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  • 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

  • This genre-defying horror-musical mash-up—the bold debut of Polish director Agnieszka Smoczyńska—follows a pair of carnivorous mermaid sisters drawn ashore to explore life on land in an alternate 1980s Poland.

    Added 07/17/2017
    The Lure (Criterion DVD)

    10 Oct 2017

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Stanley Kubrick bent the conventions of the historical drama to his own will in this dazzling vision of a pitiless aristocracy, adapted from a novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.

    Added 07/17/2017
    Barry Lyndon (Criterion DVD)

    17 Oct 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • This prequel to David Lynch’s groundbreaking 1990s television series resurrects the teenager found wrapped in plastic at the beginning of the show, following her through the last week of her life and teasing out the enigmas that surround her murder.

    Added 07/17/2017
    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (Criterion DVD)

    17 Oct 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • In a dusty California resort rown, a naïve Southern waif finds her role model in a fellow nurse, but her hero-worship evolves into something stranger and more sinister than either could have anticipated. Robert Altman’s dreamlike masterpiece careens from the humorous to the chilling to the surreal.

    Added 06/16/2017
    3 Women (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Adapted from three short stories by Maile Meloy and unfolding in self-contained but interlocking episodes, Kelly Reichardt’s Certain Women navigates the subtle shifts in personal desire and social expectation that unsettle the circumscribed lives of its characters.

    Added 06/16/2017
    Certain Women (Criterion DVD)

    19 Sep 2017

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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    mobiusfaith: “YES YES YES!!!!! sorry just was so excited I got carried away..... :-)”

    Added 06/16/2017
    David Lynch: The Art Life (Criterion DVD)

    26 Sep 2017

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $19.95

    Criterion Store price:$15.96

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    mobiusfaith: “What an exciting entry into the Criterion collection....for a music maven like myself - this is a godsend. ”

    Added 06/16/2017
    Festival (Criterion DVD)

    12 Sep 2017

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Michael Curtiz brings a master skipper’s hand to the helm of this thriller, which stars John Garfield as an honest charter-boat captain who, facing hard times, takes on dangerous cargo to save his boat, support his family, and preserve his dignity.

    Added 05/16/2017
    The Breaking Point (Criterion DVD)

    8 Aug 2017

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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    mobiusfaith: “A classic punk film.”

    Added 05/16/2017
    Sid & Nancy (Criterion DVD)

    22 Aug 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • The writer, actor, and director Sacha Guitry emerged from the theater to become one of France’s best-known and most inventive filmmakers, and La poison marked his first collaboration with another titan of the screen, the incomparably expressive Michel Simon.

    Added 05/16/2017
    La poison  (Criterion DVD)

    22 Aug 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • In this thriller, perhaps Sam Peckinpah’s most controversial film, a young American mathematician and his English wife are initiated into the iron laws of violent masculinity that govern the director’s world.

    Added 03/15/2017
    Straw Dogs (Criterion DVD)

    27 Jun 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Gloriously cinematic despite its tiny budget, Orson Welles’s Othello is a testament to the filmmaker’s stubborn willingness to pursue his vision to the ends of the earth.

    Added 03/12/2017
    Othello (Criterion DVD)

    10 Oct 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This collector’s set gathers six important restorations from The Film Foundation’s World Cinema Project, which was established by Martin Scorsese in 2007 to preserve and present masterpieces from around the globe.

    Added 03/12/2017
    Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project No. 2 (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    30 May 2017

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Collector's Set

    9 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

    Criterion Store price:$99.96

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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 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