April 23, 2018
David is joined by Jason Beamish and Josh Hornbeck to discuss a mournful crime drama from the Early Fassbinder Eclipse Series set.
April 21, 2018
Aaron is joined by Doug McCambridge and Tim Porter to discuss ]the fake Criterion cover phenomenon.
April 17, 2018
David is joined by Lauren LoGiudice and William Remmers to discuss Buñuel's adaptation of a Spanish novel, starring Catherine Deneuve and Fernando Rey.
April 12, 2018
Mark Hurne returns and discusses the latest with Aaron, including Lynne Ramsay, Molly Ringwald, King of Jazz, FilmStruck UK, the latest newsletter clue, and more.
April 9, 2018
David Blakeslee and Matt Gasteier sift through the evidence and draw inevitable but awkward conclusions about the persuasive power of authoritarian impulses and our collective willingness to let tyrants find new ways of killing us today.
April 3, 2018
David is joined by Arik Devens and Josh Hornbeck in this low budget crime shocker based on actual events.
April 1, 2018
Aaron welcomes video essayist Magnus Prophecy, who makes Criterion content on YouTube.
March 24, 2018
David is joined by Robert Taylor and Jon Laubinger to talk about this epic Shintaro Katsu/Toshiro Mifune collaboration.
March 22, 2018
For the 50th Criterion Now episode, we talk June 2018 announcements, rumored, confirmed Criterion releases, and lots more.
March 20, 2018
David and guest William Remmers discuss this adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's first play, starring Rainer Werner Fassbinder.
March 14, 2018
Aaron is joined by Josh Hornbeck and Robert Taylor, who get into the new FilmStruck changes, the newsletter clue, Louis Malle, and plenty of other topics.
March 11, 2018
As 1970 rolls in sight, David takes a few minutes to talk about the new season of his podcast, set to begin later this month.
March 7, 2018
David and Trevor pick up where they left off last summer as they discuss the most recent entry in the Eclipse Series.
March 1, 2018
Aaron is joined by Adam Schartoff from FilmwaxRadio, who discuss Silence of the Lambs, New York City in film, Wim Wenders, and various other topics.
February 21, 2018
Aaron is joined by David Blakeslee and Arik Devens to cover just the May 2018 Criterion lineup and the latest film and Criterion news.
February 20, 2018
David, Aaron and Arik go for the gold as they slalom and curl their way through Criterion's epic box set.
February 19, 2018
David, Scott and Trevor sift right from wrong, by jing, as they discuss this classic slice of Americana from 1939.
February 13, 2018
Jonathan Laubinber and Scott Nye join Aaron to discuss Sundance 2018, the Olympics box set, and various other topics from Criterion and FilmStruck.
February 8, 2018
This episode covers a variety of short films released throughout 1969. Directors include Les Blank, Hollis Frampton, Carroll Ballard, Paul Bartel, Clu Gulager and Octavio Cortázar.
February 6, 2018
Dave Eves and Jason Beamish join to talk about the newsletter Clue, speculate on Bergman100 and get into G.W. Pabst.
January 29, 2018
Aaron is joined by RJ Tougas and Tim Leggoe to discuss Arrow Films from the perspective of three different countries.
January 25, 2018
David and his guests discuss Ken Loach's Kes, Ishiro Honda's All Monsters Attack, and Gillo Pontecorvo's Burn!
January 23, 2018
Mark Hurne and Matt Gasteier return to the podcast to dig into 2018 Criterion announcements and other various news topics.
January 15, 2018
Films covered in this episode include Allan King's A Married Couple, Michael Ritchie's Downhill Racer and Ingmar Bergman's The Passion of Anna.
January 10, 2018
Aaron is joined by Cole and Ericca from the Magic Lantern Podcast for the first episode of 2018.
December 31, 2017
David Blakeslee and Aaron West sift through the clues embedded in the annual New Year's info dump from the Criterion Collection.
December 26, 2017
Aaron and Mark Hurne celebrate the year and look forward to 2018.
December 21, 2017
The team celebrates their favorite releases from The Criterion Collection in 2017.
December 19, 2017
Aaron is joined by Chris and Justin from Casually Criterion to discuss the March 2018 announcements, Stanley Kubrick's Barry Lyndon, and more.
December 11, 2017
Scott, David, and Trevor talk production models, genre, and drug trips in Hellman's landmark low-budget westerns.
December 10, 2017
After a short break, Aaron returns with Will Remmers to talk about potential Criterion titles, Orson Welles' Othello and some opera related topics.
December 8, 2017
Films discussed in this episode include Katzelmacher, My Night at Maud's, More and The Color of Pomegranates.
November 21, 2017
Matt Gasteier returns to catch up on recent Criterion news and discuss some foodie film in anticipation of Thanksgiving.
November 20, 2017
David and guests discuss ARMY OF SHADOWS and THE SORROW AND THE PITY, two films about the French Resistance in World War II.
November 14, 2017
Aaron is joined by Jonathan Laubinger and Jordan Essoe to discuss The Piano Teacher and the latest in Criterion.
November 9, 2017
David and guests discuss MEDIUM COOL, THE OLYMPICS IN MEXICO, FELLINI SATYRICON and LIONS LOVE (...AND LIES)
November 8, 2017
Keith Enright and Mark Hurne return to the podcast and we get into a big Criterion news week.
October 30, 2017
Doug and Jackie are back, which means we are talking more David Lynch.
October 29, 2017
Films discussed in this episode: Love is Colder than Death, All My Good Countrymen, Putney Swope, Phantom India and Boy
October 25, 2017
For this episode of The CriterionCast, Trevor is joined by David and Scott to talk about Jack Clayton's The Innocents, adapted from Henry James's classic ghost story The Turn of the Screw.
October 24, 2017
Aaron is joined by Mark Hurne and Jason Michael to catch up on a month's worth of Criterion stuff, including January 2018 announcements.
October 23, 2017
The Criterion Completion Hour 9 takes us to Manhattan for a fun visit and to Hollywood for a great conversation.
October 19, 2017
The first episode where we explore the Arrow UK and USA DVD and Blu-Ray label.
October 11, 2017
David and guests discuss The Rite, Calcutta, Easy Rider, Double Suicide and Midnight Cowboy.
September 25, 2017
Aaron is joined by David Blakeslee and Matt Gasteier as they take a detour from Criterion to talk about art music in general.
September 20, 2017
We discuss six films from the Winter of 1969: The Joke, The Cremator, The Milky Way, Le Grand Amour, plus two shorts by Wim Wenders and Federico Fellini.
September 18, 2017
Max and Trevor join Aaron to dig into the December releases and run through a busy period of news.
September 17, 2017
This month in Criterion Conversations we go to Buenos Aires for some written words and Boston for some spoken words.
September 16, 2017
Here is Mark and Aaron's first podcast together, about Mark Rydell's The Rose.
September 6, 2017
We cover four films, each fueled by their distinct blend of fury and outrage: Dillinger is Dead, Black Panthers, Diary of a Shinjuku Thief, and Z.