Reviewed by Daryl Loomis Quote: "I guarantee you'll never look at your bath toys the same way again."
In the late 40s, Ingrid Bergman was the coolest, hottest, and most talented lady around Hollywood. She saw some Italian neo-realist films by Roberto Rossellini, wrote him a letter, starred in a number of his movies, and proceeded to have a scandalous affair and marriage with him. Show More Summary
Reviewed by Clark Douglas Quote: "One of the finest films of Cuaron's career -- a funny, energetic and ultimately devastating deconstruction of an often-insufferable subgenre."
Today, the Criterion Collection issues … Read More
The Bond 50 23-film box set is back down to $110 today. Not an all time low, but enough to put you on an all time high. [ Bond 50 ] Read more...
Reviewed by Gordon Sullivan Quote: "The films range from simply classic (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) to odd curiosity (Donkey Skin), but together add up a vision of Jacques Demy as a unique voice in the history of world cinema."
Reviewed by Gordon Sullivan Quote: "For investing a little over an hour, viewers get gorgeous images, a peek at post-War Paris, and a wonderful portrait of alienation."
Always interested in crime and justice, Christopher Nolan’s first film (a whole seven years before he made Batman Begins) is a curious black and white head-scratcher about a writer who, obsessed with following people, subsequently gets...Show More Summary
The Criterion Collection has sprung for Jonathan Demme‘s A Master Builder, which the prestigious home vid label will add to its library. André Gregory and Wallace Shawn star in the film, shot over seven days tracking Gregory’s stage production of Shawn’s adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s play Master Builder Solness. Show More Summary
The Criterion Collection’s must-have box set of the month is … Read More
Reviewed by Gordon Sullivan Quote: "A wonderful document of 1980s culture."
Reviewed by Clark Douglas Quote: "For every groan-worthy moment Scanners offers, there's another so cool that you become all-too-eager to forgive the film its faults."
Here’s what’s new to DVD, Blu-ray, and VOD this week. Top picks: Classic The Essential Jacques Demy (Criterion) This hefty 13-disc set—which includes six features and four shorts by the great French director Jacques Demy, two films by...Show More Summary
One of the best and most buzzed about movies of the year is still expanding in theaters across the country. That movie is Richard Linklater‘s Boyhood, the epic and amazing story told over 12 years with the same cast of characters. No...Show More Summary
Reviewed by Clark Douglas Quote: "If you're only familiar with the Nolan flick, consider familiarizing yourself with its slightly more unsettling inspiration."
When I wrote a history of fake movie blood last fall, there was at least one effect I never got to the bottom of: The infamous exploding head scene in Scanners. Now, for the David Cronenberg movie’s new Criterion Collection DVD, theShow More Summary
The Criterion Collection has today announced two new single titles, two Blu-ray upgrades and a six-film box set for release this October! Check out the new cover art along with a full list of extra features for each in the gallery viewer below with special features detailed underneath.
Scanners (Criterion Collection) - Scanners is one of those movies that is doomed to disappoint many who see it, simply because all most casual viewers know about it is the exploding head scene (wh...
David Cronenberg's 1981 film Scanners is about to be released on Blu-ray and DVD as part of the Criterion Collection, the packaging for which features a series of explosive character portraits by Canadian artist Connor Willumsen...
(YouTube link) The Beatles’ first movie, A Hard Day’s Night, was released to the public on July 6th, 1964, which is 50 years ago today. In honor of the occasion, the Criterion Collection spent 18 months restoring the available original negative reels of the film and remixing them with other sources to present in theaters and on home video. Show More Summary