Remembering Giuseppe Rotunno, a Gentle Maestro
Criterion’s technical director pays tribute to the late, great cinematographer, who worked in both Italy and the U.S., and whose brilliant eye and warm personality were well known in the film world.
The Lady Eve’s Long Road to High Definition
Preston Sturges’s screwball masterpiece is one of the most beloved Hollywood comedies of all time, but a lack of good film materials held up our recently released Blu-ray upgrade for years.
Visits with Raoul Coutard
Last week, we were saddened to learn of the passing of Raoul Coutard. Our technical director, Lee Kline, shared some memories of working with the great cinematographer.
Remembering Vilmos Zsigmond, Master of Light and Dark
In honor of the great cinematographer, our technical director shares some memories of encountering the man and his work.
The Color of Dreams
While in Tokyo to work on Akira Kurosawa’s 1990 film, our technical director got a glimpse at some of the filmmaker’s original drawings that he used to shoot the movie.
Leaving the Color in L’enfance nue
Magic Carpet Ride
Color Me Impressed
When I found out last year that we’d be working on Days of Heaven, I got goose bumps. It’s always been one of my favorite films, and I had wished it could be in the Criterion Collection ever since I started here twelve years ago—that and Sixtee…