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  • With a background in music hall and mime performance, Tati steadily built an ever-more-ambitious movie career that ultimately raised sight-gag comedy to the level of high art.

    Added 07/17/2014
    The Complete Jacques Tati (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    28 Oct 2014

    Blu-Ray Box Set

    7 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

    Criterion Store price:$99.96

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  • Harold Lloyd’s biggest box-office hit was this silent comedy gem, featuring the befuddled everyman at his eager best as a new college student.

    Added 05/27/2014
    The Freshman (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    25 Mar 2014

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • With its aching musical soundtrack and exquisitely abstract cinematography by Christopher Doyle and Mark Lee Ping-bin, this film has been a major stylistic influence on the past decade of cinema, and is a milestone in Wong’s redoubtable career.

    Added 05/23/2014
    In the Mood for Love (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • River Phoenix and Keanu Reeves star in Gus Van Sant’s haunting tale of two young street hustlers: Mike Waters, a sensitive narcoleptic who dreams of the mother who abandoned him, and Scott Favor, the wayward son of the mayor of Portland and object of Mike’s desire.

    Added 05/23/2014
    My Own Private Idaho (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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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 05/23/2014
    Like Someone in Love (Criterion DVD)

    20 May 2014

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $24.95

    Criterion Store price:$19.96

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  • This evocative period piece, faithfully adapted from the A. E. Hotchner memoir, is among the versatile Soderbergh’s most touching and surprising films.

    Added 04/24/2014
    King of the Hill (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Krzysztof Kieślowski’s international breakthrough remains one of his most beloved films, a ravishing, mysterious rumination on identity, love, and human intuition. The Double Life of Véronique is an unforgettable symphony of feeling.

    Added 04/11/2014
    The Double Life of Véronique (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • Wes Anderson’s hilarious, touching, and brilliantly stylized study of melancholy and redemption centers around a dysfunctional family of geniuses.

    Added 04/03/2014
    The Royal Tenenbaums (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Tenth grader Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman) is Rushmore Academy’s most extracurricular student, and its least scholarly, in Wes Anderson’s dazzling sophomore effort—equal parts coming-of-age story, French New Wave homage, and screwball comedy.

    Added 04/03/2014
    Rushmore (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • In a revelatory film debut, the dynamic, fresh-faced Sandrine Bonnaire plays Suzanne, a fifteen-year-old Parisian who embarks on a sexual rampage in an effort to separate herself from her overbearing, beloved father. À nos amours is one of Maurice Pialat’s greatest achievements.

    Added 03/24/2014
    À nos amours (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • The singular French director Maurice Pialat puts his distinctive stamp on the lost-youth film with this devastating portrait of a damaged foster child.

    Added 03/24/2014
    L’enfance nue (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • Internationally famous oceanographer Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) and his crew, Team Zissou, set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, elusive, possibly nonexistent Jaguar Shark that killed Zissou’s partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure.

    Added 03/24/2014
    The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    27 May 2014

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • Maria is an entitled white woman living in Africa, unwilling to give up her family’s crumbling coffee plantation despite the civil war closing in on her. White Material is a gripping evocation of the death throes of European colonialism and a fascinating look at a woman lost in her own mind.

    Added 03/16/2014
    White Material (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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  • Mathieu Kassovitz took the film world by storm with La haine, a gritty, unsettling, and visually explosive look at the racial and cultural volatility in modern-day France, specifically the low-income banlieue districts on Paris’s outskirts.

    Added 03/08/2014
    La haine (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • Told through the eyes of François Truffaut’s cinematic counterpart, Antoine Doinel, The 400 Blows sensitively re-creates the trials of Truffaut’s own childhood, unsentimentally portraying aloof parents, oppressive teachers, and petty crime.

    Added 03/08/2014
    The 400 Blows (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    8 Apr 2014

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Featuring a killer soundtrack and electric performances from Jeff Daniels, Melanie Griffith, and Ray Liotta, Something Wild, directed by oddball American auteur Jonathan Demme, is both a kinky comic thriller and a radiantly off-kilter love story.

    Added 03/08/2014
    Something Wild (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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  • Epic in scale yet meticulously observed, maverick director Robert Altman’s Short Cuts interweaves the lives of twenty-two characters struggling to find solace and meaning in contemporary Los Angeles.

    Added 03/08/2014
    Short Cuts (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

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  • In this, his final outing, Hulot is employed as an auto company’s director of design, and accompanies his new product (a “camping car” outfitted with absurd gadgetry) to an auto show in Amsterdam.

    Added 03/08/2014
    Trafic (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • Jacques Tati’s gloriously choreographed, nearly wordless comedies about confusion in an age of high technology reached their apotheosis with PlayTime, a lasting record of a modern era tiptoeing on the edge of oblivion.

    Added 03/08/2014
    PlayTime (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • A full-throttle espionage thriller, starring Joel McCrea as a green Yank reporter sent to Europe to get the scoop on the imminent war, it’s wall-to-wall witty repartee, head-spinning plot twists, and brilliantly mounted suspense set pieces.

    Added 02/28/2014
    Foreign Correspondent (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Errol Morris turns his camera on one of the most fascinating men in the world: the pioneering astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, afflicted by a debilitating motor neuron disease that has left him without a voice or the use of his limbs.

    Added 02/19/2014
    A Brief History of Time (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Seamlessly interweaving archival war footage with a fictional narrative, this immersive account of one twenty-year-old’s journey from basic training to the front lines of D-Day brings to life all the terrors and isolation of war with jolting authenticity.

    Added 02/19/2014
    Overlord (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • The most cherished work from French master Max Ophuls, The Earrings of Madame de . . . is a profoundly emotional, cinematographically adventurous tale of deceptive opulence and tragic romance.

    Added 02/13/2014
    The Earrings of Madame de . . .  (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Considered by many to be the finest British film ever made, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, is a stirring masterpiece like no other.

    Added 12/29/2013
    The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • A Nazi U-boat crew, headed by the ruthless Eric Portman, is stranded in Canada during the thick of World War II in Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s quick-witted wartime thriller, 49th Parallel.

    Added 12/29/2013
    49th Parallel (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • This cornerstone of 1970s American moviemaking from Robert Altman is a panoramic view of the country’s political and cultural landscapes, set in the nation’s music capital.

    Added 12/28/2013
    Nashville (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • As nervy as it is hilarious, this screwball masterpiece from Ernst Lubitsch stars Jack Benny and, in her final screen appearance, Carole Lombard as husband-and-wife thespians in Nazi-occupied Warsaw who become caught up in a dangerous spy plot.

    Added 12/02/2013
    To Be or Not to Be (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen’s great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman.

    Added 12/02/2013
    Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Box Set

    27 Discs

    SRP: $224.95

    Criterion Store price:$179.96

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  • Greta Gerwig is radiant as Frances, a woman in her late twenties in contemporary New York trying to sort out her ambitions, her finances, and, above all, her intimate but shifting bond with her best friend, Sophie (Mickey Sumner).

    Added 12/02/2013
    Frances Ha (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • This deadpan tragicomedy about a group of impoverished, outcast artists living the bohemian life in Paris is among the most beguiling films by Finnish director Aki Kaurismäki.

    Added 11/06/2013
    La vie de bohème (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Tenth grader Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman) is Rushmore Academy’s most extracurricular student, and its least scholarly, in Wes Anderson’s dazzling sophomore effort—equal parts coming-of-age story, French New Wave homage, and screwball comedy.

    Added 10/27/2013
    Rushmore (Criterion DVD)
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  • Wes Anderson first illustrated his lovingly detailed, slightly surreal cinematic vision (with cowriter Owen Wilson) in this visually witty and warm portrait of three young misfits.

    Added 10/27/2013
    Bottle Rocket (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Gérard Depardieu and Catherine Deneuve star as members of a French theater company living under the German occupation during World War II in François Truffaut’s gripping character study. Equal parts romance, historical tragedy, and even comedy, this is Truffaut’s tribute to art overcoming adversity.

    Added 10/06/2013
    The Last Metro (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • With its lack of polish, surplus of attitude, anything-goes crime narrative, and effervescent young stars Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg, Breathless helped launch the French New Wave and ensured that cinema would never be the same.

    Added 10/06/2013
    Breathless (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Dissatisfied in marriage and life, Ferdinand (Jean-Paul Belmondo) takes to the road with the babysitter, his ex-lover Marianne Renoir (Anna Karina), and leaves the bourgeoisie behind in Pierrot le fou, one of the high points of the French New Wave.

    Added 10/06/2013
    Pierrot le fou (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • This scathing late-sixties satire from Jean-Luc Godard is one of cinema’s great anarchic works. Determined to collect an inheritance from a dying relative, a bourgeois couple travel across the French countryside while civilization crashes and burns around them.

    Added 10/06/2013
    Weekend (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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  • A cornerstone of the career of this most economical and profoundly spiritual of filmmakers, Pickpocket is an elegantly crafted, tautly choreographed study of humanity in all its mischief and grace, the work of a director at the height of his powers.

    Added 10/01/2013
    Pickpocket (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • In the hands of the renowned experimental theater director Peter Brook, William Golding’s legendary novel about the primitivism lurking beneath civilization becomes a film as raw and ragged as the lost boys at its center.

    Added 04/15/2013
    Lord of the Flies (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

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  • Based on a novel by Vladislav Vančura, this stirring and poetic depiction of a feud between two rival medieval clans is a fierce, epic, and meticulously designed evocation of the clashes between Christianity and paganism, humankind and nature, love and violence.

    Added 03/18/2013
    Marketa Lazarová (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

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  • The comic genius of silent star Harold Lloyd is eternal. Chaplin is the sweet innocent, Keaton the stoic outsider, but Lloyd—the modern guy striving for success—is us. And with its torrent of perfectly executed gags and astonishing stunts, Safety Last! is the perfect introduction to him.

    Added 03/18/2013
    Safety Last! (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

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    Daniel Ho-Tieng: “Absolutely three classics from Von Sternberg! ”

    Added 01/20/2013
    3 Silent Classics by Josef von Sternberg (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    3 Discs

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  • In his controversial masterpiece The Great Dictator, Charlie Chaplin offers both a cutting caricature of Adolf Hitler and a sly tweaking of his own comic persona.

    Added 11/02/2012
    The Great Dictator (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

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    Daniel Ho-Tieng: “Great pearl of the poetic realism movement in France.”

    Added 09/22/2012
    Port of Shadows (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Out of Print
  • A timeless evocation of childhood innocence corrupted, René Clément’s mythical and heartbreakingly real Forbidden Games tells the story of a young girl orphaned by war and the farm boy she joins in a fantastical world of macabre play.

    Added 04/23/2012
    Forbidden Games (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Out of Print
  • A heart-racing spy story by Alfred Hitchcock, The 39 Steps follows Richard Hannay (Robert Donat) as he stumbles upon a conspiracy that thrusts him into a hectic chase across the Scottish moors.

    Added 04/23/2012
    The 39 Steps (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

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    Daniel Ho-Tieng: “Apparently one of the shining films of the Cannes Film Festival 2011! Can't wait to get it!”

    Added 04/23/2012
    Le Havre (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

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    Daniel Ho-Tieng: “Looks interesting!”

    Added 04/23/2012
    Eclipse Series 32: Pearls of the Czech New Wave (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $69.95

    Criterion Store price:$55.96

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  • A frank exploration of voyeurism and violence, Michael Powell’s extraordinary film is the story of a psychopathic cameraman—his childhood traumas, sexual crises, and murderous revenge as an adult.

    Added 04/23/2012
    Peeping Tom (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • At his secluded chateau in the French countryside, a brilliant, obsessive doctor (Pierre Brasseur) attempts a radical plastic surgery to restore the beauty of his daughter’s disfigured countenance—at a horrifying price.

    Added 01/30/2012
    Eyes Without a Face (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

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  • Kristy McNichol stars as a young actress who adopts a lost German shepherd, only to discover through a series of horrifying incidents that the dog has been trained to attack black people. White Dog is Samuel Fuller’s throat-grabbing exposé on American racism.

    Added 01/30/2012
    White Dog (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

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  • Criterion is proud to present these Dreyer masterpieces on DVD for the first time, with brand new digital transfers. Each is an intense exploration of the clash between individual desire and social expectations, with Dreyer’s famously perfectionist attention to detail shining throughout.

    Added 01/30/2012
    Carl Theodor Dreyer  Box Set (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

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  • In Ingmar Bergman’s testament to the strength of the soul, Karin and Maria come to the aid of their dying sister, Agnes, but jealousy, manipulation, and selfishness come before empathy. Cries and Whispers is full of images of staggering beauty and unfathomable horror.

    Added 01/30/2012
    Cries and Whispers (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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