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  1. Additional Letters
    Commentary, March 1985, pp. 22-24
  2. Additional Letters
    Commentary, December 1991, pp. 13-18
  3. Movies
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    The Aging of the New Wave (2 Reviews)
    The Last Metro (1980 Film), by Francois Truffaut
    1. The Last Metro (1980 Film) by Francois Truffaut
    2. Mon Oncle d'Amerique (1980 Film) by Alain Resnais
    Commentary, February 1981, pp. 61-68
  4. Movies
    [+]
    All Turkish, No Delight (2 Reviews)
    Yol (1982 Film), by Serif Goren and Yilmaz Guney
    1. Yol (1982 Film) by Serif Goren and Yilmaz Guney
    2. Rambo: First Blood (1982 Film) by Ted Kotcheff
    Commentary, January 1983, pp. 59-63
  5. Movies
    [+]
    Arms & the Movies (2 Reviews)
    M*A*S*H (1970 Film), by Robert Altman
    1. M*A*S*H (1970 Film) by Robert Altman
    2. Stripes (1981 Film) by Ivan Reitman
    Commentary, October 1981, pp. 67-71
  6. Movies
    Bergman Discovers Love
    Commentary, September 1983, pp. 64-66
  7. Movies
    Black Comedy
    Commentary, June 1982, pp. 54-58
  8. Movies
    [+]
    Bolshevism for the 80's (Review)
    Reds (1981 Film), by Warren Beatty
    1. Reds (1981 Film) by Warren Beatty
    Commentary, March 1982, pp. 56-63
  9. Movies
    [+]
    "The Bostonians" Inside Out (Review)
    The Bostonians (1984 Film), by James Ivory
    1. The Bostonians (1984 Film) by James Ivory
    Commentary, October 1984, pp. 60-65
  10. The Brandon Stoddard Horror Show
    National Review, December 9, 1983, pp. 1552-1555
  11. Capturing the Culture (1991)
    Film, Art, and Politics
    4 Reviews, 2 Readable
  12. Movies
    [+]
    Celebrating Defeat (Review)
    The Empire Strikes Back (1980 Film), by Irvin Kershner
    1. The Empire Strikes Back (1980 Film) by Irvin Kershner
    Commentary, August 1980, pp. 58-63
  13. Movies
    [+]
    Clint Eastwood Goes PC (2 Reviews)
    Unforgiven (1992 Film), by Clint Eastwood
    1. Unforgiven (1992 Film) by Clint Eastwood
    2. A Perfect World (1993 Film) by Clint Eastwood
    Commentary, March 1994, pp. 51-53
  14. The Coming Crack-Up of Communism
    And in the Ukraine
    National Review, January 27, 1989, p. 30
  15. Comment
    Chronicles, January 1984, pp. 4-5
  16. The Conversion of Susan Sontag
    The New Republic, April 14, 1982, pp. 15-19
  17. Movies
    [+]
    Coppola's Folly (Review)
    Apocalypse Now (1979 Film), by Francis Ford Coppola
    1. Apocalypse Now (1979 Film) by Francis Ford Coppola
    Commentary, October 1979, pp. 67-73
  18. The Cowboy Patriot
    The National Interest, Fall 1996, pp. 84-88
  19. Movies
    [+]
    The Curious Career of Costa-Gavras (Review)
    Missing (1982 Film), by Constantin Costa-Gavras
    1. Missing (1982 Film) by Constantin Costa-Gavras
    Commentary, April 1982, pp. 61-70
  20. Movies
    [+]
    Dutch Treats (Review)
    The 4th Man (1984 Film), by Paul Verhoeven
    1. The 4th Man (1984 Film) by Paul Verhoeven
    Commentary, December 1984, pp. 59-62
  21. The Ecstasies of John Frohnmayer
    National Review, August 3, 1992, pp. 36-37
  22. Movies
    [+]
    Eddie Murphy, American (Review)
    Beverly Hills Cop (1984 Film), by Martin Brest
    1. Beverly Hills Cop (1984 Film) by Martin Brest
    Commentary, March 1985, pp. 63-67
  23. Movies
    [+]
    Enter the Chinese (3 Reviews)
    The Joy Luck Club (1993 Film), by Wayne Wang
    1. The Joy Luck Club (1993 Film) by Wayne Wang
    2. Farewell My Concubine (1993 Film) by Kaige Chen
    3. The Story of Qiu Ju (1993 Film) by Yimou Zhang
    Commentary, May 1994, pp. 49-52
  24. Evil under the Sun
    National Review, May 5, 1989, pp. 41-43
  25. Book Reviews
    [+]
    The Faith of a Nonbeliever (Review)
    Out of Step, by Sidney Hook
    1. Out of Step by Sidney Hook
    Policy Review, Fall 1987, pp. 82-83
  26. Books, Arts & Manners
    Fascism a la Francaise
    National Review, December 8, 1997, pp. 46-49
  27. Movies
    Fassbinder & the Bloomingdale's Factor
    Commentary, October 1982, pp. 53-63
  28. Movies
    [+]
    Flop at the OK Corral (Review)
    Wyatt Earp (1994 Film), by Lawrence Kasdan
    1. Wyatt Earp (1994 Film) by Lawrence Kasdan
    Commentary, September 1994, pp. 53-55
  29. Free Enterprise in Poland
    The Reporter, October 25, 1962, pp. 43-44
  30. Movies
    [+]
    From Eton to Havana (Review)
    Another Country (1984 Film), by Marek Kanievska
    1. Another Country (1984 Film) by Marek Kanievska
    Commentary, September 1984, pp. 61-65
  31. Movies
    [+]
    The Fuehrer's Filmmaker (Review)
    The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (1993 Film), by Ray Muller
    1. The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (1993 Film) by Ray Muller
    Commentary, August 1994, pp. 48-51
  32. The Gandhi Nobody Knows (1983)
    2 Reviews
  33. Movies
    [+]
    The Gandhi Nobody Knows (Review)
    Gandhi (1982 Film), by Richard Attenborough
    1. Gandhi (1982 Film) by Richard Attenborough
    Commentary, March 1983, pp. 59-73
  34. Movies
    [+]
    Garp: Violence for the Educated (Review)
    The World According to Garp (1982 Film), by George Roy Hill
    1. The World According to Garp (1982 Film) by George Roy Hill
    Commentary, September 1982, pp. 61-67
  35. The Greatest Peace Movement of Them All
    Remember Brest-Litovsk (the Russians do)
    The American Spectator, March 1983, pp. 8-12
  36. Movies
    [+]
    The Hard Left and the Soft (5 Reviews)
    Daniel (1983 Film), by Sidney Lumet
    1. Daniel (1983 Film) by Sidney Lumet
    2. Hannah K. (1984 Film) by Constantin Costa-Gavras
    3. Under Fire (1983 Film) by Roger Spottiswoode
    4. The Big Chill (1983 Film) by Lawrence Kasdan
    5. Risky Business (1983 Film) by Paul Brickman
    Commentary, January 1984, pp. 56-61
  37. Have Typewriter, Will Run
    National Review, March 24, 1989, pp. 33-34
  38. [+]
    Hawkeye as a Moral Hermaphrodite (Review)
    The Last of the Mohicans (1992 Film), by Michael Mann
    1. The Last of the Mohicans (1992 Film) by Michael Mann
    The National Interest, Winter 1992, pp. 67-74
  39. [+]
    Hollywood's Foreign Policy (2 Reviews)
    The Russia House (1990 Film), by Fred Schepisi
    1. The Russia House (1990 Film) by Fred Schepisi
    2. Havana (1990 Film) by Sydney Pollack
    The National Interest, Summer 1991, pp. 67-77
  40. Movies
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    Hollywood's Holy Grail (2 Reviews)
    The Fisher King (1991 Film), by Terry Gilliam
    1. The Fisher King (1991 Film) by Terry Gilliam
    2. Barton Fink (1991 Film) by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
    Commentary, November 1991, pp. 50-53
  41. Books, Arts & Manners
    The Homosexual Millennium
    Is It Here? Is It Approaching?
    National Review, June 7, 1993, pp. 52-55
  42. [+]
    The Horror, The Horror (Review)
    The Time of Stalin, by Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko
    1. The Time of Stalin by Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko
    The New Republic, May 26, 1982, pp. 27-31
  43. Movies
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    In the Name of the IRA (Review)
    In the Name of the Father (1993 Film), by Jim Sheridan
    1. In the Name of the Father (1993 Film) by Jim Sheridan
    Commentary, April 1994, pp. 49-52
  44. Movies
    [+]
    Indian Love Call (Review)
    Dances With Wolves (1990 Film), by Kevin Costner
    1. Dances With Wolves (1990 Film) by Kevin Costner
    Commentary, March 1991, pp. 46-49
  45. [+]
    Innocents Abroad (Review)
    Political Pilgrims, by Paul Hollander
    1. Political Pilgrims by Paul Hollander
    The New Republic, January 27, 1982, pp. 30-33
  46. Is Art Good for You?
    National Review, November 30, 1984, pp. 52-53
  47. Movies
    [+]
    Jane Fonda & Other Political Thinkers (Review)
    The China Syndrome (1979 Film), by James Bridges
    1. The China Syndrome (1979 Film) by James Bridges
    Commentary, June 1979, pp. 67-70
  48. Jesse Jackson: The Great Man's Practice
    Don't let him look you in the eye
    The American Spectator, May 1984, pp. 18-20
  49. Movies
    John Wayne's Image
    Commentary, September 1979, pp. 79-81
  50. Movies
    [+]
    Kid Stuff (Review)
    Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981 Film), by Steven Spielberg
    1. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981 Film) by Steven Spielberg
    Commentary, August 1981, pp. 60-65
  51. Movies
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    Killer Bimbos (Review)
    Thelma and Louise (1991 Film), by Ridley Scott
    1. Thelma and Louise (1991 Film) by Ridley Scott
    Commentary, September 1991, pp. 50-53
  52. Report
    Letter from Budapest
    First Things, June/July 1999, pp. 36-38
  53. Letters
    Commentary, February 1980, pp. 4-28
  54. Letters
    Commentary, July 1983, pp. 2-24
  55. Letters
    Commentary, October 1983, pp. 4-26
  56. Letters
    Commentary, July 1984, pp. 2-16
  57. Letters
    Commentary, July 1991, pp. 2-14
  58. Film
    Looking for "Hollywood"
    Encounter, April 1984, pp. 73-75
  59. The Machismo Piety of Mario Cuomo
    Well, at least he's not Geraldine Zaccaro
    The American Spectator, November 1984, pp. 15-18
  60. The Marrakesh One-Two (1983)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  61. Maya Loves Bill---and Kwame
    National Review, February 15, 1993, p. 36
  62. Movies
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    Napoleon Conquers America (Review)
    Napoleon (1927 Film), by Abel Gance
    1. Napoleon (1927 Film) by Abel Gance
    Commentary, April 1981, pp. 65-70
  63. Movies
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    A New Patriotism? (Review)
    The Deer Hunter (1978 Film), by Michael Cimino
    1. The Deer Hunter (1978 Film) by Michael Cimino
    Commentary, April 1979, pp. 78-81
  64. Books, Arts & Manners
    The New Treason of the Clerks
    National Review, July 23, 1990, pp. 42-44
  65. [+]
    Oliver Stone's JFK (Review)
    JFK (1991 Film), by Oliver Stone
    1. JFK (1991 Film) by Oliver Stone
    The National Interest, Spring 1992, pp. 76-84
  66. On the Scene
    Laying the Nazi Ghost
    National Review, May 16, 1994, pp. 26-27
  67. Movies
    [+]
    Our Lady of Corruption (Review)
    True Confessions (1981 Film), by Ulu Grosbard
    1. True Confessions (1981 Film) by Ulu Grosbard
    Commentary, December 1981, pp. 79-83
  68. The Passion of Seymour Hersh
    Burned by the ardors of ideology
    The American Spectator, September 1983, pp. 10-15
  69. Movies
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    Poland on Film (2 Reviews)
    Man of Marble (1976 Film), by Andrzej Wajda
    1. Man of Marble (1976 Film) by Andrzej Wajda
    2. Man of Iron (1981 Film) by Andrzej Wajda
    Commentary, February 1982, pp. 54-60
  70. Movies
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    The Politicized Oscar (3 Reviews)
    Missing (1982 Film), by Constantin Costa-Gavras
    1. Missing (1982 Film) by Constantin Costa-Gavras
    2. Sophie's Choice (1982 Film) by Alan J. Pakula
    3. An Officer and a Gentleman (1982 Film) by Taylor Hackford
    Commentary, June 1983, pp. 68-75
  71. [+]
    The Politics of the Literati (Review)
    The Left Bank, by Herbert R. Lottman
    1. The Left Bank by Herbert R. Lottman
    The New Republic, August 29, 1983, pp. 32-35
  72. Politics: !Yanqui, Si! !U.N., No!
    A first-world view of the "third-world club"
    The Harpers Monthly, January 1984, pp. 24-29
  73. Book Talk
    [+]
    Red, Not White and Blue (Review)
    The Secret World of American Communism, by Harvey Klehr, John Earl Haynes, and Fridrikh...
    1. The Secret World of American Communism by Harvey Klehr, John Earl Haynes, and Fridrikh I. Firsov, ...
    The American Enterprise, July 1995, p. 88
  74. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now, by Maya Angelou
    1. Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now by Maya Angelou
    National Review, November 29, 1993, p. 76
  75. Movies
    [+]
    Screen Memories from Germany (3 Reviews)
    The Tin Drum (1979 Film), by Volker Schlondorff
    1. The Tin Drum (1979 Film) by Volker Schlondorff
    2. The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979 Film) by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
    3. Our Hitler: A Film from Germany (1977 Film) by Hans-Jurgen Syberberg
    Commentary, June 1980, pp. 65-71
  76. [+]
    Servants, Masters, and the Art of Bantering (Review)
    The Remains of the Day (1993 Film), by James Ivory
    1. The Remains of the Day (1993 Film) by James Ivory
    The National Interest, Spring 1994, pp. 65-72
  77. Movies
    [+]
    Society & Edith Wharton (2 Reviews)
    The Age of Innocence (1993 Film), by Martin Scorsese
    1. The Age of Innocence (1993 Film) by Martin Scorsese
    2. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
    Commentary, December 1993, pp. 48-52
  78. Movies
    [+]
    A Soviet "New Wave"? (2 Reviews)
    Oblomov (1979 Film), by Nikita Mikhalkov
    1. Oblomov (1979 Film) by Nikita Mikhalkov
    2. Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980 Film) by Vladimir Menshov
    Commentary, July 1981, pp. 62-67
  79. Movies
    [+]
    Spike Lee Fever (Review)
    Jungle Fever (1991 Film), by Spike Lee
    1. Jungle Fever (1991 Film) by Spike Lee
    Commentary, August 1991, pp. 50-53
  80. Sport: Olympic Myths
    National Review, July 29, 1996, pp. 52-56
  81. Theater
    The Shrillest Stalinist
    National Review, November 24, 1989, p. 53
  82. Movies
    [+]
    Tory Wit (Review)
    Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979 Film), by Terry Jones
    1. Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979 Film) by Terry Jones
    Commentary, December 1979, pp. 75-79
  83. Movies
    [+]
    Treason Chic (2 Reviews)
    An Englishman Abroad (1983 Film), by John Schlesinger
    1. An Englishman Abroad (1983 Film) by John Schlesinger
    2. The Little Drummer Girl (1984 Film) by George Roy Hill
    Commentary, January 1985, pp. 61-65
  84. Truffaut & Other Auteurs
    Commentary, March 1986, pp. 47-52
  85. U.S. Investments in France
    The Reporter, June 6, 1963, pp. 23-26
  86. Movies
    [+]
    "The Uniforms That Guard Us" (2 Reviews)
    Breaker Morant (1980 Film), by Bruce Beresford
    1. Breaker Morant (1980 Film) by Bruce Beresford
    2. Fort Apache, the Bronx (1981 Film) by Daniel Petrie
    Commentary, May 1981, pp. 73-81
  87. Movies
    [+]
    Updating James Bond (12 Reviews)
    Dr. No (1962 Film), by Terence Young
    1. Dr. No (1962 Film) by Terence Young
    2. From Russia with Love (1963 Film) by Terence Young
    3. Thunderball (1965 Film) by Terence Young
    4. You Only Live Twice (1967 Film) by Lewis Gilbert
    5. On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969 Film) by Peter R. Hunt
    6. Live and Let Die (1973 Film) by Guy Hamilton
    7. The Man With The Golden Gun (1974 Film) by Guy Hamilton
    8. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977 Film) by Lewis Gilbert
    9. Moonraker (1979 Film) by Lewis Gilbert
    10. For Your Eyes Only (1981 Film) by John Glen
    11. Eyewitness (1981 Film) by Peter Yates
    12. Nighthawks (1981 Film) by Bruce Malmuth
    Commentary, June 1981, pp. 67-71
  88. Weaning Mozambique
    National Review, February 5, 1988, pp. 41-45
  89. What Next for the Common Market?
    The Reporter, February 28, 1963, pp. 24-26
  90. Movies
    [+]
    What Really Happened on the "Bounty" (Review)
    The Bounty (1984 Film), by Roger Donaldson
    1. The Bounty (1984 Film) by Roger Donaldson
    Commentary, August 1984, pp. 56-62
  91. Movies
    [+]
    Why Herzog Differs (Review)
    Fitzcarraldo (1982 Film), by Werner Herzog
    1. Fitzcarraldo (1982 Film) by Werner Herzog
    Commentary, December 1982, pp. 59-75
  92. Winter in Moscow
    National Review, December 31, 1989, pp. 27-29
  93. Movies
    [+]
    Woody Allen in the Limelight (Review)
    Manhattan (1979 Film), by Woody Allen
    1. Manhattan (1979 Film) by Woody Allen
    Commentary, July 1979, pp. 65-67
  94. Movies
    [+]
    Woody Allen on the American Character (Review)
    Zelig (1983 Film), by Woody Allen
    1. Zelig (1983 Film) by Woody Allen
    Commentary, November 1983, pp. 61-65
  95. Movies
    [+]
    The World's Favorite Movie Star (Review)
    Dirty Harry (1971 Film), by Don Siegel
    1. Dirty Harry (1971 Film) by Don Siegel
    Commentary, April 1984, pp. 61-67
  96. Writers' Bloc
    The New Republic, November 4, 1981, pp. 10-11
  97. Yes and Back Again (1967)
    A Novel
    1 Review
  98. Movies
    [+]
    The 60's in Soft Focus (4 Reviews)
    The Rose (1979 Film), by Mark Rydell
    1. The Rose (1979 Film) by Mark Rydell
    2. Heart Beat (1980 Film) by John Byrum
    3. Quadrophenia (1979 Film) by Franc Roddam
    4. Meteor (1979 Film) by Ronald Neame
    Commentary, March 1980, pp. 67-70
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