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Welcome to The Criterion Correction Podcast!

Each Thursday we look at a new movie in the Criterion Collection and try to figure out what makes it exceptional in the realm of cinema. Join us as we decide: should we collect them all?

Latest Episodes

Ep. 154 – Women of the Night

This week we’re watching a morality play about the perils of taking up that most ancient of professions: giving someone advice and then immediately doing the thing you told them not to do. Oh, and prostitution. Join us for Women of the Night.

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Ep. 153 – Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

What more do you need than a title for this one? It’s a tale old as time. A man cheats on his girlfriend while his ex-wife seeks his death. Oh, and there are unwitting terrorist accomplices and phone repairmen. So I guess you do need a little more than the title…we’re watching Women on the...

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Ep. 152 – Sweetie

The force of prophecy is strong in this movie, all beginning with tale of a man with a question mark on his head. Who would think such a simple beginning could lead us on such a scattered path? Because that’s what we’re in for with Jane Campion’s Sweetie.

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Ep. 96 – The Breakfast Club (Repost)

A day late and a dollar short. It’s been a hectic week here at the Correction, so we asked Ed what his favorite old episode is and he picked The Breakfast Club. Clearly he’s maintaining his trolling ways, as our impression might not have been the most…rosy.

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Ep. 151 – Cleo from 5 to 7

It seems like we’re always waiting for something. In this case, Cleo is waiting anxiously for the results of her medical examination. As she maneuvers throughout the busy streets of Paris, what will she make of the meaning of her life? This week we follow Cleo from 5 to 7.

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Ep. 150 – Cameraperson

For our 150th episode, we’re going a bit meta and looking at the person behind the camera lens…by looking…through the camera lens. That’s right, we’re diving into a documentary with Kirsten Johnson’s Cameraperson.

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Behind The Mic

Ed

Show Host

Ed has been described as many things: a poet, a scholar, and a film fanatic. He brings a sophisticated culture and a predilection for rhyming.

Dr. Zed

Show Host

Dr. Zed has been described as a neophyte, lowbrow film junkie. His goal is connect every movie to Kenny Loggins and The Room.

Matilda

Producer

Matilda operates largely behind the scenes, but her influence can be found in our social media channels. She keeps things on track and organized!

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