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The Color of Money – Deep Focus

Nate and Matt continue their conversation on "Fast" Eddie Felson, turning their attention this time to the 1986 sequel to "The Hustler." Like, subscribe, and comment on our discussion of…

The Hustler – Deep Focus

In honor of its 60th anniversary, Nate and Matt discuss Robert Rossen's 1961 classic "The Hustler" starring Paul Newman. View video on YouTube.

The Criterion Chat #63 – Youth of the Beast

In this episode, Nate and Matt decipher the indecipherable yakuza film "Youth of the Beast", directed by Seijun Suzuki and released in 1963. Listen on SoundCloud. Listen on Apple Podcasts.

To the Wonder – Deep Focus

Get ready for our least viewed episode of all time! Nate and Matt frolic through the fields and discuss Terrence Malick's overlooked stunner "To the Wonder." And yes, Matt gets…

Dune – Closeup

In a rare move, Nate and Matt review another new movie. Will this one join the hall of shame? It's Denis Villeneuve's "Dune"! Or "Dune: Part One"! Or "Dune: Zendaya…

The Criterion Chat #62 – Mulholland Dr.

This is the episode. Listen on SoundCloud.

Total Recall – Deep Focus

Nate recalls Arnold Schwarzenegger's extraordinary acting while Matt recalls not recognizing the brilliance of "Total Recall." You decide who is right and let us know! Watch on YouTube.

The Criterion Chat #61 – Barry Lyndon

One May Enjoy This Episode, Hosted by Nate and Matt, Regarding an Account by Stanley Kubrick of the Misfortunes and Disasters Which Befell Barry Lyndon, Released in 1975. Listen on…

The Dark Knight: Victory in the Shadows – The Workprint

A video essay discussing the moral paradigm presented in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight." Clips from the film and pieces of the score are used to highlight the underscore the…

The Criterion Chat #60 – Diabolique

In this episode, Nate and Matt discuss Henri-Georges Clouzot's influential 1955 thriller "Diabolique." Listen on SoundCloud.