There’s an ever-present sense of rage and despair burbling beneath the placid surface of Barbet Schroeder’s film.
Jean-Luc Godard’s conviction that action, and not idle thought, is the lifeblood of social progress is palpable.
This disturbing documentary portrait of power and delusion gets a satisfying Blu-ray upgrade and a few new extras from the Criterion Collection.
Amnesia ultimately delivers rich insights about its main characters’ relationship to their backgrounds.
Director Eric Rohmer’s revolutions were quiet ones, couched in a perpetual remove and observation.
Out 1 is largely a film of conversation, as its prolonged rehearsal vignettes regularly give way to even lengthier scenes of verbal self-analysis.
The film’s peregrinating first half-hour establishes the odd, nearly incestuous, and unspoken relationship between the two titular women.
With Project Nim, James Marsh has created a documentary that feels more like a biopic—and one that avoids the genre’s usual pitfalls.
Jacques Rivette’s masterpiece is a deceptively light-hearted confection that begins and ends (or, rather, begins again) at the entrance to a Parisian wonderland.
The Criterion Collection presents the “Six Moral Tales” in their original 1.33:1 aspect ratios, though there is some controversy surrounding these transfers.
Jacques Rivette’s spry and intoxicating 1974 comedy observes the way women look at each other, themselves, and the world around them.