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My Criterion Top 10: Michaël Parent

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A few weeks back, I started running contributions from some of my favorite film critics, writers, and theorists from around the internet. The series ended… but has officially been resurrected, as I’ve obtained new contributions. Each writer is listing their top 10 from the Criterion Collection. Today, the series turns to Québec with a contribution from Michaël Parent. Michael and I share a large appreciation for French cinema, and it comes naturally to him. That’s because he’s actually French! (ok, French-Canadian, which is close enough in my book) You can find Michael’s work over at Le Mot du Cinephiliaque or on Twitter @parentmichael. Continue reading

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My Criterion Top 10: Nick Rehak

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I’m running contributions from some of my favorite film critics, writers, and theorists from around the internet for the next few weeks. Each writer is listing their top 10 from the Criterion Collection. Day four of The Criterion Top 10 Series brings us a contribution from Nick Rehak of French Toast Sunday. I’m a huge fan of the FTS crew because they have the same sensibilities that I do. They embrace great graphic design and they’re enormously enthusiastic about film. In fact, they love most of the same movies that I do. Nick is a contributing writer and one of the regulars on their podcast, where he can be found talking about New Orleans. He’s also a profound Muppetaholic (“I’m waiting for the day Muppet Treasure Island gets a Criterion Release,” he says). You can find Nick on Twitter @TheRehak. Continue reading

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