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  • The Innocents (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Innocents

    Jack Clayton

    futurestar: “nasty, vile children set tone what became it's own horror film genre. great look, locations, grandiose hypothesis as madame caretaker goes fruitcake.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #727 Learn more »
  • Les Blank: Always for Pleasure (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Les Blank: Always for Pleasure

    Les Blank

    futurestar: “original who was there before anyone else. if you feel you are healed, go film anything you want. these jewels resonate with authenticity. get down.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #737 Learn more »
  • L’avventura (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    L’avventura

    Michelangelo Antonioni

    futurestar: “an exposed nape of neck, looking backwards for point of venture into an ever unknown future. 1st great film feeling no need to answer why and if. ”

    Blu-Ray Spine #98 Learn more »
  • The Uninvited (Criterion DVD)
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    The Uninvited

    Lewis Allen

    DVD Spine #677 Learn more »
  • The Complete Jacques Tati (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Complete Jacques Tati

    Jacques Tati

    futurestar: “enclycopdedic plethero of a great man's works. awesome beyond description. and I once thought I knew something. I am visually corrected.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #729 Learn more »
  • The Shooting/Ride in the Whirlwind (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Shooting/Ride in the Whirlwind

    Monte Hellman

    futurestar: “all these cowpokes needed were some good running classic Cadillacs to escape their adversaries, take pretty lady with. westerns without proper horses.”

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  • La dolce vita (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    La dolce vita

    Federico Fellini

    futurestar: “visual pentacle of Italian culture, fashion, society in dissary on the cusp of moving into a disspearing Rome, run amok and the 24 hour party people. ”

    Blu-Ray Spine #733 Learn more »
  • Sundays and Cybèle (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Sundays and Cybèle

    Serge Bourguignon

    futurestar: “always been if overtly found of animals/children, don't ever get caught publicly showing them expressive petting/affection. bloke was bonkers/nuts. ”

    Blu-Ray Spine #728 Learn more »
  • My Darling Clementine (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    My Darling Clementine

    John Ford

    futurestar: “yippe yi kyee I'll blow your brains away. mess with mine, you will meet my kind, name is Wyatt, brothers & me will end your run at OK corral today.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #732 Learn more »
  • Macbeth (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Macbeth

    Roman Polanski

    futurestar: “rinsing, wringing blood not shown, had known slicing, cutting, dicing done prince of past, king of mine undone by us, ghosts come lay thy we at rest.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #726 Learn more »
  • Il sorpasso (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)
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    Il sorpasso

    Dino Risi

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #707 Learn more »
  • Eraserhead (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Eraserhead

    David Lynch

    futurestar: “1 blu ray disc plus 64 encyclopedic pages as the ultimate home horror gets an update for the ages. top of pops as weird gets exploded exponentially. ”

    Blu-Ray Spine #725 Learn more »
  • The Orphic Trilogy (Criterion DVD)
  • All That Heaven Allows (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    All That Heaven Allows

    Douglas Sirk

    futurestar: “tidy collection on everything Sirk. this wonderful redo of very early release is jam packed. Rock Hudson semi-autobiography of his work is essential. ”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #95 Learn more »
  • Y tu mamá también  (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Y tu mamá también

    Alfonso Cuarón

    futurestar: “a tad reluctant to buy this but in hands of Criterion has to be the most complete Director approved available package on this planet. not a must have.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #723 Learn more »
  • Love Streams (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Love Streams

    John Cassavetes

    futurestar: “I love Cassavetes canon of work. am most appreciative of this addition. I feel Gloria would have been natural pick. glad to have Criterion at helm. ”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #721 Learn more »
  • Scanners (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Scanners

    David Cronenberg

    futurestar: “Cronenberg gets his chops sharpened as odd still rules the day. No one was making this kind of stuff isolated up in Canada back during the 1980's. ”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #712 Learn more »
  • The Essential Jacques Demy (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    The Essential Jacques Demy

    Jacques Demy

    futurestar: “Lola/Bay Of Angels are non stop excitement. The follwing musical color pentacles re-invent their own genre w/LeGrande score giving them forever. + 2 ”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #713 Learn more »
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Picnic at Hanging Rock

    Peter Weir

    futurestar: “well rounded version of an early 1970's Aussie classic film by Weir. reworking # 29 of initial Criterion Collection finally is as good as it gets. ”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #29 Learn more »
  • Judex (Criterion DVD)

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    Judex

    Georges Franju

    futurestar: “more odd, unusual from Monsieur Oddball his-self, infamous Georges Franju. his documentary on horse slaughter-etudes is amazing, singular imposing.”

    DVD Spine #710 Learn more »
  • A Hard Day’s Night (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    A Hard Day’s Night

    Richard Lester

    futurestar: “born 1950 from a musical family, we picked up Beatles 45's as they came across the ocean. 2 Ed Sullivan shows - top of pops. hooked forever at 14 on.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #711 Learn more »
  • Like Someone in Love (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Like Someone in Love

    Abbas Kiarostami

    futurestar: “out of Iran & into unknown turf as huge gaps leave us guessing whom, what w/explosive ending. very deceiving & innocuous. images overlap to infinity.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #708 Learn more »
  • Red River (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Red River

    Howard Hawks

    futurestar: “big time, huge film. while not "THE" true story of the Chisolm Trail it's important in that this is the 1st mention of visual artistry. awesome”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #709 Learn more »
  • Bigger Than Life (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Bigger Than Life

    Nicholas Ray

    futurestar: “I thought cortisone was for allergies/injuries, I hear Ray regretted name source of addiction. He would be correct. Unreal keeps this film contrived. ”

    Blu-Ray Spine #507 Learn more »
  • Walkabout (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Walkabout

    Nicolas Roeg

    futurestar: “best version of great film arrives. stranded in outback, diverse origins travel together through nature's isolated planet never understand the other”

    Blu-Ray Spine #10 Learn more »
  • Master of the House (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Master of the House

    Carl Th. Dreyer

    futurestar: “Clever turn of century tale on real home boss. Made when families lived closer out of necessity. Looks ancient as it is spooky. early feminist fim.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #706 Learn more »
  • Breaking the Waves (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Breaking the Waves

    Lars von Trier

    futurestar: “Scottish highlands rule of extreme entitlement amongst elders allows no place for Bess to go but cornflakes, her own personal Jesus, her private love.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #705 Learn more »
  • Riot in Cell Block 11 (Criterion DVD)

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    Riot in Cell Block 11

    Don Siegel

    futurestar: “More Brute Force - pristine look at tough prison life no doubt led to stricter enforcement, deeper levels of confinement, opposing wishes fought for.”

    DVD Spine #704 Learn more »
  • Six Moral Tales (Criterion DVD)

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    Six Moral Tales

    Eric Rohmer

    futurestar: “french chic 6 pak for decade 1962 on. subtle games - he/she. tales from original book included. bonus Criterion slim jim & you 2 can be one cool cat. ”

    DVD Spine #342 Learn more »
  • The Freshman (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    The Freshman

    Sam Taylor and Fred Newmeyer

    futurestar: “a bit scooby. the Lloyd version counts though as the Freshman leads life's victory in good old 1925. raz-a-ma-taz.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #703 Learn more »
  • Persona (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Persona

    Ingmar Bergman

    futurestar: “magnificent release as it encompasses everything that moment was about and how life became undone to the point of exit. land mark film in his life.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #701 Learn more »
  • The Great Beauty (Criterion DVD)

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    The Great Beauty

    Paolo Sorrentino

    futurestar: “Fellini reborn better after reflection, years laying 6 under, this explosion of life in it's most joyous celebration 2,000 years later & counting.”

    DVD Spine #702 Learn more »
  • A Brief History of Time (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    A Brief History of Time

    Errol Morris

    futurestar: “forget the book all ye common men, grasp vision & wonder in this awesome documentary. you will be smarter watching this. results last up to 2 hours.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #699 Learn more »
  • The Hidden Fortress (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    The Hidden Fortress

    Akira Kurosawa

    futurestar: “original release was rough jewel in auteur's canon. Criterion's update brings right stuff to turn heavy gold laden wood sheaves into diamonds. shazam.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #116 Learn more »
  • The Long Day Closes (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    The Long Day Closes

    Terence Davies

    futurestar: “special director imagines unique ways to peek back at this childhood while making a fantastic film. unfold all the many films within one great FILM. ”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #694 Learn more »
  • King of the Hill (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    King of the Hill

    Steven Soderbergh

    futurestar: “one super period story w/great characters, atmosphere mist, main kid is great, his bigger kid protection melts down. smells like teen spirit & more.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #698 Learn more »
  • Tess (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Tess

    Roman Polanski

    futurestar: “oh my little Tess if only you would reveal in my affectations. you silly girl. Tess charms all, satisfies none. stunning last red dress - all blood. ”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #697 Learn more »
  • Summer Hours (Criterion DVD)
  • Wise Blood (Criterion DVD)

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    Wise Blood

    John Huston

    futurestar: “very different film for Huston. call it acquired taste. what a feast of talent to reveal how susceptible Southerners can be. amusing, fun, cruel, real”

    DVD Spine #470 Learn more »
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Fantastic Mr. Fox

    Wes Anderson

    futurestar: “one of best releases this year. a box full of wonderful surprises like a giant candy store squeezed into a DVD/blu-ray box. charming and beguiling. ”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #700 Learn more »
  • Lord of the Flies (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Lord of the Flies

    Peter Brook

    futurestar: “Lord's empire grows & flushes out above their original release, super bonus nights. my grandmother had both me & twin brother go see 1st release. ”

    Blu-Ray Spine #43 Learn more »
  • Godzilla (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Godzilla

    Ishiro Honda

    futurestar: “king and true origin of beast goes blu ray. terrific packaging. something ominous lerks in these here near waters. new package alone scares me silly. ”

    Blu-Ray Spine #594 Learn more »
  • Thief (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Thief

    Michael Mann

    futurestar: “michael mann's first and possibly best film of many to come. wonderful cast, story, and execution of. ”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #691 Learn more »
  • La vie de bohème (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    La vie de bohème

    Aki Kaurismäki

    futurestar: “3 down out what would beatniks in a future America nurture demise of Paris fast disappearing. Taunt, edgy, great characterization puts them at risk.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #693 Learn more »
  • Fishing with John (Criterion DVD)

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    Fishing with John

    John Lurie

    futurestar: “differing opinions float around not this film but getting a new copy for steal is one heck of a catch. that's my fish story.”

    DVD Spine #42 Learn more »
  • Rififi (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Rififi

    Jules Dassin

    futurestar: “same as the original but the blu ray nuts can get one off. I am glad to have the bulk of it all as I do not have the excitement I once had. o'well. ”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #115 Learn more »
  • Eclipse Series 40: Late Ray (Eclipse DVD)

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    Eclipse Series 40: Late Ray

    Satyajit Ray

    futurestar: “I prefer his earlier blk/wht fiilm beginnings. this is best edition in latter quarter of Eclipse life expectancy. go dadda go daddie go Ray go. ”

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  • Berlin Alexanderplatz (Criterion DVD)

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    Berlin Alexanderplatz

    Rainer Werner Fassbinder

    futurestar: “behemoth monsters lurk mid-city Berlin just before the swatika youth barge in. things are bad, getting worse in Fassbinder opus told so well for TV. ”

    DVD Spine #411 Learn more »
  • Tokyo Story (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Tokyo Story

    Yasujiro Ozu

    futurestar: “all of the old and additional new input on the one the top 5 films from that mid century mark. awesome feat and worth the addition. thanks.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #217 Learn more »
  • Gervaise (Essential Art House DVD)

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    Gervaise

    René Clément

    futurestar: “Maria Schell's greatest role - neighborhood helper despite toll of times/situation. very insprational as an early statement on/of women's liberation. ”

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  • Le jour se lève (Essential Art House DVD)

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    Le jour se lève

    Marcel Carné

    futurestar: “French Gary Grant of his time, maybe the best/most popular French heart throb ever does it one more time. This guy always delivers in 24 hrs or less. ”

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  • Nashville (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Nashville

    Robert Altman

    futurestar: “anyone who was anything shows up in Nashville. more parody than musical pulse of American politics of times as film ushers Carter's into White House.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #683 Learn more »
  • Blue Is the Warmest Color (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Blue Is the Warmest Color

    Abdellatif Kechiche

    futurestar: “after viewing this, idea of certain sexual actions between man & women have been rendered obscene. young greek is destined for a fat old butch bitch. ”

    Blu-Ray Spine #695 Learn more »
  • Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project

    futurestar: “Criterion once again reinvents as Scorsese finds the world cinema project & we are rewarded watch again & again. all of these are as good as it gets.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #684 Learn more »
  • Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

    Elio Petri

    futurestar: “hard to imagine how a film this good got hidden for 40 years. ”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #682 Learn more »
  • Beastie Boys Video Anthology (Criterion DVD)

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    Beastie Boys Video Anthology

    Various

    futurestar: “yeah it's total cheese whiz all the way but a rather clever odessy from the best 3 piece white rap group ever. ”

    DVD Spine #100 Learn more »
  • Danton (Criterion DVD)

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    Danton

    Andrzej Wajda

    futurestar: “Andrzej Wajda and Danton together in Paris is unthinkable but a lovely historical drama.”

    DVD Spine #464 Learn more »
  • 3:10 to Yuma (Criterion DVD)

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    3:10 to Yuma

    Delmer Daves

    futurestar: “a no brainer”

    DVD Spine #657 Learn more »
  • Stagecoach (Criterion DVD)

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    Stagecoach

    John Ford

    futurestar: “set the benchmark for all that would follow. image running a horse in the this previously unknown to Hollywood pristine Western americana. ”

    DVD Spine #516 Learn more »
  • Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman

    futurestar: “Boss of entire series finally arrives w/content A - Z awesome, wonderful collection of Samurai storied films vs. watching TV ratings back in 1960's. ”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #679 Learn more »