We know that one of the most discussed aspects of a Criterion release is its cover art. So we wanted to draw your attention to a fascinating, entertaining blog post by Sam Smith, who designed the packaging for our new release Everlasting Moments. Recalling the process-revealing posts by our own Eric Skillman, Smith’s entry about his work with Criterion on Moments provides insight into the trial and error involved in finding finding the most thematically appropriate and visually engaging image for a given film. Smith also recently designed the poster for Janus Films’ release of House, which is available for purchase here on the Criterion website.
A Sound for Love and Loss: Bo Harwood on A Woman Under the Influence
With just piano and guitar, longtime Cassavetes collaborator Bo Harwood created a score that highlights the melancholy in the director’s acclaimed domestic drama.
From the Tarkovsky Archives
On what would have been his eighty-sixth birthday, we’re celebrating Andrei Tarkvosky’s legacy with a look back at some of the essays and videos we’ve published on his work.