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How do I Criterion? (Likely Blu or 4k Releases)

112 films

These are likely future disc releases from the Criterion Collection. In order of likelihood, starting with almost certain and ending…

  • Late Spring

Lists by mattheweg

1 film

This is a guide to all of the lists I've created on this site. Hopefully someday Letterboxd will have a…

  • Late Spring
  • An Autumn Afternoon
  • Tokyo Story
  • Equinox Flower
  • Late Autumn

Ozu Yasujiro

37 films

Ozu is my favorite director. I've converted this all-talkie list to a full ranking now that I am more familiar…

  • Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Only Yesterday
  • Come and See
  • A Separation

First-Time 4.5s

62 films

I don't give anything except Beatles movies five stars on a first viewing. These are the movies I would have…

  • El sur
  • Nostalgia
  • Pauline at the Beach
  • Carmen
  • The Ballad of Narayama
  • Grand Illusion
  • This Is Spinal Tap
  • Dead Ringers
  • RoboCop
  • Alphaville

How Do I Criterion? (Better Non-Criterion Editions)

96 films

These are the Criterion titles that have definitively better versions outside the label. This is either because they lost the…

  • Applause
  • Her Man
  • The Divorcee
  • The Big House
  • Three Faces East

Essential Pre-Code

50 films

I've watched a couple hundred pre-codes now, here is a list of the 50 that feel essential to understanding the…

  • Three Faces East
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • The Blue Angel
  • The Doorway to Hell
  • Le Bonheur
  • Subarnarekha
  • The Shop on Main Street
  • Yoyo
  • Tokyo Olympiad
  • Great Expectations
  • Oliver Twist
  • Armageddon
  • Henry V
  • Fishing with John

In-Print Criterion Titles Currently DVD-Only

198 films

If this is already on Letterboxd I couldn't find it. I believe this is the full group of titles but…

  • The Red Shoes
  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Fort Apache
  • Red River

1948: Standouts

11 films

  • Chinatown
  • Sorry, Wrong Number
  • Moonstruck
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Full Metal Jacket