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  • 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 Blu-Ray)

    21 Nov 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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

  • Spanning fifty-three movies and forty-one editions of the Olympic Summer and Winter Games, this one-of-a-kind collection assembles, for the first time, a century’s worth of Olympic films.

    Added 08/10/2017
    100 Years of Olympic Films: 1912–2012 (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    5 Dec 2017

    Blu-Ray

    32 Discs

    SRP: $399.95

    Criterion Store price:$319.96

  • 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 Blu-Ray)

    17 Oct 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 07/18/2017
    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 Blu-Ray)

    17 Oct 2017

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 Blu-Ray)

    26 Sep 2017

    Blu-Ray

    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 Blu-Ray)

    26 Sep 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    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 06/16/2017
    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

  • From 1963 to 1966, Murray Lerner visited the annual Newport Folk Festival to document a thriving, idealistic musical movement as it reached its peak as a popular phenomenon.

    Added 06/16/2017
    Festival (Criterion DVD)

    12 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)

    22 Aug 2017

    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)

    22 Aug 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • A slow-burning depiction of economic degradation in Thatcher’s England, Mike Leigh’s Meantime was the culmination of the writer-director’s pioneering work in television.

    Added 05/16/2017
    Meantime (Criterion DVD)

    15 Aug 2017

    DVD

    1 Disc

    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)

    8 Aug 2017

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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

    Added 04/17/2017
    Stalker (Criterion DVD)

    18 Jul 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 04/17/2017
    L’argent (Criterion DVD)

    11 Jul 2017

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • With his third feature film, Alfred Hitchcock took a major step toward greatness and made what he would come to consider his true directorial debut.

    Added 03/15/2017
    The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (Criterion DVD)

    27 Jun 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 03/15/2017
    They Live by Night (Criterion DVD)

    13 Jun 2017

    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

  • 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 02/16/2017
    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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  • 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)

    30 May 2017

    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)

    23 May 2017

    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)

    23 May 2017

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Gloriously cinematic despite its tiny budget, Orson Welles’s Othello is a testament to the filmmaker’s stubborn willingness to pursue his vision to the ends of the earth.

    Added 02/16/2017
    Othello (Criterion DVD)

    10 Oct 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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)

    25 Apr 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • The sweet, sexy, and surreal Tampopo is a lavishly inclusive paean to the sensual joys of nourishment, and one of the most mouthwatering examples of food on film ever made.

    Added 01/17/2017
    Tampopo (Criterion DVD)

    25 Apr 2017

    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)

    18 Apr 2017

    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)

    18 Apr 2017

    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 Blu-Ray)

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

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • This satire, both deeply melancholy and hilarious, is the culmination of Hal Ashby’s remarkable string of films in the 1970s, and a carefully modulated examination of the ideals, anxieties, and media-fueled delusions that shaped American culture during that decade.

    Added 12/15/2016
    Being There (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    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 12/15/2016
    Multiple Maniacs (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    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

  • 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 DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 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

  • A work that combines documentary, autobiography, and ethical inquiry, Cameraperson is a moving glimpse into one filmmaker’s personal journey and a thoughtful examination of what it means to train a camera on the world.

    Added 11/15/2016
    Cameraperson (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 10/15/2016
    Black Girl (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • One of the fastest, funniest, and most quotable films ever made, His Girl Friday is an immortal mix of hard-boiled newsroom setting with remarriage comedy.

    Added 10/15/2016
    His Girl Friday (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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