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Reviewed by Daryl Loomis Quote: "One of the most violent and nihilistic of samurai films, but one that doesn't take pleasure in its violence."
Watership Down (Criterion Collection) - Watership Down was one of my absolute favorite books when I was younger - an epic adventure with a quest, a team of heroes, a big bad evil villain who doesn...
Reviewed by Gordon Sullivan Quote: "To call Fassbinder a filmmaker is almost insulting."
Reviewed by Daryl Loomis Quote: "Perplexing and disturbing and fabulously made."
Reviewed by Gordon Sullivan Quote: "A weird and wonderful cinematic achievement that comes as close as anything I know to letting us share a dream."
This is a good moment for fans of Japanese cinema, with the Criterion Collection releasing a beloved samurai film classic and a group of five films from a director little known in this country.
Reviewed by Patrick Naugle Quote: "There are few films as timeless and adored."
Reviewed by Clark Douglas Quote: "Sydney Pollack's Tootsie is basically a feature-length sitcom, but it's a fantastic feature-length sitcom."
Reviewed by Patrick Bromley Quote: "It's been a few years since I last (and first) saw The Palm Beach Story, and I enjoyed it far more here than my previous viewing."
Preston Sturges’ The Palm Beach Story, newly released as part of the Criterion Collection this week, generally gets classified as a screwball comedy, and it definitely has all the hallmarks of that genre: the rapid-fire pace, the witty dialogue, the zany ensemble, the battle of the sexes. Show More Summary
The Criterion Collection has shared footage of a young Matthew McConaughey auditioning for his role of David Wooderson in Richard Linklater‘s classic 1993 stoner film Dazed and Confused. images via Movie Man’s Guide to the Movies
Matthew McConaughey got his big break after auditioning for the role of charming stoner, Wooderson, in the 1993 coming-of-age movie, “Dazed and Confused.” And on Monday, Criterion Collection released the audition video as part of part of the company’s “Dazed and Confused” special edition. Show More Summary
The Criterion Collection released McConaughey's audition tape from his breakout role in Richard Linklater's 1993 stoner classic "Dazed and Confused."
Matthew McConaughey has had the one-handed, I'm-driving-a-Lincoln pose down for a couple decades apparently. The Criterion Collection published a couple spliced clips yesterday of the actor's audition tape, from the early '90s, which featured him trying out to be David Wooderson from Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused. The footage shows... More »
Reviewed by Gordon Sullivan Quote: "Though it wasn't recognized at the time, Safe has become a new classic, proving that both Julianne Moore and Todd Haynes have been masters of their respective crafts from the beginning."
Reviewed by Daryl Loomis Quote: "Riding the fine line between art and exploitation, it has the power to both titillate and disgust, often in the same scene."
Reviewed by Mac McEntire Quote: "Breathtaking visuals, goofy humor, and a sly deconstruction of kids' fantasy movies. It put Terry Gilliam on the map."
Earlier this year, the Criterion Collection released a fascinating peek from behind the scenes of 1991?s infamous and terrifying thriller The Silence Of The Lambs. The footage showed actor Anthony Hopkins, who won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Dr. Hannibal Lecter, trying on several different masks that would be used during the character’s […]
Criterion Collection just released an amazing 306-page book showing all the cover art work they commissioned to different artists during last 30 years. This neat video, full of cinematic references, is a sneak peek into that book. More »