georges Clouzot’s The Wages of Fear, on the set of David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

September/October 1991

Cannes 1991, Gus Van Sant, David Lean, Mike Leigh, the Coen Brothers, Don Siegel by Andrew Sarris and Clint Eastwood, taking auteur theory to task, Nicholas Ray on Nicholas Ray, Sean Penn interviewed, Terry Gilliam’s Guilty Pleasures, Life with Video

July/August 1991

Milos Forman, Andrew Sarris on Billy Wilder, David Thomson on Graham Greene, Thelma & Louise, Marlon Brando, Danny Aiello interview, Nestor Almendros on Sergei Eisenstein, Hanna Schygulla, Jacques Demy

May/June 1991

Mike Nichols interviewed, Xavier Koller’s Journey of Hope, Wendell B. Harris Jr.’s Chameleon Street, film censorship, Jaime Humberto Hermosillo’s The Summer of Miss Forbes, Bernardo Bertolucci and Paul Bowles, Michael Curtiz’s Casablanca, introducing Life with Video, Oliver Stone, John Huston’s The List of Adrian Messenger, Brian DePalma

March/April 1991

An appreciation of Audrey Hepburn by Molly Haskell, Oscar predix, George Sluizer’s The Vanishing, Republic Pictures, Albert Brooks interviewed, Richard Corliss on literary adaptations, remembering Irene Dunne, Joan Bennett, Stanley Kubrick’s Spartacus, Zhang Yimou, Eric Bogosian’s Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll, Robert Aldrich’s Ulzana’s Raid

January/February 1991

Jonathan Demme’s The Silence of the Lambs, E. Elias Merhige’s Begotten, a career appreciation of Robert Altman, James Naremore on the FBI vs. Orson Welles, Jodie Foster’s Little Man Tate, Mark Robson’s My Foolish Heart, the New York Film Festival