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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.

Holiday Buyers Guide: 45 Films, Books, Subscriptions And More To Get The Cinephile In Your Life

We look at some of the best home video releases, books and more to buy this season for the cinephile in your life.

Inside the Box – Episode 15 – 3 Films by Roberto Rossellini Starring Ingrid Bergman

In this episode of Inside the Box, Trevor and David discuss 3 Films by Roberto Rossellini Starring Ingrid Bergman, featuring the films Stromboli, Europe '51, and Journey to Italy.

December 2022 Programming on the Criterion Channel Announced

For December, the Channel will feature films from Jafar Panahi, Nathalie Álvarez Mesén, Atom Egoyan, and more!

Criterion Reflections – Episode 129 – Shintaro Katsu’s Zatoichi in Desperation

The 24th film in the series finds the Blind Swordsman venturing down the bleakest and most nihilistic pathways. Zatoichi gets no darker than this!

Criterion Reflections – Episode 128 – Wes Craven’s The Last House on the Left

We discuss this infamous and polarizing film in which Krug and company commit sex crimes of the century that inevitably lead them to a brutal night of vengeance.

Six Films To See At DOC NYC 2022 [Film Festival Preview]

Ranging from an epic documentary on Ennio Morricone to a short about a filmmaker making a stool, these are six films to see at DOC NYC 2022.

Criterion Now – Episode 147 – August 2022 Through January 2023 Criterion Releases

Now that we're back, we had some catching up to do. This week Drew Morton joined to go back through all of the months that we missed during hiatus -- August 2022 through January 2023.

Criterion Reflections – Episode 127 – William Crain’s Blacula

David is joined by Aaron West from Criterion Now to discuss this blaxploitation/horror mash-up from July 1972.

American Murderer – An Interview with Director Matthew Gentile

David Blakeslee interviews Matthew Gentile, director and writer of AMERICAN MURDERER, a new true-crime drama now in theaters and soon available via streaming on demand.