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  • On a beautiful June weekend in 1967, at the beginning of the Summer of Love, the Monterey International Pop Festival roared forward, capturing a decade’s spirit and ushering in a new era of rock and roll.

    Added 11/21/2017
    The Complete Monterey Pop Festival (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    12 Dec 2017

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $69.95

    Criterion Store price:$55.96

  • With this furiously witty comedy of manners, Katharine Hepburn revitalized her career and cemented her status as the era’s most iconic leading lady.

    Added 11/21/2017
    The Philadelphia Story (Criterion DVD)

    7 Nov 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Too often overlooked after his work was spurned by the New Wave iconoclasts as being part of the “tradition of quality,” Claude Autant-Lara was one of France’s leading directors of the 1940s and ’50s.

    Added 10/16/2017
    Eclipse Series 45: Claude Autant-Lara—Four Romantic Escapes from Occupied France (Criterion DVD)

    23 Jan 2018

    DVD Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $59.95

    Criterion Store price:$47.96

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    mobiusfaith: “I've been hungry for more G.W. Pabst titles. Glad to have this one see the light of day again. ”

    Added 10/16/2017
    Westfront 1918 (Criterion DVD)

    30 Jan 2018

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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    mobiusfaith: “I've been hungry for more G.W. Pabst titles. Glad to have this one see the light of day again. ”

    Added 10/16/2017
    Kameradschaft (Criterion DVD)

    30 Jan 2018

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • A giddy romp through blood and excrement, Terry Gilliam’s first outing as a solo director remains one of his most uproarious visions of society gone berserk.

    Added 08/31/2017
    Jabberwocky (Criterion DVD)

    21 Nov 2017

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 10/17/2016
    This Is Spinal Tap (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • Director Jean-Luc Godard’s sly, playful “neorealist musical—that is, a contradiction in terms” finds his signature wit and intellectual acumen applied to the story of an exotic dancer attempting to have a child with her unwilling lover.

    Added 03/28/2016
    A Woman Is a Woman (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Out of Print
  • Dissatisfied in marriage and life, Ferdinand (Jean-Paul Belmondo) takes to the road with the babysitter, his ex-lover Marianne Renoir (Anna Karina), and leaves the bourgeoisie behind in Pierrot le fou, one of the high points of the French New Wave.

    Added 03/28/2016
    Pierrot le fou (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • Blacklisted for his daring “anti-French” masterpiece Le corbeau, Henri-Georges Clouzot returned to cinema four years later with the 1947 crime-fiction adaptation Quai des Orfèvres, set within the vibrant dance halls and crime corridors of 1940s Paris.

    Added 07/10/2013
    Quai des Orfèvres (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Out of Print
  • 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 07/10/2013
    The Killer (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • Chow Yun-fat is jaded detective “Tequila” Yuen in John Woo’s dizzying odyssey through the world of Hong Kong Triads, undercover agents, and frenzied police raids; the brilliant, passionate Hard Boiled is violence as poetry, rendered by a master.

    Added 07/10/2013
    Hard Boiled (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • Reggae superstar Jimmy Cliff is Ivan, a rural Jamaican musician who journeys to the city of Kingston in search of fame and fortune in The Harder They Come, which brought the catchy and subversive rhythms of the Rastas to the U.S. in the early 1970s.

    Added 07/10/2013
    The Harder They Come (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • Jean Renoir’s antiwar masterpiece Grand Illusion, hailed as one of the greatest films ever made, stars Jean Gabin and Pierre Fresnay as French soldiers held in a World War I German prison camp.

    Added 07/10/2013
    Grand Illusion (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • Maverick filmmaker Paul Morrissey’s Flesh for Frankenstein reevaluates the horror film, infusing it with satiric wit and sexuality. Morrissey’s tale of the mad Baron Frankenstein and his perverse creative urges was heavily edited upon initial release; this is the restored director’s cut.

    Added 07/10/2013
    Flesh for Frankenstein (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • A mysterious writer of poison-pen letters plagues a French provincial town, unwittingly exposing the collective suspicion and rancor seething beneath the community’s calm surface.

    Added 07/10/2013
    Le Corbeau (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Out of Print
  • In Jean-Luc Godard’s subversive Contempt, Michel Piccoli is a screenwriter torn between the demands of a proud European director, a crude, arrogant American producer, and his disillusioned wife, Camille (Brigitte Bardot), as he attempts to doctor the script for a new film version of The Odyssey.

    Added 07/10/2013
    Contempt (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • 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 07/10/2013
    Chungking Express (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • In Paul Morrissey’s brash mixture of humor, horror, and sex, Blood for Dracula, the infamous count searches Italy for virgin blood.

    Added 07/09/2013
    Blood for Dracula (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print