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Ugetsu – Upstream

In the premiere episode of "Upstream," which features titles currently available on streaming services, Matt discusses Kenji Mizoguchi's 1953 classic "Ugetsu," now on The Criterion Channel. View video on YouTube.

To Kill a Mockingbird: The Value of Recollection – The Workprint

Nate explores the power of childhood in the 1962 adaptation of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" from Universal Pictures. View video on YouTube.

Gangs of New York – Deep Focus

Welcome to the premiere episode of "Deep Focus," our new movie discussion show you didn't realize you needed! In episode #1, Nate and Matt examine Martin Scorsese's forgotten 2002 epic…

The Criterion Chat #46 – Ghost World

Get ready for some value, record collectors! Nate and Matt get spooky with Terry Zwigoff's 2001 black comedy "Ghost World." https://soundcloud.com/thecriterionchat/the-criterion-chat-46-ghost-world

High and Low: Visual Morality – The Workprint

Matt's latest entry of "The Workprint" features director Akira Kurosawa's "High and Low," and the visual language therein. View video on YouTube.

Ordinary People: The Invisible Director – The Workprint

Nate analyzes the 1980 Best Picture winner "Ordinary People" in the latest episode of "The Workprint." View video on YouTube.

Munich: The Ruins of Revenge – The Workprint

Matt delivers a video essay on Steven Spielberg's overlooked masterwork "Munich." View video on YouTube.

Taxi Driver: A Cinema of Violence – The Workprint

Nate examines cinematic violence through the lens of Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver" in the second episode of "The Workprint." View video on YouTube.

The Criterion Chat #45 – The King of Kings

Just in time for Easter, check out our podcast on “The King of Kings” by Cecil B. DeMille. https://soundcloud.com/thecriterionchat/the-criterion-chat-45-the-king-of-kings

The Insider: The Intimate Epic – The Workprint

Welcome to the "The Workprint," a series of cinematic video essays. In the premiere episode, Matt explores Michael Mann's "The Insider." View video on YouTube.