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Juliette Binoche on the Art of Being Directed
Juliette Binoche on the Art of Being Directed

The veteran actor shares lessons she’s learned from working with some of the world’s greatest filmmakers.

By Hillary Weston

On Film / Interviews — May 21, 2018
2 or 3 Things I Know About Godzilla
2 or 3 Things I Know About Godzilla

A lifelong movie collector remembers the thrill of discovering the granddaddy of all monsters on Super 8.

By Brock DeShane

On Film / Features — May 21, 2018
Dead Man: Earth, Wind, and Fire
Dead Man: Earth, Wind, and Fire

Improvising to Jim Jarmusch’s film in real time, Neil Young created a rich parallel environment that sounds like a force of nature.

By Ben Ratliff

On Film / Essays — May 18, 2018
This Week on the Criterion Channel
Inside Criterion / On the Channel — May 18, 2018
Opposites Attract in Omaha

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Opposites Attract in Omaha

Two legends of Italian cinema share the screen in Ettore Scola’s 1977 drama A Special Day, screening at Omaha’s Film Streams.

On Film / In Theaters
May 17, 2018
Tavi Gevinson’s Closet Picks
Tavi Gevinson’s Closet Picks

While browsing our collection, the editor, actor, and fashion maven shared some stories of movie love, including one about how Broadcast News played a part in her college applications.

Inside Criterion / Closet Picks — May 15, 2018
The Other Side of Hope: No-Home Movie
The Other Side of Hope: No-Home Movie

In the singular world of Finnish filmmaker Aki Kaurismäki, auteurist homage and social consciousness are joined by some of the most lovingly filmed dogs in contemporary cinema.

By Girish Shambu

On Film / Essays — May 14, 2018
“The Most Naturally Gifted American Filmmaker,” According to Adam Gopnik
“The Most Naturally Gifted American Filmmaker,” According to Adam Gopnik

The acclaimed New Yorker writer recalls the Frank Capra retrospective that turned him into a lifelong cinephile.

Inside Criterion / On the Channel — May 13, 2018
This Week on the Criterion Channel
Inside Criterion / On the Channel — May 11, 2018
This Kiss: Filming an Intimate Moment in The Virgin Suicides
This Kiss: Filming an Intimate Moment in The Virgin Suicides

What goes into staging the perfect on-screen kiss? Director Sofia Coppola and actors Kirsten Dunst and Josh Hartnett look back on shooting a passionate make-out session in The Virgin Suicides.

Inside Criterion / Sneak Peeks — May 11, 2018
An Espionage Romp in Minneapolis

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An Espionage Romp in Minneapolis

Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson navigate international intrigue in this hilarious send-up of the spy-movie genre, playing at the Trylon Cinema in Minneapolis.

On Film / In Theaters
May 10, 2018
The Year They Canceled Cannes
The Year They Canceled Cannes

A new series on the Criterion Channel looks back at the political turmoil that brought down the 1968 Cannes Film Festival.

Inside Criterion / On the Channel — May 10, 2018

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