Criterion’s new release confirms the forecast that there will indeed be growth in the spring.
Mark considers John Waters’ low-budget second full-length feature film and first in the Criterion Collection. He discusses Waters’ filmic influences, his Cavalcade of Characters, his audience, and why he makes filthy films.
These engaging, if only skin deep, documentaries look at one legendary artist and the broader history of the medium he would help change.
Mark, Aaron and Matt Gasteier explore the filmmaking world of Yasujirō Ozu, centering on his pivotal masterpiece Late Spring (1949).
One of the greatest anime pictures of all time gets the steelbook treatment for a gorgeous, but thin, new Blu-ray release.
The Japanese auteur is one of world cinema’s true greats, and this may be his best film yet.
Aaron, Arik Devens, Scott Nye and Travis Trudell dig into the June Criterion announcements, Ingmar Bergman on FilmStruck, and more.
Aldrich’s nuclear thriller mourns last gasp of freedom and democracy.
Aaron, Doug and Jamieson talks Jesse James, Before Sunset, Mildred Pierce, and Criterion news and rumors.
These are just a handful of gems from what is another banner year for New Directors/New Films.
A phenomenally well-made film that creates an interesting, and potent, mix of different styles. It was a revelation for me.
David, Trevor and Pablo are back, taking aim at a pair of shoot ’em ups starring Joe Shishido.
Contemporary Color thrusts its viewer headlong into the world of color guard in one of 2017’s most beautiful, if slight, documentaries.
Urgent and visceral, Cries from Syria is one of the year’s toughest and most important documentaries.
Aaron is joined by Martin Kessler and Andrea West (Aaron’s wife!), and we talk about the latest going on in the Criterion universe.
Andrew Haigh’s self-proclaimed sequel to Weekend is a remarkably self-assured conversation starter for couples from all walks of life.
David takes his third critical swing at William Klein’s heavy-handed comic satire, sadly as relevant as ever in the Age of Trump.
Highlights include a new film by Sebastien Betbeder and an auspicious debut from Julia Ducournau.
Aaron is joined by Matt Gasteier, who participates in our first game show and shares his insights on the latest from Criterion.
Altman’s slow-boil thriller looks tremendous on Blu-ray.