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    ScorpioVelvet: “One of the greatest of all horror films.... Too surprised to see Criterion decided to add it in their collection.”

    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

  • Over the past four decades, Belgian director Chantal Akerman has created one of cinema’s most distinctive bodies of work—formally daring, often autobiographical films about people and places, time and space.

    Added 10/30/2017
    Eclipse Series 19:  Chantal Akerman  in the Seventies (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $44.95

    Criterion Store price:$35.96

  • With a radical take on narrative, disturbing yet beautiful cinematography, and a highly sophisticated use of on- and offscreen sound, Martel turns her tale of a decaying bourgeois family, whiling away the hours of one sweaty, sticky summer, into a cinematic marvel.

    Added 10/24/2017
    La Ciénaga (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Based on the classic Émile Zola novel, Jean Renoir’s La bête humaine, a suspenseful journey into the tormented psyche of a workingman, was one of the director’s greatest popular successes—and earned star Jean Gabin a permanent place in the hearts of his countrymen.

    Added 10/22/2017
    La bête humaine (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Poetic realism reached sublime heights with Children of Paradise, widely considered one of the greatest French films of all time.

    Added 10/20/2017
    Children of Paradise (Criterion DVD)

    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 10/20/2017
    Tampopo (Criterion DVD)

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    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 10/20/2017
    Muriel, or The Time of Return (Criterion DVD)

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    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 10/20/2017
    Only Angels Have Wings (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Jacques Becker lovingly evokes the belle epoque Parisian demimonde in this classic tale of doomed romance. When gangster’s moll Marie (Simone Signoret) falls for reformed criminal Manda (Serge Reggiani), their passion incites an underworld rivalry that leads inexorably to treachery and tragedy.

    Added 10/20/2017
    Casque d’or (Criterion DVD)

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    ScorpioVelvet: “Breathtaking...”

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    The Qatsi Trilogy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

  • Four years after Breathless, Jean-Luc Godard reimagined the gangster film even more radically with Band of Outsiders. In it, two restless young men (Sami Frey and Claude Brasseur) enlist the object of both of their fancies (Anna Karina) to help them commit a robbery—in her own home.

    Added 10/20/2017
    Band of Outsiders (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • With Masculin féminin, ruthless stylist and iconoclast Jean-Luc Godard introduces the world to “the children of Marx and Coca-Cola,” through a gang of restless youths engaged in hopeless love affairs with music, revolution, and each other.

    Added 10/20/2017
    Masculin féminin (Criterion DVD)

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  • In these four lacerating works of social consciousness—two prewar, two postwar—Mizoguchi introduces an array of compelling female protagonists, crushed or resilient, who are forced by their conditions and culture into compromising positions.

    Added 10/20/2017
    Eclipse Series 13:  Kenji Mizoguchi’s Fallen Women (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $59.95

    Criterion Store price:$47.96

  • Near the end of his long and celebrated career, master filmmaker Jean Renoir indulged his lifelong obsession with life-as-theater and directed three majestic films infatuated with the past, love, and artifice.

    Added 10/20/2017
    Stage and Spectacle: Three Films by Jean Renoir (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

  • Maverick filmmaker Paul Morrissey’s Flesh for Frankenstein reevaluates the horror film, infusing it with satiric wit and sexuality. Morrissey’s tale of the mad Baron Frankenstein and his perverse creative urges was heavily edited upon initial release; this is the restored director’s cut.

    Added 10/20/2017
    Flesh for Frankenstein (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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    SRP: $39.95

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  • Claude Jutra’s evocative portrait of a boy’s coming of age in wintry 1940s rural Quebec has been consistently cited by critics and scholars as the greatest Canadian film of all time.

    Added 10/20/2017
    Mon oncle Antoine (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Two decades after its original negatives were burned in a fire, Satyajit Ray’s breathtaking milestone of world cinema rises from the ashes in a meticulously reconstructed new restoration.

    Added 10/20/2017
    The Apu Trilogy (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • 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 10/20/2017
    The Immortal Story (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 10/20/2017
    The Tree of Wooden Clogs (Criterion DVD)

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    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Criterion is proud to present these Dreyer masterpieces on DVD for the first time, with brand new digital transfers. Each is an intense exploration of the clash between individual desire and social expectations, with Dreyer’s famously perfectionist attention to detail shining throughout.

    Added 10/20/2017
    Carl Theodor Dreyer  Box Set (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

  • 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 10/20/2017
    Paris Belongs to Us (Criterion DVD)

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  • The provocative Italian filmmaker Elio Petri’s most internationally acclaimed work is this Kafkaesque tale of a Roman police inspector (a commanding Gian Maria Volonté) investigating a heinous crime—which he himself committed.

    Added 10/20/2017
    Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • Deep within the woods and canyons of California, four teenagers happen upon an ancient book containing the secrets of a strange, malevolent world that coexists with that of mankind. This $6,500-budget wonder from Dennis Muren is an homage to the creature features of yore.

    Added 10/20/2017
    Equinox (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • One of the first French films to address the issue of collaboration during the German occupation, Louis Malle’s brave and controversial Lacombe, Lucien traces a young peasant’s journey from potential Resistance member to Gestapo recruit.

    Added 10/20/2017
    Lacombe, Lucien (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • One of the finest British films ever made, this benchmark of “kitchen-sink realism” follows the self-defeating professional and romantic pursuits of a miner turned rugby player eking out an existence in drab Yorkshire, played by an astonishing Richard Harris.

    Added 10/20/2017
    This Sporting Life (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In this cool, seductive jewel of the Japanese New Wave, a yakuza, fresh out of prison, becomes entangled with a beautiful and enigmatic gambling addict; what at first seems a redemptive relationship ends up leading him further down the criminal path.

    Added 10/20/2017
    Pale Flower (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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

    Added 10/20/2017
    Chimes at Midnight (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A work of memory and imagination, the film burrows into what the filmmaker calls “the heart of the heart” of the continent, conjuring a city as delightful as it is fearsome, populated by sleepwalkers and hockey aficionados.

    Added 10/20/2017
    My Winnipeg (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • This heartrending masterpiece by Kenji Mizoguchi about the give-and-take between life and art marked the first full realization of the hypnotic long takes and eloquent camera movements that would come to define the director’s films.

    Added 10/20/2017
    The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, a concentration camp survivor (Charlotte Rampling) discovers her former torturer and lover (Dirk Bogarde) working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna.

    Added 10/20/2017
    The Night Porter (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Mathieu Kassovitz took the film world by storm with La haine, a gritty, unsettling, and visually explosive look at the racial and cultural volatility in modern-day France, specifically the low-income banlieue districts on Paris’s outskirts.

    Added 10/20/2017
    La haine (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Set amid the tumult of World War II, yet with a rhythm as delicate as a lullaby, Powell and Pressburger’s classic follows three modern-day incarnations of Chaucer’s pilgrims waylaid in the English countryside en route to the mythical town of Canterbury and forced to solve a bizarre village crime.

    Added 10/20/2017
    A Canterbury Tale (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A scientist’s thoughts materialize as an army of invisible brain-shaped monsters (complete with spinal-cord tails!) who terrorize an American military base in this nightmarish chiller, directed by Arthur Crabtree.

    Added 10/20/2017
    Fiend Without a Face (Criterion DVD)

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    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 10/20/2017
    Canoa: A Shameful Memory (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Amid the decaying elegance of cold-war Vienna, psychoanalyst Dr. Alex Linden (Art Garfunkel) becomes mired in an erotically charged affair with the elusive Milena Flaherty (Theresa Russell) in Nicolas Roeg’s masterful, deeply disturbing foray into the dark world of sexual obsession.

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    Bad Timing (Criterion DVD)

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    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • A revelatory tug-of-war between subject and filmmaker, General Idi Amin Dada: A Self-Portrait is a landmark in the art of documentary and an appalling study of egotism in power.

    Added 10/20/2017
    General Idi Amin Dada: A Self-Portrait (Criterion DVD)

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    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.

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    A Brighter Summer Day (Criterion DVD)

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    3 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • In this pitch-black action comedy by Kihachi Okamoto, based on the same source novel as Akira Kurosawa’s Sanjuro, a pair of down-on-their-luck swordsmen arrive in a dusty, windblown town, where they become involved in a local clan dispute.

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    Kill! (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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

    Added 10/20/2017
    Rebecca (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • Barbara Stanwyck and Walter Huston are at their fierce finest in master Hollywood craftsman Anthony Mann’s crackling western melodrama The Furies, sophisticated in its view of frontier settlement and ablaze with searing domestic drama.

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    The Furies (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In the shady black markets and bombed-out hovels of post–World War II Tokyo, a band of prostitutes eke out an existence, maintaining tenuous friendships and a semblance of order. But when a renegade ex-soldier stumbles into their midst, lusts and loyalties clash, with tragic results.

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    Gate of Flesh (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • In Masahiro Shinoda’s striking adaptation of a Bunraku puppet play (featuring the music of famed composer Toru Takemitsu), a paper merchant sacrifices family, fortune, and ultimately life for his erotic obsession with a prostitute.

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    Double Suicide (Criterion DVD)

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    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Two unique versions of Maxim Gorky’s classic proletariat play, adapted by two of cinema’s greatest directors: Jean Renoir and Akira Kurosawa.

    Added 10/20/2017
    The Lower Depths (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • After a decade in the wilds of avant-garde and early video experimentation, Jean-Luc Godard returned to commercial cinema with this star-driven work of social commentary, while remaining defiantly intellectual and formally cutting-edge.

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    Every Man for Himself (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    SRP: $39.95

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  • A poet dreams of three women—a mechanical performing doll, a bejeweled siren, and the consumptive daughter of a famous composer—all of whom break his heart in different ways. Powell and Pressburger create a phantasmagoric marriage of cinema and opera in this one-of-a-kind classic.

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    The Tales of Hoffmann (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $39.95

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  • Lars von Trier’s stunning debut film, influenced equally by Hitchcock and science fiction, is the story of Fisher, an exiled ex-cop who returns to his old beat to catch a serial killer with a taste for young girls.

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    The Element of Crime (Criterion DVD)

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  • Robinson Crusoe on Mars tells the story of U.S. astronaut Commander “Kit” Draper (Paul Mantee), who must fight for survival when his spaceship crash-lands on the barren waste of Mars, a pet monkey his only companion.

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    Robinson Crusoe on Mars (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The true story of the death of Italy’s most wanted criminal and celebrated hero, Francesco Rosi’s groundbreaking political film is a startling exposé of Sicily and the tangled relations between its citizens, the Mafia, and government officials.

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    Salvatore Giuliano (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $39.95

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  • With An Angel at My Table, Academy Award–winning filmmaker Jane Campion brings to the screen the harrowing true-life story of Janet Frame, New Zealand’s most distinguished author. Angel beautifully captures the color and power of the New Zealand landscape.

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    An Angel at My Table (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A milestone of the Czech New Wave, Milos Forman’s first color film, The Firemen’s Ball (Horí, má panenko), is both a dazzling comedy and a provocative political satire that chronicles a firemen’s ball where nothing goes right.

    Added 10/20/2017
    The Firemen’s Ball (Criterion DVD)

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  • 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.

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    Multiple Maniacs (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A gripping thriller and a tragic drama of nearly Greek proportions, Revanche is the stunning, Oscar-nominated international breakthrough of Austrian filmmaker Götz Spielmann, a tense, existential, and surprising portrait of vengeance and redemption.

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    Revanche (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    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.

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    Marketa Lazarová (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • Genius provocateur Nagisa Oshima, an influential figure in the Japanese New Wave of the 1960s, made one of his most startling political statements with the compelling pitch-black satire Death by Hanging.

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    Death by Hanging (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    ScorpioVelvet: “Seeing the trailer for this made me wanna watch this because two reasons: it has killer (sexy) mermaids and unique pop musical numbers. ”

    Added 10/20/2017
    The Lure (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    10 Oct 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Fassbinder’s The Marriage of Maria Braun, Lola, and Veronika Voss—the BRD (Bundesrepublik Deutschland) Trilogy—would garner him the international acclaim he had always yearned for and place his name foremost in the canon of New German Cinema.

    Added 10/20/2017
    The BRD Trilogy (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

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  • This eerie excursion into the Gothic recesses of Guy Maddin’s mad, imaginary childhood is a silent, black-and-white comic science-fiction nightmare set in a lighthouse on grim Black Notch Island, where fictional protagonist Guy Maddin was raised by an ironfisted, puritanical mother.

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    Brand upon the Brain! (Criterion DVD)

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  • Atmospheric and gripping, Army of Shadows is Melville’s most personal film, featuring Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel, and the incomparable Simone Signoret as intrepid underground fighters who must grapple with their conception of honor in their battle against Hitler’s regime.

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    Army of Shadows (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • A mysterious writer of poison-pen letters plagues a French provincial town, unwittingly exposing the collective suspicion and rancor seething beneath the community’s calm surface.

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    Le Corbeau (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $29.95

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    ScorpioVelvet: “Saw that Wheatley likes this film.”

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    The Horse’s Mouth (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96