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  • With its highly quotable dialogue and star-making performances, this film is an era-defining pop-culture phenomenon, a disarmingly candid exploration of the trials of adolescence whose influence now spans generations.

    Added 10/19/2017
    The Breakfast Club (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    2 Jan 2018

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Donna Deitch’s swooning and sensual first narrative feature, Desert Hearts, was groundbreaking upon its release in 1985: a love story about two women, made entirely independently, on a shoestring budget, by a woman.

    Added 10/05/2017
    Desert Hearts (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    14 Nov 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 08/29/2017
    The Breaking Point (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    8 Aug 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This elegantly stylized masterpiece of cool is a razor-sharp cocktail of 1940s American gangster cinema and 1960s French pop culture—with a liberal dose of Japanese lone-warrior mythology.

    Added 08/29/2017
    Le samouraï (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    14 Nov 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In this powerful early noir from the great Akira Kurosawa, Toshiro Mifune bursts onto the screen as a volatile, tubercular criminal who strikes up an unlikely relationship with Takashi Shimura’s jaded physician.

    Added 08/15/2017
    Drunken Angel (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In Fritz Lang’s landmark of mystery and suspense, Berlin’s star detective must connect the fragmented clues of an insane criminal mastermind’s last will: a manifesto establishing a future empire of crime.

    Added 08/15/2017
    The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Before he turned to the story of Joan of Arc, the Danish cinema genius Carl Theodor Dreyer fashioned this ahead-of-its-time examination of domestic life.

    Added 08/15/2017
    Master of the House (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Swedish filmmaker Alf Sjöberg’s visually innovative, Cannes Grand Prix-winning adaptation of August Strindberg’s renowned 1888 play brings to scalding life the excoriating words of the stage’s preeminent surveyor of all things rotten in the state of male-female relations.

    Added 07/25/2017
    Miss Julie (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Cutthroat careerism, wild sex, and fierce female protagonists are all on offer in this adaptation of Jacqueline Susann’s sensational and wildly popular novel.

    Added 07/20/2017
    Valley of the Dolls (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • I Am Curious—Yellow, one of the most controversial films of all time, is presented here for the first time with its companion piece, I Am Curious—Blue. This landmark document of Swedish society during the sexual revolution has been declared both obscene and revolutionary.

    Added 07/20/2017
    I Am Curious . . . Box set  (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • After a young theology student flees a hit-and-run accident, he is plagued by a mysterious, diabolical doppelgänger. But all possible escape routes lead straight to hell—literally. The gory Jigoku created aftershocks that are still reverberating in contemporary world horror cinema.

    Added 07/20/2017
    Jigoku (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Set in a Japanese village at the end of the nineteenth century, Empire of Passion details the downfall of a married woman and her lover after they murder her husband and dump his body in a well. With eroticism and horror, Oshima plunges the viewer into a nightmarish tale of guilt and retribution.

    Added 07/20/2017
    Empire of Passion (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • With Vampyr, Danish filmmaker Carl Theodor Dreyer’s brilliance at achieving mesmerizing atmosphere and austere, profoundly unsettling imagery was for once applied to the horror genre. Yet the result is nearly unclassifiable. Vampyr is one of cinema’s great nightmares.

    Added 07/20/2017
    Vampyr (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    3 Oct 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    dbro7: “One of the finest movies ever made!”

    Added 07/20/2017
    Barry Lyndon (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    17 Oct 2017

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    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 07/20/2017
    Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    9 May 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 07/20/2017
    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    17 Oct 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This is where it all started. John Ford’s smash hit and enduring masterpiece Stagecoach revolutionized the western, elevating it from B movie to the A-list.

    Added 07/05/2017
    Stagecoach (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 06/26/2017
    Foreign Correspondent (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    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 06/23/2017
    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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    dbro7: “I'm all for more Michelle Williams in the collection”

    Added 06/23/2017
    Certain Women (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    19 Sep 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In this art-house sensation, an amateur entomologist has left Tokyo to study an unclassified species of beetle that resides in a remote, vast desert; when he misses his bus back to civilization, he spends the night with a young widow who lives at the bottom of a sand dune.

    Added 06/18/2017
    Woman in the Dunes (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Utilizing a new cameraman—the incomparable Sven Nykvist—Bergman unleashed Through a Glass Darkly, Winter Light, and The Silence in rapid succession, exposing moviegoers worldwide to a new level of intellectual and emotional intensity.

    Added 06/18/2017
    A Film Trilogy  by Ingmar Bergman (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

  • Eddie Constantine stars as intergalactic hero Lemmy Caution, on a mission to kill the inventor of fascist computer Alpha 60, in Jean-Luc Godard’s irreverent, cockeyed fusion of science fiction, pulp characters, and surrealist poetry.

    Added 06/18/2017
    Alphaville (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Out of Print
  • An epic on the grandest possible scale, Visconti’s opulent masterpiece stars Burt Lancaster as an aging prince watching his culture and fortune wane in the face of a new generation during the tumultuous years of Italy’s Risorgimento.

    Added 06/18/2017
    The Leopard (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

  • In one of Sturges’s most clever and beloved romantic comedies, a conniving father and daughter meet up with the heir to a brewery fortune—a wealthy but naïve snake enthusiast—and attempt to bamboozle him at a cruise ship card table.

    Added 06/18/2017
    The Lady Eve (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Romance becomes psychodrama in Alfred Hitchcock’s elegantly crafted Rebecca, his first foray into Hollywood filmmaking.

    Added 06/17/2017
    Rebecca (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    5 Sep 2017

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In this riveting study of the dynamics of control, Academy Award–winning director Michael Haneke takes on Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek’s controversial 1983 novel about perverse female sexuality and the world of classical music.

    Added 06/17/2017
    The Piano Teacher (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    26 Sep 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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

    Added 06/17/2017
    Blood for Dracula (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • This neorealist masterpiece by Vittorio De Sica follows an elderly pensioner as he strives to make ends meet during Italy’s postwar economic recovery.

    Added 06/17/2017
    Umberto D. (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    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 06/17/2017
    L’eclisse (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • 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 06/17/2017
    A Man Escaped (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In his ruthlessly clear-eyed final film, French master Robert Bresson pushed his unique blend of spiritual rumination and formal rigor to a new level of astringency.

    Added 06/17/2017
    L’argent (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    11 Jul 2017

    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 06/17/2017
    The Soft Skin (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Gérard Depardieu and Catherine Deneuve star as members of a French theater company living under the German occupation during World War II in François Truffaut’s gripping character study. Equal parts romance, historical tragedy, and even comedy, this is Truffaut’s tribute to art overcoming adversity.

    Added 06/17/2017
    The Last Metro (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This affectionate farce from François Truffaut about the joys and strife of moviemaking is one of his most beloved films.

    Added 06/17/2017
    Day for Night (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • With the lacerating love story Sid & Nancy, Alex Cox reimagines the crash-and-burn affair between punk’s most notorious self-destructive poster children: Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen.

    Added 06/16/2017
    Sid & Nancy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    22 Aug 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Of all the cinematic New Waves that broke over the world in the 1960s, the one in Czechoslovakia was among the most fruitful, fascinating, and radical.

    Added 06/11/2017
    Eclipse Series 32: Pearls of the Czech New Wave (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $69.95

    Criterion Store price:$55.96

  • Guillermo del Toro made an auspicious, audacious feature debut with Cronos, a highly unorthodox tale about the seductiveness of the idea of immortality. Cronos is a dark, visually rich, and emotionally captivating fantasy.

    Added 06/11/2017
    Cronos (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In the late 1940s, the incandescent Hollywood star Ingrid Bergman found herself so stirred by the revolutionary neorealist films of Roberto Rossellini that she sent the director a letter, introducing herself and offering her talents.

    Added 05/25/2017
    3 Films by Roberto Rossellini Starring Ingrid Bergman (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • Melding melodrama with screwball farce, this Academy Award–nominated black comedy was Pedro Almodóvar’s international breakthrough and secured his place at the vanguard of modern Spanish cinema.

    Added 05/18/2017
    Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Robert Bresson’s Au hasard Balthazar follows the donkey Balthazar as he is passed from owner to owner, some kind and some cruel, but all with motivations beyond his understanding—a profound masterpiece from one of the most revered filmmakers in the history of cinema.

    Added 05/17/2017
    Au hasard Balthazar (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • John Waters’ gloriously grotesque second feature is replete with all manner of depravity, from robbery to murder to one of cinema’s most memorably blasphemous moments.

    Added 05/07/2017
    Multiple Maniacs (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 05/06/2017
    The Rock Box (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $94.95

    Criterion Store price:$75.96

  • A young woman in a small Kansas town survives a drag race accident, then agrees to take a job as a church organist in Salt Lake City. En route, she is haunted by a bizarre apparition that compels her toward an abandoned lakeside pavilion.

    Added 05/06/2017
    Carnival of Souls (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A young sister and brother are abandoned in the harsh Australian outback and must learn to cope in the natural world, without their usual comforts, in this hypnotic masterpiece from Nicolas Roeg.

    Added 05/06/2017
    Walkabout (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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

    Added 05/06/2017
    Stalker (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    18 Jul 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Based on the novel by Rumer Godden, the film eloquently contrasts the growing pains of three young women with the immutability of the Bengal river around which their daily lives unfold.

    Added 05/05/2017
    The River (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The writer-director-star achieved new levels of grace, in both physical comedy and dramatic poignancy, with this silent tale of a lovable vagrant falling for a young blind woman who sells flowers on the street (a magical Virginia Cherrill) and mistakes him for a millionaire.

    Added 05/01/2017
    City Lights (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This first film by the legendary Hideo Gosha is among the most canonized chambara (sword-fighting) films.

    Added 05/01/2017
    Three Outlaw Samurai (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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

    Added 05/01/2017
    Monterey Pop (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

  • A graphic portrayal of insatiable sexual desire, In the Realm of the Senses, set in 1936 and based on a true incident, depicts a man and a woman consumed by a transcendent, destructive love while living in an era of ever escalating imperialism and governmental control.

    Added 05/01/2017
    In the Realm of the Senses (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Michelangelo Antonioni invented a new film grammar with this masterwork.

    Added 04/30/2017
    L’avventura (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Brian De Palma ascended to the highest ranks of American suspense filmmaking with this virtuoso, explicit erotic thriller.

    Added 03/29/2017
    Dressed to Kill (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The feature debut of the most internationally renowned African director of the twentieth century, Black Girl is a harrowing human drama as well as a radical political statement—and one of the essential films of the 1960s.

    Added 03/29/2017
    Black Girl (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Based on a novel by Vladislav Vančura, this stirring and poetic depiction of a feud between two rival medieval clans is a fierce, epic, and meticulously designed evocation of the clashes between Christianity and paganism, humankind and nature, love and violence.

    Added 03/27/2017
    Marketa Lazarová (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Stanley Kubrick directed a cast of screen legends—including Kirk Douglas as the indomitable gladiator that led a Roman slave revolt—in the sweeping epic that defined a genre and ushered in a new Hollywood era.

    Added 03/26/2017
    Spartacus (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

  • The Night of the Hunter is truly a stand-alone masterwork. Graced by images of eerie beauty and a sneaky sense of humor, this ethereal, expressionistic American classic is cinema’s most eccentric rendering of the battle between good and evil.

    Added 03/26/2017
    The Night of the Hunter (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

  • A startling and courageous film, Peter Davis’s landmark 1974 documentary Hearts and Minds unflinchingly confronted the United States’ involvement in Vietnam at the height of the controversy that surrounded it.

    Added 03/24/2017
    Hearts and Minds (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • In the 1930s, Marcel Pagnol, a leading light of the Paris theater, set out for new horizons as a filmmaker in his native Provence. His early masterpieces mix theatrical stagecraft with realistic location photography to create an epic love story from the fabric of everyday life.

    Added 03/23/2017
    The Marseille Trilogy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    20 Jun 2017

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • 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 03/23/2017
    Bigger Than Life (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96