Sidney’s Collection (74)

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  • Clean, Shaven (Criterion DVD)

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    Clean, Shaven

    Lodge Kerrigan

    Sidney: “One very rare, stripped-down depiction about mental illness that manages to get it disturbingly right. Raw, intense, and frighteningly real.”

    DVD Spine #354 Learn more »
  • Safe (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Safe

    Todd Haynes

    Sidney: “Time has been very good to Tood Haynes' still creepily revelant depiction of crass materalism that continues to pack quite a punch.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #739 Learn more »
  • L’avventura (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    L’avventura

    Michelangelo Antonioni

    Sidney: “One of the most superior reasons why film lauguage exists. Its haunting mysteries are still being analyzed today, which is a good thing.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #98 Learn more »
  • Tokyo Story (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Tokyo Story

    Yasujiro Ozu

    Sidney: “One of cinema's most profound, and timeless depictions of family drama. Watch this all-time masterpiece, and you'll see what film is really about.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #217 Learn more »
  • It Happened One Night (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    It Happened One Night

    Frank Capra

    Sidney: “The most definitive example of the 'romantic comedy' and proof that not of all them were stinkers. Colbert and Gable are a team for the ages.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #736 Learn more »
  • Paris, Texas (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Paris, Texas

    Wim Wenders

    Sidney: “A haunting, poetic experience as it goes very deep into the confines of complex communication. The ending monologue is a masterpiece for the ages.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #501 Learn more »
  • La dolce vita (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    La dolce vita

    Federico Fellini

    Sidney: “A chillingly cool depiction of the horror of celebrity culture that continues to leave its acidly relevant mark on film history. ””

    Blu-Ray Spine #733 Learn more »
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

    Rainer Werner Fassbinder

    Sidney: “One of my all-time favorite films, and still a devastating depiction of unlikely love. Films like this remain emotionally rare, and fiercely raw”

    Blu-Ray Spine #198 Learn more »
  • The Innocents (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Innocents

    Jack Clayton

    Sidney: “One of the creepiest, most atmospheric and beautifully made ghost stories ever made. It remains a eerie piece of sublime filmmaking.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #727 Learn more »
  • Eraserhead (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Eraserhead

    David Lynch

    Sidney: “One of the greatest mind-fucks in cinema history. Never had a film like this created such a brilliantly warped sense of male paranoia.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #725 Learn more »
  • All That Jazz (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    All That Jazz

    Bob Fosse

    Sidney: “An explosive, exhilarating and still daring musical that continues to be a huge work of cinematic art. ”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #724 Learn more »
  • Love Streams (Criterion DVD)

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    Love Streams

    John Cassavetes

    Sidney: “To witness Cassavetes and Rowlands in film is like a rebirth, because you are forever changed by them. This film is real, daring and very painful.”

    DVD Spine #721 Learn more »
  • The Big Chill (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    The Big Chill

    Lawrence Kasdan

    Sidney: “An extremely witty and influential depiction of the superficiality/cluelessness of the 1980's that still manages to strike a nerve to this day.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #720 Learn more »
  • Pickpocket (Criterion DVD)

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    Pickpocket

    Robert Bresson

    Sidney: “A rare, suspenseful depiction of not just the thrill of temptation, but also the consequences of it, in a sublime way that only Bresson can film it.”

    DVD Spine #314 Learn more »
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock (Criterion DVD)

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    Picnic at Hanging Rock

    Peter Weir

    Sidney: “A one-of-a-kind unsettling and hypnotic masterpiece that continues to leave all the hairs on my neck standing up, because it is just that good.”

    DVD Spine #29 Learn more »
  • L’eclisse (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    L’eclisse

    Michelangelo Antonioni

    Sidney: “One of Antonioni's seminal films that continues to haunt the viewer to this day. Never has a film been so stark about the meaning of alienation.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #278 Learn more »
  • Metropolitan (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Metropolitan

    Whit Stillman

    Sidney: “An endlessly quotable depiction of the privileged society that suggests that they have the same issues as the rest of us. Wry, and well-written.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #326 Learn more »
  • Border Radio (Criterion DVD)

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    Border Radio

    Allison Anders, Dean Lent and Kurt Voss

    Sidney: “An interesting, but unorthodox blend of film school politics, film noir, and punk sensibilities. I'd rather have this than Armageddon any day. ”

    DVD Spine #362 Learn more »
  • My Dinner with André (Criterion DVD)

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    My Dinner with André

    Louis Malle

    Sidney: “All there is just conversation about the meaning of life, yet it is one of the most compelling films I've ever seen in my life. Simple, yet intimate.”

    DVD Spine #479 Learn more »
  • Vanya on 42nd Street (Criterion DVD)

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    Vanya on 42nd Street

    Louis Malle

    Sidney: “It was great to be a fly-on-the-wall for this very illuminating look at the theater experience. Wallace Shawn is one of the greatest.”

    DVD Spine #599 Learn more »
  • A Hollis Frampton Odyssey (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    A Hollis Frampton Odyssey

    Hollis Frampton

    Sidney: “A brilliant foray of unorthodox, challenging works that open up my mind to the many possibilities of what film can actually be. ”

    Blu-Ray Spine #607 Learn more »
  • Breaking the Waves (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Breaking the Waves

    Lars von Trier

    Sidney: “von Trier's galvanizing, and devastating depiction of sex and its consequences. Plus, Emily Watson's performance is one of the greatest in film ”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #705 Learn more »
  • 3 Women (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    3 Women

    Robert Altman

    Sidney: “A brilliant, chilling, and visionary exercise in unorthodox filmmaking. To watch it repeatedly is immerse yourself in it many mysteries. ”

    Blu-Ray Spine #230 Learn more »
  • Black Narcissus (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Black Narcissus

    Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger

    Sidney: “One of the most sensuous films ever made, as well as a definitive statement on the nature of temptation, and subtlety erotic madness.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #93 Learn more »
  • Persona (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Persona

    Ingmar Bergman

    Sidney: “If you wanted to know what psychological filmmaking really is, then see this Bergman masterpiece, to see how definitive it can really be.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #701 Learn more »
  • Wings of Desire (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Wings of Desire

    Wim Wenders

    Sidney: “A haunting, philosophical, and rare achievement in every way. These wings can still fly, and Bruno Ganz makes a very sexy, brooding angel.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #490 Learn more »
  • Dillinger Is Dead (Criterion DVD)

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    Dillinger Is Dead

    Marco Ferreri

    Sidney: “A really gnarly cinematic experience that raises disturbing truths about human materialism that doesn't apologize for its brilliant absurdity.”

    DVD Spine #506 Learn more »
  • Rashomon (Criterion DVD)

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    Rashomon

    Akira Kurosawa

    Sidney: “One of Kurosawa's landmark films, and a singular depiction of the nature of humanity, truth, and justice, no matter how devastating it may be.”

    DVD Spine #138 Learn more »
  • Band of Outsiders (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Band of Outsiders

    Jean-Luc Godard

    Sidney: “One of Godard's more honest, and supreme classics, that remains a testament to how cool, and fearless cinema can be.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #174 Learn more »
  • Nashville (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Nashville

    Robert Altman

    Sidney: “One of the most celebrated films in cinema history, and rightly so. Just calling it a masterpiece would be putting it mildly. A 70s masterwork,”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #683 Learn more »
  • 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her (Criterion DVD)
  • Frances Ha (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Frances Ha

    Noah Baumbach

    Sidney: ““Gerwig & Baumbach make an amazing team, and this is also a very realistic depiction of the beauty of New York, in the same way Woody Allen films it.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #681 Learn more »
  • Seconds (Criterion DVD)

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    Seconds

    John Frankenheimer

    Sidney: “A brilliant, and disturbing cautionary tale about the American Dream, and the stupid lengths we go through to achieve such a damned thing. ”

    DVD Spine #667 Learn more »
  • Autumn Sonata (Criterion DVD)

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    Autumn Sonata

    Ingmar Bergman

    Sidney: “One of the most painfully honest of Bergman's films, and an intense trip down the rabbit hole of mother-daughter relationships.”

    DVD Spine #60 Learn more »
  • Tiny Furniture (Criterion DVD)

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    Tiny Furniture

    Lena Dunham

    Sidney: “A very nakedly honest depiction of young people at a crossroads. It's set in New York (my favorite place), but the story can happen anywhere.”

    DVD Spine #597 Learn more »
  • The Devil’s Backbone (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Devil’s Backbone

    Guillermo del Toro

    Sidney: “Del Toro truly understood the ghost story, but added his own seductiveness, and subtlety that most horror films lack. This is one of his best films.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #666 Learn more »
  • Naked Lunch (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Naked Lunch

    David Cronenberg

    Sidney: “The words surreal, nightmarish, and other-worldly do not begin to describe Cronenberg's bizarrely brilliant trip down the rabbit hole.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #220 Learn more »
  • Lord of the Flies (Criterion DVD)

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    Lord of the Flies

    Peter Brook

    Sidney: “One of the truly scarier films that doesn't deal with serial killers, or disease. Instead, it deals with the monster within ourselves. ”

    DVD Spine #43 Learn more »
  • Medium Cool (Criterion DVD)

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    Medium Cool

    Haskell Wexler

    Sidney: “A timeless, and shattering statement of America at a turning point, for better or worse. I also love the cover art.”

    DVD Spine #658 Learn more »
  • Repo Man (Criterion DVD)

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    Repo Man

    Alex Cox

    Sidney: “One of the films that make the term 'cult movie' so worthwhile. Alex Cox's masterwork is in a class on of its own, and the cover art is exquisite.”

    DVD Spine #654 Learn more »
  • Badlands (Criterion DVD)

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    Badlands

    Terrence Malick

    Sidney: “One of the most haunting, and impressive directorial debuts in film history, by which all others are judged. Still a sublime work of art to this day.”

    DVD Spine #651 Learn more »
  • On the Waterfront (Criterion DVD)

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    On the Waterfront

    Elia Kazan

    Sidney: “One of the most electrifying, gritty, and masterful films of all-time. You can can't regard yourself a film lover if you haven't seen it. ”

    DVD Spine #647 Learn more »
  • 8½ (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Federico Fellini

    Sidney: “One of the films I live by, and one of my top five favorite films of all-time. It is probably the film that made me fall in love with Cinema .”

    Blu-Ray Spine #140 Learn more »
  • Weekend (Criterion DVD)

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    Weekend

    Jean-Luc Godard

    Sidney: “One of the most fearless, and most chilling satires in film history. It is also among one of Godard's greatest , and most accessible works.”

    DVD Spine #635 Learn more »
  • Rosemary’s Baby (Criterion DVD)

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    Rosemary’s Baby

    Roman Polanski

    Sidney: “One of the most dream-like, brilliant, and creepy descents into nightmarish madness. Mia Farrow was absolutely searing in the film.”

    DVD Spine #630 Learn more »
  • Modern Times (Criterion DVD)

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    Modern Times

    Charlie Chaplin

    Sidney: “One of Chaplin's very best films. It is a testament to his genius as a physical, and emotional comedian.”

    DVD Spine #543 Learn more »
  • Eating Raoul (Criterion DVD)

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    Eating Raoul

    Paul Bartel

    Sidney: “Screamingly funny, and an accurate assault on bad taste, and people behaving very badly. I'm so glad that this is now apart of my collection.”

    DVD Spine #625 Learn more »
  • Weekend (Criterion DVD)

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    Weekend

    Andrew Haigh

    Sidney: “A rare beauty of a film. One of the LGBTQ films that actually gets it right, and shows you that contemporary gay culture exists everywhere.”

    DVD Spine #622 Learn more »
  • Harold and Maude (Criterion DVD)

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    Harold and Maude

    Hal Ashby

    Sidney: “One of the all-time greatest cult classics that has a lot of heart, wit, and substance. The soundtrack is also one of the greatest in film history.”

    DVD Spine #608 Learn more »
  • Shallow Grave (Criterion DVD)
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    Shallow Grave

    Danny Boyle

    DVD Spine #616 Learn more »
  • Certified Copy (Criterion DVD)
  • Being John Malkovich (Criterion DVD)
  • The Ice Storm (Criterion DVD)

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    The Ice Storm

    Ang Lee

    Sidney: “One of the most uncompromsing, and unsettling films of the 90s. An understated, and underrated gem of a film. ”

    DVD Spine #426 Learn more »
  • Belle de jour (Criterion DVD)

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    Belle de jour

    Luis Buñuel

    Sidney: “One of the most brilliantly erotic, transgressive, and witty 'sex' films ever made.”

    DVD Spine #593 Learn more »
  • Repulsion (Criterion DVD)
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    Repulsion

    Roman Polanski

    DVD Spine #483 Learn more »
  • Pandora’s Box (Criterion DVD)
  • La Jetée/Sans Soleil (Criterion DVD)
  • The Milky Way (Criterion DVD)
  • The Rules of the Game (Criterion DVD)

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    The Rules of the Game

    Jean Renoir

    Sidney: “'One of the greatest films ever made' doesn't even begin to describe this masterpiece of French society disemboweling itself inside out.”

    DVD Spine #216 Learn more »
  • Island of Lost Souls (Criterion DVD)

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    Island of Lost Souls

    Erle C. Kenton

    Sidney: “One of the most nightmarish exercises in bestiality, twisted science, and understated kinkiness I've ever seen. ”

    DVD Spine #586 Learn more »