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Benjamin Mercer

Benjamin Mercer is associate editor at the Criterion Collection. He has written for The A.V. Club, the Village Voice, Reverse Shot, and The Henry James Review, among other publications.

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Getting to the Root of the New Tree of Life
Getting to the Root of the New Tree of Life

A look inside the process of collaborating with Terrence Malick on the new cut of his 2011 masterpiece.

By Benjamin Mercer

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The Crime Thrillers of Studio Maverick Yoshitaro Nomura

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The Crime Thrillers of Studio Maverick Yoshitaro Nomura

A veteran of Japan’s legendary Shochiku studios, the versatile genre auteur Yoshitaro Nomura made his mark with a string of impeccably constructed thrillers. Five of his best are now available to stream on the Criterion Channel on FilmStruck.