100 episodes

Two friends band together on an epic quest to make their way through the entire Criterion Collection

The Criterion Quest The Criterion Quest

    • TV & Film
    • 3.8 • 37 Ratings

Two friends band together on an epic quest to make their way through the entire Criterion Collection

    Bonus: MIFF 2022 Week 1

    Bonus: MIFF 2022 Week 1

    We’re taking a little break from the Collection for a few weeks, as Chris is spending most of his days sitting in the cinema watching brand new films at the 70th Melbourne International Film Festival!Joined by regular guest and fellow MIFF patron Toby, the pair discuss some of the films they’ve seen during Week 1 of the festival.

    Featuring Special Guest Toby Zarb

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    Chris is on Letterboxd and Twitter and Lee is on Letterboxd

    • 37 min
    Episode 308: Masculin féminin

    Episode 308: Masculin féminin

    After his lunar adventure around London with the misanthrope Johnny, Chris finds himself on the streets of Paris, this time crossing paths with a group of young men and women as they engage in hopeless love affairs with music, revolution, and one another.

    Support us on Patreon where you’ll find bonus episodes, monthly commentary tracks and all sorts of fun stuff: patreon.com/TheCriterionQuest
    Send us an email at thecriterionquest@gmail.com
    We’re on Instagram at instagram.com/thecriterionquest/
    Chris is on Letterboxd and Twitter and Lee is on Letterboxd

    • 33 min
    Episode 307: Naked

    Episode 307: Naked

    After their stoic encounter with the hitman on the streets of Paris, Chris hightails it to London where he crosses paths with an aggressive and articulate loner wander the streets spouting his philosophies and conspiracies.

    Support us on Patreon where you’ll find bonus episodes, monthly commentary tracks and all sorts of fun stuff: patreon.com/TheCriterionQuest
    Send us an email at thecriterionquest@gmail.com
    We’re on Instagram at instagram.com/thecriterionquest/
    Chris is on Letterboxd and Twitter and Lee is on Letterboxd

    • 53 min
    Episode 306: Le Samouraï

    Episode 306: Le Samouraï

    After saving himself from the annoying drowned vagrant, Chris reunites with Lee as the pair cross paths with a deadly contract killer working to outwit the police and outmatch his rivals in the gritty backstreets of Paris.

    Support us on Patreon where you’ll find bonus episodes, monthly commentary tracks and all sorts of fun stuff: patreon.com/TheCriterionQuest
    Send us an email at thecriterionquest@gmail.com
    We’re on Instagram at instagram.com/thecriterionquest/
    Chris is on Letterboxd and Twitter and Lee is on Letterboxd

    • 59 min
    Episode 305: Boudu Saved from Drowning

    Episode 305: Boudu Saved from Drowning

    After the strange encounter with the being from another planet, Chris reunites with the lovely Claire for a scenic trip along the Seine, where they stumble upon a upper middle-class bookshop owner who is in the process of saving the life of a somewhat reprehensible homeless man… will it work out well? Who’s to say!

    Featuring Special Guest Claire Swan.

    Support us on Patreon where you’ll find bonus episodes, monthly commentary tracks and all sorts of fun stuff: patreon.com/TheCriterionQuest
    Send us an email at thecriterionquest@gmail.com
    We’re on Instagram at instagram.com/thecriterionquest/
    And Chris is Letterboxd and Twitter

    • 45 min
    Episode 304: The Man Who Fell To Earth

    Episode 304: The Man Who Fell To Earth

    After their tumultuous time in Vienna, Chris meets up with old pal Eric as the two encounter a strange man from another world. They follow the alien as he invents and learns, in an attempt to save his dying planet while greed of men and the love of women get in his way.

    Featuring Special Guest Eric Coleman.

    Support us on Patreon where you’ll find bonus episodes, monthly commentary tracks and all sorts of fun stuff: patreon.com/TheCriterionQuest
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    And Chris is Letterboxd and Twitter

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

3.8 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

Movieman222 ,

They should probably watch Andrei Rublev

Instead of reading the wiki plot of the film. No dilemma? Yeah, okay. SURE.

My Dooood ,

The one dude

Laughs like a literal goblin. I was unnerved

GroperSteve ,

Disappointing

Embarrassingly uninformed takes on great movies—at least on the part of one of the hosts.

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