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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. 184 – Ariel

We’re returning to the oeuvre of Aki Kaurismaki this week and the middle segment of his Proletariat Trilogy (having unintentionally skipped the first part) with Ariel.

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Ep. 183 – Here Comes Mr. Jordan

In this episode, the dead really do speak. Well, the sort of dead. Okay, the temporarily bodily misplaced, if we’re being accurate. Join us for some supernatural hijinks in Here Comes Mr. Jordan.

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Ep. 182 – 8 1/2

The Dead Speak! Calamity strikes as four episodes of the Criterion Collection were unceremoniously lost due to poor file management. Authorities are on the hunt for one Dr. Bellini Zed for gross negligence relating to failure to appropriately back up files before updating software. As a result, this week, Ed and Dr. Zurich Bed will...

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Ep. 180 – Naked

After a long lockdown hiatus, we’re back with an episode recorded back in the rosy days of early February. Except, it isn’t exactly a rosy film. No, we’re headed into the heart of modern disillusionment and life on the fringe with Mike Leigh’s Naked.

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Ep. 179 – Metropolitan

Did you ever wish that you could roam among the high society elites? Go to cocktail parties every night? Have deep (and not-so-deep) philosophical conversations? All while you’re still barely an adult? Well, fear not, because you can live vicariously through Metropolitan.

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Ep. 178 – Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx

The adventures of a legendary executioner father and his toddler protege continue in the second adventure of Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx.

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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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