Daisuke concludes his epic series on Bergman with final rankings of the films and a conclusion.
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Daisuke reacts to the May 2019 announcements of The Heiress, Funny Games, House of Games, Let the Sunshine In, One Sings and the Other Doesn’t, and Blue Velvet.
For this episode, we tried a new spin on the best of 2018. Rather than do lists or rankings, Aaron put together a bracket with seedings based on the general consensus of the opinions. The only difference was that the Bergman Box Set was removed from competition because it would be the winner against all other films. Unfortunately in the creation of the bracket, we missed the August 2018 releases including Tree of Life. We don’t think this would have changed our outcome, but the most recent bracket can be found in the Criterion Now Facebook group.
Daisuke continues his comprehensive review of the Bergman Box Set with several videos. He extended the series from 10 episodes to 13, and will finish the series with a final video evaluating all of the films.
Daisuke continues his series about Edward Yang, this time focusing on the breakthrough release that was recently included in Criterion’s World Cinema Project, Volume 2.
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- WellesNet – Possible Welles related titles coming to Criterion
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