SamV’s Wish List (9)

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  • Toshiro Mifune stars as an aging swordsman in director Masaki Kobayashi’s Samurai Rebellion, the gripping story of a peaceful man who finally decides to take a stand against injustice.

    Added 02/14/2012
    Samurai Rebellion (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • Amid Japan’s economic collapse and U.S. occupation, Kurosawa managed to find humor and redemption existing alongside despair and anxiety in this series of pensive, topical dramas.

    Added 02/14/2012
    Eclipse Series 7:  Postwar Kurosawa (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    5 Discs

    SRP: $69.95

    Criterion Store price:$55.96

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    SamV: “Some parts are a little maudlin, but the scope, energy and humanity is this film don't have many rivals. Am hoping for it on Blu-ray.”

    Added 12/10/2011
    The Human Condition (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    4 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

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    SamV: “A tremendous spectacle. Am hoping it comes to Blu-ray.”

    Added 12/10/2011
    The Thief of Bagdad (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    SamV: “A devastating, humane war film.”

    Added 12/10/2011
    Fires on the Plain (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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    SamV: “One of Kurosawa's best -- a thoughtful, moving picture.”

    Added 12/10/2011
    Ikiru (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • When thief Gaston Monescu (Herbert Marshall) meets his true love in pickpocket Lily (Miriam Hopkins), they embark on a scam to rob lovely perfume company executive Mariette Colet (Kay Francis). Legendary director Ernst Lubitsch’s masterful touch is in full flower in Trouble in Paradise.

    Added 12/10/2011
    Trouble in Paradise (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    SamV: “I want it, but wonder if it'll make it to Blu-ray...”

    Added 12/10/2011
    Red Beard (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • In one of Sturges’s most clever and beloved romantic comedies, a conniving father and daughter meet up with the heir to a brewery fortune—a wealthy but naïve snake enthusiast—and attempt to bamboozle him at a cruise ship card table.

    Added 12/10/2011
    The Lady Eve (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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