CriterionCast

October 2020 Programming on the Criterion Channel Announced

For October, the Channel will feature films from Marlon Riggs, Pedro Costa, Barbara Kopple, Jenni Olson, and more!

Joshua Reviews Matias Pineiro’s Isabella [NYFF 2020]

Pineiro's latest is another entrancing riff on the works of William Shakespeare, this time with a touch of emotionally shattering color theory thrown in for good measure.

Criterion Reflections – Episode 88 – Roman Polanski’s Macbeth

David and his coven of weird brothers meet upon the blasted heath to share their strange intelligence about Shakespeare's timeless and most timely tragedy.

Joshua Reviews Sam Pollard’s MLK/FBI [NYFF 2020]

This new Sam Pollard-directed documentary shines a light on the relationship between the FBI and Martin Luther King, Jr., and particularly the former's attempt to bring down the latter.

Criterion Channel Surfing, Episode 26: September 2020 New and Expiring Titles

Josh is joined by film blogger Alexandria Daniels and guest of the It Pod to Be You and We Cut Heads podcasts for a conversation about the Criterion Channel’s new and expiring titles for the month of September...

Joshua Reviews Song Fang’s The Calming [NYFF 2020]

The Calming is the latest film from director Song Fang and is a quiet, patient look into the way we interact with and experience the places we call home.

Joshua Reviews Sean Durkin’s The Nest [Theatrical Review]

Martha Marcy May Marlene director Sean Durkin returns for his sophomore feature, a gorgeous, if thin, family drama starring Jude Law and Carrie Coon.

Joshua Reviews Steve McQueen’s Lovers Rock [NYFF 2020]

Director Steve McQueen opens NYFF 2020 with the first selection from his forthcoming five film series, Small Axe, the incredible and impressionistic Lovers Rock.

Dispatch From The Avant-Garde: Joshua Previews The Currents Section At NYFF 2020

The 2020 edition of the Currents selection at the New York Film Festival, despite a global pandemic, remains one of the most essential curated lineups in the fall film season, and these are just a few of the...

Episode 210 – Michelangelo Antonioni’s L’eclisse

On episode 210 of CriterionCast, Jordan Essoe is joined by Scott Nye, David Blakeslee, and Arik Devens to discuss Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1961 film L'eclisse.

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