futurestar’s Wish List (10)

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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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  • John Ford takes on the legend of the O.K. Corral shoot-out in this multilayered, exceptionally well-constructed western, one of the director’s very best films.

    Added 09/01/2014
    My Darling Clementine (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    14 Oct 2014

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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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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  • The biggest hit from the most popular Italian filmmaker of all time, La dolce vita rocketed Federico Fellini to international mainstream success—ironically, by offering a damning critique of the culture of stardom.

    Added 07/16/2014
    La dolce vita (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    21 Oct 2014

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    futurestar: “it's another Polanski, a standard made and held high with each release. leave it to Criterion to cherry pick the early on which required no E = mc2.”

    Added 06/17/2014
    Macbeth (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    23 Sep 2014

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    futurestar: “the switch master lets loose the oddest film ever plus a 6 pack of shortie sliders. what wicked, sick fun to be had, this way coming charging soon.”

    Added 06/17/2014
    Eraserhead (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    16 Sep 2014

    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 06/17/2014
    The Innocents (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    23 Sep 2014

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • A psychologically damaged war veteran and a neglected child begin a startlingly intimate friendship—one that ultimately ignites the suspicion and anger of his friends and neighbors in suburban Paris.

    Added 06/17/2014
    Sundays and Cybèle (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    30 Sep 2014

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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