Criterion Project #21: LA JETΓ‰E (1963)

La JetΓ©e Year: 1963 Director: Chris Marker There are a million and one reasons why I respect the work of distributors such as Criterion, but none more paramount than the breadth and scope of their catalogue. With spine numbers north of 1000 now there is simply a plethora of film styles and genres to wade … Continue reading Criterion Project #21: LA JETΓ‰E (1963)

Criterion Project #19: METROPOLITAN (1990)

Metropolitan Spine #326 Year: 1990 Director: Whit Stillman Fate has once again delivered me a serendipitous subject to tackle (I swear I'm not doing this on purpose). Here we are in the thick of the holiday season and this week's film is a Christmas time gem that doesn't get any attention this time of year … Continue reading Criterion Project #19: METROPOLITAN (1990)