Exploring the films of the great Mike Leigh in The Criterion Channel's director spotlight.
That Shelf writers select their favourite films of 2020 at the year's mid-point.
The Criterion Channel has put together small collections of films by noted filmmakers past and present, choosing three each to represent the essence of their work.
If you're looking for key works in the realm of arthouse cinema, Bil Antoniou and ThatShelf.com writers Pat Mullen, Rachel West, Colin Biggs and Barbara Goslawski have looked through the Channel's Permanent Gallery and put together list and reasons for why you should start with these.
Ranking the films of French master Jean Renoir.
This week's edition of The Criterion Shelf ranks the films in Criterion Channel's collection of films from Cannes 1968, which was cancelled mid-run.
If the steadfast energies of Taurus season made you yawn then jump on the Gemini movie train, you never know where it will stop!
Ranking the documentaries of pioneering French filmmaker Louis Malle.
Bil Antoniou takes a look at four films made by the celebrated auteur before his reign of fifties melodramas.
With the 73rd Cannes Film Festival postponed due to COVID-19, our team celebrates the legacy and influence of the world's most prestigious festival.
Remember movie theatres? It’s only been about eight weeks since cinemas shuttered their doors but it already feels like eons ago.
Her immense career still goes strong as she has not lost the desire to take chances with artistically adventurous directors, and keeping up with her filmography is no easy task (I’ve been trying for years) but the Criterion Channel’s collection, despite not including her one Oscar-nominated performance, covers her most notable work and is the best summation yet of a classic star.
Now that Star Wars: The Clone Wars has come to its beautiful finale, revisit the best of the series with this essential guide to the arc of Ahsoka and Rex.
The week's edition of The Criterion Shelf surveys the Criterion Channel's collection of films by women directors.
But how to throw yourself one? Should be easy, right? Find some Colin Farrell movies and watch them. But no, there’s a finer art that goes into curating the proper play order.