Tag: criterionchannel

Watch: Quentin Lee Talks CHUNGKING EXPRESS

In a new Trailers From Hell commentary video, filmmaker Quentin Lee talks about Wong Kar-wai's Chungking Express from a personal perspective -- Lee grew up in Hong Kong -- and also provides cultural context for the film. Lee is one...

Now Streaming: RAINING IN THE MOUNTAIN, Intrigue, Drama, Action

Directed by King Hu, the late 70s drama ('Kong shan ling yu') features royal intrigue, Buddhist philosophy, and beautiful action; now streaming on The Criterion Channel.

70s Rewind: LEADBELLY, Singing His Own Damn Songs

Roger E. Mosley stars in Gordon Parks' rousing film about a musical legend's early life, now streaming on The Criterion Channel though February 28.

Now Streaming: VITALINA VARELA, Another Masterpiece By Pedro Costa

Pedro Costa's latest masterwork is stunning to behold and is now streaming on The Criterion Channel, as part of a new collection of five of his films.

Now Streaming: VISIONS OF EIGHT, Muddled Yet Fascinating

Directors MiloŇ° Forman, Kon Ichikawa, Claude Lelouch, Yuri Ozerov, Arthur Penn, Michael Pfleghar, John Schlesinger, and Mai Zetterling share responsibility for an anthology documentary, now streaming on The Criterion Channel.

Review: YOUNG AHMED, Good Performances, Good Intentions, A Missed Opportunity

The latest social-realist drama from Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, starring Idir Ben Addi, Othmane Moumen, and Myriem Akheddiou, is now streaming on The Criterion Channel.

Now Streaming: MY LUCKY STARS, Misogyny in Action

Sammo Hung directed and stars in the action-comedy follow-up, also featuring Jackie Chan and Yuen Biao, now streaming on The Criterion Channel.

Now Streaming: SYNONYMS, Hilarious, Poignant, Filled With Manic Energy

Tom Mercier, Quentin Dolmaire, and Louise Chevillotte star in director Nadav Lapid's film, now streaming on The Criterion Channel.

Now Streaming: ZOMBI CHILD Digs Deep As It Journeys Home

Director Bertrand Bonello dabbles in the zombie movie genre and turns it into a cautionary tale in post-colonial, multi-ethnic France, now streaming on The Criterion Channel.

Now Streaming: SPIRITUAL KUNG FU, Jackie Chan Dreams Come True

Directed by Lo Wei, the martial arts comedy kicks off a new series on The Criterion Channel, introduced by Grady Hendrix.

Notes on Streaming: Enjoy a Sampler Trio by Hong Sang-soo

All on the Criterion Channel: 'The Day He Arrives,' 'On the Beach At Night Alone' and 'Claire's Camera.'

Notes on Streaming: Electrifying HORROR NOIRE, Problematic WHITE DRAGON

Also: 'Chungking Express' on the new Criterion Channel.

Notes on Streaming: Good News, No News and Things That Make Me Wonder

Good news for Criterion, no news for FilmStruck, and studios producing films directly for streaming services makes me wonder.

Notes on Streaming: The Death of FilmStruck

Subscription streaming service FilmStruck is shutting down on November 29, as first reported by Variety. For some subscribers, including myself, it feels like a death in the family. Announced in April 2016 as a partnership between Turner Classic Movies and...