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Best of Criterion’s New Releases, April 2018

Best of Criterion’s New Releases, April 2018


I’m increasingly finding it difficult to find ways to introduce Criterion round-ups! I don’t know what’s wrong with me. (It’s probably a matter of only seeing one or two of the movies on each slate.) That being said: This one’s worth it just for Oktay Ege Kozak’s bit about The Awful Truth, plus Dom Sinacola’s words … Continue reading

Best of Criterion’s New Releases, December 2017

Best of Criterion’s New Releases, December 2017


Happy New Year! Also: Happy Criterion Round-up! Election is nothing to sneeze at, but if you ask me, General Idi Amin Dada: A Self-Portrait is the film from The Criterion Collection’s December slate with the most contemporary significance. (It’s also really good. Keep that in mind. Even if Donald Trump wasn’t our fucking president, it’d still be … Continue reading

Best of Criterion’s New Releases, November 2017

Best of Criterion’s New Releases, November 2017


Hey, hey! Another month, another monthly Criterion round-up for Paste Magazine. Disclosure: We couldn’t get a blurb together for Desert Hearts, which is too bad – it’s a pretty important landmark in queer cinema – but hey, we’re not perfect. (Still: Sorry!) We got blurbs for everything else, though, including my words on Terry Gilliam’s Jabberwocky, which … Continue reading

Best of Criterion’s New Releases, October 2017

Best of Criterion’s New Releases, October 2017


If Criterion’s October slate was comprised primarily of shit alongside either The Lure or Barry Lyndon, it’d still be a pretty good slate. Incredibly, both of these films appeared on the slate with a handful of other great films, so basically if you missed out on October’s releases, you really missed out (and might I recommend you take … Continue reading

Best of Criterion’s New Releases, September 2017

Best of Criterion’s New Releases, September 2017


Good news! I’m still here. I’m suffering a writer’s drought, but I’m still here. And here’s our first break in the drought: Paste Magazine’s monthly Criterion Collection round-up, this time for September (because that’s how months work). As with most Criterion months, September ’17 is pretty good, I think; I can’t speak for a couple … Continue reading