CriterionCast Episodes

Where we discuss one featured film from the Criterion Collection.

Episode 104 – Luis Bunuel’s The Discreet Charm Of The Bourgeoisie

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This week on the podcast, Ryan, James, and Travis are joined by David Bax from the Battleship Pretension to discuss Luis Bunuel’s The Discreet Charm Of The Bourgeoisie, as they begin a month long arc, looking at “food” films in the Criterion Collection. They also discuss the week’s news, and new releases.

Episode 101 – Sam Fuller’s White Dog

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This week on the podcast, Ryan, James, and Travis are joined by Damon Houx as they begin a month long arc of “genre” films. They discuss the week’s news, the January Criterion new release announcements, as well as the new releases for October. For the feature discussion, they cover Sam Fuller’s 1982 film, White Dog.

Episode 100 – Federico Fellini’s 8 1/2

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In this week’s episode, we finish the “meta” film arc by discussing Federico Fellini’s 8 1/2. We also discuss the week’s news (including Steve Jobs’ passing), rumors (regarding the January titles), and the week’s new releases from Criterion.

Episode 98 – Les Blank’s Burden Of Dreams

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In Episode 98, Ryan, James, and Travis are joined by Landon Palmer from Film School Rejects to discuss Les Blank’s Burden Of Dreams, as they continue on their month of “meta” films from the Criterion Collection. They also discuss the week’s news, rumors, as well as the December 2011 Criterion Collection titles.

Episode 96 – Abbas Kiarostami’s Close-Up

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This week on the podcast we begin our “meta” arc of films for September, beginning with Abbas Kiarostami’s Close-Up. We are joined by Rufus Derham from cineAWESOME, to discuss the week’s news, new releases, as well as the feature film discussion.

Episode 95 – Kon Ichikawa’s The Burmese Harp

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This week on the podcast, Ryan and Travis are joined by David Blakeslee from the Criterion Reflections blog, to discuss the week’s news, Criterion Collection new releases, as well as Kon Ichikawa’s The Burmese Harp. This marks the end of their “war arc” of August, and next week they’ll cover Abbas Kiarostami’s Close-up for the first in their “meta arc”.

Episode 92 – Terrence Malick’s The Thin Red Line

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This is the podcast dedicated to The Criterion Collection. Ryan Gallagher, James McCormick, Travis George and Moises Chiullan are joined by James Marsh to discuss Criterion Collection news & rumors and new releases. They also discuss Criterion #536 Terrence Malick’s 1998 film, The Thin Red Line.

Episode 91 – Hiroshi Teshigahara’s Antonio Gaudi

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This is the podcast dedicated to The Criterion Collection. Ryan Gallagher, James McCormick & Travis George discuss Criterion Collection news & rumors and new releases. They also discuss Criterion #425 Hiroshi Teshigahara’s 1984 film, Antonio Gaudi.

Episode 90 – David Lean’s Brief Encounter

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This is the podcast dedicated to The Criterion Collection. Ryan Gallagher, James McCormick & Travis George are joined by Elisabeth Rappe to discuss Criterion Collection news, rumors and new releases. They also discuss Criterion #76, David Lean’s 1945 film, Brief Encounter.

2 Year Anniversary Episode

Episode 89 – 2 Year Anniversary

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This is the podcast dedicated to The Criterion Collection. Ryan Gallagher, James McCormick, Travis George and Moises Chiullan celebrate the 2 year anniversary of the podcast by discussing several different Criterion Collection related topics.