futurestar’s Wish List (10)

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  • A mix of the witty and the utterly absurd, The Palm Beach Story is a high watermark of Sturges’s brand of physical comedy and verbal repartee, featuring sparkling performances.

    Added 10/27/2014
    The Palm Beach Story (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    20 Jan 2015

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • This is an unforgettable, unforgiving dissection of the imbalanced relationship between a haughty fashion designer (Margit Carstensen) and a beautiful but icy ingenue (Hanna Schygulla).

    Added 10/27/2014
    The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    13 Jan 2015

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • This genuinely frightening, exquisitely made supernatural gothic stars Deborah Kerr as an emotionally fragile governess who comes to suspect that there is something very, very wrong with her precocious new charges.

    Added 10/27/2014
    The Innocents (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    23 Sep 2014

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • With a radical take on narrative, disturbing yet beautiful cinematography, and a highly sophisticated use of on- and offscreen sound, Martel turns her tale of a decaying bourgeois family, whiling away the hours of one sweaty, sticky summer, into a cinematic marvel.

    Added 10/18/2014
    La Ciénaga (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    27 Jan 2015

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • A work of memory and imagination, Maddin’s film burrows into what the filmmaker calls “the heart of the heart” of the continent, conjuring a city as delightful as it is fearsome, populated by sleepwalkers and hockey aficionados.

    Added 10/18/2014
    My Winnipeg (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    20 Jan 2015

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • This revelatory drama was named the best film of the 1990s in a Village Voice poll of more than fifty critics.

    Added 10/18/2014
    Safe (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    9 Dec 2014

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • This collection of Kinoshita’s first films—four made while the war was going on and one shortly after Japan’s surrender—demonstrates the way the filmmaker’s humanity and exquisite cinematic technique shone through even in the darkest of times.

    Added 09/17/2014
    Eclipse Series 41: Kinoshita and World War II (Eclipse DVD)

    16 Dec 2014

    DVD Box Set

    5 Discs

    SRP: $69.95

    Criterion Store price:$55.96

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  • Seemingly off-the-cuff yet poetically constructed, these films are humane, sometimes wry, always engaging tributes to music, food, and all sorts of regionally specific delights.

    Added 08/17/2014
    Les Blank: Always for Pleasure (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    25 Nov 2014

    Blu-Ray

    3 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

    Criterion Store price:$99.96

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  • Michelangelo Antonioni invented a new film grammar with this masterwork.

    Added 08/16/2014
    L’avventura (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    25 Nov 2014

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • In the midsixties, the maverick American director Monte Hellman conceived of two westerns at the same time. Dreamlike and gritty by turns, these films would prove their maker’s adeptness at brilliantly deconstructing genre.

    Added 08/16/2014
    The Shooting/Ride in the Whirlwind (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    11 Nov 2014

    Blu-Ray Box Set

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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