David and Trevor conclude their series of World War II era films with a conversation about a French director whose films have fallen into undeserved obscurity.
Truffaut’s meditation on marital infidelity may have rubbed some early viewers the wrong way, but it deserves to be warmly embraced by today’s cinephiles.
An essential and delightfully re-watchable addition to the Renoir canon comes to home video.
David collaborates with blogger and Criterion fan Aaron West in this review of Oshima’s pivotal film from 1966.
David and Trevor discuss four wartime movies that launched the career of one of cinema’s most accomplished directors.
One of Hollywood’s most legendary auteurs finally gets an American Blu-ray release.
David and Trevor discuss the newest addition to the Eclipse Series, five films that launched the career of a great, but under-appreciated, Japanese filmmaker.
David and Trevor are joined by guest Mark Hurne to discuss two monumental French epics from the early 1930s.
Frank Capra’s seminal rom-com romp delivers the expected laughs, but offers considerably more food for thought along the way.
David and Trevor savor a sampling of the work of this prolific and consummate French auteur.
David and Trevor examine the strange detour taken in the late 1960s by one of Japan’s most venerable and prestigious movie studios.
David and Trevor spend an enjoyable hour talking with the lead essay writer for the Eclipse Series.
Criterion’s investigation of the Western genre continues to accelerate with this marvelous presentation of a beloved masterpiece.
David and Trevor delve into the dry, dusty and didactic worlds that Roberto Rossellini created in the final phase of his illustrious career.
The film makes a strong impact in addressing cultural concerns that remain as unsettling and provocative as they must have been in 1962 – though perhaps for different reasons than what the film’s original viewers had to wrestle with.
The release of Fosse’s blistering and entertaining exercise in self-excoriation also marks the end of Criterion’s dual-format experiment.