50 Years of Criterion on Film

For my next list of 50, I decided to do something different. Instead of a genre, I've chosen a streaming service. So one movie a year since I was born, so long as they are available on the Criterion Channel. The good news is, I don't have to search for unfindables or make compromises (as long as I finish before the service pulls something). And if you think it's all art house and foreign films, don't worry. Criterion's mission is to showcase movies that are relevant to film history, so cult films, little known entries in name directors' filmography, there's all sorts, allowing me to, as usual, make choices based on diversity (quality being less of a concern, but not…

  • WR: Mysteries of the Organism
  • Cries and Whispers
  • F for Fake
  • Céline and Julie Go Boating
  • Mirror
  • Chinese Roulette
  • One Sings, the Other Doesn't
  • Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron
  • Camera Buff
  • Kagemusha
  • Coup de Torchon
  • Identification of a Woman
  • Angst
  • The Funeral
  • Vagabond
  • Down by Law
  • Blind Chance
  • Chocolat
  • Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!
  • Metropolitan
  • Europa
  • Man Bites Dog
  • Madadayo
  • 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance
  • Living in Oblivion
  • Get on the Bus
  • Cure
  • The Last Days of Disco
  • Beau Travail
  • Code Unknown
  • The Piano Teacher
  • Teknolust
  • In the Cut
  • Throw Down
  • Kinetta
  • Them
  • Please Vote for Me
  • Che: Part One
  • Che: Part Two
  • Fish Tank
  • Tuesday, After Christmas
  • Le Havre
  • Beyond the Hills
  • The Rocket
  • Girlhood
  • Louder Than Bombs
  • Creepy
  • The Other Side of Hope
  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post
  • Bacurau
  • Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time