SoloMan93’s Wish List (38)

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    SoloMan93: “It's not a documentary so much as it is a scrapbook; a living collage containing visions of beauty and horror.”

    Added 11/15/2016
    Cameraperson (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    7 Feb 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Canadian director Allan King is one of cinema’s best-kept secrets. It was with his cinema-verité-style documentaries that King left his greatest mark on film history. These startlingly intimate studies of people whose lives are in flux are riveting and at times emotionally overwhelming.

    Added 11/15/2016
    Eclipse Series 24:  The Actuality Dramas of Allan King (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    5 Discs

    SRP: $69.95

    Criterion Store price:$55.96

  • 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 10/14/2016
    Black Girl (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    24 Jan 2017

    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 09/25/2016
    Y tu mamá también  (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Krzysztof Kieślowski’s international breakthrough remains one of his most beloved films, a ravishing, mysterious rumination on identity, love, and human intuition. The Double Life of Véronique is an unforgettable symphony of feeling.

    Added 09/16/2016
    The Double Life of Véronique (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Delivering stylish thrills and a body count that defies belief, Lone Wolf and Cub is beloved for its brilliantly choreographed action sequences as well as its tender depiction of the bonds between a parent and a child.

    Added 08/15/2016
    Lone Wolf and Cub (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    8 Nov 2016

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • David Lynch’s seductive and scary vision of Los Angeles’s dream factory is one of the true masterpieces of the new millennium, a tale of love, jealousy, and revenge like no other.

    Added 07/21/2016
    Mulholland Dr. (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    SoloMan93: “Reminds me a great deal of ALICE IN THE CITIES, from the laxadazical road trip to nowhere to the foreigner and her international perspective”

    Added 06/01/2016
    Stranger Than Paradise (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This landmark film, which documents the journeys of two remarkable families, continues to educate and inspire viewers, and it is widely considered one of the great works of American nonfiction cinema.

    Added 05/20/2016
    Hoop Dreams (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Director Kaneto Shindo’s documentary-like, dialogue-free portrayal of daily struggle is a work of stunning visual beauty and invention.

    Added 04/11/2016
    The Naked Island (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 03/18/2016
    Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    28 Jun 2016

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 08/01/2015
    Umberto D. (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The wildly prolific German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder paid homage to his cinematic hero Douglas Sirk with this update of that filmmaker’s 1955 All That Heaven Allows.

    Added 06/16/2014
    Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Combining stylish sixties modernism with silent-cinema touches and even a few unexpected sci-fi accents, Judex is a delightful bit of pulp fiction and a testament to the art of illusion.

    Added 03/24/2014
    Judex (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    What are dual-format editions?

    Dual-format editions include both Blu-ray and DVD versions of a film in a single package. All supplements are available across both formats.

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    SoloMan93: “According to an extra I saw on an MST3K boxset, Robert L. Lippert gave Samuel Fuller his start and these films were the end result. Now I'm curious...”

    Added 04/03/2013
    Eclipse Series 5:  The First Films of Samuel Fuller (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $44.95

    Criterion Store price:$35.96

  • In these three films, something like social-realist farces, Kaurismäki surveys the working-class outcasts of his native Finland with detached yet disarming amusement.

    Added 11/24/2012
    Eclipse Series 12:  Aki Kaurismäki’s Proletariat Trilogy (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $44.95

    Criterion Store price:$35.96

  • Under Kenji Mizoguchi’s dazzling direction, this classic Japanese story became one of cinema’s greatest masterpieces, a monumental, empathetic expression of human resilience in the face of evil.

    Added 11/15/2012
    Sansho the Bailiff (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Spare and unsentimental but deeply imbued with a heart-rending tenderness, The Kid with a Bike is an arresting work from the great Belgian directors Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, masters of the empathetic action film.

    Added 11/15/2012
    The Kid with a Bike (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In the decades of occult cinema that Polanski’s ungodly masterpiece has spawned, it has never been outdone for sheer psychological terror.

    Added 07/16/2012
    Rosemary’s Baby (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The Who’s classic rock opera Quadrophenia was the basis for this invigorating coming-of-age movie and depiction of the defiant, drug-fueled mod subculture of early 1960s London.

    Added 05/15/2012
    Quadrophenia (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 05/08/2012
    Kuroneko (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The Moment of Truth, from director Francesco Rosi, is a visceral plunge into the life of a famous torero—played by real-life bullfighting legend Miguel Mateo, known as Miguelín.

    Added 05/08/2012
    The Moment of Truth (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • In Shallow Grave, three self-involved Edinburgh roommates take in a brooding boarder, and when he dies of an overdose, leaving a suitcase full of money, the trio embark on a series of very bad decisions, with extraordinarily grim consequences for all.

    Added 04/16/2012
    Shallow Grave (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    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 04/08/2012
    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

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    SoloMan93: “I'm curious to see how Amelie's boyfriend fares behind a camera.”

    Added 02/16/2012
    La haine (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Jean-Pierre Gorin established
    his personal voice with this trio of fascinating,
    nontraditional documentaries.

    Added 02/09/2012
    Eclipse Series 31: Three Popular Films by Jean-Pierre Gorin (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $44.95

    Criterion Store price:$35.96

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    SoloMan93: “I loved Pina, so I think I'll like this.”

    Added 01/20/2012
    Martha Graham: Dance on Film (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • With the discerning eye of a true artist and the investigatory skills of a great journalist, Malle takes us from a street corner in Paris to America’s heartland to the expanses of India in his astonishing epic Phantom India.

    Added 01/19/2012
    Eclipse Series 2:  The Documentaries of Louis Malle (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    5 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

  • The singular French director Maurice Pialat puts his distinctive stamp on the lost-youth film with this devastating portrait of a damaged foster child.

    Added 01/06/2012
    L’enfance nue (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Lars von Trier’s hypnotic Europa is a fever dream in which American pacifist Leopold Kessler stumbles into a job as a sleeping-car conductor for the Zentropa railways in a Kafkaesque 1945 postwar Frankfurt. Europa is one of the great Danish filmmaker’s weirdest and most wonderful works.

    Added 12/07/2011
    Europa (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 12/07/2011
    The Leopard (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

  • New German Cinema pioneer Wim Wenders (Wings of Desire) brings his keen eye for landscape to the American Southwest in Paris, Texas, a profoundly moving character study written by Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Sam Shepard.

    Added 12/07/2011
    Paris, Texas (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Terry Zwigoff’s landmark 1995 film is an intimate documentary portrait of the underground artist Robert Crumb, whose unique drawing style and sexually and racially provocative subject matter have made him a household name in popular American art.

    Added 12/07/2011
    Crumb (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Based on events from writer-director Louis Malle’s own childhood, Au revoir les enfants tells a heartbreaking story of friendship and devastating loss concerning two boys living in Nazi-occupied France.

    Added 12/07/2011
    Au revoir les enfants (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In his one-of-a-kind fiction/documentary hybrid Symbiopsychotaxiplasm Take One, director William Greaves presides over a beleaguered film crew in New York’s Central Park, leaving them to try to figure out what kind of movie they’re making.

    Added 12/07/2011
    Symbiopsychotaxiplasm (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • People on Sunday, an effervescent, sunlit silent, about a handful of city dwellers (a charming cast of nonprofessionals) enjoying a weekend outing, offers a rare glimpse of Weimar-era Berlin, would influence generations of film artists around the world.

    Added 12/07/2011
    People on Sunday (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    SoloMan93: “I've only seen 2/3 of the TV version over Netflix; my parents pulled me out for some BS reason.”

    Added 12/07/2011
    Carlos (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

  • A twisted treasure from Hollywood’s pre-Code horror heyday, Island of Lost Souls is
    a cautionary tale of science run amok, adapted from H. G. Wells’s novel The Island of Dr. Moreau.

    Added 12/07/2011
    Island of Lost Souls (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96