’70s conspiracy thrillers, African social dramas, and Laura Dern’s breakout performance number among Criterion’s February lineup.
Philip Seymour Hoffman plays a selfish ex in this Hope Davis-led indie romance.
Philip Seymour Hoffman’s first lead role is a one-man show of raw human emotion.
Robin Williams smarms his way through his misguided, treacly 1998 medical dramedy.
Fans of Amazon’s premiere science-fiction series would do well to spend their time between seasons catching up on its anime forebears.
Joel Schumacher’s well-intentioned buddy dramedy puts Philp Seymour Hoffman in the role of a trans woman, to outdated result.
Mira Nair’s adaptation of the Mohsin Hamid novel is a probing exploration of the forces that make us who we are.
Mira Nair’s sumptuous adaptation of the Jhumpa Lahiri novel treats the dynamics of multi-generational immigrant families with grace.
Mira Nair’s most American film may well be her most impersonal.
Nobody’s Fool features a late-in-his-career Paul Newman at his best, and Bruce Willis when he still cared.
January’s Criterion offerings include a box set of Bunuel’s final films, Martin Scorsese on Bob Dylan, and Bing Liu’s astonishing doc debut.
Mira Nair crafts a messy, regressive tale of sexual liberation filtered through a heteronormative gaze, giving us sex without tempering it with love.
Mira Nair’s breakthrough international hit both draws from Bollywood tradition and breaks out of its restrictions, creating something wholly new and endearing in the process.
Mira Nair turns a dreary novel into something bright and beautiful, and changed how we looked at it.
Philip Seymour Hoffman plays the ultimate lackey in The Coen Brothers’ gleefully silly stoner comedy.
Mira Nair’s 1988 breakout remains a scintillating tale of poverty in India’s slums, even as it toes the line of exploitation.
Philip Seymour Hoffman stepped behind the camera one time for this thin adaptation of the Robert Glaudini play.
We start 2021 by profiling the vibrant, richly textured, deceptively political works of Mira Nair.