Mike Leigh Picks DVDs from the Criterion Collection Closet

“The Silence” — Michelangelo Antonioni


François Truffaut: The Man Who Loved Cinema (Documentary)

Wim Wenders Riffing on Ozu

Behind the Scenes of Wild Strawberries

Werner Herzog on Les Blank

Into the Night with Harmony Korine and Gaspar Noé

(And, while you’re at it…check out Korine’s Five Favorite Films at Rotten Tomatoes).

Cooking Quinoa with David Lynch

RIP Nagisa Oshima


RIP Japanese filmmaker Nagisa Oshima, 1932-2013

(Guardian obituaryAV Club obituary)

Lindsay Anderson on Ozu’s Tokyo Story

Andrei Tarkovsky’s Advice to Young Directors

A Message to Young People from Andrei Tarkovsky

Spike Lee, Mira Nair, and Steven Soderbergh on The Battle of Algiers

Werner Herzog Talks About Filming Nosferatu the Vampyre

Werner Herzog Talks About John Waters: “He’s the Boldest of the Bold of Filmmakers”

Master Class with Charlie Kaufman (Göteborg International Film Festival 2011)

Martin Scorsese on Realism and Artifice in Film

“The Impulse Is to Record” — Martin Scorsese Talks About Storytelling