Brocktune’s Wish List (40)

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  • Lars von Trier’s stunning debut film, influenced equally by Hitchcock and science fiction, is the story of Fisher, an exiled ex-cop who returns to his old beat to catch a serial killer with a taste for young girls.

    Added 12/12/2011
    The Element of Crime (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Dreyer’s The Passion of Joan of Arc, in which Renée Falconetti gives one of the greatest performances ever recorded on film, convinced the world that movies could be art.

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

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Erik Skjoldbjærg’s chilling procedural anticipated the international hunger for Scandinavian noirs and serial killer fictions, and features one of Skarsgård’s greatest performances.

    Added 12/12/2011
    Insomnia (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • Middle-aged Mr. Badii drives through the hilly outskirts of Tehran, searching for someone to rescue or bury him, in Iranian auteur Abbas Kiarostami’s emotionally complex meditation on life and death.

    Added 12/12/2011
    Taste of Cherry (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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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 12/12/2011
    Nanook of the North (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • Director Alex Cox balances a bleak evocation of star-crossed love with surreal humor and genuine tenderness in this portrait of the brief, intense attachment of Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen.

    Added 12/12/2011
    Sid & Nancy (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • 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.

    Added 12/12/2011
    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 12/12/2011
    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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  • This bruised and bloody collection represents a standout cross section of the nimble nasties Nikkatsu had to offer, action potboilers modeled on the western, comedy, gangster, and teen-rebel genres.

    Added 12/12/2011
    Eclipse Series 17:  Nikkatsu Noir (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    5 Discs

    SRP: $69.95

    Criterion Store price:$55.96

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  • A curious, compassionate storyteller who was fascinated by characters on the outskirts of society, Hiroshi Shimizu used his trademark graceful traveling shot to peek around the corners of contemporary Japan.

    Added 12/12/2011
    Eclipse Series 15:  Travels with Hiroshi Shimizu (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $59.95

    Criterion Store price:$47.96

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  • Amid Japan’s economic collapse and U.S. occupation, Kurosawa managed to find humor and redemption existing alongside despair and anxiety in this series of pensive, topical dramas.

    Added 12/12/2011
    Eclipse Series 7:  Postwar Kurosawa (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    5 Discs

    SRP: $69.95

    Criterion Store price:$55.96

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  • This first film by the legendary Hideo Gosha is among the most canonized chambara (sword-fighting) films.

    Added 12/12/2011
    Three Outlaw Samurai (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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    Brocktune: “Takashi Shimura shines!!!!”

    Added 12/12/2011
    Godzilla (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • A behind-closed-doors look at the American legal system that is as riveting as it is spare, this iconic adaptation of Reginald Rose’s teleplay stars Henry Fonda as the dissenting member on a jury of white men ready to pass judgment on a Puerto Rican teenager charged with murdering his father.

    Added 12/12/2011
    12 Angry Men (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • A twisted treasure from Hollywood’s pre-Code horror heyday, Island of Lost Souls is
    a cautionary tale of science run amok, adapted from H. G. Wells’s novel The Island of Dr. Moreau.

    Added 12/12/2011
    Island of Lost Souls (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • In this poetic and atmospheric horror fable, set in a village in war-torn medieval Japan, a malevolent spirit has been ripping out the throats of itinerant samurai. Onibaba, Kuroneko (Black Cat) is a spectacularly eerie twilight tale.

    Added 12/12/2011
    Kuroneko (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Brazen and bleak, Kiss Me Deadly is a film noir masterwork as well as an essential piece of cold war paranoia, and it features as nervy an ending as has ever been seen in American cinema.

    Added 12/12/2011
    Kiss Me Deadly (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    Brocktune: “Can you believe I actually want a Travolta film? Neither can I!!!!”

    Added 12/12/2011
    Blow Out (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    Brocktune: “'ere Kes. Cum te Craiiiiiiiig Daiiiiiiivid!”

    Added 12/12/2011
    Kes (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • In the swift, cynical Sweet Smell of Success, Burt Lancaster stars as the vicious Broadway gossip columnist J. J. Hunsecker, and Tony Curtis as Sidney Falco, the unprincipled press agent Hunsecker ropes into smearing the up-and-coming jazz musician romancing his beloved sister.

    Added 12/12/2011
    Sweet Smell of Success (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    Brocktune: “If you are a true horror fan like me, you too will praise Jeebus that there are visionaries like Del Toro keeping shit fresh and unique.”

    Added 12/12/2011
    Cronos (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    Brocktune: “A Criterion edition of The Monkees' "Head"?! Where the fuck do I sign up?!”

    Added 12/12/2011
    America Lost and Found: The BBS Story (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Box Set

    6 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

    Criterion Store price:$99.96

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    Brocktune: “George MacReady is like a rabid dog.. Amazing. I would almost suggest he steals the film.... if Douglas wasn't already running away with it.”

    Added 12/12/2011
    Paths of Glory (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    Brocktune: “Want! So bad! Mason is a mere contraction of the word "masculine".”

    Added 12/12/2011
    Bigger Than Life (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Barbara Stanwyck and Walter Huston are at their fierce finest in master Hollywood craftsman Anthony Mann’s crackling western melodrama The Furies, sophisticated in its view of frontier settlement and ablaze with searing domestic drama.

    Added 12/12/2011
    The Furies (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Robinson Crusoe on Mars tells the story of U.S. astronaut Commander “Kit” Draper (Paul Mantee), who must fight for survival when his spaceship crash-lands on the barren waste of Mars, a pet monkey his only companion.

    Added 12/12/2011
    Robinson Crusoe on Mars (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    Brocktune: “want.”

    Added 12/12/2011
    Sansho the Bailiff (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • In this adaptation of William S. Burroughs’s hallucinatory, once-thought-unfilmable novel Naked Lunch, directed by David Cronenberg, a part-time exterminator and full-time drug addict named Bill Lee (Peter Weller) plunges into the nightmarish Interzone.

    Added 12/12/2011
    Naked Lunch (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    Brocktune: “Cronenberg is the shit! Now how about a Blu-Ray "The Brood" and "The Fly" guys? Please?!”

    Added 12/12/2011
    Videodrome (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    Brocktune: “It's funny, cuz in the days before computers and cgi, how did they make it so Burt Lancaster's enormous balls were not constantly visible?”

    Added 12/12/2011
    The Leopard (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

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    Brocktune: “Why do I keep not buying this? ”

    Added 12/12/2011
    Stray Dog (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    Brocktune: “Me-me want.”

    Added 12/12/2011
    Le Corbeau (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Out of Print
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    Brocktune: “Quite possibly the most beautiful and poetic murder mystery I have ever seen.”

    Added 12/12/2011
    Quai des Orfèvres (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Out of Print
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    Brocktune: “On Blu-Ray? Gotta have it.”

    Added 12/12/2011
    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    Brocktune: “Would make a fine double feature with "The Wages of Fear". Tied with Dassin's "Brute Force" for best prison escape film I have ever seen.”

    Added 12/12/2011
    Le trou (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Out of Print
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    Brocktune: “Can't believe I don't own this! Where is the Blu-Ray?!?!”

    Added 12/12/2011
    Withnail and I (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Out of Print
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    Brocktune: “Need it. Bad!”

    Added 12/12/2011
    Yojimbo/Sanjuro  Box Set (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Box Set

    2 Discs

    SRP: $69.95

    Criterion Store price:$55.96

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    Brocktune: “Waiting on the Criterion Blu-Ray exchange program! ;)”

    Added 12/12/2011
    High and Low (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    Brocktune: “Who wouldn't want it in Blu-Ray?”

    Added 12/12/2011
    Salò, or The 120 Days of Sodom (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • A young sister and brother are abandoned in the harsh Australian outback and must learn to cope in the natural world, without their usual comforts, in this hypnotic masterpiece from Nicolas Roeg.

    Added 12/12/2011
    Walkabout (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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