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Breaking the Waves (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

2 days agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Clark Douglas Quote: "A challenging and sometimes emotionally punishing viewing experience, but one which ultimately proves immensely rewarding."

The Criterion Collection Announces its July 2014 Titles

The Criterion Collection has announced two new titles, two Blu-ray upgrades and a seven-film box set for release this July. Check out the new cover art along with a full list of extra features for each in the gallery viewer below! Debuting...Show More Summary

Criterion Collection streaming library to remain a Hulu exclusive

The Criterion Collection became a part of Hulu's lineup back in 2011, quickly turning into an essential feature within the company's premium video streaming service, Hulu Plus. Today, Hulu announced it has reached yet another multi-year deal with...

25 Incredibly Tough Movies for Extreme Viewers

We’ve been talking a lot about Lars von Trier lately, prompted by the release of Nymphomaniac, and now Criterion Collection has given us one more reason to think about his work: their new special edition of his 1996 masterpiece Breaking the Waves. Show More Summary

Criterion Collection extends Hulu streaming deal

Since 2011, Criterion Collection films have streamed exclusively on Hulu Plus, Hulu's monthly subscription video service

Criterion Collection extends Hulu streaming deal

The Criterion Collection and Hulu have extended their deal to keep the video platform as the exclusive streaming home of

Master of the House (1925) (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

last weekFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Clark Douglas Quote: "An intriguing piece of cinema from the early portion of a great director's career."

Persona (1966) (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

2 weeks agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Clark Douglas Quote: "One of Ingmar Bergman's most elusive and dynamic films; a bizarre, bewitching fever dream which remains as startling and potent as ever."

The Freshman (1925) (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

3 weeks agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Clark Douglas Quote: "This is the very first football film ever made, so Lloyd probably deserves some recognition for employing the 'underdog saves the day' formula, which is still being used in sports movies to this day...

DVD Review: Criterion adds Harold Lloyd’s campus comedy The Freshman to its collection

For all their popularity, Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton weren’t figures with whom the average American could identify, in the sense of thinking, “That’s me up there!” Harold Lloyd was the silent comic who fulfilled that need. The...Show More Summary

The Great Beauty (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

3 weeks agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Clark Douglas Quote: "A beautiful, mysterious film that proves to be a thoroughly intoxicating and often moving experience."

Blue is the Warmest Color (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

3 weeks agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Patrick Bromley Quote: "Beautiful at times and often moving, yes, but very indulgent."

Willem Dafoe Portrays Gay Italian Director Pier Pasolini: PHOTO, VIDEO

4 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The twitter account of the Criterion Collection recently shared two images of Willem DaFoe portraying the influential Italian poet and filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini from director Abel Ferrara’s upcoming film Pasolini. Pasolini’s body of political and artistic work made him...

A Brief History of Time (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

last monthFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Matthew Schofield Quote: "The first non-talking talking head in motion picture history."

The Criterion Collection Announces Its June Titles

The Criterion Collection has announced two new titles and four Blu-ray upgrades set for release in June. Check out the new cover art along with a full list of extra features for each in the gallery viewer below! Debuting in the collection...Show More Summary

George Washington (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

last monthFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Clark Douglas Quote: "This is such an astonishingly good debut feature -- it's no wonder that so many were convinced that Green might be the next Terrence Malick."

The Hidden Fortress (1958) (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

last monthFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Gordon Sullivan Quote: "Not Akira Kurosawa's best film, but it is a great mix of the things he does best."

The Fox & Mr. Anderson

Kogonada created this short for The Criterion Collection which examines the compositional similarities between Fantastic Mr. Fox and Wes Anderson’s other films. Given his penchant for precision, we’re guessing it was no coincidence.

How the Criterion Collection Restores Classic Films

2 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Gizmodo recently visited the New York City headquarters of The Criterion Collection to find out how the company restores classic films and converts them to digital formats. This Gizmodo video follows Criterion’s process of restoring Alfred Hitchcock’s 1940 spy thriller, Foreign Correspondent.

Breathless (1960) (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

2 months agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Mac McEntire Quote: "Filmed on a threadbare budget with handheld cameras and natural lighting, Breathless is a great example of a creative filmmaker doing a lot with very little."

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