Best-known in the West for works like The Music Room and the Apu Trilogy, here are some lesser-discussed Ray movies.
Some highlights from the Criterion Channel’s new series Black Westerns.
Here are some important titles you should seek out in the Criterion Channel’s Afrofuturism series.
Here are some highlights from the sizable collection of Bill Plympton cartoons on the Criterion Channel.
From a stop-motion musical to a documentary about a man befriending a hyena pack, here are some short films you should check out.
Here are some entertaining movies about the afterlife to watch.
Jan Oxenberg grapples with the loss of her grandmother in Thank You and Good Night, a film that’s fallen into obscurity since 1991 but is now available to stream.
Three of the Argentine director’s films are now on the Criterion Channel, and they demonstrate how she complicates ideas of female agency and power.
Twenty years later, Wong Kar-wai’s celebrated film remains a master work of affect, though the eeriness of certain scenes sit more heavily given current events in Hong Kong.
How to see works by pioneers of queer cinema, multiple restorations of ’90s gems, and standouts of New Taiwanese Cinema.
Other highlights include a queer crime film from the directors The Matrix, a masterpiece of found footage from the Silent Era, and more.
This week, we have a roundup of great movies made in, set in, and/or otherwise about California, the home of the American film industry.