Jubal: Criterion Collection

May 20, 2013

Delmer Daves is one of the most underrated directors of westerns and is one that deserves to be ranked alongside the likes of John Ford and Howard Hawks. He had a natural affinity for the West and the Native Americans that inhabited it. Daves had already... 

On the Waterfront: Criterion Collection

March 6, 2013

On the Waterfront (1954) introduced Method acting into the mainstream and Marlon Brando’s moody, muscular performance ushered in a new wave of actors that included the likes of James Dean and Montgomery Clift – thespians that immersed themselves completely... 

Hands Over the City

October 27, 2006

Edoardo Nottola (Steiger) is an ambitious land developer who wants to build up a promising, rough piece of real estate in Francesco Rosi’s hard-hitting expose of corruption, Hands Over the City (1963). From the opening establishing shot, Rosi presents...