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aka "Independent | The"
Mainstream Monthly Trade Journal from United States
Ceased publication

- First issue: 1981
- Was called "The Independent" from 1937 to 1946.
- Was called "The Independent Film Journal" from 1946 to 1979.
- Changed name to "The Film Journal" in 1981.
- Used to be a bi-weekly publication. Now monthly.
- Publisher/Editor: Robert Sunshine.
- December 2018 was the final issue. Merged with Boxoffice January 2019.
- Published by Nielsen Business Media
- Website: www.filmjournal.com

Last updated:
23 April 2019

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Garry Malvern
Scott Matheson

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There are 216 issues listed in the database

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October 2003
Cruel Romance: Clooney & Zeta-Jones Wage Divorce Wars For the Coen Bros.
Dark Currents: Clint Eastwood Explores Haunted Lives In Mystic River.
Modern Martyr: Joel Schumacher Tells Powerful Tale Of Veronica Guerin.
Beyond the Skyline: Mayor's Office Brings Business to NYC, NYC to the World.
Popcorn & Spectacle: Muvico Unveils New Entertainment Empire.
Piecing It Together: Writer Peter Hedges Makes Directing Bow With Poignant April.
Digital Goes Outdoors: D-Cinema Finds Success In Maryland Drive-In.
Tropical Zone: Non-Profiit Company Cultivates Audience For Latin American Films .
Looking Up Down Under: Local Pictures Show Colors At Australian Convention.
As the World Turns: Montreal Fest Offers International Potpourri.
Universal Teamwork: Distribution Veterans Carpou & Gaines Win Show 'E' Acclaim.
Reaching Out: AMC's Peter Brown Earns Humanitarian Honors.
Lo Mejor en Cines: Cinemark International Named Exhibitor of the Year.
Latin America United: UIP's Jorge Peregrino Receives International Honor at ShowEast.
Box-Office Title: Kodak Award Winners Bevan and Fellner Make Movies That Work.
Purple Mountain's Majesty: Telluride Film Fest Gazes at America
Reviews: 21 Grams, Anything Else, Cabin Fever, Casa De Los Babys, Cold Creek Manor, The Cooler, Demonlover, Dummy, Duplex, Elephant, The Fighting Temptations, Forbidden Photographs: The Life And Work Of Charles Gatewood, The Human Stain, In This World, Lost In Translation, Luther, Millennium Actress, My Life Without Me, Mystic River, Once Upon A Time In Mexico, Pieces Of April, Prey For Rock And Roll, The Rundown, Secondhand Lions, Shattered Glass, So Close, The Station Agent, To Be And To Have, The Trilogy, Under The Tuscan Sun, Underworld, Warrior Of Light, Wonderland, Yossi & Jagger.

September 2003
Revving Up 'Rundown': Peter Berg Ascends The Rock for Action Comedy
League of Extraordinary Theatres: Historic Venues Eye More Movie Programs
Sundance Spotlight: Loews Teams With Cable Channel for Indie Theatrical Series
Scottish Highlands: Giant Screen Conference Journeys to Glasgow
Buena Vista Grande: Disney Thrives in Large-Format
The Last Frontier : Stephen Low Dives Two Miles for 'Volcanoes of the Deep Sea'
Teacher of the Year: A French Schoolhouse Offers Universal Lessons.
Reviews: American Wedding, The Battle Of Shaker Heights, Boys Life, Four Play, Catching Out, Dog Days, Freaky Friday, Freddy Vs. Jason, Gigli, Grind, Jeepers Creepers 2, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life, Mambo Italiano, Marci X, Masked And Anonymous, Matchstick Men, The Medallion, Mondays In The Sun, My Boss's Daughter, Open Range, Ot: Our Town, Passionada, Rana's Wedding, S.W.A.T., Seaside (Bord De Mer), The Secret Lives Of Dentists, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over, Step Into Liquid, Suddenly, Thirteen, Uptown Girls, Venus Boyz.

August 2003
Racing to Glory: Gary Ross Directs Inspiration Tale Of Seabiscuit
Splendor on the Screen: Berman and Pulcini Evoke Comic-Book Angst Of Harvey Pekar
Exhibiting Creativity: Madstone Cultivates Art-House Communities
Truth Extraction: Alan Rudolph & Campbell Scott Explore Secret Lives of Dentists
Motion Pictures: Loews Cineplex and Lever 2000 Take the Show On the Road All Summer Long
Southwest Showmanship: Harkins Theatres Celebrates 70 Years of Excellence
Festival With a Conscience: Human Rights Watch Event Marks 14 Invaluable Years
Reviews: Alex & Emma, American Splendor, And Now Ladies & Gentlemen, Autumn Spring, Bad Boys II, Balseros (Cuban Rafters), Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, Confusion Of Genders, The Cuckoo, Don't Tempt Me, The Embalmer, Garage Days, Gasoline, Hell's Highway: The True Story Of Highway Safety Films, The Housekeeper, How To Deal, The Hulk, I Capture The Castle, Le Divorce, The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde, Lucνa, Lucνa, On_Line, Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl, The Princess Blade, The Sea Is Watching, Seabiscuit, Sinbad: Legend Of The Seven Seas, Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines.

July 2003
Terminally Yours: Jonathan Mostow Revives Schwarzenegger's Cyborg.
Back in the Saddle: Kevin Costner Goes West Again With Open Range.
Twinkle, Twinkle, KinoStar: National Amusements Launches Exciting Co-venture in Moscow.
Mystic Riviera: Cannes Film Festival Confounds Its Critics.
Nice and Easy: U.K. Theatre Experiments With Flexible Pricing.
Exhibition Royal: Odeon's Richard Segal Earns Cinema Expo Crown.
Full Throttle: Columbia TriStar's Mark Zucker Gets International Results.
Total Picture: Nielsen Entertainment Expands Its Reach.
Reviews: 11'09'01 September 11, 2 Fast 2 Furious, 28 Days Later, Bonhoeffer, Bruce Almighty, Dumb And Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd, Friday Night, Garmento, The Hard Word, The Heart Of Me, Hollywood Homicide, The Holy Land, The In-Laws, The Italian Job, Johnny English, The Legend Of Suriyothai, Love The Hard Way, The Magdalene Sisters, Manito, Northfork, Pistol Opera, Rugrats Go Wild, Starkiss: Circus Girls In India, Swimming Pool, The Three Marias, Tsui Hark's Vampire Hunters, Valentin, The Weather Underground, Wrong Turn.

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