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  • A critical and commercial success despite controversy over what the MPAA termed its “homosexual frame of reference,” Midnight Cowboy became the first X-rated film to receive the best picture Oscar, and decades on, its influence still reverberates through cinema.

    Added 02/16/2018
    Midnight Cowboy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    29 May 2018

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A critical and commercial success despite controversy over what the MPAA termed its “homosexual frame of reference,” Midnight Cowboy became the first X-rated film to receive the best picture Oscar, and decades on, its influence still reverberates through cinema.

    Added 02/16/2018
    Midnight Cowboy (Criterion DVD)

    29 May 2018

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • With this debut feature, Sofia Coppola announced her singular vision, which explores the aesthetics of femininity while illuminating the interior lives of young women.

    Added 01/16/2018
    The Virgin Suicides (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    24 Apr 2018

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • With this debut feature, Sofia Coppola announced her singular vision, which explores the aesthetics of femininity while illuminating the interior lives of young women.

    Added 01/16/2018
    The Virgin Suicides (Criterion DVD)

    24 Apr 2018

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Featuring austerely beautiful black-and-white photography by Robby Müller and a live-wire score by Neil Young, Dead Man is a profound and unique revision of the western genre.

    Added 01/16/2018
    Dead Man (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    24 Apr 2018

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Featuring austerely beautiful black-and-white photography by Robby Müller and a live-wire score by Neil Young, Dead Man is a profound and unique revision of the western genre.

    Added 01/16/2018
    Dead Man (Criterion DVD)

    24 Apr 2018

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • A breathtaking fusion of poetry, ethnography, and cinema, Sergei Parajanov’s masterwork overflows with unforgettable images and sounds.

    Added 01/16/2018
    The Color of Pomegranates (Criterion DVD)

    17 Apr 2018

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • In this Oscar-winning farce, Cary Grant (in the role that first defined the Cary Grant persona) and Irene Dunne exude charm, cunning, and artless affection as an urbane couple who, fed up with each other’s infidelities, resolve to file for divorce.

    Added 01/16/2018
    The Awful Truth (Criterion DVD)

    17 Apr 2018

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • An urgent response to the political realities of contemporary Britain, this bracing drama from celebrated filmmaker Ken Loach takes a hard look at bureaucratic injustice and ineptitude through the eyes of an unassuming working-class hero.

    Added 12/17/2017
    I, Daniel Blake (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    16 Jan 2018

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • With this film, the audacious Ken Russell vaulted onto the international stage, drawing on the psychosexual radicalism of D. H. Lawrence’s classic novel to shatter taboos in his own time.

    Added 12/15/2017
    Women in Love (Criterion DVD)

    27 Mar 2018

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Made during the early years of the movie musical, this exuberant revue was one of the most extravagant, eclectic, and technically ambitious Hollywood productions of its day.

    Added 12/15/2017
    King of Jazz (Criterion DVD)

    27 Mar 2018

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Volker Schlöndorff transported Bertolt Brecht’s 1918 debut play to contemporary West Germany for this vicious experiment in adaptation, seldom seen for nearly half a century.

    Added 12/15/2017
    Baal (Criterion DVD)

    20 Mar 2018

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • With this sumptuous romance, Martin Scorsese meticulously adapted the work of another great New York artist, Edith Wharton, bringing to life her tragic novel of the cloistered world of Gilded Age Manhattan.

    Added 12/15/2017
    The Age of Innocence (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    13 Mar 2018

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • With this sumptuous romance, Martin Scorsese meticulously adapted the work of another great New York artist, Edith Wharton, bringing to life her tragic novel of the cloistered world of Gilded Age Manhattan.

    Added 12/15/2017
    The Age of Innocence (Criterion DVD)

    13 Mar 2018

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • A uniquely prolific and chameleonic figure of world cinema, Kon Ichikawa delivered a burst of stylistic bravado with this intricate tale of betrayal and retribution.

    Added 11/15/2017
    An Actor’s Revenge (Criterion DVD)

    20 Feb 2018

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • In this psychologically rich character study, written and directed by Satyajit Ray, Bengali film star Uttam Kumar draws on his real-world celebrity to play Arindam Mukherjee, a matinee idol on the brink of his first flop.

    Added 11/15/2017
    The Hero (Criterion DVD)

    20 Feb 2018

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 11/15/2017
    Night of the Living Dead (Criterion DVD)

    13 Feb 2018

    DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This spirited picaresque, evocatively shot in England’s rambling countryside and featuring an extraordinary ensemble cast, was a worldwide sensation, winning the Oscar for best picture on the way to securing its status as a classic of irreverent wit and playful cinematic expression.

    Added 11/15/2017
    Tom Jones (Criterion DVD)

    27 Feb 2018

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • An arresting disaster film and a stirring plea for international cooperation, Kameradschaft cemented G. W. Pabst’s status as one of the most morally engaged and formally dexterous filmmakers of his time.

    Added 10/16/2017
    Kameradschaft (Criterion DVD)

    30 Jan 2018

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Long unavailable, the restored Westfront 1918 is a visceral, sobering antiwar statement that is as urgent today as when it was made.

    Added 10/16/2017
    Westfront 1918 (Criterion DVD)

    30 Jan 2018

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • An urgent response to the political realities of contemporary Britain, this bracing drama from celebrated filmmaker Ken Loach takes a hard look at bureaucratic injustice and ineptitude through the eyes of an unassuming working-class hero.

    Added 10/16/2017
    I, Daniel Blake (Criterion DVD)

    16 Jan 2018

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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

    Added 10/16/2017
    The Breakfast Club (Criterion DVD)

    2 Jan 2018

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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

    Added 10/16/2017
    The Breakfast Club (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    2 Jan 2018

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In this tale of a perky, overachieving student running for high-school president, Alexander Payne distills his closely observed take on deeply flawed humanity to its bitter but stealthily sympathetic essence.

    Added 09/16/2017
    Election (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    12 Dec 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In this tale of a perky, overachieving student running for high-school president, Alexander Payne distills his closely observed take on deeply flawed humanity to its bitter but stealthily sympathetic essence.

    Added 09/16/2017
    Election (Criterion DVD)

    12 Dec 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 08/16/2017
    Jabberwocky (Criterion DVD)

    21 Nov 2017

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 08/16/2017
    Desert Hearts (Criterion DVD)

    14 Nov 2017

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 08/16/2017
    The Philadelphia Story (Criterion DVD)

    7 Nov 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 07/18/2017
    Personal Shopper (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    24 Oct 2017

    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 07/18/2017
    Personal Shopper (Criterion DVD)

    24 Oct 2017

    DVD

    1 Disc

    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 07/18/2017
    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (Criterion DVD)

    17 Oct 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    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 07/18/2017
    Barry Lyndon (Criterion DVD)

    17 Oct 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    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 07/18/2017
    The Lure (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    10 Oct 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 07/18/2017
    The Lure (Criterion DVD)

    10 Oct 2017

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • A rare glimpse into the mind of one of cinema’s most enigmatic visionaries, David Lynch: The Art Life offers an absorbing portrait of the artist, as well as an intimate encounter with the man himself.

    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

  • 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 06/16/2017
    The Piano Teacher (Criterion DVD)

    26 Sep 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 Blu-Ray)

    19 Sep 2017

    Blu-Ray

    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

  • 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 05/16/2017
    Sid & Nancy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    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)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • With astonishing location and claustrophobic interior photography by Eugene Schüfftan, an opening-title sequence by the inimitable Saul Bass, and a rhythmic score by Aaron Copland, Jack Garfein’s film is a masterwork of independent cinema.

    Added 03/15/2017
    Something Wild (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • With its parade of oddball characters, quotable, Oscar-nominated script, and eclectic soundtrack of vintage obscurities, Ghost World is one of the twenty-first century’s most fiercely beloved comedies.

    Added 02/16/2017
    Ghost World (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Searing and sensitive, this Palme d’Or–winning drama is a unique depiction of the refugee experience as a continuous crisis of identity.

    Added 02/16/2017
    Dheepan (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Searing and sensitive, this Palme d’Or–winning drama is a unique depiction of the refugee experience as a continuous crisis of identity.

    Added 02/16/2017
    Dheepan (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • In this deeply personal tale of estrangement and reconciliation between two rebellious brothers, set in a dreamlike and timeless Tulsa, Francis Ford Coppola gives mythic dimensions to intimate, painful emotions.

    Added 01/17/2017
    Rumble Fish (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • George Stevens’s Woman of the Year, conceived to build on the smashing comeback Katharine Hepburn had made in The Philadelphia Story, is a dazzling, funny, and rueful observation of what it takes for men and women to get along—both in the workplace and outside of it.

    Added 01/17/2017
    Woman of the Year (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • This revelatory documentary is one of the most beloved music documentaries of the 1990s, and an infectious ode to a neglected corner of Cuba’s prerevolutionary heritage.

    Added 01/17/2017
    Buena Vista Social Club (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 12/15/2016
    Blow-Up (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • One of Mexico’s most highly regarded works of political cinema, Canoa: A Shameful Memory is a daring commentary on ideological manipulation, religious fanaticism, and mass violence, as well as a visceral expression of horror.

    Added 12/15/2016
    Canoa: A Shameful Memory (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Andrew Haigh carries the tradition of British realist cinema to artful new heights in this exquisitely calibrated film, which features Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay as an English couple on the eve of an anniversary celebration.

    Added 12/15/2016
    45 Years (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 11/15/2016
    The Before Trilogy (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    3 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 11/15/2016
    Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Travelogue, memoir, and outrageous cinematic spectacle converge in this kaleidoscopic valentine to the Eternal City, composed by one of its most iconic inhabitants.

    Added 09/16/2016
    Roma (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The tender and provocative Heart of a Dog continues Laurie Anderson’s five-decade career of imbuing the everyday with a sense of dreamlike wonder.

    Added 09/16/2016
    Heart of a Dog (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Shot in Super 16 mm and featuring a quartet of nuanced, understated performances, this comic and poignant drama, peppered with autobiographical elements, deftly captures the heartache and confusion of a fracturing family.

    Added 08/15/2016
    The Squid and the Whale (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 08/15/2016
    Punch-Drunk Love (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Unfolding in a series of eight mythic vignettes, this late work by Akira Kurosawa was inspired by the beloved director’s own nighttime visions, along with stories from Japanese folklore.

    Added 08/15/2016
    Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    5 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • Winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes in 1978, The Tree of Wooden Clogs is intimate in scale but epic in scope—a towering, heart-stirring work of humanist filmmaking.

    Added 07/16/2016
    The Tree of Wooden Clogs (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96