Japan’s first talkie uses all manner of sounds for laughs and love.
Each week, Scott Nye takes a look at a film or films on the Criterion Collection Hulu Plus Channel.
Truffaut’s fourth film deals with modern romance, in all its inconvenience.
Bergman perfects the mix of comedy and tragedy with a film that would prove a marked transition for him as a filmmaker.
Oshima’s mini-feature makes no bones about its socio-political aims, and takes a personal, urgent view of the tough decisions that come with poverty.
The 1964 Golden Bear winner was a breakthrough for Turkish cinema.
The rediscovered masterpiece of Korean psycho-melodrama is part of the World Cinema Foundation’s partnership with Criterion.
Rossellini’s rare foray into comedy is as sharp and imaginative as his more dramatic affairs.
Kinoshita’s meditation on mob mentality is, more urgently, a magnificently mean motion picture.
A Rashomon-like murder investigation continually challenges notions of truth, past and present.
This 1974 biopic is far from what we expect from the genre, but all the revelatory for it.
Peter Weir’s made-for-TV nail-biter is a satisfying little thriller from an epic director.
Naruse’s theme of postwar depression finds its ultimate expression.
Suzuki’s 1960 youth exploitation movie is fast, loose, and only barely in control.
This 1951 crowd-pleaser still sings.
Truffaut’s psychological take on a pulpy set-up…or vice-versa?
While Ingrid Bergman has plenty, potential viewers have nothing to fear from this.