Being There: Criterion Collection

July 6, 2017

Released at the end of the 1970s, Hal Ashby’s Being There (1979), an adaptation of Jerzy Kosinski’s novel of the same name, was a last gasp from the idealistic 1960s, a humanistic voice amidst a decade marked by paranoia, fashionable nihilism, and... 

La Strada

December 4, 2001

Before legendary Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini established himself as international filmmaking force with La Dolce Vita (1960) and 8 1/2 (1963), he cut his teeth on intimate slices of life like, La Strada (1954). The Criterion Collection has taken...