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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 08/06/2014
    The Complete Jacques Tati (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    28 Oct 2014

    Blu-Ray Box Set

    7 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

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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 08/06/2014
    My Darling Clementine (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    14 Oct 2014

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

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  • The wildly prolific German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder paid homage to his cinematic hero Douglas Sirk with this update of that filmmaker’s 1955 All That Heaven Allows.

    Added 08/06/2014
    Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    30 Sep 2014

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • David Lynch’s 1977 debut feature, Eraserhead, is both a lasting cult sensation and a work of extraordinary craft and beauty.

    Added 08/06/2014
    Eraserhead (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    16 Sep 2014

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • Director Shohei Imamura turns this fact-based story—about the seventy-eight-day killing spree of a remorseless man from a devoutly Catholic family—into a cold, perverse, and at times diabolically funny examination of the primitive coexisting with the modern.

    Added 08/06/2014
    Vengeance Is Mine (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    26 Aug 2014

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • A highly unconventional romance that came on the spike heels of Almodóvar’s international sensation Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, this is a splashy, sexy central work in the career of one of the world’s most beloved and provocative auteurs.
    Added 08/06/2014
    Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    19 Aug 2014

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • This smash road comedy from Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuarón is a funny and moving look at human desire.

    Added 08/06/2014
    Y tu mamá también  (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    19 Aug 2014

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Roman Polanski imbues his unflinchingly violent adaptation of William Shakespeare’s tragedy of ruthless ambition and murder in medieval Scotland with grit and dramatic intensity.

    Added 08/06/2014
    Macbeth (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    23 Sep 2014

    Blu-Ray

    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 08/06/2014
    La dolce vita (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    21 Oct 2014

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    1 Disc

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  • The fascinating result of a collaboration between filmmaker-anthropologist Jean Rouch and sociologist Edgar Morin, this vanguard work of what Morin would term cinéma verité is a brilliantly conceived and realized sociopolitical diagnosis of the early sixties in France.

    Added 12/26/2013
    Chronicle of a Summer (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

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  • Marlon Brando gives the performance of his career as the tough prizefighter-turned-longshoreman Terry Malloy in this masterpiece of urban poetry.

    Added 12/26/2013
    On the Waterfront (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$35.96

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  • One of Japan’s most popular and enduring classics, Keisuke Kinoshita’s Twenty-Four Eyes is an elegant, emotional chronicle of a teacher’s unwavering commitment to her students, her profession, and her sense of morality.

    Added 12/26/2013
    Twenty-Four Eyes (Criterion DVD)

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  • An ambitiously constructed, elegantly photographed meditation on adolescence, the first full-length film by director David Gordon Green features remarkable performances from an award-winning ensemble cast.

    Added 12/26/2013
    George Washington (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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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 12/26/2013
    A Brief History of Time (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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  • Suffused with both enchantment and melancholy, this autobiographical film takes on the perspective of a quiet, lonely boy growing up in Liverpool in the 1950s.

    Added 12/26/2013
    The Long Day Closes (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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  • This multiple-Oscar-winning film by Roman Polanski is an exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the d’Urbervilles.

    Added 12/26/2013
    Tess (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    3 Discs

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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 12/26/2013
    Safety Last! (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    SRP: $39.95

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  • The films directed by the great Satyajit Ray in the last ten years of his life have a unique dignity and drama. They are complex, political, and humane depictions of worlds both corrupt and indescribably beautiful, constructed with Ray’s characteristic elegance and imbued with autumnal profundity.

    Added 12/26/2013
    Eclipse Series 40: Late Ray (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $44.95

    Criterion Store price:$35.96

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  • Max Ophuls brings his astonishing visual dexterity and storytelling bravura to this triptych of tales by Guy de Maupassant about the limits of spiritual and physical pleasure.

    Added 02/09/2012
    Le plaisir (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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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 02/09/2012
    WR: Mysteries of the Organism (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • Vienna-born, New York–raised Josef von Sternberg directed some of the most influential, extraordinarily stylish dramas ever to come out of Hollywood. The titles in this collection, made on the cusp of the sound age, are three of Sternberg’s greatest works.

    Added 02/09/2012
    3 Silent Classics by Josef von Sternberg (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    3 Discs

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  • In Pietro Germi’s hilarious and cutting satire of Sicilian male-chauvinist culture, Baron Ferdinando Cefalù (Marcello Mastroianni) longs to marry his nubile young cousin Angela (Stefania Sandrelli), but one obstacle stands in his way: his fatuous and fawning wife, Rosalia (Daniela Rocca).

    Added 02/09/2012
    Divorce Italian Style (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Shotgun weddings, kidnapping, attempted murder, emergency dental work—the things Don Vincenzo will do to restore his family’s honor! Pietro Germi’s Seduced and Abandoned was the follow-up to his sensation Divorce Italian Style, and in many ways it’s even more audacious.

    Added 02/09/2012
    Seduced and Abandoned (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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  • The Small Back Room details the travails of troubled research scientist and military bomb-disposal expert Sammy Rice, who, while struggling with a complex relationship with secretary girlfriend Susan, is hired by the government to advise on a dangerous new German weapon.

    Added 02/09/2012
    The Small Back Room (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • Anthony Hopkins’s Hannibal Lecter matches wits with Jodie Foster’s heroic FBI agent Clarice Starling in Jonathan Demme’s taut psychological thriller.

    Added 02/09/2012
    The Silence of the Lambs (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • Starring Jack Lemmon and Sissy Spacek, Missing is political filmmaker extraordinaire Costa-Gavras’s compelling, controversial dramatization of the search for American filmmaker and journalist Charles Horman, who mysteriously disappeared during the 1973 coup in Chile.

    Added 02/09/2012
    Missing (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • Four Oscar–winning actors—Marlon Brando, Anna Magnani, Joanne Woodward, and Maureen Stapleton—sink their teeth into this enthralling film, which brings together the legendary talents of director Sidney Lumet and writer Tennessee Williams.

    Added 02/09/2012
    The Fugitive Kind (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • With its lewd abandon and sketch-comedy perversity, Makavejev’s cult staple Sweet Movie is a full-throated shriek in the face of bourgeois complacency and movie watching.

    Added 02/09/2012
    Sweet Movie (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

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  • With the three films in this set, Shoehi Imamura, one of the leading figures of the Japanese new wave, truly emerged as an auteur, bringing to his national cinema an anthropological eye and a heretofore unseen taste for the irreverent.

    Added 02/09/2012
    Pigs, Pimps & Prostitutes:  3 Films by Shohei Imamura (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

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  • In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, a concentration camp survivor (Charlotte Rampling) discovers her former torturer and lover (Dirk Bogarde) working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna.

    Added 02/08/2012
    The Night Porter (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

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  • Robert Flaherty’s classic film tells the story of Inuit hunter Nanook and his family as they struggle to survive in the harsh conditions of Canada’s Hudson Bay region.

    Added 02/08/2012
    Nanook of the North (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • A mysterious writer of poison-pen letters plagues a French provincial town, unwittingly exposing the collective suspicion and rancor seething beneath the community’s calm surface.

    Added 02/08/2012
    Le Corbeau (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Out of Print
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    rvbranham: “i've got a crappy edition & would do a hit job for this edition”

    Added 02/08/2012
    The Killer (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • Tatsuya Nakadai and Toshiro Mifune star in the story of a wandering samurai who exists in a maelstrom of violence. A gifted swordsman plying his craft during the turbulent final days of shogunate rule in Japan, Ryunosuke (Nakadai) kills without remorse or mercy.

    Added 02/08/2012
    The Sword of Doom (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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    rvbranham: “not a fan at all of through a glass darkly or winter light, but i love the silence & wld buy the box for that one alone...”

    Added 02/08/2012
    A Film Trilogy  by Ingmar Bergman (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

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  • Following the collapse of his clan, unemployed samurai Hanshiro Tsugumo (Tatsuya Nakadai) arrives at the manor of Lord Iyi, begging to commit ritual suicide on his property in Masaki Kobayashi’s fierce evocation of individual agency in the face of a corrupt and hypocritical system.

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    Harakiri (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • In the thirties and forties, the young Indian actor known as Sabu (born Selar Shaik) captured the hearts of moviegoers in Britain and the United States as a completely new kind of big-screen icon.

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    Eclipse Series 30: Sabu! (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $44.95

    Criterion Store price:$35.96

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  • Koreyoshi Kurahara’s free-form approach to moviemaking was perfectly suited to the radical spirit of the 1960s, when he was one of the biggest hit makers working at the razzle-dazzle, youth-oriented Nikkatsu studios.

    Added 02/08/2012
    Eclipse Series 28: The Warped World of Koreyoshi Kurahara (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    5 Discs

    SRP: $69.95

    Criterion Store price:$55.96

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  • A grown-up superhero fantasy come to vivid, bloody life, Paul Verhoeven’s special effects-laden cult phenomenon features a resurrected hero (Peter Weller) in a new, supercharged cyborg body, struggling to reclaim his memory and avenge his own death.

    Added 02/08/2012
    RoboCop (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • The acclaimed, best-selling novel by John le Carré, about a Cold War spy on one final dangerous mission in East Germany, is transmuted by director Martin Ritt into a film every bit as precise and ruthless as the book.

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    The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • An inspired rendering of Jim Thompson’s pulp novel Pop. 1280, Bertrand Tavernier’s Coup de torchon (Clean Slate) deftly transplants the story of an inept police chief turned heartless killer and his scrappy mistress from the American South to French West Africa.

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    Coup de torchon (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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  • John Cassavetes was a genius, a visionary, and the progenitor of American independent film, but that doesn’t begin to get at the generosity of his art.

    Added 02/08/2012
    John Cassavetes: Five Films (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    8 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

    Criterion Store price:$99.96

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  • Working outside the mainstream, the wildly prolific, visionary Stan Brakhage made more than 350 films over a half century. Challenging all taboos in his exploration of “birth, sex, death, and the search for God,” he turned his camera on explicit lovemaking, childbirth, even autopsy.

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    By Brakhage: An Anthology,  Volumes One and Two (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Box Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

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  • John Lurie knows absolutely nothing about fishing, but that doesn’t stop him from undertaking the adventure of a lifetime in Fishing with John. Featuring Jim Jarmusch, Willem Dafoe, and Tom Waits.

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    Fishing with John (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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  • A low-key postpunk diary that took four years to complete, Allison Anders’ Border Radio features legendary rocker Chris D. as a singer/songwriter who has stolen loot from a club and gone missing, leaving his wife, a no-nonsense rock journalist, to track him down with the help of his friends.

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    Border Radio (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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  • In Paul Morrissey’s brash mixture of humor, horror, and sex, Blood for Dracula, the infamous count searches Italy for virgin blood.

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    Blood for Dracula (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    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.

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    À nos amours (Criterion DVD)

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    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • With An Angel at My Table, Academy Award–winning filmmaker Jane Campion brings to the screen the harrowing true-life story of Janet Frame, New Zealand’s most distinguished author. Angel beautifully captures the color and power of the New Zealand landscape.

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    An Angel at My Table (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $39.95

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    rvbranham: “i have a crap non-criterion edition.”

    Added 02/08/2012
    Sid & Nancy (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s controversial, fifteen-hour-plus epic follows the hulking, childlike ex-convict Franz Biberkopf (Günter Lamprecht) as he attempts to “become an honest soul” amid the corrosive urban landscape of Weimar-era Germany.

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    Berlin Alexanderplatz (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    7 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

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  • Chow Yun-fat is jaded detective “Tequila” Yuen in John Woo’s dizzying odyssey through the world of Hong Kong Triads, undercover agents, and frenzied police raids; the brilliant, passionate Hard Boiled is violence as poetry, rendered by a master.

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    Hard Boiled (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • Gorgeously photographed to evoke the medieval paintings of Saint Francis’s time, and cast with monks from the Nocera Inferiore Monastery, Rossellini’s The Flowers of St. Francis is a timeless and moving portrait of the search for spiritual enlightenment.

    Added 02/07/2012
    The Flowers of St. Francis (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $29.95

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