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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 02/19/2014
    Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Box Set

    27 Discs

    SRP: $224.95

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  • A pulse-pounding political thriller, Greek expatriate director Costa-Gavras’s Z was one of the cinematic sensations of the late sixties, and is a technically audacious and emotionally gripping masterpiece.

    Added 02/19/2014
    Z (Criterion DVD)

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  • Errol Morris turns his camera on one of the most fascinating men in the world: the pioneering astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, afflicted by a debilitating motor neuron disease that has left him without a voice or the use of his limbs.

    Added 02/19/2014
    A Brief History of Time (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    18 Mar 2014

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    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • The provocative Italian filmmaker Elio Petri’s most internationally acclaimed work is this Kafkaesque tale of a Roman police inspector (a commanding Gian Maria Volonté) investigating a heinous crime—which he himself committed.

    Added 12/13/2013
    Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • One of the most influential political films in history, The Battle of Algiers, by Gillo Pontecorvo, vividly re-creates a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for independence from the occupying French in the 1950s.

    Added 07/09/2013
    The Battle of Algiers  (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    SRP: $49.95

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  • Terry Zwigoff’s landmark 1995 film is an intimate documentary portrait of the underground artist Robert Crumb, whose unique drawing style and sexually and racially provocative subject matter have made him a household name in popular American art.

    Added 07/09/2013
    Crumb (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • One of the CIA’s top international operatives, Miles Kendig (Walter Matthau) suddenly finds himself relegated to a desk job in an agency power play. Unwilling to go quietly, Kendig writes a memoir exposing the innermost secrets of every major intelligence agency in the world.

    Added 07/09/2013
    Hopscotch (Criterion DVD)

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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 03/05/2013
    The Qatsi Trilogy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Box Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

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  • This ripe, colorful adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s vicious novel The Talented Mr. Ripley, directed by the versatile René Clément, stars Delon as Tom Ripley, a duplicitous American charmer in Rome.

    Added 02/19/2013
    Purple Noon (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • A cornerstone of the career of this most economical and profoundly spiritual of filmmakers, Pickpocket is an elegantly crafted, tautly choreographed study of humanity in all its mischief and grace, the work of a director at the height of his powers.

    Added 01/09/2013
    Pickpocket (Criterion DVD)

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  • Controversial winner of the International Critics’ Prize at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival, Man Bites Dog stunned audiences worldwide with its unflinching imagery and biting satire of media violence.

    Added 12/20/2012
    Man Bites Dog (Criterion DVD)

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  • Laurence Olivier directed only five films in his sixty-year career, yet his three Shakespeare adaptations, presented here together on DVD for the first time, are still widely considered the definitive film adaptations.

    Added 12/19/2012
    Olivier’s Shakespeare (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

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  • One of the best and most literate movies from the great days of horror, The Most Dangerous Game stars Leslie Banks as a big-game hunter with a taste for the world’s most exotic prey—his houseguests.

    Added 12/19/2012
    The Most Dangerous Game (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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    SRP: $24.95

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  • Pier Paolo Pasolini’s notorious transposition of the Marquis de Sade’s eighteenth-century opus of torture and degradation to Fascist Italy in 1944 remains one of the most passionately debated films of all time,

    Added 12/19/2012
    Salò, or The 120 Days of Sodom (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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    SRP: $39.95

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  • Director Terry Gilliam and an all-star cast headlined by Johnny Depp and Benicio Del Toro show no mercy in bringing Hunter S. Thompson’s excoriating dissection of the American way of life to the screen, creating a film both hilarious and savage.

    Added 12/19/2012
    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Criterion DVD)

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  • The mesmerizing, utterly unclassifiable science films of Jean Painlevé (1902-89) have to be seen to be believed: delightful, surrealist-influenced dream works that are also serious science. This anthology features twenty-three of Painlevé’s shorts.

    Added 12/19/2012
    Science Is Fiction: 23 Films by Jean Painlevé (Criterion DVD)

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  • In the late eighties, Aki Kaurismäki, a master of the deadpan, fashioned a waggish fish-out-of-water tale about a U.S. tour by “the worst rock-and-roll band in the world.”

    Added 12/19/2012
    Eclipse Series 29: Aki Kaurismäki’s Leningrad Cowboys (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $44.95

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  • Paralyzed by postgraduation ennui, a group of college friends remain on campus, patching together a community for themselves in order to deny the real-world futures awaiting them, in Academy Award–nominated screenwriter Noah Baumbach’s hilarious and touching directorial debut.

    Added 12/19/2012
    Kicking and Screaming (Criterion DVD)

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  • James L. Brooks’s witty, gently prophetic film is a captivating transmission from an era in which ideas on relationships and the media were rapidly changing.

    Added 12/19/2012
    Broadcast News (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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    SRP: $29.95

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  • Kristy McNichol stars as a young actress who adopts a lost German shepherd, only to discover through a series of horrifying incidents that the dog has been trained to attack black people. White Dog is Samuel Fuller’s throat-grabbing exposé on American racism.

    Added 12/19/2012
    White Dog (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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  • In Sam Fuller’s hardboiled classic, a petty crook and an unsuspecting woman find themselves on the run from Communists in a precarious gambit.

    Added 12/19/2012
    Pickup on South Street (Criterion DVD)

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  • Seeking a Pulitzer Prize, reporter Johnny Barrett (Peter Breck) has himself committed to a mental hospital to investigate a murder. As he closes in on the killer, insanity closes in on him. Sam Fuller’s Shock Corridor masterfully charts the uneasy terrain between sanity and madness.

    Added 12/19/2012
    Shock Corridor (Criterion DVD)

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  • The setup is pure pulp: A former prostitute (a crackerjack Constance Towers) relocates to a buttoned-down suburb, determined to fit in with mainstream society.

    Added 12/19/2012
    The Naked Kiss (Criterion DVD)

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  • With his customary restraint and ruthless attention to detail, director Jean-Pierre Melville follows the parallel tracks of French underworld criminal Gu (Lino Ventura), escaped from prison and roped into one last robbery, and the suave inspector, Blot (Paul Meurisse), relentlessly seeking him.

    Added 12/10/2012
    Le deuxième souffle (Criterion DVD)

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  • With Solaris, the legendary Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky created a brilliantly original science-fiction epic that challenges our conceptions about love, truth, and humanity itself.

    Added 12/10/2012
    Solaris (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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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 11/27/2012
    Naked (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

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  • Based on the original play by Donald Freed and Arnold M. Stone, and starring Philip Baker Hall in a tour de force solo performance, Robert Altman’s Secret Honor is a searing interrogation of the Richard Nixon mystique and an audacious depiction of unchecked paranoia.

    Added 09/13/2012
    Secret Honor (Criterion DVD)

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  • John Cassavetes was a genius, a visionary, and the progenitor of American independent film, but that doesn’t begin to get at the generosity of his art.

    Added 09/13/2012
    John Cassavetes: Five Films (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    8 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

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  • When Max Renn goes looking for edgy new shows for his sleazy cable TV station, he stumbles across the pirate broadcast of a hyperviolent torture show called Videodrome. This is one of David Cronenberg’s most provocative works, fusing social commentary with shocking sex and violence.

    Added 09/13/2012
    Videodrome (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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  • A milestone of the Czech New Wave, Milos Forman’s first color film, The Firemen’s Ball (Horí, má panenko), is both a dazzling comedy and a provocative political satire that chronicles a firemen’s ball where nothing goes right.

    Added 09/13/2012
    The Firemen’s Ball (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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  • A tender and humorous look at a young woman’s journey from the first pangs of romance to its inevitable disappointments, Loves of a Blonde immediately became a classic of the Czech New Wave and earned Milos Forman the first of his Academy Award nominations.

    Added 09/13/2012
    Loves of a Blonde (Criterion DVD)

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  • Alain Delon plays a master thief, fresh out of prison, who crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic ex-cop (Yves Montand). The unlikely trio plot a heist, against impossible odds, until a relentless inspector and their own pasts seal their fates.

    Added 09/11/2012
    Le cercle rouge (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • One of the most influential political films in history, The Battle of Algiers, by Gillo Pontecorvo, vividly re-creates a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for independence from the occupying French in the 1950s.

    Added 08/26/2012
    The Battle of Algiers  (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

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  • Stanley Kubrick directed a cast of screen legends—including Kirk Douglas as the indomitable gladiator that led a Roman slave revolt—in the sweeping epic that defined a genre and ushered in a new Hollywood era.

    Added 08/26/2012
    Spartacus (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

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  • The Hidden Fortress delivers Kurosawa’s trademark deft blend of wry humor, breathtaking action, and compassionate humanity.

    Added 08/26/2012
    The Hidden Fortress (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $29.95

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  • Al Reinert’s visually dazzling documentary For All Mankind is the story of the twenty-four men who traveled to the moon—told in their words, in their voices, using the images of their experiences.

    Added 08/26/2012
    For All Mankind (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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  • New German Cinema pioneer Wim Wenders (Wings of Desire) brings his keen eye for landscape to the American Southwest in Paris, Texas, a profoundly moving character study written by Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Sam Shepard.

    Added 08/06/2012
    Paris, Texas (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $39.95

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  • Trickery. Deceit. Magic. In F for Fake, a free-form sort-of documentary by Orson Welles, the legendary filmmaker (and self-described charlatan) gleefully reengages with the central preoccupation of his career: the tenuous lines between illusion and truth, art and lies.

    Added 08/06/2012
    F for Fake (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $39.95

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    charl3magn3: “This just looks crazy, yo.”

    Added 08/06/2012
    House (Criterion DVD)

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    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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  • Criterion presents four classic literary adaptations together in a single set at a special price.

    Added 07/18/2012
    Great Adaptations (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

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  • These three independent films showed off Samuel Fuller’s genre diversity, gutter wit, and subversive force, and pointed the way to a controversial career in studio moviemaking.

    Added 07/18/2012
    Eclipse Series 5:  The First Films of Samuel Fuller (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    3 Discs

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  • Robert Downey Sr. emerged as one of the most irreverent filmmakers of the New York underground of the sixties, taking no prisoners in his rough-and-tumble treatises on politics, race, and consumer culture.

    Added 07/18/2012
    Eclipse Series 33: Up All Night with Robert Downey Sr. (Eclipse DVD)

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  • With The Adventures of Antoine Doinel, Criterion is proud to present François Truffaut’s celebrated saga in its entirety: the feature films The 400 Blows, Stolen Kisses, Bed and Board, and Love on the Run, and the 1962 short subject, Antoine and Colette, in a special edition box set.

    Added 07/18/2012
    The Adventures of Antoine Doinel (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    5 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

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  • Of all the cinematic New Waves that broke over the world in the 1960s, the one in Czechoslovakia was among the most fruitful, fascinating, and radical.

    Added 04/25/2012
    Eclipse Series 32: Pearls of the Czech New Wave (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $69.95

    Criterion Store price:$55.96

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    charl3magn3: “Mr. Freedom looks so deliriously inane. Can't wait to see it.”

    Added 04/11/2012
    Eclipse Series 9:  The Delirious Fictions of William Klein (Eclipse DVD)

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  • In the dystopian masterpiece Brazil, Jonathan Pryce plays a daydreaming everyman who finds himself caught in the soul-crushing gears of a nightmarish bureaucracy.

    Added 02/13/2012
    Brazil (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $59.95

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  • Blind faith, virgin birth, crucifixion—nothing is sacred in Monty Python’s epic send-up of ancient times, which draws on the cornball biblical blockbusters of the 1950s to lampoon celebrity culture in any era.

    Added 02/08/2012
    Monty Python’s Life of Brian (Criterion DVD)

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  • Fletcher Munson has a doppelgänger in dentist Dr. Jeffrey Korchek. Steven Soderbergh presents a deranged comedy of confused identity, doublespeak, and white-knuckled corporate intrigue, confirming his status as one of America’s most daring and unpredictable filmmakers.

    Added 02/08/2012
    Schizopolis (Criterion DVD)

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  • When a pickpocket steals a rookie detective’s gun on a hot, crowded bus, the cop goes undercover in a desperate attempt to right the wrong. Kurosawa’s thrilling noir probes the squalid world of postwar Japan and the nature of the criminal mind.

    Added 02/08/2012
    Stray Dog (Criterion DVD)

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