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.
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…
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…
Arnaud Desplechin on the Passionate Trance of Filmmaking
Arnaud Desplechin stopped by for a visit and dispensed a few of his gems of wisdom.
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.
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.