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  • An Angel at My Table
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The Criterion Shelf: Criterion Channel Essentials

29 films

New to the Criterion Channel and at a loss as to where to begin?

The treasure trove that the Criterion…

  • Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind
  • The Servant
  • The Half of It
  • The Last Dance
  • Stray

The Best Things We Watched In May 2020

11 films

We had a lot of time on our hands in May. Here's the best of what the writers at That…

  • The Peanut Butter Falcon
  • La Ciénaga
  • Never Rarely Sometimes Always
  • The Killing
  • Bad Education
  • Uncorked
  • Creep
  • Bacurau
  • Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Shelf Survey: The Best Things We Watched In March 2020

11 films

Everything the writers of That Shelf were loving in March.

To find out why these movies made our list +…

  • The Invisible Man
  • Rocketman
  • Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
  • La Dolce Vita
  • Le Doulos

Shelf Survey: The Best Things We Watched In February

9 films

The writers of That Shelf have spent hours in front of screens big and small this because what better way…

  • Miss Americana
  • Zola
  • Wendy
  • Impetigore
  • Downhill

Everything We Saw At Sundance 2020

17 films

Everything That Shelf saw at the 2020 Sundance Film Festivals with reviews.

  • The Official Story
  • Babette's Feast
  • Rashomon
  • 8½
  • War and Peace

The Criterion Shelf: Best Foreign Language Film Winners

22 films

Just in time to continue the buzz from Awards Season, the Criterion Channel presents a collection of Oscar winners in…

  • All About Eve
  • No Country for Old Men
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • Spotlight
  • Casablanca

Shelf Help: Which Best Picture Was Actually That Year’s Best Picture?

6 films

For the past 92 years, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences claim to have chosen the best film…

  • Parasite
  • Jojo Rabbit
  • The Irishman
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • The Farewell

That Shelf’s Definitive Top 10 Films of 2019

10 films

The writers at That Shelf are a passionate bunch when it comes to movies.

We debated the merits of hundreds…

  • Just Mercy
  • Trainwreck
  • God Told Me To
  • Underwater
  • Pitch Black

Shelf Survey: The Best Things We Watched in January

10 films

There’s no doubt the writers of That Shelf are passionate about what they’re watching and no better question to ask…

  • The Red Shoes
  • Freeway
  • Tangled
  • Aladdin
  • The 10th Kingdom

Shelf Help: Fairy Tale Favorites

6 films

With this week’s release of Oz Perkin’s Gretel & Hansel, there seems to be something magical and mischievous in the air.…

  • American Dream
  • Heathers
  • Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Blood Simple

Shelf Help: Favourite Sundance Movies Of All-Time

6 films

Welcome to the inarguable Shelf Help column. Weekly, your friendly Shelfers will take on one question, and then toss it…