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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
10 Things I Learned: The Color of Pomegranates
Did you know director Sergei Parajanov also created many of the costumes for this visually spectacular masterpiece? Producer Curtis Tsui digs into this and other fascinating facts about the making of the long-hard-to-see film.
From lab fires to lost reels, bad things happen to good movies. Every restoration has a story behind it, and these are five of the best.