Forrest Ferguson’s Wish List (18)

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  • In a dusty California resort rown, a naïve Southern waif finds her role model in a fellow nurse, but her hero-worship evolves into something stranger and more sinister than either could have anticipated. Robert Altman’s dreamlike masterpiece careens from the humorous to the chilling to the surreal.

    Added 12/09/2013
    3 Women (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Leigh’s depiction of England’s underbelly is an amalgam of black comedy and doomsday prophecy that took the best director and best actor prizes at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival.

    Added 03/07/2013
    Naked (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Last Emperor, about the life of Emperor Pu Yi, who took the throne at age three, in 1908, before witnessing decades of cultural and political upheaval, won nine Academy Awards, unexpectedly sweeping every category in which it was nominated.

    Added 03/07/2013
    The Last Emperor (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • The Night of the Hunter is truly a stand-alone masterwork. Graced by images of eerie beauty and a sneaky sense of humor, this ethereal, expressionistic American classic is cinema’s most eccentric rendering of the battle between good and evil.

    Added 03/07/2013
    The Night of the Hunter (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

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  • Like the rest of America, Hollywood was ripe for revolution in the late sixties. Cinema attendance was down; what had once worked seemed broken. Enter Bob Rafelson, Bert Schneider, and Steve Blauner, who would form form BBS Productions, a company that was also a community.

    Added 03/02/2013
    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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  • Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory is among the most powerful antiwar films ever made. This is a haunting, exquisitely photographed dissection of the military machine in all its absurdity and capacity for dehumanization.

    Added 03/02/2013
    Paths of Glory (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Paul Schrader’s visually stunning, collagelike portrait of acclaimed Japanese author and playwright Yukio Mishima investigates the inner turmoil and contradictions of a man who attempted an impossible harmony between self, art, and society.

    Added 01/03/2013
    Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (Criterion DVD)

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    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • A husband, a wife, a stranger, a knife: Roman Polanski sets them all adrift on a weekend filled with simmering resentments and gut-churning suspense in his seminal psychological thriller, still one of the greatest feature debuts in film history.

    Added 01/03/2013
    Knife in the Water (Criterion DVD)

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    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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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 01/03/2013
    On the Waterfront (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$35.96

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  • A timeless American idyll and a gritty evocation of turn-of-the-century labor, Terrence Malick’s glorious period tragedy Days of Heaven features Oscar-winning cinematography by Nestor Almendros.

    Added 01/03/2012
    Days of Heaven (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • In the enthralling Blow Out, brilliantly crafted by Brian De Palma, John Travolta gives one of his greatest performances, as a movie sound-effects man who believes he has accidentally recorded a political assassination.

    Added 01/03/2012
    Blow Out (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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    Forrest Ferguson: “WOW”

    Added 01/03/2012
    The Phantom Carriage (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • Set in a Japanese village at the end of the nineteenth century, Empire of Passion details the downfall of a married woman and her lover after they murder her husband and dump his body in a well. With eroticism and horror, Oshima plunges the viewer into a nightmarish tale of guilt and retribution.

    Added 01/03/2012
    Empire of Passion (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • Ozu’s hilarious Technicolor reworking of his silent I Was Born, But . . . , Good Morning (Ohayô) is the story of two young boys in suburban Tokyo who take a vow of silence after their parents refuse to buy them a television set.

    Added 01/03/2012
    Good Morning (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • The extraordinary, internationally embraced Yi Yi (A One and a Two . . .), directed by the late Taiwanese master Edward Yang, follows a middle-class family in Taipei over the course of one year, beginning with a wedding and ending with a funeral.

    Added 01/03/2012
    Yi Yi (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    Forrest Ferguson: “You had me at Peter O' Toole is a paranoid schizophrenic”

    Added 01/03/2012
    The Ruling Class (Criterion DVD)

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    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 01/03/2012
    Robinson Crusoe on Mars (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    Forrest Ferguson: “It wouldn't be a Roman Polanski movie without "games of sexual and emotional humiliation"”

    Added 01/03/2012
    Cul-de-sac (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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