A sharp wit with an even sharper taste for business who wrote her own scripts and loved to rock a glamorous gown, she was an unapologetic voluptuary whose jokey attitude towards enjoying the carnal side of life skillfully cloaked a nuanced understanding of its painful realities.
Pinter directed nearly fifty productions for stage, theatre and screen.
Criterion Channel's collection of Cary Grant comedies proves the measure of true star power.
The Criterion Channel is currently screening three collections of three very different filmmakers.
Ranking the films that built the South Korean industry pre-Parasite.
Jeremy finishes off his Ingmar Bergman's Cinema series!
Crawford showed up ready for stardom, as time passed the perfection of her face hardened but you could never do anything about those eyes.
Just in time for Halloween, Bil Antoniou takes a look at 28 spooky classics.
As an antidote to our pandemic wanderlust, The Criterion Channel has put together a list of films meant to remind us that going somewhere isn’t always a good thing.
ThatShelf.com presents: Black Hole Films - A podcast, hosted by Jeremy LaLonde, where people finally get around to watching that film they always meant to. Christine Krawczyk joins Jeremy for SON OF GODZILLA and Jeremy gets a lesson from a lifelong Godzilla fan, while hardly being able to contain himself over the joy that Mini-zilla […]
The face of an angel with haunted, almost devilish eyes couldn’t be more suited to capturing the hearts and imaginations of viewers, and throughout his lengthy career Delon has played a series of charismatic bad boys that have made him a very potent, very eternal sex symbol
It’s not just marriages that are made in heaven, some film collaborations are as well, and the artform rarely benefited more from two artists collaborating than when Austrian émigré screenwriter Emeric Pressburger was paired up with English director Michael Powell.
Criterion's collection highlighting the genre of German Expressionism is such a gift for those of us who have always read about the filmmaking style, but never actually investigated it.
When interviewed, Ryuichi Sakamoto says that he’s “fascinated by the notion of a perpetual sound”, working to create not just a melody but a mood and even a way of thinking with his compositions.
No surprise that a man who began his studies in philosophy before enrolling in the impressively named “Institute of Cinematographic Investigations and Experiences” would turn out to be a storyteller whose technical skill is matched by his intelligent and thoughtful irony. Even less shocking is that a man who volunteered to serve in World War II to save his Republican father from being executed would also have a critical opinion of his government.