Meet Your Guide

Aaron West

Aaron West was a film critic in the early 2000s writing primarily for online film publications and providing film festival coverage. Aaron then finished his degree in History and Film Studies. Since then Aaron has been a hobbyist and has been blogging and podcasting for over a decade. Aaron’s particular studies were French resistance and war films, and Aaron has a preference for 1930s French films. Aaron launched the Criterion Close-Up and Criterion Now podcasts, and has participated on several CriterionCast podcasts.