• Spotlight


    Akira Kurosawa’s brilliant exploration of a dying man’s quest to find meaning in life, inspired by the director’s own ruminations on mortality, is now available for the first time on Blu-ray.

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    Dont Look Back

    D. A. Pennebaker’s groundbreaking documentary, which follows Bob Dylan on the road during his 1965 tour of England, is out today in definitive new DVD and Blu-ray editions that feature never-before-seen performances by Dylan, Joan Baez, Marianne Faithfull—and more!

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    In Cold Blood

    Richard Brooks’s realist drama, which turned a gritty filmmaker’s eye to the chilling case at the center of Truman Capote’s milestone journalistic work, is now available on Blu-ray and DVD.

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    The Apu Trilogy

    Satyajit Ray’s astonishing three-part epic is a lyrical, sweeping portrait of one captivating character as he grows from wide-eyed boy to world-weary man. It’s now available (in a major new restoration) on DVD and, for the first time, Blu-ray.

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Coming Soon

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  • The Emigrants/The New Land (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    The Emigrants/The New Land

    Jan Troell

  • Jellyfish Eyes (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Jellyfish Eyes

    Takashi Murakami

  • The Complete Lady Snowblood (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    The Complete Lady Snowblood

    Toshiya Fujita

  • Burroughs: The Movie  (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Burroughs: The Movie

    Howard Brookner

  • Gilda (Criterion Blu-Ray)


    Charles Vidor

  • I Knew Her Well (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    I Knew Her Well

    Antonio Pietrangeli

  • Bitter Rice (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Bitter Rice

    Giuseppe De Santis

  • The Kid (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    The Kid

    Charles Chaplin

  • Speedy (Criterion Blu-Ray)


    Ted Wilde

  • Inside Llewyn Davis (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Inside Llewyn Davis

    Ethan Coen…

  • The American Friend (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    The American Friend

    Wim Wenders

  • The Graduate (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    The Graduate

    Mike Nichols

  • Death by Hanging (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Death by Hanging

    Nagisa Oshima


New Releases

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  • The Apu Trilogy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    The Apu Trilogy

    Satyajit Ray

  • Code Unknown (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Code Unknown

    Michael Haneke

  • The Brood (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    The Brood

    David Cronenberg

  • Blind Chance (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blind Chance

    Krzysztof Kieślowski

  • In Cold Blood (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    In Cold Blood

    Richard Brooks

  • Ikiru (Criterion Blu-Ray)


    Akira Kurosawa

  • Dressed to Kill (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Dressed to Kill

    Brian De Palma

  • Moonrise Kingdom (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Moonrise Kingdom

    Wes Anderson

  • A Room with a View (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    A Room with a View

    James Ivory

  • Dont Look Back (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Dont Look Back

    D. A. Pennebaker

  • Kwaidan (Criterion Blu-Ray)


    Masaki Kobayashi

  • My Own Private Idaho (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    My Own Private Idaho

    Gus Van Sant

  • The Honeymoon Killers (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    The Honeymoon Killers

    Leonard Kastle

  • A Special Day (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    A Special Day

    Ettore Scola

  • Eclipse Series 44: Julien Duvivier in the Thirties (Eclipse DVD)

    Julien Duvivier in the Thirties

    Julien Duvivier

  • Breaker Morant (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Breaker Morant

    Bruce Beresford

  • Mulholland Dr. (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Mulholland Dr.

    David Lynch

  • Downhill Racer (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Downhill Racer

    Michael Ritchie

  • Mister Johnson (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Mister Johnson

    Bruce Beresford

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    Ozu and Setsuko Hara

    By Donald Richie • 25 November 2015 • 8 comments
    In honor of the great Setsuko Hara, whose passing at the age of ninety-five was announced today, we present again a tribute by the late Japanese film scholar and dear Criterion friend Donald . . . Read more »

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    Ikiru Many Autumns Later

    By Pico Iyer • 25 November 2015 • 0 comments
    Akira Kurosawa's 1952 film about one man’s mortality offers a study in postwar Japan, Kurosawa vs. Ozu, and the realization that knowing how to die requires learning how to be alive. Read more »

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    Dont Look Back: Everybody Loves You for Your Black Eye

    By Robert Polito • 24 November 2015 • 1 comment
    In Dont Look Back, legendary documentary filmmaker D. A. Pennebaker employs his revolutionary new camera and Direct Cinema style to capture the multiple essences and contradictions of a young . . . Read more »