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.
Crawford showed up ready for stardom, as time passed the perfection of her face hardened but you could never do anything about those eyes.
Beginning with his feature debut Young Törless, Schlöndorff showed himself interested in examining the gray area of morality.
Christo’s projects push the limit of what people consider to be the usefulness of art.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Exploring the films of the great Mike Leigh in The Criterion Channel's director spotlight.
The Criterion Channel has put together small collections of films by noted filmmakers past and present, choosing three each to represent the essence of their work.