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Keith Baxter on Orson Welles and Chimes at Midnight

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Keith Baxter on Orson Welles and Chimes at Midnight

Back in January, veteran actor Keith Baxter stopped by the Criterion offices for lunch and regaled us with memories of his experience working with Orson Welles.

By Hillary Weston

On Film / Interviews
Aug 1, 2016
Terence Davies on Movie Experiences He’ll Never Forget

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Terence Davies on Movie Experiences He’ll Never Forget

Before the release of his new film Sunset Song, the beloved filmmaker stopped by the Criterion kitchen for lunch and became especially animated when our discussion drifted toward two of his great loves: the plays of Anton Chekhov and musicals from th

By Hillary Weston

On Film / Interviews
May 17, 2016
Deniz Gamze Ergüven on Her Feminist Fable Mustang

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Deniz Gamze Ergüven on Her Feminist Fable Mustang

“I almost have the impression that films come by themselves and you’re like a slave to them—one of them decides to go for it, and you run after it,” said director Deniz Gamze Ergüven when she and her eight-month-old son, Gary, stopped by Cri…

By Hillary Weston

On Film / Interviews
Dec 29, 2015
Gaspar Noé's Movie Mania

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Gaspar Noé's Movie Mania

On the night of the New York premiere of Gaspar Noé’s controversial new film Love, his 3D cinematic sex odyssey, the French-Argentine provocateur stopped by Criterion with the film’s star, Aomi Muyock.

By Hillary Weston

On Film / Interviews
Nov 18, 2015
Mathieu Amalric: Director, Smoker

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Mathieu Amalric: Director, Smoker

There’s an infectious energy and excitement that radiates from the French actor and filmmaker Mathieu Amalric. This is palpable in his performances on-screen or on the stage, and it was in full force when he visited Criterion recently.

By Hillary Weston

On Film / Interviews
Nov 11, 2015
Arnaud Desplechin on the Passionate Trance of Filmmaking

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Arnaud Desplechin on the Passionate Trance of Filmmaking

Arnaud Desplechin stopped by for a visit and dispensed a few of his gems of wisdom.

By Hillary Weston

On Film / Interviews
Oct 15, 2015
Guy Maddin and Evan Johnson on Their Cinematic Perversions

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Guy Maddin and Evan Johnson on Their Cinematic Perversions

Guy Maddin and his filmmaking partner Evan Johnson dropped by the Criterion kitchen to talk about their new film, The Forbidden Room.

By Hillary Weston

On Film / Interviews
Oct 9, 2015
Talking Greek Cinema with Yorgos Lanthimos and Ariane Labed

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Talking Greek Cinema with Yorgos Lanthimos and Ariane Labed

We were delighted when Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos and his wife, the actress Ariane Labed, dropped by for lunch in the Criterion kitchen on Monday.

By Hillary Weston

On Film / Interviews
Oct 2, 2015