Posted on December 7, 2016

Best of Criterion’s New Releases, November 2016

Best of Criterion’s New Releases, November 2016


In this edition of Paste Magazine’s Criterion haul: Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams, that bizarre Marlon Brando Western One-Eyed Jacks, and the Lone Wolf and Cub chanbara series, which is just awesome. (Fun aside: Watch Moana and see if you can spot the way that Lone Wolf and Cub influences its story!).

Review: Lion, 2016, dir. Garth Davis

Review: Lion, 2016, dir. Garth Davis


I found the experience of Lion frustrating, but it took me time to understand the depths of my frustration. The film works for about an hour, its first hour, where young Saroo Brierly winds up lost in Calcutta, a place where he knows neither a soul nor a word of the language spoken; the terror he … Continue reading