Criterion Now – Episode 8 – Assassination of Jesse James, Before Sunset, Mildred Pierce

Aaron is joined by Doug McCambridge and Jamieson McGonigle. Jamieson talks about his Jesse James revival screenings and makes the case for a Criterion release. We go further into the Before Trilogy, touching on Before Sunset, and we explore Curtiz’s Mildred Pierce, which is sort of a noir and sort of not, and we get into a number of rumors about potential releases.

Episode Notes

4:10 – The Assassination of Jesse James

18:25 – Robert Osborne Tribute

23:00 – The Criterion Wall

28:35 – Mildred Pierce

33:20 – Before Sunset

42:15 – Agnes Varda

45:20 – The Lodger

48:20 – Godard’s King Lear

50:30 – Phil Rosenthal Closet Video

53:00 – Short Takes (Design for Living, The Piano, Carnival of Souls)

60:00 – FilmStruck

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Episode Credits


Music for the show is from Fatboy Roberts’ Geek Remixed project.

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