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The Criterion Shelf: Criterion Channel Essentials

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.

The Criterion Shelf: Starring Catherine Deneuve

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.

Top 6 Can’t Miss Blu-rays – May 2019

The seasons may be changing but its Blu-ray season 24/7/365 here at That Shelf – and we’ve got the Top 6 Can’t Miss Blu-Ray’s that need to be on your shelf in the month of May!

Godar(t): The Works of Jean-Luc Godard at TIFF

The TIFF Bell Lightbox kicks off the first of a nearly year long, two part look at the works of famed filmmaker and writer Jean-Luc Godard this Thursday, one of the most passionate and fascinating figures in cinema history.

The Worlds of Jacques Demy

We look at the career of famed French auteur Jacques Demy on the eve of a retrospective of his works Bitter/Sweet kicks off at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.