Reviewed by Daryl Loomis Quote: "In addition to his pointed political argument, Petri has made what would amount to a pretty good giallo, had he wanted to go that direction."
Reviewed by Gordon Sullivan Quote: "A landmark of 1970s cinema, one of the brightest stars in Altman's personal constellation, and a beautiful portrait of a city and and industry, Nashville finally gets the home video presentation it deserves."
Since the series just ended, it’s nice that Breaking Bad’s final eight episode hit DVD and Blu-ray this week, along with some of the year’s more notorious movies, and one heck of a Criterion Collection release. New: Breaking Bad: The Complete Series, Breaking Bad: The Final Season: Our ride with Walt and Jesse is over, [...]
Reviewed by Clark Douglas Quote: "It compares favorably to just about any Chaplin comedy in terms of laughs, but remarkably, the film is better-remembered for its romantic side."
Because "Fantastic Mr. Fox" is one of Wes Anderson's best movies and it's almost Thanksgiving and The Criterion Collection recently announced plans for a special edition Blu-ray of the 2009 stop-motion feature, it feels like the perfect time to unearth this reminder of the film's perfection. Show More Summary
For those unaware, The Criterion Collection is essentially the film equivalent to Penguin Classics.
No, this piece will not be styled as an actual love letter to Frances Ha, Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig’s charmer, due to hit cinephile-near-you shelves later this week with its Criterion Collection release, but it will be an intense appreciation of the film. Show More Summary
Make some room on the shelf for these beautifully packaged musings.
Reviewed by P.S. Colbert Quote: "A can't-miss cinematic souvenir of Hollywood's Golden Age."
Reviewed by Gordon Sullivan Quote: "La Notte doesn't have a plot so much as it has an excuse to unfold a series of events that convey mood, reveal character, and point out the absolute vacuity of a particular lifestyle."
The Criterion Collection releases an expanded release of Michelangelo Antonioni's classic La Notte. Springsteen & I is a fan-sourced documentary about the singer-songwriter. Pablo Neruda uses archival footage to portray the life of the celebrated Chilean poet. Literary fans...
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Reviewed by Tom Becker Quote: "A pure, classy, and classic haunted house story."
Arcade Fire went deep for its lyric video to "Afterlife," the group's latest single from "Reflektor": The band dusted off their Criterion Collection copy of Marcel Camus' "Black Orpheus" and added the song's lyrics to its memorable images. Show More Summary
The Criterion Collection releases an expanded edition of Lewis Allen's 1944 horror classic The Uninvited this week. The documentary Far Out Isn't Far Enough profiles illustrator Tomi Ungerer. The concert film Morrissey: 25Live should make an excellent companion to...
Theatrical highlights this week include the Sandra Bullock/Melissa McCarthy cop comedy The Heat and the scifi thriller Pacific Rim. The Criterion Collection releases a Blu-ray edition of Georges Franju's Eyes Without a Face. The complete series of several classic...
(Via The Criterion Collection) Daniel Lopatin, a.k.a. Oneohtrix Point Never, is a Brooklyn-based experimental musician. His fifth album, R Plus Seven, is now available from Warp Records. Among his credits are the multimedia performance...Show More Summary
Two literary adaptations are in stores tomorrow, Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing and Deepa Mehta's take on Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children. The Criterion Collection releases an expanded edition of Rene Clair's comedy I Married a Witch. Ain't In...
Reviewed by Tom Becker Quote: "Bergman and Rossellini weren't simply pretty people doing illicit things, they were artists."
The Criterion Collection releases 3 Films By Roberto Rossellini Starring Ingrid Bergman, which collects new transfers of Stromboli, Europe '51, and Journey to Italy along with bonus features. Television releases ionclude Doctor Who: The Complete Seventh Series and Modern...