Criterion Now – Episode 11 – Blow-Up, Tiny Furniture, Gimme Shelter

Aaron and RJ Tougas riff about the latest Criterion news and rumors. They go in depth into Antonioni’s Blow-Up. They address the lasting backlash against Lena Dunham and her place in the Criterion Collection. Since RJ is the spokesman for all things Canadian film, he gives his northern perspective toward Criterion and FilmStruck.

Episode Notes

4:15 – Blow-Up

11:50 – Newsletter Clue

22:00 – Short Takes (Gimme Danger, Tiny Furniture)

35:45 – FilmStruck

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Episode Credits

Music for the show is from Fatboy Roberts’ Geek Remixed project.

Aaron West

I am a somewhat educated Criterion dork, with a History and Film Studies bachelor's degree and plenty of self-education over the years. My tastes are all over the map. Probably my favorite is 1930s French Poetic Realism, but I like everything from noir, to animation, to horror, westerns, and modern film. Usually I prefer film that challenges and requires something of the viewer.