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  • Federico Fellini’s career achieved new levels of eccentricity and brilliance with this remarkable, controversial, extremely loose adaptation of Petronius’s classical Roman satire, written during the reign of Nero.

    Added 11/17/2014
    Fellini Satyricon (Criterion DVD)

    24 Feb 2015

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

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  • A masterpiece from Nicolas Roeg, Don’t Look Now, adapted from a story by Daphne du Maurier, is a brilliantly disturbing tale of the supernatural.

    Added 11/17/2014
    Don't Look Now (Criterion DVD)

    10 Feb 2015

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • This multilayered comedy from Sydney Pollack follows the elaborate deception of a down-on-his-luck New York actor who poses as a woman to get a soap opera gig.

    Added 08/16/2014
    Tootsie (Criterion DVD)

    16 Dec 2014

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • It Happened One Night is among the most gracefully constructed and edited films of the early sound era, packed with clever situations and gags that have entered the Hollywood comedy pantheon.

    Added 08/16/2014
    It Happened One Night (Criterion DVD)

    18 Nov 2014

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • In the midsixties, the maverick American director Monte Hellman conceived of two westerns at the same time. Dreamlike and gritty by turns, these films would prove their maker’s adeptness at brilliantly deconstructing genre.

    Added 08/16/2014
    The Shooting/Ride in the Whirlwind (Criterion DVD)

    11 Nov 2014

    DVD Box Set

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • John Ford takes on the legend of the O.K. Corral shoot-out in this multilayered, exceptionally well-constructed western, one of the director’s very best films.

    Added 07/15/2014
    My Darling Clementine (Criterion DVD)

    14 Oct 2014

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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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 06/16/2014
    Eraserhead (Criterion DVD)

    16 Sep 2014

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • Assembled with visionary editing that makes dance come alive on-screen as never before, and overflowing with sublime footwork, All That Jazz pushes the musical genre to personal depths and virtuosic aesthetic heights.

    Added 05/16/2014
    All That Jazz (Criterion DVD)

    26 Aug 2014

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • A trademark Cronenberg combination of the visceral and the cerebral, this phenomenally gruesome and provocative film about the expanses and limits of the human mind was the Canadian director’s breakout hit in the United States.

    Added 04/16/2014
    Scanners (Criterion DVD)

    15 Jul 2014

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • A Hard Day’s Night, in which the bandmates play cheeky comic versions of themselves, captured the astonishing moment when they officially became the singular, irreverent idols of their generation and changed music forever.

    Added 03/17/2014
    A Hard Day’s Night (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    24 Jun 2014

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • No matter what genre he worked in, Howard Hawks played by his own rules, and never was this more evident than in his first western, the rowdy and whip-smart Red River.

    Added 02/18/2014
    Red River (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    4 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

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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.

    Added 10/16/2013
    It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    5 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

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  • This cornerstone of 1970s American moviemaking from Robert Altman is a panoramic view of the country’s political and cultural landscapes, set in the nation’s music capital.

    Added 09/20/2013
    Nashville (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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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 08/18/2013
    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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  • A breakout art-house smash in America, Edouard Molinaro’s La Cage aux Folles inspired a major Broadway musical and the blockbuster remake The Birdcage. But with its hilarious performances and ahead-of-its-time social message, there’s nothing like the audacious, dazzling original movie.

    Added 06/17/2013
    La Cage aux Folles (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • Badlands announced the arrival of a major talent: Terrence Malick. His impressionistic take on the notorious Charles Starkweather killing spree of the late 1950s uses a serial-killer narrative as a springboard for an oblique teenage romance.

    Added 12/17/2012
    Badlands (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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  • Astonishingly photographed, and featuring unforgettable, cascading scores by Philip Glass, these are immersive sensory experiences that meditate on the havoc humankind’s obsession with technological advancement has wreaked on our world.

    Added 09/18/2012
    The Qatsi Trilogy (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

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  • A breathtaking depiction of the promise and perils of America’s western expansion, Heaven’s Gate, directed by Michael Cimino, is among Hollywood’s most ambitious and unorthodox epics.

    Added 08/15/2012
    Heaven’s Gate (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Following the ill-fated American comeback tour of an aging heavy-metal group, Rob Reiner’s cult phenomenon (and first “rockumentary”) This Is Spinal Tap has joined the ranks of the greatest comedies ever made.

    Added 01/10/2012
    This Is Spinal Tap (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • Featuring a killer soundtrack and electric performances from Jeff Daniels, Melanie Griffith, and Ray Liotta, Something Wild, directed by oddball American auteur Jonathan Demme, is both a kinky comic thriller and a radiantly off-kilter love story.

    Added 01/10/2012
    Something Wild (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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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 01/10/2012
    Paths of Glory (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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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 01/10/2012
    The Night of the Hunter (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Max Ophuls’s final film, Lola Montès is at once a magnificent romantic melodrama, a meditation on the lurid fascination with celebrity, and a one-of-a-kind movie spectacle.

    Added 01/10/2012
    Lola Montès (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Chow Yun-fat stars as a killer with a conscience in John Woo’s exquisite dissection of morals in a corrupt society. Replete with balletic, slow-motion gun battles on the streets of Hong Kong, The Killer mixes genres from both the East and the West.

    Added 01/10/2012
    The Killer (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • A graphic portrayal of insatiable sexual desire, In the Realm of the Senses, set in 1936 and based on a true incident, depicts a man and a woman consumed by a transcendent, destructive love while living in an era of ever escalating imperialism and governmental control.

    Added 01/10/2012
    In the Realm of the Senses (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Two heartsick Hong Kong cops cross paths at the Midnight Express take-out restaurant stand, where the ethereal pixie waitress Faye works. Chungking Express is one of the defining works of nineties cinema and the film that made Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai an instant icon.

    Added 01/10/2012
    Chungking Express (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • Catherine Deneuve’s porcelain perfection hides a cracked interior in one of the actress’s most iconic roles: Séverine, a Paris housewife who begins secretly spending her after­noon hours working in a bordello.

    Added 01/10/2012
    Belle de jour (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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