What’s leaving Criterion at the end of January

Want to experience something frightening? A lot of Alfred Hitchcock movies will disappear from the Criterion Channel at the end of January. But this is not only about the Master of Suspense. Movies by Billy Wilder, Nicholas Ray, Julie Dash, Elia Kazan, George Stevens, and more will also disappear. See them before February. Full recommendations … Continue reading What’s leaving Criterion at the end of January

Great films selected for the National Film Registry

As happens every December, the National Film Registry adds 25 films to its list of movies that have historical, artistic, or cultural significance. This year, the new honorees include a Star Wars flick, two concert films, and the beginning of The Lord of the Rings. Here's the list in chronological order, from 1902 to 2008. … Continue reading Great films selected for the National Film Registry

What’s leaving Criterion at the end of June – the complete version

Sorry about yesterday's blunder. I accidentally posted an unfinished version of this article. Here's the complete post. Several Marx Brothers will disappear from the Criterion Channel at the end of the month…and that's no laughing matter. Some serious films will disappear as well. Here are just a few of the films that will no longer … Continue reading What’s leaving Criterion at the end of June – the complete version