If you're looking for key works in the realm of arthouse cinema, Bil Antoniou and ThatShelf.com writers Pat Mullen, Rachel West, Colin Biggs and Barbara Goslawski have looked through the Channel's Permanent Gallery and put together list and reasons for why you should start with these.
Ranking the films of French master Jean Renoir.
This week's edition of The Criterion Shelf ranks the films in Criterion Channel's collection of films from Cannes 1968, which was cancelled mid-run.
Her immense career still goes strong as she has not lost the desire to take chances with artistically adventurous directors, and keeping up with her filmography is no easy task (I’ve been trying for years) but the Criterion Channel’s collection, despite not including her one Oscar-nominated performance, covers her most notable work and is the best summation yet of a classic star.
Criterion Channel has assembled seventeen films that deal with films within films, here they are in my preferential order.
Overwhelmed by options on the Criterion Channel? Bil Antoniou is your guide to the site's collections and wants to tell you where to start first.
We recently had a chance to speak to director Drake Doremus about his new film Equals, Kristen Stewart's fans, the influence of Ridley Scott, and more!
Does Richard Linklater's latest film Everybody Wants Some have the potential to become a cult classic like its spiritual predecessor Dazed and Confused?
Director Kent Jones on his new documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut,
Hitchcock/Truffaut celebrates the meeting of two of cinemas greatest filmmakers. But is it a deep enough dive to satisfy cinephiles?
Enter to win run of engagement passes to see the documentary Hitchcock/ Truffaut, opening at the TIFF Bell Lightbox Friday Dec. 4.
Hitchock/ Trauffaut TIFF 2015 review .
As we dig out from under the pile of Blu-Ray and DVD releases that have come into the office this month, we take a look at Criterion editions of Soderbergh's underrated King of the Hill and Truffaut's Jules and Jim, Blu-rays for Thor: The Dark World, Nebraska, Wadjda, and Blue is the Warmest Color, and a DVD of the found footage thriller Banshee Chapter.
In this week's archival DVD column we look at some great re-releases including the 40th anniversary of Deliverance, a pair of Criterions featuring Spalding Gray from director Steven Soderbergh, Oliver Stone's Born on the Fourth of July Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps, and some of the best no holds barred matches from the WWE.