What are dual-format editions?
Dual-format editions include both Blu-ray and DVD versions of a film in a single package. All supplements are available across both formats.
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It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, about a group of strangers fighting tooth and nail over buried treasure, is the most grandly harebrained movie ever made, a pileup of slapstick and borscht-belt-y one-liners performed by a nonpareil cast.
Justin Rielly: “It's one of Chaplin's great comic masterpieces - yes, there's the 1942 version Chaplin considered "better" - but the 1925 original is here. Enjoy it.”
Justin Rielly: “Godard pulls off a great ultimate romantic triangle, with some of Michel Legrand's most inspired music and his best color visuals. It's a stunner.”
Justin Rielly: “This is Wenders at his most magical - combining beautiful images, profound themes, and even Peter Falk as himself is inspired. It's an '80s epic.”
Justin Rielly: “It's a stunning Australian masterwork about family, survival and the Outback - with Nicolas Roeg delivering some of his best filmmaking. ”
Justin Rielly: “Three stories, three leading ladies, three Kieslowski masterpieces - it's hard to choose one over another, so savor them all. They're that good.”
Justin Rielly: “Wim Wenders + Sam Shepard + Harry Dean Stanton + Ry Cooder's music + Robby Muller's photography = mid-80s masterpiece. Experience it.”
Justin Rielly: “Chaplin is at his most whimsical & experimental with this classic - mixing sound with silence effectively. His entry in the gears is a visual treat.”
Justin Rielly: “Fritz Lang's most chilling film gives Peter Lorre a role for the ages, and has a story with many twists - including a stunning conclusion.”
Justin Rielly: “It's Visconti at his most operatic, with Burt Lancaster delivering an unexpectedly great performance - plus a deeply-involving Italian story.”
Justin Rielly: “La Jetee is a brilliant short - with Chris Marker proving a film with just photos can be as powerful as most films with moving images...great film.”
Justin Rielly: “Chaplin takes on Hitler in this biting comic drama and raises the stakes with a great dual-role effort. And the film-ending speech...it's a good one.”
Justin Rielly: “This is a movie you shouldn't like - but Bruce Willis leads a great cast in what may be Michael Bay's most satisfying film (and that says a lot).”
Justin Rielly: “This is Fellini at his most whimsical and autobiographical (maybe), with one of Mastroianni's finest hours - an excellent film of art.”
Justin Rielly: “Henry Fonda produced only one film; Sidney Lumet made his film directing debut; a great cast...all of these make this a stunning drama.”