The Importance of Watching ‘Old’ Movies

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Art is timeless. Whether you’re looking at one of the frenetic drawings of the great neo-expressionist, Basquiat, being mesmerized by Mona Lisa’s eyes, listening to the compositions of Chopin, or watching Marlon Brando brilliantly mumble his way through a monologue—art doesn’t get ‘old.’ Sure, some things (in film and television particularly) don’t hold up as well … Read more

 Criterion Channel Offers Free Streaming for Black Lives Focused Films

Criterion Channel Streaming Black Lives Films for Free

Criterion Channel, the streaming service managed by the Criterion Collection, has long focused on preserving and spreading important films both classic and contemporary. Now, the company has removed the paywall on a number of movies written, filmed, directed, and starring Black individuals and covering topics related to Black lives. In an official Tweet, the company … Read more