b_bang’s Collection (42)

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  • The Hero (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Hero

    Satyajit Ray

    b_bang: “The Artificial Eye UK Blu Ray restoration was superb but had no supplements. Criterion restores Ray's original art work & has supplements. No contest!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #911 Learn more »
  • An Actor’s Revenge (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    An Actor’s Revenge

    Kon Ichikawa

    b_bang: “A perfect release for Criterion. Like a sumptuous Japanese painted screen come to life.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #912 Learn more »
  • 100 Years of Olympic Films: 1912–2012 (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    100 Years of Olympic Films: 1912–2012

    b_bang: “Even with all the hard work that has gone into it, why price it so high? A few will buy at full price while the rest of us will have to wait.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #900 Learn more »
  • L’argent (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    L’argent

    Robert Bresson

    b_bang: “Yes, why not license the Kent Jones commentary from previous DVD. It is the sort of film that Criterion should be going all out on.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #886 Learn more »
  • Crumb (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Crumb

    Terry Zwigoff

    b_bang: “Most directors toil for years and never make anything distinctive. Zwigoff on the other hand has only made a handful. But Crumb & Ghost World endure!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #533 Learn more »
  • Ugetsu (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Ugetsu

    Kenji Mizoguchi

    b_bang: “Let's hope the 4K restoration lives up to the billing. PS: it does!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #309 Learn more »
  • Mala Noche (Criterion DVD)

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    Mala Noche

    Gus Van Sant

    b_bang: “This needs a Blu Ray upgrade and with Drugstore Cowboy added to the Criterion roster. Both are perfect, endearing films. ”

    DVD Spine #407 Learn more »
  • Good Morning (Criterion DVD)

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    Good Morning

    Yasujiro Ozu

    b_bang: “More Ozu Blu rays to come hopefully. Equinox Flower and Floating Weeds would look even more exquisite on 4K restored discs!”

    DVD Spine #84 Learn more »
  • Ghost World (Criterion DVD)

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    Ghost World

    Terry Zwigoff

    b_bang: “One of my favourite movies now on Criterion. New Clowes art work and a Zwigoff/ Clowes commentary too! Can't wait!”

    DVD Spine #872 Learn more »
  • Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project No. 2 (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project No. 2

    b_bang: “The first box was stupendous. This is not going to disappoint. Sadly for UK buyers there may be some duplication (Weerasethakul, Brocka, Shinarbaev).”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #873 Learn more »
  • Canoa: A Shameful Memory (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Canoa: A Shameful Memory

    Felipe Cazals

    b_bang: “More titles from Mexico please! Hermosillo's 'Dona Herlinda and Her Son', starring Guadalupe del Toro would be nice.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #862 Learn more »
  • His Girl Friday (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    His Girl Friday

    Howard Hawks

    b_bang: “Now no excuse for not getting 'Bringing Up Baby' on to the Criterion list too. ”

    Blu-Ray Spine #849 Learn more »
  • Dekalog (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Dekalog

    Krzysztof Kieślowski

    b_bang: “If Kieslowski's late run of greatness finished with Three Colors via Dekalog, it started with 'No End'. A wonderful film needing a Criterion release!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #837 Learn more »
  • Only Angels Have Wings (Criterion DVD)

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    Only Angels Have Wings

    Howard Hawks

    b_bang: “One test of how good a film is - how good it remains on repeat viewing! How you never tire of it! This Blu Ray edition makes it that more special!”

    DVD Spine #806 Learn more »
  • The Tree of Wooden Clogs (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Tree of Wooden Clogs

    Ermanno Olmi

    b_bang: “Will Criterion please take charge of releasing more Olmi? I Fidanzati & Il Posto seem a lifetime ago! No other distributor seems interested.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #854 Learn more »
  • Wim Wenders: The Road Trilogy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Wim Wenders: The Road Trilogy

    Wim Wenders

    b_bang: “A wish come true! Alice & Kings are true classics! Eternally fresh! Criterion on a roll with trilogies of late! Ray's City Trilogy next please!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #813 Learn more »
  • The  Bridge (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Bridge

    Bernhard Wicki

    b_bang: “A stunning revelation! When Criterion revives unjustly forgotten or unknown film under their aegis how much more marvellous the discovery seems!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #763 Learn more »
  • A Brighter Summer Day (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    A Brighter Summer Day

    Edward Yang

    b_bang: “ Yang's friend Hou Hsiao-Hsien also has a couple of exquisite early films needing Criterion's attention- 'Boys from Fengkuei' & 'Summer at Grandpa's'.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #804 Learn more »
  • A Special Day (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    A Special Day

    Ettore Scola

    b_bang: “Subtle &somber film, with restrained performances. One false note at the end but otherwise superb. Loren in her interview is rightly proud of it. ”

    Blu-Ray Spine #778 Learn more »
  • The Emigrants/The New Land (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Emigrants/The New Land

    Jan Troell

    b_bang: “With 'Everlasting Moments' & 'Here Is Your Life', this makes for a neat trilogy of Troell Blu-rays. Thank you for letting us know & collect his work!”

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  • The American Friend (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The American Friend

    Wim Wenders

    b_bang: “I absolutely love this film. Hopper's take on Ripley may not be what Highsmith envisioned but Bruno Ganz's performance as Jonathan makes it work.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #793 Learn more »
  • Inside Llewyn Davis (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Inside Llewyn Davis

    Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

    b_bang: “The supplements alone would justify purchase! Stacked!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #794 Learn more »
  • The Black Stallion (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Black Stallion

    Carroll Ballard

    b_bang: “When Criterion release classics we expect it. But when they take a well regarded but ignored film and gives it the classic status it deserves- applaud”

    Blu-Ray Spine #765 Learn more »
  • The Apu Trilogy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Apu Trilogy

    Satyajit Ray

    b_bang: “Something a lot of people were waiting for! The best presentations of these classics one could hope for, with apt supplements. A box set for the ages!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #782 Learn more »
  • Here Is Your Life (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Here Is Your Life

    Jan Troell

    b_bang: “A tough coming of age B&W film about a working class boy. Made at the height of art-house 60's cinephilia. It's narrative is elliptic- pay attention”

    Blu-Ray Spine #766 Learn more »
  • Hiroshima mon amour (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Hiroshima mon amour

    Alain Resnais

    b_bang: “One of those great films that repays your every viewing. Audacious really, in juxtaposing beauty side by side with human viciousness and horror. ”

    Blu-Ray Spine #196 Learn more »
  • My Beautiful Laundrette (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    My Beautiful Laundrette

    Stephen Frears

    b_bang: “Remains unique and exciting. Now Criterion please add another 80's gem- Jean Jacques Beniex's DIVA- to your list!!!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #767 Learn more »
  • A Day in the Country (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    A Day in the Country

    Jean Renoir

    b_bang: “Can take this off my wish list now. Criterion please move heaven & earth to get 'The Crime of Monsieur Lange' on Blu Ray. Please!!!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #746 Learn more »
  • 4 by Agnès Varda (Criterion DVD)

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    4 by Agnès Varda

    Agnès Varda

    b_bang: “Every human life is a mystery and this film `picks a Vagabond's life over her last 3 months to prove it. Easily among the greatest films ever made.”

    DVD Spine #418 Learn more »
  • Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman

    b_bang: “The greatest thing Criterion has ever done! Watched them all in a 2-wk period. Beautiful prints. Beautiful box. A brilliant Shintaro Katsu! Wow & wow!”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #679 Learn more »
  • Blue Is the Warmest Color (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Blue Is the Warmest Color

    Abdellatif Kechiche

    b_bang: “Now Criterion please give us Robert Towne's PERSONAL BEST on Blu Ray . Give it the respect it deserves.!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #695 Learn more »
  • Le Havre (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Le Havre

    Aki Kaurismäki

    b_bang: “Kaurismaki's droll less is more approach pares everything down to its essence. Paradoxically, this (like Ozu) keeps his films fresh on repeat viewing!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #619 Learn more »
  • La vie de bohème (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    La vie de bohème

    Aki Kaurismäki

    b_bang: “Great to have another Kaurismaki on Criterion Blu Ray! Can we now hope for 'Drifting Clouds' & 'Take Care of your Scarf, Tatjana'?”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #693 Learn more »
  • Eclipse Series 40: Late Ray (Eclipse DVD)

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    Eclipse Series 40: Late Ray

    Satyajit Ray

    b_bang: “Ill health and doctors orders forced Ray to shoot most of his late films indoors. Keep that limitation in mind when comparing them to his masterpieces”

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  • Something Wild (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Something Wild

    Jonathan Demme

    b_bang: “Wicked film. Every frame is packed with incident. Griffith, Daniels and Liotta never better. Great soundtrack. And a cameo appearance by The Feelies!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #563 Learn more »
  • Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project

    b_bang: “Let's hope this is the first of many World Cinema Foundation boxes. How else to see these gems! They have restored another 15 films for release so far”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #684 Learn more »
  • Eclipse Series 15:  Travels with Hiroshi Shimizu (Eclipse DVD)

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    Eclipse Series 15: Travels with Hiroshi Shimizu

    Hiroshi Shimizu

    b_bang: “My favourite Eclipse box set. Watched them one after another over 3 days Absolute bliss! A 2nd box set exists in Japan. Please license this for us too”

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  • Charulata (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Charulata

    Satyajit Ray

    b_bang: “Criterion has honoured Ray in presenting his greatest work in such a fine edition. A film to re-visit with pleasure. 'Three Daughters' next please!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #669 Learn more »
  • The Big City (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Big City

    Satyajit Ray

    b_bang: “ A perfect demonstration of Ray's skill. With Ray's CITY TRILOGY, this gives an an accurate account of middle class life in a 3rd world metropolis ”

    Blu-Ray Spine #668 Learn more »
  • Pale Flower (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Pale Flower

    Masahiro Shinoda

    b_bang: “Sometimes it good to know very little about a film or its reputation/ standing before you put it on. This Blu-Ray edition blew my mind! Pure class!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #564 Learn more »
  • Pierre Etaix (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Pierre Etaix

    Pierre Etaix

    b_bang: “All the hype that made sure The Artist got raves and top awards - see Yoyo in this set- similar theme in b&w- done 40 years earlier, and way better!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #655 Learn more »
  • A Man Escaped (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    A Man Escaped

    Robert Bresson

    b_bang: “There are some directors whose entire output we wish to have on Criterion Blu Ray. Ozu comes to mind. Bresson is the other. 13 features. 3 in so far!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #650 Learn more »