Scott and David discuss faith, simplicity, nature, joy, and realism in Rossellini’s don’t-call-it-a-biopic.
These are the main episodes of CriterionCast, where we discuss: news, releases, one featured Criterion film, and choose a theme from the film and discuss related movies.
The team gathers for one last episode in 2015: our annual Blu-ray upgrade wish list!
Scott and David discuss faith, chance, choices, and morality in Eric Rohmer’s landmark 1969 hit.
To celebrate the past year of Criterion Collection releases, Ryan is joined by David Blakeslee, Scott Nye, Aaron West, Arik Devens and Keith Enright to discuss their favorite releases of 2015.
Scott, David, and Trevor discuss dramatic structure, societal needs, and production design in the landmark utopian film.
Scott, David, and Ryan discuss the heritage of war, the supernatural, visual effects, and violence in Del Toro’s 2001 ghost story.
Scott, David, and Sean discuss propriety, society, and sexuality in the definitive adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic farce.
Scott, David, Trevor, and Ryan discuss memory, growing up, the remnants of war, and cultural exports in Erice’s 1973 landmark film.
Scott, David, and Trevor discuss fate, free will, spirituality, vocation, manipulation, and loneliness in Kieślowski’s metaphysical thriller.
Scott, David, and Trevor discuss the passion, history, opulence, and tragedy in Visconti’s melodrama.
Scott, David, and Trevor discuss the legal process, morality, and uncertainty in Otto Preminger’s landmark film.
Scott, David, and Ryan discuss the politics, authorship, and simple pleasures of the 1931 musical film.
Scott, Sean, and James discuss fluidity, sexuality, grief, and the occult in the 1973 horror film.
Scott, David, Sean, and Trevor discuss Kurosawa’s relative truth and visual expressionism.
Scott, David, Sean, and Catherine discuss how Denis explores race, class, gender, and going a little mad in her 2009 feature.
Scott is joined by David Blakeslee to discuss Marcel Carné’s Port of Shadows