September 18, 2018
David, Arik, Jordan and Trevor do their best to assimilate into the dreamscape of a 13 year old girl's journey through erotic surrealist realms.
September 12, 2018
David Blakeslee and Grant Bromley join Aaron and touch on some other labels that don't get discussed too often
September 9, 2018
David's teams up with Martin Kessler and Josh Hornbeck to tackle a horde of demons, ogres, trolls and suburban teens unleashed in this low-budget indie creature feature.
September 6, 2018
Matt and Travis from The Complete Podcast return to the show and talk extensively about Castle Rock, speculate about WKW, and the Dietrich & Sternbox box.
September 3, 2018
David is joined by Jason Beamish and Robert Taylor to shoot off their opinions about this portrayal of a burned-out hitman.
August 26, 2018
Cole and Ericca from the Magic Lantern Podcast join to dish about announcements, teal and John Waters.
August 25, 2018
David is joined by Derek J. Power, Josh Hornbeck, Robert Taylor and William Remmers in extended conversations about this prime specimen of New Hollywood cinema. (Hold the chicken.)
Criterion Now – Episode 64 – Mark & Aaron Anniversary Special, Claire Denis, Arrow Academy, Oscar Changes
August 19, 2018
Special and maybe a little indulgent anniversary episode of Mark Hurne and Aaron West podcasting together.
August 11, 2018
Aaron is joined live in Toronto with filmmaker, Brad McDermott, and TIFF Programmer, David Van Poppel.
August 4, 2018
David is joined by William Remmers, Grant Douglas Bromley and Derek J. Power (new guest!) to talk about this fourth installment in the Adventures of Antoine Doinel.
August 1, 2018
Derek Power and Mark Hurne join to judge a song contest, talk about the best Criterions so far, and get into many other topics.
July 29, 2018
Martin Kessler and Robert Taylor team up with David to discuss this outstanding 21st installment of the Zatoichi franchise.
July 25, 2018
Doug and Josh join to discuss the big news about the Bergman box set, October 2018 announcements and one of the biggest news weeks in a long time.
July 20, 2018
David and Jordan discuss the Czech director's follow-up to Daisies.
July 16, 2018
Ryan is joined by Matt Patterson to preview the Comic Con 2018 panels and events that they're looking forward to.
July 15, 2018
Jon Laubinger and Trevor Berrett join to talk about recent Criterion news prior to the Bergman announcement.
July 14, 2018
David is joined by William Remmers (and some weird sound effects) in a discussion of this disturbing, discomfiting dystopian demo reel from early in Cronenberg's career.
July 8, 2018
David is joined by Josh Hornbeck and new contributor Grant Douglas Bromley.to discuss Oshima's answer to the question, "how are able people to terrorize themselves?"
July 7, 2018
Daisuke Beppu joins Aaron and Mark, as they talk Criterion in Japan and the rest of the Criterion news.
July 1, 2018
David and William provide a spoiler-free intro to a great Japanese director before moving into their conversation about this intriguing contemporary Japanese melodrama/thriller/character study.
June 20, 2018
A sweet talking candy man takes the long run with a moon child and a bitch to see if they can find it by looking on up at the bottom. Let the games begin!
June 20, 2018
Lisi Tribble Russell joins to talk about her experiences with Ken Russell, and the September 2018 Criterion announcements.
June 15, 2018
David Blakeslee and Matt Gasteier join Aaron to discuss Beyond the Hills, Magnificent Ambersons, Agnes Varda, The Koker Trilogy, and more.
June 9, 2018
David is joined by Trevor Berrett and Jordan Essoe to discuss Costa-Gavras's harrowing portrayal of a man under pressure to admit to crimes that he never committed.
June 6, 2018
Trevor, David and Scott share their deep love of this magical film, so stop what you're doing and watch (or at least listen to) what happens.
June 4, 2018
In the third Arrow Now, we dig into Arrow Academy, the new Arrow website, and the recent announcements.
June 2, 2018
David and Trevor conclude their discussion of the newest Eclipse Series release, covering the last three films in the set: Dollar, A Woman's Face and June Night.
May 26, 2018
Aaron is back from a long vacation, and thankfully has Keith Enright and Mark Hurne to discuss everything he missed.
May 21, 2018
David and Josh Hornbeck discuss this very funny portrayal of the conflict between lust and repression in a sun-drenched coastal Spanish resort.
May 18, 2018
David is joined by Robert Taylor and Arik Devens to talk about this odd hybrid of traditional theatrical and jazz/New Wave sensibilities, featuring Tatsuya Nakadai in a comedic role.
May 7, 2018
David is joined by Keith Enright and William Remmers as they partake of something strong that they can get off on.
May 3, 2018
Cole Roulain joins to talk professional podcasting, Cannes Classics, My Criterion, Claire Denis, and more.
April 30, 2018
David and Trevor are back to talk about the first three of six films just released in the new set from the Eclipse Series.
April 27, 2018
Matt Gasteier joins to run down the 2018 July Criterion slate and the surprising lack of Bergman.
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.