Thief: Criterion Collection

January 30, 2014

The best thieves in the United States operated independent crews working high-line jobs from the 1940s to the 1970s. Most of them came out of Chicago, in particular, a neighborhood known as the Patch. Meeting these people would prove vital to the creation... 

Broadcast News: Criterion Collection

January 21, 2011

After the success of the Academy Award-winning Terms of Endearment (1983), James L. Brooks spent a few years to research and write what could possibly be his most personal film to date: Broadcast News (1987). Drawing from his years in television, including... 


April 25, 2005

Christine (1983) is something of a curious anomaly in John Carpenter’s career. It isn’t as beloved by his fans as, say, Escape from New York (1981) or Big Trouble in Little China (1986) and it isn’t as reviled as Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)....