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    OscarFan: “Yes! A very important film to me: one of my 1st intros to art house films. Love it. I've been wanting this an Criterion for years! I'm so excited!”

    Added 12/18/2016
    Blow-Up (Criterion DVD)

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    Added 07/15/2016
    Boyhood (Criterion DVD)

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  • In this poetic and atmospheric horror fable, set in a village in war-torn medieval Japan, a malevolent spirit has been ripping out the throats of itinerant samurai. Onibaba, Kuroneko (Black Cat) is a spectacularly eerie twilight tale.

    Added 01/09/2016
    Kuroneko (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • Two strangers dressed as minstrels (Arletty and Alain Cuny) arrive at a castle in advance of court festivities—and are revealed to be emissaries of the devil, dispatched to spread heartbreak and suffering. Their plans, however, are thwarted by an unexpected intrusion: human love.

    Added 01/01/2016
    Les visiteurs du soir (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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    OscarFan: “Happy! Happy! So insanely happy! I've been wanting The Apu Trilogy on Criterion for years. 1st Persona now this. Yeah! Blow Up (Antonioni) next please”

    Added 08/19/2015
    The Apu Trilogy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • Pépé le moko is a wanted man: women long for him, rivals hope to destroy him, and the law is breathing down his neck at every turn. On the lam, Pépé is safe from the clutches of the police, until a Parisian playgirl compels him to risk his life. Pépé le moko is a landmark of poetic realism.

    Added 09/01/2014
    Pépé le moko (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

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  • This special gift box set, in celebration of Rialto’s tenth anniversary, features ten films that display the breadth of its collection, including works by Rialto favorites, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Bresson, Luis Buñuel, and Jean-Pierre Melville.

    Added 08/15/2014
    10 Years of Rialto Pictures (Rialto DVD)

    Rialto DVD

    10 Discs

    SRP: $149.95

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  • Two French beggars, present-day pilgrims en route to Spain’s holy city of Santiago de Compostela, serve as narrators for an anticlerical history of heresy, told with absurdity and filled with images that rank among Luis Buñuel’s most memorable. A hotly debated work from cinema’s greatest skeptic.

    Added 08/15/2014
    The Milky Way (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Out of Print
  • Masaki Kobayashi’s mammoth humanist drama is one of the most staggering achievements of Japanese cinema. A raw indictment of its nation’s wartime mentality as well as a personal existential tragedy, Kobayashi’s riveting, gorgeously filmed epic is novelistic cinema at its best.

    Added 08/12/2014
    The Human Condition (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    4 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

  • The fascinating result of a collaboration between filmmaker-anthropologist Jean Rouch and sociologist Edgar Morin, this vanguard work of what Morin would term cinéma verité is a brilliantly conceived and realized sociopolitical diagnosis of the early sixties in France.

    Added 08/10/2014
    Chronicle of a Summer (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • A full-throttle espionage thriller, starring Joel McCrea as a green Yank reporter sent to Europe to get the scoop on the imminent war, it’s wall-to-wall witty repartee, head-spinning plot twists, and brilliantly mounted suspense set pieces.

    Added 08/01/2014
    Foreign Correspondent (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)
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  • With a background in music hall and mime performance, Tati steadily built an ever-more-ambitious movie career that ultimately raised sight-gag comedy to the level of high art.

    Added 08/01/2014
    The Complete Jacques Tati (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    12 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

    Criterion Store price:$99.96

  • Buy all three children’s classics from Janus Films—The Red Balloon, White Mane, and Paddle to the Sea—and save.

    Added 06/25/2014
    Three Children’s Classics  from Janus Films (Janus Films DVD)

    Janus Films DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • Told by his doctor he has no more than a few months to live, drab British workingman George Bird (Alec Guinness) decides to spend his savings on lodging at a seaside resort. Once there, however, he finds his identity caught between upstairs and downstairs, the guests and the “help.”

    Added 06/22/2014
    Last Holiday (Essential Art House DVD)

    Essential Art House DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $19.95

    Out of Print
  • 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 06/22/2014
    A Brief History of Time (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $24.95

    Criterion Store price:$19.96

  • As nervy as it is hilarious, this screwball masterpiece from Ernst Lubitsch stars Jack Benny and, in her final screen appearance, Carole Lombard as husband-and-wife thespians in Nazi-occupied Warsaw who become caught up in a dangerous spy plot.

    Added 06/22/2014
    To Be or Not to Be (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • The comic genius of silent star Harold Lloyd is eternal. Chaplin is the sweet innocent, Keaton the stoic outsider, but Lloyd—the modern guy striving for success—is us. And with its torrent of perfectly executed gags and astonishing stunts, Safety Last! is the perfect introduction to him.

    Added 06/22/2014
    Safety Last! (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • A breathtaking depiction of the promise and perils of America’s western expansion, Heaven’s Gate, directed by Michael Cimino, is among Hollywood’s most ambitious and unorthodox epics.

    Added 06/22/2014
    Heaven’s Gate (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Even among cinema’s legends, Jean Vigo stands apart. The son of a notorious anarchist, Vigo had a brief but brilliant career making poetic, lightly surrealist films before his life was cut tragically short by tuberculosis at age twenty-nine.

    Added 06/22/2014
    The Complete Jean Vigo (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • With this new director’s cut, Ang Lee reconstructs his original vision for Ride with the Devil, a harrowing, unorthodox Civil War epic, starring Tobey Maguire and Jeffrey Wright.

    Added 06/22/2014
    Ride with the Devil (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Whether seen as an exacting character study or as one of cinema’s most hypnotic and complete depictions of space and time, Jeanne Dielman is an astonishing, compelling movie experiment, one that has been analyzed and argued over for decades.

    Added 06/22/2014
    Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (Criterion DVD)

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    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Sensationally modern, G. W. Pabst’s lurid, controversial melodrama follows the downward spiral of the fiery, brash, yet innocent showgirl Lulu (Louise Brooks), whose sexual vivacity has a devastating effect on everyone she comes in contact with.

    Added 06/22/2014
    Pandora’s Box (Criterion DVD)

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    2 Discs

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  • Dennis Price is sublime as an embittered young commoner determined to avenge his mother’s unjust disinheritance by ascending to her family’s dukedom in one of Ealing Studios’ greatest triumphs, and one of the most wickedly black comedies ever made.

    Added 06/22/2014
    Kind Hearts and Coronets (Criterion DVD)

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    2 Discs

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  • Les Blank documents acclaimed German filmmaker Werner Herzog’s ambitious and troubled production of Fitzcarraldo, the story of one man’s attempt to build an opera house deep in the Amazon jungle.

    Added 06/22/2014
    Burden of Dreams (Criterion DVD)
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  • Cranky Professor Henry Higgins (Leslie Howard) takes a bet that he can turn Cockney guttersnipe Eliza Doolittle (Wendy Hiller) into a “proper lady” in a mere six months in this delightful comedy of bad manners, based on the play by George Bernard Shaw.

    Added 06/22/2014
    Pygmalion (Essential Art House DVD)

    Essential Art House DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $19.95

    Criterion Store price:$9.97

  • On April 14, 1912, just before midnight, the “unsinkable” Titanic struck an iceberg. In less than three hours, it had plunged to the bottom of the sea. This is cinema’s subtlest and best dramatization of this monumental twentieth-century catastrophe.

    Added 06/22/2014
    A Night to Remember (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 06/22/2014
    Olivier’s Shakespeare (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Out of Print
  • In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, a concentration camp survivor (Charlotte Rampling) discovers her former torturer and lover (Dirk Bogarde) working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna.

    Added 06/21/2014
    The Night Porter (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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  • David Lynch’s 1977 debut feature, Eraserhead, is both a lasting cult sensation and a work of extraordinary craft and beauty.

    Added 06/19/2014
    Eraserhead (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Legendary French star Gérard Philipe swashbuckled his way into film history as the peasant soldier Fanfan in Christian-Jaque’s devil-may-care romantic action-comedy, which remains one of France’s all-time most beloved films.

    Added 05/30/2014
    Fanfan la Tulipe (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • With its delicate humor and dramatic nonchalance, Jim Jarmusch’s one-of-a-kind minimalist masterpiece, Stranger Than Paradise, forever transformed the landscape of American independent cinema.

    Added 05/06/2014
    Stranger Than Paradise (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A Hard Day’s Night, in which the bandmates play cheeky comic versions of themselves, captured the astonishing moment when they officially became the singular, irreverent idols of their generation and changed music forever.

    Added 05/02/2014
    A Hard Day’s Night (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $19.95

    Criterion Store price:$15.96

  • With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare’s King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century Japan. Majestic in scope, the film is Kurosawa’s late-life masterpiece, a profound examination of the folly of war.

    Added 04/03/2014
    Ran (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • In Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai (Shichinin no samurai), sixteenth-century villagers hire the eponymous warriors to protect them from invading bandits. This thrilling three-hour ride is one of the most beloved movie epics of all time.

    Added 04/03/2014
    Seven Samurai (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

  • One of the greatest achievements by Akira Kurosawa, Ikiru shows the director at his most compassionate—affirming life through an explora­tion of death.

    Added 04/03/2014
    Ikiru (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 03/31/2014
    Monty Python’s Life of Brian (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In 1977, acclaimed director Barbet Schroeder entered the universe of the world’s most famous primate to create the entertaining, troubling, and still relevant documentary Koko: A Talking Gorilla.

    Added 03/30/2014
    Koko: A Talking Gorilla (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Godzilla is the roaring granddaddy of all monster movies. It’s also a remarkably humane and melancholy drama made in Japan at a time when the country was still reeling from nuclear attack and H-bomb testing.

    Added 03/22/2014
    Godzilla (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Hailed as one of the finest films ever made, Jules and Jim charts, over twenty-five years, the relationship between two friends and the object of their mutual obsession.

    Added 03/22/2014
    Jules and Jim (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • Part thriller, part comedy, part tragedy, Shoot the Piano Player relates the adventures of mild-mannered piano player Charlie (Charles Aznavour) as he stumbles into the criminal underworld and a whirlwind love affair.

    Added 03/22/2014
    Shoot the Piano Player (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The concluding chapter of Michelangelo Antonioni’s informal trilogy on contemporary malaise, L’eclisse tells the story of a young woman (Monica Vitti) who leaves one lover (Francisco Rabal) and drifts into a relationship with another (Alain Delon).

    Added 03/22/2014
    L’eclisse (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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  • One of Japan’s most popular and enduring classics, Keisuke Kinoshita’s Twenty-Four Eyes is an elegant, emotional chronicle of a teacher’s unwavering commitment to her students, her profession, and her sense of morality.

    Added 02/19/2014
    Twenty-Four Eyes (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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  • One of the great artistic forces of the twentieth century, performer, choreographer, and teacher Martha Graham influenced dance worldwide. A Dancer’s World, Appalachian Spring, and Night Journey are signature Graham works and tributes to the art of the human body.

    Added 01/07/2014
    Martha Graham: Dance on Film (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 01/07/2014
    Science Is Fiction: 23 Films by Jean Painlevé (Criterion DVD)

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    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • The most cherished work from French master Max Ophuls, The Earrings of Madame de . . . is a profoundly emotional, cinematographically adventurous tale of deceptive opulence and tragic romance.

    Added 01/07/2014
    The Earrings of Madame de . . .  (Criterion DVD)

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    Added 01/07/2014
    La ronde (Criterion DVD)

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    Le plaisir (Criterion DVD)

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    L’enfance nue (Criterion DVD)

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    À nos amours (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 01/07/2014
    John Cassavetes: Five Films (Criterion DVD)

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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 12/21/2013
    Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)
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  • Autumn Sonata was the only collaboration between cinema’s two great Bergmans: Ingmar, the iconic director of The Seventh Seal, and Ingrid, the monumental star of Casablanca.

    Added 12/21/2013
    Autumn Sonata (Criterion DVD)

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    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Ingmar Bergman puts his indelible stamp on Mozart’s exquisite opera in this sublime rendering of one of the composer’s best-loved works: a celebration of love, forgiveness, and the brotherhood of man.

    Added 12/21/2013
    The Magic Flute (Criterion DVD)

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  • Scenes from a Marriage chronicles the many years of love and turmoil that bind Marianne (Liv Ullmann) and Johan (Erland Josephson) through matrimony, infidelity, divorce, and subsequent partners.

    Added 12/21/2013
    Scenes from a Marriage (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $49.95

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  • An intensely felt film that is one of Bergman’s most striking formal experiments, Cries and Whispers (which won an Oscar for the extraordinary color photography of Sven Nykvist) is a powerful depiction of human behavior in the face of death.

    Added 12/21/2013
    Cries and Whispers (Criterion DVD)

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  • Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Ingmar Bergman’s The Virgin Spring is a harrowing tale of faith, revenge, and savagery in medieval Sweden.

    Added 12/21/2013
    The Virgin Spring (Criterion DVD)

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  • Legendary auteur Ingmar Bergman (1918–2007) emerged in the 1950s as an art-house icon and remained one for more than four decades. Here, together in one box set, Criterion presents four of the unforgettable works that helped establish his international preeminence.

    Added 12/21/2013
    Ingmar Bergman:  Four Masterworks (Criterion DVD)

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  • Ingmar Bergman’s The Magician (Ansiktet) is an engaging, brilliantly conceived tale of deceit from one of cinema’s premier illusionists, a diabolically clever battle of wits that’s both frightening and funny.

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    The Magician (Criterion DVD)

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  • Inspired by the earthy eroticism of Harriet Andersson, in the first of her many roles for him, Ingmar Bergman had a major international breakthrough with this sensual and ultimately ravaging tale of young love.

    Added 12/21/2013
    Summer with Monika (Criterion DVD)

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  • The story of the charged relationship between a turn-of-the-century traveling circus owner and his performer girlfriend, Ingmar Bergman’s film features dreamlike detours and twisted psychosexual power plays that presage the director’s Smiles of a Summer Night and The Seventh Seal.

    Added 12/21/2013
    Sawdust and Tinsel (Criterion DVD)

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