Here are some of my thoughts on Abbas Kiarostami's 1997 film, Taste of Cherry, which has just been re-released in a new home video edition by The Criterion Collection.
This weeks The Criterion Collection is releasing a Blu-ray upgrade of the classic screwball comedy The Lady Eve. Starring Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda, it's a delightful film and a welcome release.
This week The Criterion Collection is releasing a new home video edition of Kon Ichikawa's magnificent documentary Tokyo Olympiad.
Buster Keaton's 1928 film, The Cameraman, is being released today by The Criterion Collection. It's a stacked edition that does the film justice with a new 4K restoration and goes into the story behind this pivotal -- perhaps even tragic -- moment in Keaton's career.
Paul Dano's large-hearted debut film, Wildlife, is an exceptional adaptation of Richard Ford's 1990 novel of the same name. The Criterion Collection recently released this on home video, and I highly recommend it.
John Cassavetes divisive 1970 film Husbands looks at three men struggling with their mortality and with the roles they play as husbands. Is it a misogynistic relic from fifty years ago, or is it a surprisingly progressive look at the ugly roles men play that wreck everyone, including themselves.
The Criterion Collection recently released a home video edition of George Marshall's 1939 western, Destry Rides Again, starring James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich.
Recently, The Criterion Collection released a home video edition of James Whale's wonderful 1936 musical Show Boat.
John M. Stahl's Leave Her to Heaven is a masterpiece. The Criterion Collection released a home video edition today, and it's definitely one to pick up.
This week The Criterion Collection released Jennie Livingston's Paris Is Burning.