The Criterion Collection recently released a home video edition of Hou Hsiao-hsien's 1998 film Flowers of Shanghai. It's a lovely, intricately crafted film, so I highly recommend it here!
Recently The Criterion Collection released a Blu-ray upgrade of Jean-Luc Godard's 1966 film Masculin féminin. While I have always struggled to embrace Godard's work, this one got me in the right space.
Frank Borzage's History Is Made at Night is a narrative tangle that nevertheless manages to be a lot of fun. The recent Criterion Collection edition is a fantastic way to discover and explore the film.
Today The Criterion Collection is releasing a two-disc home video edition of Jacques Rivette's magical 1974 film, Céline and Julie Go Boating.
Today The Criterion Collection is releasing a standalone home video edition of Djibril Diop Mambéty's masterpiece, Touki bouki.
This week The Criterion Collection released Joyce Chopra's 1985 film Smooth Talk, an adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates story "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been."
The Criterion Collection is releasing two films by Ramin Bahrani today: Man Push Cart and Chop Shop. They are each very much worth your attention.
Ousmane Sembène's second feature, 1968's Mandabi, explores the perilous state for older generations in post-colonial Senegal. It's an important film. The Criterion Collections has released a new home video edition this week.
Larisa Shepitko's The Ascent is a film that is as beautiful as it is harrowing. The Criterion Collection released a stacked Blu-ray home video edition today, and I give it my strongest recommendation.
The Criterion Collection is starting 2021 with a magnificent release: Three Films by Luis Buñuel, a box set featuring Buñuel's final three films: The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972), The Phantom of Liberty (1974), and That Obscure Object of Desire (1977).