CriterionCast

February 2023 Programming on the Criterion Channel Announced

For December, the Channel will feature films from Douglas Sirk, Derek Jarman, Robert Siodmak, and more!

Sundance 2023 Dispatch Two: Heroic, The Night Logan Woke Up, More

In this second Sundance dispatch, we look at a new Xavier Dolan TV series, a Daisy Ridley-starring workplace drama and a documentary about the datafication of the world around us.

Criterion Reflections – Episode 131 – Luis Buñuel’s The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

David is joined by Derek Power, Travis Trudell, Brad McDermott and Dave Eves in a series of 1:1 chats about Bunuel's magnificent and delectable chef d'oeuvre from late in his career.

Sundance 2023 Dispatch One: The Preview

In this first dispatch from Sundance 2023, we look at three documentaries and two fiction films that you need to keep an eye on as the festival enters its first days.

Criterion Channel Surfing, Episode 54: January 2023 New Releases

Criterion Channel Surfing is back from hiatus with its first episode of 2023! Friend-of-the-show Michael Hutchins joins our host, Josh Hornbeck, for a conversation about the Criterion Channel’s new additions...

Top 10 Films Of 2022 [Joshua’s List]

From the latest from Steven Spielberg to a new film from the brilliant Anti-Banality Union, these are the ten films from 2022 that you need to see.

Episode 214 – Criterion Collection Favorites of 2022

David Blakeslee, Jordan Essoe, Josh Hornbeck and Aaron West talk about their top picks among the films published by the Criterion Collection over the past year.

Joshua Reviews Annie Ernaux’s The Super 8 Years [Theatrical Review]

Ernaux's new documentary is a beautiful, haunting meditation on shared memory.

Joshua Reviews Guillermo Del Toro And Mark Gustafson’s Pinocchio [Theatrical Review]

Jumping into the world of animation, Del Toro adapts a legendary children's story into a wartime mediation on humanity that's as gorgeous as it is moving.

Criterion Reflections – Episode 130 – Martin Ritt’s Sounder

This adaptation of a youth fiction classic earned 4 Oscar nominations, popular acclaim and some critical backlash. We discuss all that, and also share our reactions to the new Sight and Sound list.