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Surprisingly Criterion

Dec 3, 2021

Starring Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet - this Michel Gondry directed and Charlie Kaufman film is a cult fan favourite - how will it fair? Listen to the latest edition of I Can’t Believe It’s Not Criterion.

Bonus content:
How editing shapes a story (YouTube)

“The Endless Scroll” by Absolutely Free

Nov 5, 2021

Forrest Gump meets Titanic?
We watched the second David Fincher film to make it into the Criterion Collection.

Bonus Material:

Short Story by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Curious Case Of Benjamin: The Visuals, Music and Costumes (YouTube)


Criterion Listing: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button


“The Endless...

Oct 1, 2021

“You guys up for some reggae tonight?” We watched the first feature film made in Jamaica, starring reggae star Jimmy Cliff, and featuring one of the best soundtracks we’ve covered thus far.

Bonus Material:
Klive Walker’s essay: How The Harder They Come created Jamaican cinema

Ulrick Casamir’s essay: A...

Aug 6, 2021

A new segment - the Randomizer. Can the Criterion Collection handle a random selection and then subsequent viewing of one of the films? For our first Randomizer episode, we got Equinox, directed by Jack Woods and Dennis Murren - the 338th film on the list.

Bonus material:
Films made by students on cell phones in Nigeria...

Jul 9, 2021

The cult classic with Spine number 872 starring Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson and Steve Buscemi, by Dir./Writer Terry Zwigoff and writer Daniel Clowes Bonus material:
Three Things You Never Knew About Ghost World (that we discuss in the show)

“The Endless Scroll” by Absolutely Free
courtesy of Idée Fixe Records...