Nicholas D.’s Wish List (14)

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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 06/20/2014
    Eraserhead (Criterion DVD)

    16 Sep 2014

    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 06/11/2014
    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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  • Jean Gabin stars as an army deserter looking for another chance to make good on life in Marcel Carné’s stark portrayal of an underworld of lonely souls wrestling with their own destinies. Port of Shadows is a quintessential example of poetic realism from the golden age of French cinema.

    Added 02/17/2014
    Port of Shadows (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 01/19/2014
    The 39 Steps (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • 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 01/19/2014
    Foreign Correspondent (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    18 Feb 2014

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • A surreal fever dream, or perhaps a nightmare, Last Year at Marienbad, written by the radical master of the New Novel, Alain Robbe-Grillet, gorgeously fuses the past with the present in telling its ambiguous tale of a man and a woman who may or may not have met a year ago.

    Added 12/15/2013
    Last Year at Marienbad (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    Out of Print
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  • A pair of siblings from London (Ray Milland and Ruth Hussey) purchase a surprisingly affordable, lonely cliff-top house in Cornwall, only to discover that it actually carries a ghostly price—and soon they’re caught up in a bizarre romantic triangle from beyond the grave.

    Added 11/05/2013
    The Uninvited (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $19.95

    Criterion Store price:$15.96

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  • Jeremy Irons gives a tour-de-force performance as identical twin gynecologists—suave Elliot and sensitive Beverly, bipolar sides of one personality—who descend into a whirlpool of sexual confusion, drugs, and madness in David Cronenberg’s chilling tale.

    Added 05/03/2013
    Dead Ringers (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • Set during the final week of the Spanish Civil War, The Devil’s Backbone tells the tale of a twelve-year-old boy who, after his freedom-fighting father is killed, is sent to a haunted rural orphanage full of terrible secrets.

    Added 04/15/2013
    The Devil’s Backbone (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • Playwright and novelist Yukio Mishima foreshadowed his own violent suicide with this ravishing short feature, which depicts the seppuku of an army officer.

    Added 03/15/2013
    Patriotism (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $24.95

    Criterion Store price:$19.96

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    Nicholas D.: “I mainly want this so that I can lend/show it to my friends who haven't seen this beautiful gem.”

    Added 03/15/2013
    Chungking Express (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • Hiroshi Teshigahara found his spiritual partner in novelist and screenwriter Kobo Abe, with whom he collaborated on these Kafkaesque portraits of identities in peril, films that captivated mainstream audiences while also touching the edges of the Japanese avant-garde.

    Added 02/26/2013
    Three Films by Hiroshi Teshigahara (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

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  • This multilayered, noirish descent into one man’s personal hell is also a surreal, metacinematic journey that, two years after the phenomenon Se7en, further demonstrated that director David Fincher was one of Hollywood’s true contemporary visionaries.

    Added 09/27/2012
    The Game (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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    Nicholas D.: “From what I've seen, the dialog in this is phenomenal.”

    Added 05/18/2012
    Sweet Smell of Success (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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