Paying tribute to the films of Japanese master Yasujiro Ozu, including Tokyo Story, Early Summer,, Floating Weeds and Late Spring.
Surveying the films in Criterion Channel's Pre-Code Divas collection, including The Divorcee, She Done Him Wrong, Dishonored, and The Cheat.
Criterion's Erotic Thrillers series is a fun collection that captures the spirit of the era in both good and bad ways.
A film lover herself, Isabelle Huppert has often been drawn to roles because of directors, seeking out masters with impressive filmographies while also initiating collaborations with newcomers in whom she recognizes a spark.
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.
Surveying the films in Criterion Channel's collection devoted to Harry Belafonte, including Carmen Jones, Island in the Sun, and Beat Street.
Surveying the film's in Criterion Channel's collection of Fox Noirs, including Laura, Nightmare Alley, Panic in the Streets, and Niagara.
To hear Jia Zhangke's cinema described is to brace yourself for dry, dull lectures on the state of the world today, but to watch his work is to discover worlds as fascinating as anything the George Lucases of the industry can imagine.