The latest edition of the Criterion Shelf surveys 30 years of Sony Pictures Classics streaming in Criterion Channel's anniversary salute, including Volver, The Lives of Others, and that bomb City of Lost Children.
Criterion has put together a collection of marital tales, most of which aren’t going to inspire you to jump to propose any time soon: the ones who stay together are miserable (or, in one case, possibly a fantasy), those who part do so in a morass of bigamy, infidelity and acrimony.
We've cleared off some space on That Shelf for our 100 of our favourite movies of the decade. We continue with a look back at 2011 on film!
Director Asghar Farhadi's riveting drama is a moral fable disguised as a potboiler that pulls the strings on a deceptively familiar premise.
The Salesman TIFF 2016 Review.
Asghar Farhadi’s Iranian melodrama The Past is pretty much everything that made his previous film, the Oscar nominated and genuinely excellent A Separation, a success except amplified, blown up and drawn out, which means it’s ultimately less successful.
The Past Special Presentation Director: Asghar Farhadi While not up to the same dramatic highs as his previous award winning effort A Separation, Asghar Farhadi returns with an even more melodramatic look at a crumbling family going through a scarring, drawn out divorce. Ahmed (Ali Mosaffa) returns to Paris from Tehran to finalize his divorce […]
This week on DVD we look at the stellar Oscar winning foreign drama A Separation, Richard Linklater's unfortunately slept on Bernie, the direct to DVD efforts Breathless, A Girl Walks into a Bar, and the Dolph Lundgren starring One in the Chamber. Oh, and some indie film called The Hunger Games