Criterion Project #35: ENTER THE DRAGON (1973)

Enter the Dragon Spine #N/A Year: 1973 Director: Robert Clouse I believe I've reached the first film I ever saw from the Criterion Collection. Certainly not the first Criterion disc I ever watched, but the earliest film that would eventually be released as part of the catalogue. Yes, even before such childhood stalwarts such as … Continue reading Criterion Project #35: ENTER THE DRAGON (1973)

Criterion Project #32: ARMAGEDDON (1998)

Armageddon Spine #40 Year: 1998 Director: Michael Bay I wouldn't normally refer to any movie in the Criterion Collection as an anomaly. The catalogue is incredibly varied and disparate, encompassing a vast range of cultures, genres, and subjects with a dedicated goal - the preservation of film history. And I think that distinction is what … Continue reading Criterion Project #32: ARMAGEDDON (1998)

Criterion Project #31: LONE WOLF AND CUB – SWORD OF VENGEANCE (1972)

Author's note: This article is appearing a day later than scheduled due to life circumstances. I could have posted something last night but I figured it would be best to take a moment to breathe and finish the post today. I fully intend to stick to Monday posts going forward. Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword … Continue reading Criterion Project #31: LONE WOLF AND CUB – SWORD OF VENGEANCE (1972)

Criterion Project #28: THREE COLORS – BLUE (1993)

Three Colors: Blue Spine #588 Year: 1993 Director: Krzysztof KieΕ›lowski It's been quite some time since I revisited the work of the great Krzysztof KieΕ›lowski, and this is just the tip of the iceberg in my journey through his Criterion Collection titles (I'm still trying to figure how I'm going to tackle The Dekalog). I … Continue reading Criterion Project #28: THREE COLORS – BLUE (1993)