The "Childhood films" of Abbas Kiarostami highlight his work with non-professionals even when treading on more mature themes, always with the playful, exploratory spirit of youth.
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.
Dig into Criterion's '80s horror collection! A natural continuation of the shift that began with 1978's Halloween, the new decade brought audiences ordinary humans from ordinary places who had an extraordinary ability to stick around until the next sequel.
Surveying the films of Myrna Loy in Criterion Channel's collection devoted to the actress, from The Thin Man to Libeled Lady to Whipsaw.
Surveying the films in the Criterion Channel's Noir in Color collection from Leave Her to Heaven to .
Ranking the films in Criterion Channel's Judy Garland collection from Meet Me in St. Louis to Easter Parade to Presenting Lily Mars.
Tampopo is a perfect summation of Juzo Itami's vibe for its dark, almost cruel humour surrounding a sweet central relationship. "Japan is a culture where if you want something to eat, or you want to have sex, or whatever, you just do it," the director once said.
That Shelf takes a look at Criterion's tribute to Delphine Seyrig, celebrating the ninetieth anniversary of her birth and marking the thirtieth anniversary of her death.
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.
Surveying the films in Criterion Channel's collection devoted to the 1992 Sundance Film Festival, including Brother's Keeper and In the Soup.
Streaming recommendations for Black History Month include Passing, The Harder They Fall, One of Ours, Lilies of the Field, and Set It Off.
Ranking the films in Criterion Channel's Read All About It series devoted to films about journalism like His Girl Friday and The Front Page.
Surveying the film's in Criterion Channel's collection of Fox Noirs, including Laura, Nightmare Alley, Panic in the Streets, and Niagara.
Surveying the films of Deborah Kerr in Criterion Channel's playlist devoted to the screen icon.
From The Crowd to Margaret, a look at the good apples and bad apples in Criterion Channel's New York Stories collection.