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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 03/12/2015
    The Palm Beach Story (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    20 Jan 2015

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  • This comic masterpiece by Preston Sturges is among the finest Hollywood satires and a high-water mark in the career of one of the industry’s most revered funnymen.

    Added 03/10/2015
    Sullivan’s Travels (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    14 Apr 2015

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  • Kiarostami has constructed an enigmatic but crystalline investigation of affection and desire as complex as his masterful Close-up and Certified Copy in its engagement with the workings of the mercurial human heart.

    Added 03/10/2015
    Like Someone in Love (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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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 03/05/2015
    Samurai Rebellion (Criterion DVD)

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  • In this anguished yet mordantly funny film, Fassbinder charts the decline of a self-destructive former policeman and war veteran struggling to make ends meet for his family by working as a fruit vendor.

    Added 02/18/2015
    The Merchant of Four Seasons (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    26 May 2015

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  • A young executive hunts down his father’s killer in director Akira Kurosawa’s scathing The Bad Sleep Well. Continuing his legendary collaboration with actor Toshiro Mifune, Kurosawa combines elements of Hamlet and American film noir to chilling effect.

    Added 02/14/2015
    The Bad Sleep Well (Criterion DVD)

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  • The Mamiya family is seeking a husband for their daughter, Noriko, but when she impulsively chooses her childhood friend, she fulfills her family’s desires while tearing them apart. Early Summer is a nuanced examination of life’s changes across three generations.

    Added 02/14/2015
    Early Summer (Criterion DVD)

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  • In Jean Renoir’s satire of the bourgeoisie, Michel Simon gives one of the most memorable performances in screen history as Boudu, a Parisian tramp who takes a suicidal plunge into the Seine and is rescued by a well-to-do bookseller, whose family decides to take in the irrepressible bum.

    Added 02/12/2015
    Boudu Saved from Drowning (Criterion DVD)

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  • During his first decade at Shochiku studios, where he dabbled in many genres, Ozu put out a trio of precisely rendered, magnificently shot and edited silent crime films

    Added 02/12/2015
    Eclipse Series 42: Silent Ozu—Three Crime Dramas (Eclipse DVD)

    21 Apr 2015

    DVD Box Set

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  • Jacques Becker lovingly evokes the belle epoque Parisian demimonde in this classic tale of doomed romance. When gangster’s moll Marie (Simone Signoret) falls for reformed criminal Manda (Serge Reggiani), their passion incites an underworld rivalry that leads inexorably to treachery and tragedy.

    Added 02/11/2015
    Casque d’or (Criterion DVD)

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  • Four desperate men sign on for a suicide mission to drive trucks loaded with nitroglycerin over a treacherous mountain route—a white-knuckle ride from France’s legendary master of suspense, Henri-Georges Clouzot.

    Added 01/03/2015
    The Wages of Fear (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • In 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her, Jean-Luc Godard beckons us ever closer, whispering in our ears as narrator. About what? Money, sex, fashion, the city, love, language, war: in a word, everything.

    Added 12/08/2014
    2 or 3 Things I Know About Her (Criterion DVD)

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  • In the late 1940s, the incandescent Hollywood star Ingrid Bergman found herself so stirred by the revolutionary neorealist films of Roberto Rossellini that she sent the director a letter, introducing herself and offering her talents.

    Added 11/22/2014
    3 Films by Roberto Rossellini Starring Ingrid Bergman (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Box Set

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  • Based on the classic Emile Zola novel, Jean Renoir’s La bête humaine, a suspenseful journey into the tormented psyche of a workingman, was one of the director’s greatest popular successes—and earned star Jean Gabin a permanent place in the hearts of his countrymen.

    Added 10/27/2014
    La bête humaine (Criterion DVD)

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  • Badlands announced the arrival of a major talent: Terrence Malick. His impressionistic take on the notorious Charles Starkweather killing spree of the late 1950s uses a serial-killer narrative as a springboard for an oblique teenage romance.

    Added 09/01/2014
    Badlands (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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

    Added 08/17/2014
    L’avventura (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    25 Nov 2014

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  • The debut feature by the great Andrei Tarkovsky, Ivan’s Childhood is a poetic journey through the shards and shadows of one boy’s war-ravaged youth.

    Added 07/15/2014
    Ivan’s Childhood (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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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 07/15/2014
    My Darling Clementine (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    14 Oct 2014

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  • Based on a novella by the great Rabindranath Tagore, Charulata is a work of subtle textures, a delicate tale of a marriage in jeopardy and a woman taking the first steps toward establishing her own voice.

    Added 07/12/2014
    Charulata (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory is among the most powerful antiwar films ever made. This is a haunting, exquisitely photographed dissection of the military machine in all its absurdity and capacity for dehumanization.

    Added 10/25/2013
    Paths of Glory (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • The Night of the Hunter is truly a stand-alone masterwork. Graced by images of eerie beauty and a sneaky sense of humor, this ethereal, expressionistic American classic is cinema’s most eccentric rendering of the battle between good and evil.

    Added 10/25/2013
    The Night of the Hunter (Criterion Blu-Ray)
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  • In John Ford’s Young Mr. Lincoln, Henry Fonda gives one of the finest performances of his career, as the young president-to-be, struggling with an incendiary murder case as a novice lawyer. Compassionate and assured, this is an indelible piece of Americana.

    Added 09/01/2013
    Young Mr. Lincoln (Criterion DVD)

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    Hiroshima mon amour (Criterion DVD)

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  • What does the energy harnessed through orgasm have to do with the state of communist Yugoslavia circa 1971? Only counterculture filmmaker extraordinaire Dušan Makavejev has the answers (or the questions) in his surreal documentary-fiction collision WR: Mysteries of the Organism.

    Added 12/08/2011
    WR: Mysteries of the Organism (Criterion DVD)

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  • Thieves’ Highway vividly depicts the perilous world of “long-haul boys,” who drive by night to bring their goods to the markets of America’s cities. Richard Conte stars as ex-G.I. Nick Garcos, a tyro trucker bent on satisfaction from the man responsible for crippling his father.

    Added 12/08/2011
    Thieves’ Highway (Criterion DVD)

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    Added 12/08/2011
    The Passion of Joan of Arc (Criterion DVD)

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