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  • From the very beginning of his incandescent career, the New German Cinema enfant terrible Rainer Werner Fassbinder refused to play by the rules.

    Added 11/17/2017
    Eclipse Series 39: Early Fassbinder (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    5 Discs

    SRP: $69.95

    Criterion Store price:$55.96

  • Amid Japan’s economic collapse and U.S. occupation, Kurosawa managed to find humor and redemption existing alongside despair and anxiety in this series of pensive, topical dramas.

    Added 11/17/2017
    Eclipse Series 7:  Postwar Kurosawa (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    5 Discs

    SRP: $69.95

    Criterion Store price:$55.96

  • Shot outside Pittsburgh on a shoestring budget by a band of filmmakers determined to make their mark, Night of the Living Dead is one of the great stories of independent cinema: a midnight hit turned box-office smash that became one of the most influential films of all time.

    Added 11/16/2017
    Night of the Living Dead (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    13 Feb 2018

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    DrGoober: “A magnificent telling how script transfers to the screen. The three main characters approach so differently, but translate to a pure masterpiece. ”

    Added 11/16/2017
    The Silence of the Lambs (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    13 Feb 2018

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 11/08/2017
    The Philadelphia Story (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    7 Nov 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • River Phoenix and Keanu Reeves star in this haunting tale from Gus Van Sant about two young street hustlers: Mike Waters, a sensitive narcoleptic who dreams of the mother who abandoned him, and Scott Favor, the wayward son of the mayor of Portland and the object of Mike’s desire.

    Added 11/01/2017
    My Own Private Idaho (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Told through the eyes of François Truffaut’s cinematic counterpart, Antoine Doinel, The 400 Blows sensitively re-creates the trials of Truffaut’s own childhood, unsentimentally portraying aloof parents, oppressive teachers, and petty crime.

    Added 11/01/2017
    The 400 Blows (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Considered one of the greatest films ever made, The Rules of the Game (La règle du jeu), by Jean Renoir, is a scathing critique of corrupt French society cloaked in a comedy of manners.

    Added 11/01/2017
    The Rules of the Game (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A stirring depiction of grief in the form of a psychological thriller, Personal Shopper—which won Olivier Assayas the best director award at Cannes—is a chilling meditation on modern modes of communication and the way we mourn those we love.

    Added 10/31/2017
    Personal Shopper (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    24 Oct 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 10/18/2017
    The Breaking Point (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    8 Aug 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    DrGoober: “Very few directors knew the younger generation better than Hughes. This film not only speaks for them, but helps relate the issues involved naturally”

    Added 10/17/2017
    The Breakfast Club (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    2 Jan 2018

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The inimitable comic team of Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson star in this nimble tale of international intrigue from master British filmmaker Ronald Neame.

    Added 08/11/2017
    Hopscotch (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    15 Aug 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 08/11/2017
    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    17 Oct 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A countercultural masterpiece about the act of seeing and the art of image making, Blow-Up takes the form of a psychological mystery, starring David Hemmings as a fashion photographer who unknowingly captures a death on film after following two lovers in a park.

    Added 08/09/2017
    Blow-Up (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This smash road comedy from Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuarón is a funny and moving look at human desire.

    Added 08/09/2017
    Y tu mamá también  (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Andrei Tarkovsky’s final Soviet feature is a metaphysical journey through an enigmatic postapocalyptic landscape, and a rarefied cinematic experience like no other.

    Added 08/09/2017
    Stalker (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    18 Jul 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Legendary director Nicholas Ray began his career with this lyrical film noir, the first in a series of existential genre films overflowing with sympathy for America’s outcasts and underdogs.

    Added 07/31/2017
    They Live by Night (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    13 Jun 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • When a suburban teacher and father (James Mason) is prescribed cortisone for a painful, possibly fatal affliction, he grows dangerously addicted to the experimental drug. This Eisenhower-era throat-grabber, shot in expressive CinemaScope, is an excoriating take on the nuclear family.

    Added 07/31/2017
    Bigger Than Life (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • When a gifted but washed-up screenwriter with a hair-trigger temper—Humphrey Bogart, in a revelatory, vulnerable performance—becomes the prime suspect in a brutal Tinseltown murder, the only person who can supply an alibi for him is a seductive neighbor (Gloria Grahame) with her own troubled past.

    Added 07/31/2017
    In a Lonely Place (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • An ever-shifting battle of the sexes set on a Buenos Aires casino’s glittering floor and in its shadowy back rooms, Gilda is among the most sensual of all Hollywood noirs.

    Added 07/31/2017
    Gilda (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In the middle of the 1970s, Wim Wenders embarked on a three-film journey that took him from the wide roads of Germany to the endless highways of the United States and back again.

    Added 07/31/2017
    Wim Wenders: The Road Trilogy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • Stanley Kubrick’s painfully funny take on Cold War anxiety is one of the fiercest satires of human folly ever to come out of Hollywood.

    Added 07/19/2017
    Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The cornerstone of director Richard Linklater’s career‑long exploration of cinematic time, this celebrated three-part romance captures a relationship as it begins, begins again, deepens, and strains over the course of almost two decades.

    Added 11/17/2016
    The Before Trilogy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • Allowing us to watch people age on film with documentary realism while gripping us in a fictional narrative of exquisite everydayness, Boyhood has a power that only the art of cinema could harness.

    Added 10/17/2016
    Boyhood (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Epic in scale yet meticulously observed, Short Cuts interweaves the stories of twenty-two characters as they struggle to find solace and meaning in contemporary Los Angeles.

    Added 10/17/2016
    Short Cuts (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This Cannes-award-winning romantic comedy channels the spirit of classic Hollywood and the whimsy of Jacques Tati into an idiosyncratic ode to the delirium of new romance.

    Added 10/17/2016
    Punch-Drunk Love (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This is a western like no other, combining the mythological scope of that most American of genres with the searing naturalism of a performance by Marlon Brando—all suffused with Freudian overtones and masculine anxiety.

    Added 10/17/2016
    One-Eyed Jacks (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • An uncommonly naturalistic view of a seamy underworld, this gritty crime classic painstakingly depicts the calm professionalism and toughness of its gangster heroes while evincing a remarkable depth of compassion for their all-too-human fragility.

    Added 10/17/2016
    The Asphalt Jungle (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This masterwork by Krzysztof Kieślowski is one of the twentieth century’s greatest achievements in visual storytelling.

    Added 06/28/2016
    Dekalog (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    4 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • This singular vision of early seventeenth-century America from Terrence Malick is a work of astounding elemental beauty, a poetic meditation on nature, violence, love, and civilization.

    Added 04/18/2016
    The New World (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    3 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

  • Mathieu Kassovitz took the film world by storm with La haine, a gritty, unsettling, and visually explosive look at the racial and cultural volatility in modern-day France, specifically the low-income banlieue districts on Paris’s outskirts.

    Added 04/05/2016
    La haine (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Paralyzed by postgraduation ennui, a group of college friends remain on campus, patching together a community for themselves in order to deny the real-world futures awaiting them, in Academy Award–nominated screenwriter Noah Baumbach’s hilarious and touching directorial debut.

    Added 02/03/2016
    Kicking and Screaming (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Kirk Douglas gives the fiercest performance of his career as Chuck Tatum, an amoral newspaper reporter who washes up in dead-end Albuquerque, happens upon the scoop of a lifetime, and will do anything to keep getting the lurid headlines.

    Added 01/11/2016
    Ace in the Hole (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Peter Lorre stars as serial killer Hans Beckert in Fritz Lang’s harrowing masterwork M, a suspenseful panorama of private madness and public hysteria that to this day remains the blueprint for the psychological thriller.

    Added 12/30/2015
    M (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • An astounding array of talent came together for the big-screen adaptation of John Fowles’s novel The French Lieutenant’s Woman, a postmodern masterpiece that had been considered unfilmable.

    Added 12/18/2015
    The French Lieutenant’s Woman (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In the hands of the renowned experimental theater director Peter Brook, William Golding’s legendary novel about the primitivism lurking beneath civilization becomes a film as raw and ragged as the lost boys at its center.

    Added 12/18/2015
    Lord of the Flies (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Hailed around the world as one of the greatest movies ever made, the Academy Award–winning Bicycle Thieves, directed by Vittorio De Sica, defined an era in cinema.

    Added 12/18/2015
    Bicycle Thieves (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    DrGoober: “A classic of CW paranoia at its best. The simple graduation of understanding leaves the audience's speculation still in question,even after the finale”

    Added 12/18/2015
    The Manchurian Candidate (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Killer classic rock meets cinematic genius in the films featured in this collector’s set from the Criterion Collection.

    Added 12/17/2015
    The Rock Box (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $94.95

    Criterion Store price:$75.96

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    DrGoober: “I've been waiting for a box set for Hitchcock to come out. Thanks CC. ”

    Added 12/16/2015
    Classic Hitchcock (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $94.95

    Criterion Store price:$75.96

  • Charlie Chaplin plays shockingly against type in his most controversial film, a brilliant and bleak black comedy about money, marriage, and murder.

    Added 12/09/2015
    Monsieur Verdoux (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Charlie Chaplin’s masterful drama about the twilight of a former vaudeville star is among the writer-director’s most touching films. Chaplin plays Calvero, a once beloved musical-comedy performer, now a washed-up alcoholic who lives in a small London flat.

    Added 12/09/2015
    Limelight (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • What seems at first to be a straightforward tale of two people—played by Oscar-winning actress Juliette Binoche and opera singer William Shimell—getting to know each other over the course of an afternoon gradually reveals itself as something richer, stranger, and trickier.

    Added 12/02/2015
    Certified Copy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • With the simplest of concepts and sparest of techniques, Robert Bresson made one of the most suspenseful jailbreak films of all time in A Man Escaped.

    Added 11/25/2015
    A Man Escaped (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Deep within the woods and canyons of California, four teenagers happen upon an ancient book containing the secrets of a strange, malevolent world that coexists with that of mankind. This $6,500-budget wonder from Dennis Muren is an homage to the creature features of yore.

    Added 11/25/2015
    Equinox (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Launching us from a grave past to a space-age future, these two thrilling double features, from producers Richard and Alex Gordon, spin classic tales of hair-raising homicidal mania and intrepid, death-defying exploration.

    Added 11/24/2015
    Monsters and Madmen (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

  • This monumental mid-nineteenth-century epic from Jan Troell charts, over the course of two films, a Swedish farming family’s voyage to America and their efforts to put down roots in this beautiful but forbidding new world.

    Added 11/24/2015
    The Emigrants/The New Land (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

  • 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 11/24/2015
    The Complete Jacques Tati (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    7 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

    Criterion Store price:$99.96

  • The debut feature by the great Andrei Tarkovsky, Ivan’s Childhood is a poetic journey through the shards and shadows of one boy’s war-ravaged youth.

    Added 11/19/2015
    Ivan’s Childhood (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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    DrGoober: “Fresh out of school and no idea of where or what to do. The Hollywood surrealism shows up here so well, without any consequence of our decisions. ”

    Added 11/19/2015
    The Graduate (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The mission of the WCP is to preserve and present marginalized and infrequently screened films from regions generally ill equipped to preserve their own cinema history.

    Added 11/16/2015
    Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Collector's Set

    9 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

    Criterion Store price:$99.96

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  • This cornerstone of 1970s American moviemaking from Robert Altman is a panoramic view of the country’s political and cultural landscapes, set in the nation’s music capital.

    Added 11/16/2015
    Nashville (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    3 Discs

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  • Ernest Hemingway’s simple but gripping short tale “The Killers” is a model of economical storytelling. Two directors adapted it into unforgettably virile features.

    Added 11/05/2015
    The Killers (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 11/05/2015
    John Cassavetes: Five Films (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    5 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

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    DrGoober: “One week is all the Coen brothers needed to give a big picture of the artist's life. Dark setting throughout only eludes to the overall tone. ”

    Added 10/21/2015
    Inside Llewyn Davis (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Truffaut made The Soft Skin at a time when he was immersing himself in the work of Alfred Hitchcock, and that master’s influence can be felt throughout this complex, insightful, and underseen French New Wave treasure.

    Added 08/21/2015
    The Soft Skin (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • After a decade in the wilds of avant-garde and early video experimentation, Jean-Luc Godard returned to commercial cinema with this star-driven work of social commentary, while remaining defiantly intellectual and formally cutting-edge.

    Added 08/21/2015
    Every Man for Himself (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • This scathing late-sixties satire from Jean-Luc Godard is one of cinema’s great anarchic works. Determined to collect an inheritance from a dying relative, a bourgeois couple travel across the French countryside while civilization crashes and burns around them.

    Added 08/21/2015
    Weekend (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • Four years after Breathless, Jean-Luc Godard reimagined the gangster film even more radically with Band of Outsiders. In it, two restless young men (Sami Frey and Claude Brasseur) enlist the object of both of their fancies (Anna Karina) to help them commit a robbery—in her own home.

    Added 08/21/2015
    Band of Outsiders (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    SRP: $39.95

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    DrGoober: “Pleasant story and a great location. I'd like to see this again. ”

    Added 08/21/2015
    Breathless (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    3 Discs

    Out of Print
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