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The Criterion Chat #56 – The Silence

In this episode, Nate and Matt close out Ingmar Bergman's Faith Trilogy with a discussion on "The Silence," released in 1963. Listen on SoundCloud.

The Criterion Chat #55 – The Tree of Life

In this episode, Nate and Matt attempt to climb Terrence Malick's 2011 opus "The Tree of Life." https://soundcloud.com/thecriterionchat/the-criterion-chat-55-the-tree-of-life

The Criterion Chat #54 – The Irishman

Two quasi-elderly men discuss the misadventures of truly elderly men in Martin Scorsese's sprawling "The Irishman," released in 2019. Pull over for a smoke break. Listen on SoundCloud.

Donnie Brasco – Deep Focus

In the latest episode of Deep Focus, Nate and Matt make sure people don't fuhgetabout Mike Newell's "Donnie Brasco," released in 1997. "Donnie Brasco" is owned by Sony Pictures, and…

Wonder Woman 1984 – Closeup

You didn't ask for it, nor should you, but here it is! Nate and Matt are talking about new movies in their brand new show, "Closeup." First up is "Wonder…

Heat – Deep Focus

To end 2020 with something good, Nate and Matt discuss Michael Mann's 1995 classic "Heat" just in time to honor its 25th anniversary. Like, subscribe, share, and comment. "Heat" is…

The Criterion Chat #53 – Christmas Wish List #5

In this annual episode, Nate and Matt choose one classic and one contemporary film they would like to see included in the Criterion Collection. Will their wishes come true? Will…

The French Connection – Deep Focus

Nate and Matt hope to avoid the wrath of William Friedkin after discussing his 1971 classic "The French Connection." View video on YouTube.

Rebecca – Deep Focus

Nate and Matt discuss David. O. Selznick's Academy Award-winning production of "Rebecca" (directed by Alfred Hitchcock) as Netflix releases a new adaptation for the streaming age. View video on YouTube.

The Criterion Chat #52 – Dreams

In this episode, Nate and Matt discuss Akira Kurosawa's 1995 sleeper hit, "Dreams." https://soundcloud.com/thecriterionchat/the-criterion-chat-52-dreams