Father’s Day can cause a lot of mixed feelings, because fathers, and family in general, can elicit a slew of mixed feelings. But for all of their complications, there are just as many versions of dads on screen. Today we asked our Shelfers: Which on-screen dad reminds you of your off-screen dad? Jefferson Davis: […]
Easter observer or not, nearly everyone can get behind a cinematic Easter egg. Those little self-referential nods from the filmmaker to the audience that lets them know we are in on their little jokes. Though some films or shows go a little overboard with their egg hunt, a perfectly placed Easter egg is a beautiful […]
There is no denying that stress is running high these days. While there are plenty of movies and television shows to help you escape the madness and temporarily avoid the crummy state of the world, this week our Shelfers are leaning in to their emotions and letting it all go. What do you watch when […]
These are strange times indeed. Bloodshot was released theatrically less than two weeks ago (remember theaters?) and now we find it getting VOD release today. To celebrate the meager gifts we have been getting lately from the cinematic gods, this week our Shelfers are taking a long, hard look at Mr. Vin Diesel’s greatest on-screen […]
Oscar-winning actress Juliette Binoche features in eight titles currently available on The Criterion Channel, and we want to tell you which ones to watch.
In nearly every industry, working people are losing their jobs to machines. Uber drivers are being replaced by automated cars. Travel agents have been eclipsed by online algorithms. And let’s not forget to pour one out for the telephone switchboard operators of years past. It seems the animal acting community is being hit with a […]
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.
Happy Valentine’s Day, dear readers. Whether you are in love or licking your own romantic wounds, attached or blissfully untethered, there is no denying that certain TV shows or movies can make you feel all the feels. This week, we reflected on those things that make you believe in love. Not necessarily the most romantic […]
For the past 92 years, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences claim to have chosen the best film of the year. Not the most popular film or the most innovative: the best. We all know that such a subjective declaration is, by design, highly flawed. While we could spend our lives detailing the […]
With this week’s release of Oz Perkin’s Gretel & Hansel, there seems to be something magical and mischievous in the air. This week our Shelfers take on this topic with their wings flapping and glitter glimmering. What is your fairy tale favorite film? The Red Shoes If you ever have the chance to see The […]
The 2020 Sundance Film Festival is already underway and we want to know what is your favourite Sundance film? Here are some of ours!