A newly restored triptych of films Georgian-Armenian-Soviet filmmaker Sergei Parajanov helps to complete the picture of the filmmaker’s peripatetic life and artistic development.
Bette Gordon’s feminist neo-noir set in the world of 42nd Street porn theaters invades male space.
Spencer Williams's neglected melodrama captures the Black houses, churches, and nightclubs of Dallas
As Confederate monuments tumble, Herschell Gordon Lewis’s frantic caricature of culture below the Mason Dixon Line resonates, shocks, and amuses anew.
Independent gay cinema pioneer Arthur Bressan's first feature, newly available at long last.
The white corporate economic and cultural pillaging of Hawaii is considered through deftly assembled original and archival material in Anthony Banua-Simon’s new documentary
Claire Simon's documentary, now streaming in Criterion Channel's "Tell Me" series, is an expansive act of observation.
A hallucinatory, Dark Side of the Rainbow for the 21st century, The Shining Forwards and Backwards is a hallucinatory palindromic mindfuck resulting from musician John Fell Ryan’s literal interpretation of a fellow obsessive’s statement that “The Shining is a film meant to be watched both forwards and backwards.”
Amateur durational videos are a staple of YouTube's irony-warped comedy.
From "Derek," the Working From Home stream is an absurd mashup of roleplay, improvisation, “Study With Me” videos, and white noise machine.
Revisiting Dancer in the Dark is not taken lightly, but rather is an attempt to rethink the conditions of authorship, creative agency
Cosmo Bjorkenheim uncovers gems from William F. Buckley, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Ronald Reagan.