CriterionCast

November 2020 Programming on the Criterion Channel Announced

For November, the Channel will feature films from Claire Denis, Nadav Lapid, Ngozi Onwurah, The Film Foundation, and more!

Criterion Channel Surfing, Episode 29: October 2020 New and Expiring Titles

Josh is joined by Jon Laubinger of the Film Baby Film podcast to discuss the Criterion Channel’s new and expiring titles for the month of October. Plus, Michael Hutchins stops by to check in on the state of...

Joshua Reviews Steve James’ City So Real [Theatrical Review]

Hoop Dreams director Steve James returns with yet another enthralling document of an ever-changing Chicago.

Criterion Now – Episode 113 – January 2021 Announcements, Janus Theatrical Releases, Flash Sale

David Blakeslee and Trevor Berrett join to talk about Criterion January 2021 announcements, Janus films that are going to hit theaters, and the October flash sale.

Episode 211 – Chris Hegedus and D. A. Pennebaker’s The War Room

On episode 211 of CriterionCast, Jordan Essoe is joined by Scott Nye, David Blakeslee, and Arik Devens to discuss Chris Hegedus and D. A. Pennebaker's 1993 documentary The War Room.

Criterion Channel Surfing, Episode 28: Back to School on Other Streaming Services

Josh is joined by Alexandria Daniels, film blogger and guest of the It Pod to Be You and We Cut Heads podcasts, for a followup to their conversation on films about teachers and students, this time discussing...

Joshua Reviews Pietro Marcello’s Martin Eden [Theatrical Review]

This riff on a Jack London classic is hitting theaters hot off a nearly year-long festival run, and lives up to every ounce of hype.

Joshua Reviews Azazel Jacobs’ French Exit [NYFF 2020]

With a firecracker performance from Michelle Pfeiffer, French Exit is an entrancing, if uneven, familial farce.

Joshua Reviews Christian Petzold’s Undine [NYFF 2020]

Christian Petzold returns with a beautiful and heart-breaking riff on a classic myth.

Joshua Reviews Dea Kulumbegashvili’s Beginning [NYFF 2020]

Marking one of the more incredible feature directing debuts, Dea Kulumbegashvili's Beginning is a soul-shattering drama, and an announcement of a major talent on the world cinema stage.

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