Criterion's Black Westerns collection gives a potent overview of films from the era (and beyond) that are diverse in style, content and attitude.
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.
The films of Bertrand Tavernier deliver rich presentations of human relationships that one feels deeply, his stark but never preachy criticisms of French society always accompanied by stunning visual landscapes that are often breathtaking.
For a man who claimed to have no personality of his own, the versatile Peter Sellers always made us laugh.
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.
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.