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  • Orson Welles’s first color film and final completed fictional feature, The Immortal Story is a moving and wistful adaptation of a tale by Isak Dinesen.

    Added 05/16/2016
    The Immortal Story (Criterion DVD)

    30 Aug 2016

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • The crowning achievement of Orson Welles’s extraordinary film career, Chimes at Midnight was the culmination of the filmmaker’s lifelong obsession with Shakespeare’s ultimate rapscallion, Sir John Falstaff.

    Added 05/16/2016
    Chimes at Midnight (Criterion DVD)

    30 Aug 2016

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • With its unapologetic identification with social outcasts and its sensitive, modern approach to matters of sexuality and race, Richardson’s classic is a still startling benchmark work of realism.

    Added 05/16/2016
    A Taste of Honey (Criterion DVD)

    23 Aug 2016

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Intimate and artful, this lovingly assembled portrait, narrated by actor Alicia Vikander, provides luminous insight into the life and career of an undiminished legend.

    Added 05/16/2016
    Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    16 Aug 2016

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Intimate and artful, this lovingly assembled portrait, narrated by actor Alicia Vikander, provides luminous insight into the life and career of an undiminished legend.

    Added 05/16/2016
    Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words (Criterion DVD)

    16 Aug 2016

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • This unorthodox dream western by Robert Altman may be the most radically beautiful film to come out of the New American Cinema that transformed Hollywood in the early 1970s.

    Added 05/16/2016
    McCabe & Mrs. Miller (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    9 Aug 2016

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This unorthodox dream western by Robert Altman may be the most radically beautiful film to come out of the New American Cinema that transformed Hollywood in the early 1970s.

    Added 05/16/2016
    McCabe & Mrs. Miller (Criterion DVD)

    9 Aug 2016

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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)

    26 Jul 2016

    Blu-Ray

    3 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

  • 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 DVD)

    26 Jul 2016

    DVD

    4 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • At once a wuxia film, the tale of a spiritual quest, and a study in human nature, A Touch of Zen is an unparalleled work in Hu’s formidable career and an epic of the highest order.

    Added 04/18/2016
    A Touch of Zen (Criterion DVD)

    19 Jul 2016

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Alain Resnais’s Muriel, or The Time of Return, the director’s follow-up to Last Year at Marienbad, is as radical a reflection on the nature of time and memory as its predecessor.

    Added 04/18/2016
    Muriel, or The Time of Return (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    19 Jul 2016

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Fueled by elaborate stunt work and the laconic, naturalistic charms of its two stars, The In-Laws deserves its status as a madcap classic—and has continued to draw ardent fans in the years since its release.

    Added 04/18/2016
    The In-Laws (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    5 Jul 2016

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Fueled by elaborate stunt work and the laconic, naturalistic charms of its two stars, The In-Laws deserves its status as a madcap classic—and has continued to draw ardent fans in the years since its release.

    Added 04/18/2016
    The In-Laws (Criterion DVD)

    5 Jul 2016

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • This multilayered, immensely entertaining drama from the great contemporary French director Olivier Assayas is a singular look at the intersection of high art and popular culture.

    Added 03/16/2016
    Clouds of Sils Maria (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    28 Jun 2016

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This multilayered, immensely entertaining drama from the great contemporary French director Olivier Assayas is a singular look at the intersection of high art and popular culture.

    Added 03/16/2016
    Clouds of Sils Maria (Criterion DVD)

    28 Jun 2016

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 03/16/2016
    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

  • 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 03/16/2016
    Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Criterion DVD)

    28 Jun 2016

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Nothing else has ever looked or felt like director René Laloux’s animated marvel Fantastic Planet, a politically minded and visually inventive work of science fiction.

    Added 03/16/2016
    Fantastic Planet (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    21 Jun 2016

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Nothing else has ever looked or felt like director René Laloux’s animated marvel Fantastic Planet, a politically minded and visually inventive work of science fiction.

    Added 03/16/2016
    Fantastic Planet (Criterion DVD)

    21 Jun 2016

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • A sophisticated supernatural Hollywood comedy whose influence continues to be felt, Here Comes Mr. Jordan stars the eminently versatile Robert Montgomery as a working-class boxer and amateur aviator whose plane crashes in a freak accident.

    Added 03/16/2016
    Here Comes Mr. Jordan (Criterion DVD)

    14 Jun 2016

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Jean Renoir’s ruthless love triangle tale, his second sound film, is a true precursor to his brilliantly bitter The Rules of the Game, displaying all of the filmmaker’s visual genius and fully imbued with his profound sense of humanity.

    Added 03/16/2016
    La chienne (Criterion DVD)

    14 Jun 2016

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • This major early achievement by Michelangelo Antonioni bears the first signs of the cinema-changing style for which he would soon be world-famous.

    Added 03/16/2016
    Le amiche (Criterion DVD)

    7 Jun 2016

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 02/16/2016
    Wim Wenders: The Road Trilogy (Criterion DVD)

    31 May 2016

    DVD Box Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • A Hollywood studio executive with a shaky moral compass (Tim Robbins) finds himself caught up in a criminal situation that would be right at home in one of his movie projects, in this biting industry satire from Robert Altman.

    Added 02/16/2016
    The Player (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    24 May 2016

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A Hollywood studio executive with a shaky moral compass (Tim Robbins) finds himself caught up in a criminal situation that would be right at home in one of his movie projects, in this biting industry satire from Robert Altman.

    Added 02/16/2016
    The Player (Criterion DVD)

    24 May 2016

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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

    Added 02/16/2016
    The Naked Island (Criterion DVD)

    17 May 2016

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 02/16/2016
    In a Lonely Place (Criterion DVD)

    10 May 2016

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • After surviving Auschwitz, a former cabaret singer (Nina Hoss, in a dazzling, multilayered performance) has her disfigured face reconstructed and returns to her war-ravaged hometown to seek out her gentile husband, who may or may not have betrayed her to the Nazis.

    Added 01/15/2016
    Phoenix (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    26 Apr 2016

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • After surviving Auschwitz, a former cabaret singer (Nina Hoss, in a dazzling, multilayered performance) has her disfigured face reconstructed and returns to her war-ravaged hometown to seek out her gentile husband, who may or may not have betrayed her to the Nazis.

    Added 01/15/2016
    Phoenix (Criterion DVD)

    26 Apr 2016

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Seeking to invigorate the American documentary format, which he felt was rote and uninspired, Robert Drew brought the style and vibrancy he had fostered as a Life magazine correspondent to filmmaking in the late fifties.

    Added 01/15/2016
    The Kennedy Films of Robert Drew & Associates (Criterion DVD)

    26 Apr 2016

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Over the course of the 1990s, writer-director Whit Stillman made a trilogy of films about the acid tongues and broken hearts of some haplessly erudite young Americans in New York and abroad.

    Added 01/15/2016
    A Whit Stillman Trilogy: Metropolitan, Barcelona, The Last Days of Disco (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    19 Apr 2016

    Blu-Ray Box Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

  • Set during the eighties, Barcelona explores topics both heady and hilarious while remaining a constantly witty delight, featuring a sharp young cast that includes Taylor Nichols, Chris Eigeman, and Mira Sorvino.

    Added 01/15/2016
    Barcelona (Criterion DVD)

    19 Apr 2016

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Electrified by crackling dialogue and visual craftsmanship of the great Howard Hawks, Only Angels Have Wings stars Jean Arthur as a traveling entertainer who gets more than she bargained for during a stopover in a South American port town.

    Added 01/15/2016
    Only Angels Have Wings (Criterion DVD)

    12 Apr 2016

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • A Poem Is a Naked Person is a work of rough beauty that serves as testament to Les Blank’s cinematic daring and Leon Russell’s immense musical talents.

    Added 12/17/2015
    A Poem Is a Naked Person (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    29 Mar 2016

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A Poem Is a Naked Person is a work of rough beauty that serves as testament to Les Blank’s cinematic daring and Leon Russell’s immense musical talents.

    Added 12/17/2015
    A Poem Is a Naked Person (Criterion DVD)

    29 Mar 2016

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Among the most praised and sought-after titles in all contemporary film, this singular masterpiece of Taiwanese cinema, directed by Edward Yang, finally comes to home video in the United States.

    Added 12/17/2015
    A Brighter Summer Day (Criterion DVD)

    22 Mar 2016

    DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • The rare film that takes aim at the frenzy of the McCarthy era while also being suffused with its Cold War paranoia, The Manchurian Candidate remains potent, shocking American moviemaking.

    Added 12/17/2015
    The Manchurian Candidate (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    15 Mar 2016

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The rare film that takes aim at the frenzy of the McCarthy era while also being suffused with its Cold War paranoia, The Manchurian Candidate remains potent, shocking American moviemaking.

    Added 12/17/2015
    The Manchurian Candidate (Criterion DVD)

    15 Mar 2016

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Suffused with a lingering post–World War II disillusionment while also evincing the playfulness and fascination with theatrical performance and conspiracy that would become hallmarks for the director, Paris Belongs to Us marked the provocative start to a brilliant directorial career.

    Added 12/17/2015
    Paris Belongs to Us (Criterion DVD)

    8 Mar 2016

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Suffused with a lingering post–World War II disillusionment while also evincing the playfulness and fascination with theatrical performance and conspiracy that would become hallmarks for the director, Paris Belongs to Us marked the provocative start to a brilliant directorial career.

    Added 12/17/2015
    Paris Belongs to Us (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    8 Mar 2016

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • One of the most beloved American films of all time, The Graduate earned Mike Nichols a best director Oscar, brought the music of Simon & Garfunkel to a wider audience, and introduced the world to a young actor named Dustin Hoffman.

    Added 11/16/2015
    The Graduate (Criterion DVD)

    23 Feb 2016

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • The visionary chroniclers of eccentric Americana Joel and Ethan Coen present one of their greatest creations in Llewyn Davis, a singer barely eking out a living on the peripheries of the flourishing Greenwich Village folk scene of the early sixties.

    Added 10/16/2015
    Inside Llewyn Davis (Criterion DVD)

    19 Jan 2016

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Wim Wenders pays loving homage to rough-and-tumble Hollywood film noir with The American Friend, a loose adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel Ripley’s Game.

    Added 10/16/2015
    The American Friend (Criterion DVD)

    12 Jan 2016

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • A young woman (Meiko Kaji), trained from childhood as an assassin and hell-bent on revenge for the murders of her father and brother and the rape of her mother, hacks and slashes her way to gory satisfaction.

    Added 10/16/2015
    The Complete Lady Snowblood (Criterion DVD)

    5 Jan 2016

    DVD Box Set

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • The world-famous artist Takashi Murakami made his directorial debut with Jellyfish Eyes, taking his boundless imagination to the screen in a tale of friendship and loyalty that also addresses humanity’s propensity for destruction.

    Added 09/16/2015
    Jellyfish Eyes (Criterion DVD)

    8 Dec 2015

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $19.95

    Criterion Store price:$15.96

  • Bob Dylan is captured on-screen as he never would be again in this groundbreaking film from D. A. Pennebaker.

    Added 08/17/2015
    Dont Look Back (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Truman Capote’s best seller, a breakthrough narrative account of real-life crime and punishment, became an equally chilling film in the hands of writer-director Richard Brooks.

    Added 08/17/2015
    In Cold Blood (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • One of the world’s most influential and provocative filmmakers, the Oscar–winning Austrian director Michael Haneke diagnoses the social maladies of contemporary Europe with devastating precision and artistry.

    Added 08/17/2015
    Code Unknown (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 07/15/2015
    Mulholland Dr. (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • With its combination of psychological and body horror, The Brood laid the groundwork for many of the director’s films to come, but it stands on its own as a personal, singularly scary vision.

    Added 07/15/2015
    The Brood (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • After more than a decade of sober political dramas and socially minded period pieces, the great Japanese director Masaki Kobayashi shifted gears dramatically for this rapturously stylized quartet of ghost stories.

    Added 07/15/2015
    Kwaidan (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In this adaptation of William S. Burroughs’s hallucinatory, once-thought-unfilmable novel Naked Lunch, directed by David Cronenberg, a part-time exterminator and full-time drug addict named Bill Lee (Peter Weller) plunges into the nightmarish Interzone.

    Added 06/29/2015
    Naked Lunch (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Oscar winner Marion Cotillard received another nomination for her searing, deeply felt performance as a working-class woman desperate to hold on to her factory job, in this gripping film from master Belgian directors Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.

    Added 05/18/2015
    Two Days, One Night (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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

    Added 05/18/2015
    Dressed to Kill (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • A quintessential cult film of the 1980s, Alex Cox’s singular sci-fi comedy stars the always captivating Harry Dean Stanton as a weathered repo man in a desolate Los Angeles, and Emilio Estevez as the nihilistic middle-class punk he takes under his wing.

    Added 05/18/2015
    Repo Man (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A fairy tale grounded in poignant reality, the magnificent, Manhattan-set The Fisher King, by Terry Gilliam, features Jeff Bridges and Robin Williams in two of their most brilliant roles.

    Added 05/11/2015
    The Fisher King (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • An island off the New England coast, summer of 1965. Two twelve-year-olds, Sam and Suzy, fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness.

    Added 04/15/2015
    Moonrise Kingdom (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • A wild horse saves a young boy’s life after a terrifying shipwreck and the two become unlikely friends in Carroll Ballard’s cinematic tour de force, adapted from Walter Farley’s classic children’s novel.

    Added 04/15/2015
    The Black Stallion (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Brought pristinely to the screen by Jonathan Demme, this compellingly abstract reimagining of Henrik Ibsen’s Bygmester Solness features Shawn (who also wrote the adaptation) as a visionary but tyrannical middle-aged architect haunted by figures from his past,

    Added 03/16/2015
    A Master Builder (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Costa-Gavras puts the United States’ involvement in Latin American politics under the microscope in this arresting thriller.

    Added 02/17/2015
    State of Siege (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96