futurestar’s Collection (576)

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  • Bigger Than Life (Criterion Blu-Ray)
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    Bigger Than Life

    Nicholas Ray

    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

    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 »
  • Il sorpasso (Criterion DVD)
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    Il sorpasso

    Dino Risi

    DVD Spine #707 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 beborn 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)
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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 »
  • Foreign Correspondent (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Foreign Correspondent

    Alfred Hitchcock

    futurestar: “makes my collection 560 by their count. collections are counted as 1 so over 600 titles is number beyond want/belief all on great Hitchcock release. ”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #696 Learn more »
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Fantastic Mr. Fox

    Wes Anderson

    futurestar: “one of if not release 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 Clinton'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 »
  • Frances Ha (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Frances Ha

    Noah Baumbach

    futurestar: “perusing year end top ten best list of 2013 I find Frances Ha on a great many "honorable mentions". it's good to see Baumbach spring back to form. ”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #681 Learn more »
  • City Lights (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    City Lights

    Charles Chaplin

    futurestar: “this forced into a copy of each has major drawbacks. the larger size felt right and had room for major written words chapers where not I feel crammed.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #680 Learn more »
  • La notte (Criterion DVD)

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    La notte

    Michelangelo Antonioni

    futurestar: “the middle ground of trilogy is a heave up of stark modern architecture against a lonely married couple speaking volumes in their silence. faux chic.”

    DVD Spine #678 Learn more »
  • The Uninvited (Criterion DVD)
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    The Uninvited

    Lewis Allen

    DVD Spine #677 Learn more »
  • I Married a Witch (Criterion DVD)
  • Bottle Rocket (Criterion DVD)

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    Bottle Rocket

    Wes Anderson

    futurestar: “The whole Anderson catalog of twisted fun.”

    DVD Spine #450 Learn more »
  • 3 Films by Roberto Rossellini Starring Ingrid Bergman (Criterion DVD)

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    3 Films by Roberto Rossellini Starring Ingrid Bergman

    Roberto Rossellini

    futurestar: “wonderful package of time had been held over to long. encyclopedic like bonus fo all films is astounding. one of top box sets for this year for sure.”

    DVD Spine #672 Learn more »
  • Charulata (Criterion DVD)

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    Charulata

    Satyajit Ray

    futurestar: “burst of creativity as Ray addresses caged, isloated marriage. who really has upper hand? wonderful story of sururping your spouse in a modern city. ”

    DVD Spine #669 Learn more »
  • The Big City (Criterion DVD)

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    The Big City

    Satyajit Ray

    futurestar: “heavy hitter from Ray with two great films and bonus support. story on then what was modern city of complexities within. superb and engaging. ”

    DVD Spine #668 Learn more »
  • Secret Honor (Criterion DVD)

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    Secret Honor

    Robert Altman

    futurestar: “tap lover of his own poweress and enchanment with self. ”

    DVD Spine #257 Learn more »
  • Seconds (Criterion DVD)

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    Seconds

    John Frankenheimer

    futurestar: “taunt noir thriller with great camera shots, & set ups by James Wong whom did Sweet Smell Of Success. We get to see the real city up close and dirty.”

    DVD Spine #667 Learn more »
  • The Qatsi Trilogy (Criterion DVD)

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    The Qatsi Trilogy

    Godfrey Reggio

    futurestar: “background/forethought extras complete this trilogy rather than three indepedent related films. cohesive gathering as wonderful cohesive one for all.”

    DVD Spine #639 Learn more »
  • The Tales of Hoffmann (Criterion DVD)

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    The Tales of Hoffmann

    Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger

    futurestar: “Last addition completes Powell & Pressburger collection from Criterion. Natural follow up to the Red Shoes as auteurs of their days. Infamy on fire. ”

    DVD Spine #317 Learn more »
  • Shock Corridor (Criterion DVD)

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    Shock Corridor

    Samuel Fuller

    futurestar: “taking advantage of B & N sale to upgrade to the upgrade. very early hint at how cool would become.”

    DVD Spine #19 Learn more »
  • Pierre Etaix (Criterion DVD)

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    Pierre Etaix

    Pierre Etaix

    futurestar: “fun/entertaining package of wonders finally found by French Pierre Etaix. Now available to rest of us film hunger mongers as only Criterion can give.”

    DVD Spine #655 Learn more »
  • The Devil’s Backbone (Criterion DVD)

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    The Devil’s Backbone

    Guillermo del Toro

    futurestar: “plethera of extras make this must have for fans of with Cronos as bookend. superlative initial film project gave hints to genius at work. spine # 666”

    DVD Spine #666 Learn more »
  • Maîtresse (Criterion DVD)

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    Maîtresse

    Barbet Schroeder

    futurestar: “great 70's art house, sex as play house where looking at tcover won't convey substance and sexual tautings run amok back in mid-1970's France. curious”

    DVD Spine #223 Learn more »
  • Babette’s Feast (Criterion DVD)

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    Babette’s Feast

    Gabriel Axel

    futurestar: “Saw upon initial theatre release but am now dumbfounded by the shere simplicity and magnitude of Criterion's timely gathering of pure essentials. ”

    DVD Spine #665 Learn more »
  • The Kid with a Bike (Criterion DVD)

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    The Kid with a Bike

    Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne

    futurestar: “Belgian fodder from Dardenne brothers subimally wanting to make American classic - past haunts, youth, own mistakes. boy w/bike strikes no fear. ”

    DVD Spine #646 Learn more »
  • Written on the Wind (Criterion DVD)

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    Written on the Wind

    Douglas Sirk

    futurestar: “stooping low and reaching high. go Rock go. at a bargain in new conditon and one film saved from that syrupy Jane Wyman. ”

    DVD Spine #96 Learn more »
  • Topsy-Turvy (Criterion DVD)

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    Topsy-Turvy

    Mike Leigh

    futurestar: “not real keen on this but the price was the X marks the spot. perhaps when I get more time. lots and lots of time. I find this a bore. sorry. ”

    DVD Spine #558 Learn more »