Mira Nair’s Guide to the Collection
The writer-director of Monsoon Wedding and Salaam Bombay! takes us through an eclectic mix of favorite films, including works by Jane Campion, Lars von Trier, and Satyajit Ray.
Liv Ullmann and Ingmar Bergman’s Creative Marriage
“We make each other alive; it doesn’t make a difference if it hurts,” Bergman once wrote to Ullmann—and that emotional intensity gave fuel to their extraordinary forty-year collaboration.
Free the Vagina: A Conversation with Renata Gasiorowska
The sweetness and aggression of female erotic pleasure take center stage in Pussy, an imaginatively stylized animated short now playing on FilmStruck.
Taxi Driver and the Early Days of the Commentary
In one of Criterion’s earliest commentary tracks, Martin Scorsese and Paul Schrader talk about how they got lucky with their gripping New York City classic.