Perhaps no filmmaker has shaped the art of contemporary documentary storytelling more than director Errol Morris. This retrospective, now on the Channel, showcases highlights from his pioneering body of work, alongside illuminating archival interviews.https://www.criterionchannel.com/directed-by-errol-morris …
In this excerpt from a 1994 documentary, Abbas Kiarostami talks from the driver’s seat about the central role that love and friendship play in his work. http://bit.ly/2KyAQWq pic.twitter.com/sgrkYTVLov
In this excerpt from a 1994 documentary, the Abbas Kiarostami talks from the driver’s seat about the central role that love and friendship play in his work. http://bit.ly/2KyAQWq pic.twitter.com/TAYO6DTGjO
Just received my sample copies of @Criterion ‘s Showa Era Godzilla Film box set! I did three kilos. 15 other illustrators are contributions to this.,Thank you for the fantastic project! (Pre-order through Criterion web store.) #Godzillapic.twitter.com/zBn25IRaYt
Nunsploitation meets the art house in this week's Double Feature: two delirious tales of repressed sexuality, madness, and mass hysteria from visionary iconoclasts of the British cinema. https://www.criterionchannel.com/bad-habits pic.twitter.com/ynGdYoDLMA
Maurice Pialat @BFI + @SightSoundmag, Béla Tarr @FilmLinc, Jean-Michel Basquiat @MetrographNYC + @4_columns, Disney @RememberThisPod, #TheLighthouse …
Did You See This? https://www.criterion.com/current/posts/6638-harsh-visions …pic.twitter.com/GVEN3oWdTG
On our edition of ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER: a documentary on the making of the film; a TV program featuring Pedro Almodóvar & his mother; an essay by film scholar Emma Wilson, along with (Blu-ray only) an interview with Almodóvar & a tribute he wrote to his mother, both from 1999.pic.twitter.com/Bpw0PvO1Qj
"In these films, female witches are treated as ambiguous characters, victims of sexist oppression but also as potentially dangerous wielders of destructive power...Rather than repeating old ideas about dangerous women, he wants to open a dialogue between the past & the present."pic.twitter.com/u2ZMoWJk0E
Decades before the witch became a staple of horror cinema, Benjamin Christensen used this gothic figure to explore the oppression of women in different historical periods.
Read Chloé Germaine Buckley on HÄXAN (1922):https://www.criterion.com/current/posts/6634-h-xan-let-her-suffering-begin …
Integrating fact, fiction, objective reality, hallucination, and different levels of representation, this silent masterpiece invented what decades later would be known as the essay film.
Read Chris Fujiwara on HÄXAN (1922):https://www.criterion.com/current/posts/147-h-xan-the-real-unreal …
Over the next several weeks, New Yorkers will be treated to a wide range of thematic and historical perspectives on Tokyo @FilmForumNYC + @js_film_nyc … Plus Japanese ghost stories @MovingImageNYC! https://www.criterion.com/current/posts/6637-tokyo-in-new-york …pic.twitter.com/dajUMgHuWv
A change of speed, a change of style
A change of scene, with no regrets