Category Archives: Criterion Critic

A look at our favorite distributer of all things art-house: The Criterion Collection.

CRITERION CRITIC: Top 10 Criterion Collection Covers

After seeing the curious, decidedly off-putting, selections that TIME Magazine made for their rundown of the Top 10 Criterion Collection Covers, I decided I would try to right the ship a little bit. So without further adieu, NewFoundFilm’s countdown of … Continue reading

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CRITERION CRITIC: TIME’s Top 10 Cool Criterion Collection Covers

TIME really phoned this list in. It’s nothing but a blunder, frankly. They have managed to select some covers that are, of course, timeless staples. But on the whole, the selections are far too recent, and far too limited in … Continue reading

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CRITERION CRITIC: Franco’s Top 10

Over at the Criterion Collection they just added a Top 10 of their own. James Franco’s Top 10 Criterions. It’s in order by director and has a lot missing. But it’s great to see what the incredibly over-worked actor thinks. Nice … Continue reading

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CRITERION CRITIC: February Newsletter Clue is Malle’s Black Moon

  The newsletter clue for this month is Louis Malle’s 1975 film Black Moon. Sort of literal, but hey, it’s as mystical as they promised. Poster and scene, after the jump.

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CRITERION CRITIC: May Titles Announced!

It was a busy day for Criterion. The May titles are a feast, frankly, with seven entries, and all on Blu. It appears the days of the SD-solo releases are behind us. Firstly, Tarkovsky’s Solaris is completely refurbished, with a … Continue reading

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CRITERION CRITIC: Forthcoming…

Our first entry will hit sometime in the next week, so keep your eyes peeled. We are hoping to have sort of a panel discussion. At the very least expect a detailed article. We have selected Godard’s 1965 classic Pierrot le … Continue reading

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CRITERION CRITIC – Film Reel Wacky C!

  Criterion has recently put some images of their film reels online! Nostalgic for the Laserdisc era? Check them out at Facebook. -BG

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CRITERION CRITIC: The Strange Sounds of House

Check out the amazing, twisted score for Obayashi’s Hausu below: -BG

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CRITERION CRITIC: New Dawn Fades

After the Oscars wrap-up at the end up February, look forward to the beginning of a new feature here at NFF: Criterion Critic. We will begin to review, in detail, some new releases from the formidable Criterion Collection. We will be … Continue reading

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