In 2020, Film at Lincoln Center announced the return of Film Comment with the relaunch of its podcast and a weekly Film Comment Letter—a first step towards bringing the best in film criticism back to the publication’s devoted audience around the world. Learn more here and in our FAQ.

Since 1962, Film Comment has been the home of independent film journalism, publishing in-depth interviews, critical analysis, and feature coverage of mainstream, art-house, and avant-garde filmmaking from around the world. Published by Film at Lincoln Center, Film Comment is a nonprofit publication that relies on the support of readers. Its activities supporting film culture also include The Film Comment Podcast, the Film Comment Letter, and events and talks at Film at Lincoln Center and elsewhere. The magazine was founded under the editorship of Gordon Hitchens, who was followed by Richard Corliss, Harlan Jacobson, Richard T. Jameson, Gavin Smith, and Nicolas Rapold, and is currently co-edited by Clinton Krute and Devika Girish. Past and present contributing writers include Ashley Clark, Manohla Dargis, Raymond Durgnat, Roger Ebert, Manny Farber, Scott Foundas, Molly Haskell, J. Hoberman, Eric Hynes, Kent Jones, Dave Kehr, Nathan Lee, Kathleen Murphy, Sheila O’Malley, Brooks Riley, Jonathan Rosenbaum, Andrew Sarris, Amy Taubin, David Thomson, Amos Vogel, Robin Wood, and many more.


Managing Editor Clinton Krute
Editor Devika Girish
Digital Production Coordinator Michael Blair
Copy Editor Steven Mears
Podcast Editor Kouros Alaghband
Digital Archive Assistant James Wham

Publisher Lesli Klainberg

Contributing Editors
J. Hoberman
Dave Kehr
Nellie Killian
Soraya Nadia McDonald
Jonathan Romney
Michael Sragow
Amy Taubin
Manu Yáñez Murillo

Editor Emeritus Gavin Smith

Submission Policy

Film Comment does not accept unsolicited submissions in any form, and unfortunately is unable to return any manuscripts that are received. Additionally, we cannot guarantee a response to unsolicited queries.

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