• HUSBANDS Commentary

    The following audio commentary by John Cassavetes biographer Marshall Fine was recorded in 2009.

  • Z Commentary

    This audio commentary by film historian and writer Peter Cowie was recorded in 2009.

  • SECONDS Commentary

    This audio commentary, recorded in 1997, features director John Frankenheimer.

  • SALESMAN Commentary

    Recorded exclusively for the Criterion Collection in 2001, this commentary features directors Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin.

  • CONTEMPT Commentary

    Recorded in the summer of 2002, this commentary features film scholar Robert Stam. Professor Stam is the author of many books on film, including “Reflexivity in Film and Literature: From Don Quixote to Jean-Luc Godard” and “Film Theory: An Introduction.”

  • LOLA Commentary

    Recorded in 2003, this commentary features Fassbinder documentarian, biographer, and friend Christian Braad Thomsen.

  • ORPHEUS Commentary

    This audio commentary, recorded in London in May 2011, features writer and professor James S. Williams.

  • OVERLORD Commentary

    Recorded in 2006 in Los Angeles and London, this commentary features director Stuart Cooper and actor Brian Stirner.

  • TARIS Commentary

    Recorded in 2011, this commentary features Michael Temple, author of “Jean Vigo.”

  • YOJIMBO Commentary

    Recorded in 2006, this commentary features noted film historian Stephen Prince, author of “The Warrior’s Camera: The Cinema of Akira Kurosawa.”

  • SANJURO Commentary

    Recorded in 2006, this commentary features noted film historian Stephen Prince, author of “The Warrior’s Camera: The Cinema of Akira Kurosawa.”

  • PRIMARY Commentary

    In 1961, radio broadcaster and film critic Gideon Bachmann interviewed Drew Associates members Robert Drew, Richard Leacock, and D. A. Pennebaker about the new form of documentary they were in the midst of creating. Presented here, as an audio commentary to the original cut of PRIMARY, is an edit...

  • STAGECOACH Commentary

    Recorded in 2009, this commentary features film historian and western scholar Jim Kitses (“Horizons West”).

  • EUROPA Commentary

    This commentary is presented in Danish with English subtitles and features director Lars von Trier and producer Peter Aalbaek Jensen.

  • SWEETIE Commentary

    Recorded in Sydney, Australia, in 2006, this commentary features director and cowriter Jane Campion, her screenwriting partner Gerard Lee, and director of photography Sally Bongers.

  • VAMPYR Commentary

    Recorded in 2008, this commentary features film scholar Tony Rayns.

  • KWAIDAN Commentary

    Recorded in 2015, this audio commentary features film scholar Stephen Prince, author of “The Warrior’s Camera.”

  • HOMICIDE Commentary

    This audio commentary by writer-director David Mamet and actor William H. Macy was recorded in 2009.

  • RASHOMON Commentary

    Recorded in 2001, this commentary features noted critic and historian Donald Richie, author of “The Films of Akira Kurosawa.”

  • DHEEPAN Commentary

    This French-language audio commentary, featuring DHEEPAN director Jacques Audiard and coscreenwriter Noé Debré, was recorded in 2016. It is presented here with English subtitles.