classic film

The Criterion Shelf: Pre-Code Paramount

From Morocco to Kiss and Make-Up, Criterion Channel's Pre-Code Paramount collection features some surprising violence and hanky panky with Marlene Dietrich and Mae West at their best.

The Criterion Shelf: Fox Noir

Surveying the film's in Criterion Channel's collection of Fox Noirs, including Laura, Nightmare Alley, Panic in the Streets, and Niagara.

The Criterion Shelf: Written by Jean-Claude Carrière

Covering all genres, numerous countries, high arthouse stuff and populist entertainment, Carrière was a natural fit no matter what he worked on, his talent and sensibilities blending in seamlessly with the directors with whom he collaborated.