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The 8 People You Meet in a Screwball Comedy

This week, the Criterion Collection released a … Read More

Kino Classics Resurrects and Restores Two Horror Icons from the Past

Kino Lorber has been in the specialty DVD/Blu-ray business for years now, but while some labels make their home in niches based on genre (Scream Factory, Synapse Films) or ” important” films (Criterion Collection) Kino’s focus has been on quality world cinema both contemporary and classic. Show More Summary

The Complete Jacques Tati (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

last weekFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Gordon Sullivan Quote: "Simply one of the great releases on home video, period."

Sundays and Cybele (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

last weekFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Bill Gibron Quote: "Sundays and Cybele is great art. It's not always fair and plays dangerously with ideas a 2014 audience would never forgive, but as a straight forward assessment of individual need, it's stunning."

50% Off Criterion Collection, Your New Garbage Disposal, More Deals

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Barnes and Noble is taking 50% off their Criterion wares, so you should stock up. While you're at it, tell us what you're picking up. [Criterion] Read more...

Playtime: Anatomy of a Gag

Some of the best comedy movies have funny scenes that become the root of further hilarity. The Criterion Collection points out one such perfectly executed string of gags in Jacques Tati’s masterpiece Playtime.

F for Fake (1973) (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

last weekFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Daryl Loomis Quote: "The movie is as boisterous and full of life as the man who made it."

39 Things We Learned from the Banned ‘Dr. No’ Commentary

Back in 1991, the Criterion Collection released the three earliest James Bond movies on laserdisc: Dr. No, From Russia with Love, and Goldfinger. Like any Criterion release, these laserdiscs were flush with special features, including an assembled commentary track for each film hosted by Bruce Eder. Show More Summary

The Vanishing (1988) (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

2 weeks agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Daryl Loomis Quote: "What a great lesson in simplicity, the way that it builds tension with very little happening."

10 Terrible American Remakes of Great Foreign Films

This week, the Criterion Collection unveiled a new … Read More

La Dolce Vita (1960) (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

3 weeks agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Clark Douglas Quote: "There's no question that La Dolce Vita is one of the most significant films of Fellini's career, and Criterion's Blu-ray release does it justice."

Cheapest Ever Blu-ray CRITERION COLLECTION Horror!! SCANNERS!! DEVIL’S BACKBONE!!

Cheapest Ever Blu-ray CRITERION COLLECTION Horror!! SCANNERS!! DEVIL’S BACKBONE!! EYES WITHOUT A FACE!! UNINVITED!! KURONEKO!! Supercheap Blu ISLAND OF LOST SOULS, REPULSION, ROSEMARY’S BABY, CRONOS, HOUSE, GODZILLA & VIDEODROME!! Read...Show More Summary

The Innocents (1961) (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

last monthFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Patrick Bromley Quote: "Ultimately, the 'answers' of what's going on don't matter -- it's the getting there that will cause nightmares."

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974) (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

2 months agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Clark Douglas Quote: "A masterfully-crafted, soulful remake that matches and arguably eclipses its inspiration."

Macbeth (1971) (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

2 months agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Mac McEntire Quote: "This is not a flawless adaptation of the "Scottish play." No such thing could ever exist. Instead, it's one of the best "Shakespeare for beginners" adaptations you'll find."

An Unnerving Collection Of All The Eyes In Alfred Hitchcock's Films

Video: Kogonada — at the Criterion Collection — made this brilliant compilation of the eyes in Alfred Hitchcock’s films, to the song of Anything can happen, and usually does… On the Orient Express by Rob Cawley. More »      

‘Eyes of Hitchcock’, A Visual Exploration of How Director Alfred Hitchcock Used Eyes to Captivate Audiences

2 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

“Eyes of Hitchcock” is a video created by Kogonada (see previously) for The Criterion Collection that explores how director Alfred Hitchcock used eyes to captivate audiences. music by Rob Cawley – “Anything can happen, and usually does… On the Orient Express” via Vimeo Staff Picks

Video: The stares of Hitchcock

2 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

Creepy cool Criterion Collection montage of the "Eyes of Hitchcock" films.

All That Jazz (1979) (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection

2 months agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Gordon Sullivan Quote: "An acknowledged classic. As both a document of one man's artistic genius and an example of the most fantastical flights of musical fancy, the film feels surprisingly timeless."

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