Criterion Collection · Summary

Summary of Criterion Challenge Phase 01

My “Criterion Challenge Phase 01”  is ended with the acknowledgment of the Letter Never Sent. In order to have a quick look-back before indulging on the next set of films, I’m gonna credit the pictures, including associated casts and crews, with categories of “Best” awards. These are personal choices so feel free to object (or… Continue reading Summary of Criterion Challenge Phase 01

Criterion Collection · Drama · Sweden

#701 Persona (1966)

Criterion Challenge #701 Persona   1966 // Sweden // Ingmar Bergman Spine #701 Release: Mar 25, 2014 The release of PERSONA was a significant and historic moment in the history of Criterion Collection, even with the spine number of 701, the 700 works beforehand seem to be diminished under PERSONA’s shadow. PERSONA is one of… Continue reading #701 Persona (1966)

Criterion Collection · Drama · Sweden

#101: Cries and Whispers (1972)

Criterion Challenge #101 Cries and Whispers 1972 // Sweden Spine #101 Release: Jun 19, 2001 Reissue: Mar 31, 2015 Crimson, a bloody red hue filled up the entire screen, just like the curtain before the opening in theaters. It draws the audience in, instead of being step by step, the film sucks and absorbed us… Continue reading #101: Cries and Whispers (1972)