RUMBLE FISH: Coppola Art Film–Criterion Collection

In this personal tale of estrangement and reconciliation between two rebellious brothers, set in dreamlike and timeless Tulsa, Coppola gives mythic dimensions to intimate, painful emotions.

TEMPOPO: Juzo Itami’s Cult Movie–Criterion Collection

The tale of an eccentric band of culinary ronin who guide the widow of a noodle shop owner on her quest for the perfect recipe, Tempopo is a rapturous “ramen western” by Japanese director Juzo Itami.

WOMAN OF THE YEAR: Criterion Collection

WOMAN OF THE YEAR Before Katharine Hepburn ever met Spencer Tracy, she wanted him as her costar in this film. George Stevens’s Woman of the Year, conceived to build on the smashing comeback Hepburn had made in The Philadelphia Story, is the story of rival newspaper reporters who wed only to find that their careers […]

BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB: Criterion Collection

BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB Traveling from the streets of Havana to the stage of Carnegie Hall, this revelatory documentary captures a forgotten generation of Cuba’s brightest musical talents as they enjoy an unexpected brush with world fame. The veteran vocalists and instrumentalists collaborated with American guitarist and roots-music champion Ry Cooder to form the Buena […]

YOUNG GIRLS OF ROCHEFORT: Criterion Collection

Jacques Demy followed up The Umbrellas of Cherbourg with another musical about missed connections and second chances, this one a more effervescent confection. Twins Delphine and Solange, a dance instructor and a music teacher (played by real-life sisters Catherine Deneuve and Françoise Dorléac), dream of big-city life; when a fair comes through their quiet port […]