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  • 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 01/23/2018
    Dead Man (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    24 Apr 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 01/23/2018
    Women in Love (Criterion DVD)

    27 Mar 2018

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

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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)

    Blu-Ray

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    SRP: $39.95

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    ScorpioVelvet: “Breathtaking...”

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

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

  • 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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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • 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

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  • 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)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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  • 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.

    Added 10/20/2017
    Every Man for Himself (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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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.

    Added 10/20/2017
    Multiple Maniacs (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.

    Added 10/20/2017
    Marketa Lazarová (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

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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.

    Added 10/20/2017
    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.

    Added 10/20/2017
    Le Corbeau (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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    ScorpioVelvet: “Saw that Wheatley likes this film.”

    Added 10/20/2017
    The Horse’s Mouth (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • This sensual and striking chronicle of a disappearance and its aftermath put director Peter Weir on the map and helped usher in a new era of Australian cinema.

    Added 10/18/2017
    Picnic at Hanging Rock (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • Marlon Brando gives the performance of his career as the tough prizefighter-turned-longshoreman Terry Malloy in this masterpiece of urban poetry.

    Added 10/17/2017
    On the Waterfront (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$35.96

  • Following Jack Nicholson’s breakout supporting turn in Easy Rider, director Bob Rafelson devised a powerful leading role for the new star in the searing character study Fve Easy Pieces.

    Added 10/17/2017
    Five Easy Pieces (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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  • An Academy Award–winning dark fable set five years after the end of the Spanish Civil War, Pan’s Labyrinth encapsulates the rich visual style and genre-defying craft of Guillermo del Toro.

    Added 10/17/2017
    Pan’s Labyrinth (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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    ScorpioVelvet: “Fun, fun & cool, cool from Cox! His best & wild work to date at his time, we hardly make films like this anymore.”

    Added 10/16/2017
    Repo Man (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Winner of both the Academy Award for best foreign-language film and the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, Marcel Camus’ Black Orpheus (Orfeu negro) brings the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice to the twentieth-century madness of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.

    Added 10/16/2017
    Black Orpheus (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

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    ScorpioVelvet: “The most moving film I've ever seen from De Sica. It's a really powerful story of one man's struggle to get what he needs in life. Sad but great.”

    Added 10/16/2017
    Umberto D. (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Adapting Ed McBain’s detective novel King’s Ransom, Kurosawa moves effortlessly from compelling race-against-time thriller to exacting social commentary, creating a diabolical treatise on contemporary Japanese society.

    Added 10/16/2017
    High and Low (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    SRP: $39.95

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    ScorpioVelvet: “A nice film for everyone by Kar-Wai.”

    Added 10/16/2017
    In the Mood for Love (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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    ScorpioVelvet: “One of Kurosawa's greatest - mysteries unfold.”

    Added 10/16/2017
    Rashomon (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Seeking a Pulitzer Prize, reporter Johnny Barrett (Peter Breck) has himself committed to a mental hospital to investigate a murder. As he closes in on the killer, insanity closes in on him. Sam Fuller’s Shock Corridor masterfully charts the uneasy terrain between sanity and madness.

    Added 10/16/2017
    Shock Corridor (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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  • Jean Renoir’s antiwar masterpiece Grand Illusion, hailed as one of the greatest films ever made, stars Jean Gabin and Pierre Fresnay as French soldiers held in a World War I German prison camp.

    Added 10/16/2017
    Grand Illusion (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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    ScorpioVelvet: “Buñuel + Deneuve + sexy surrealism = an all-time classic. One of their very best films together.”

    Added 10/07/2017
    Belle de jour (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    ScorpioVelvet: “Remember The Baader Meinhof Complex? This film took place during the incident. Pretty much well their masterpiece along with THE TIN DRUM.”

    Added 10/06/2017
    The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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    ScorpioVelvet: “The '60s for Antonioni was never the same when he made this along with some others at that time, one of his great masterpieces.”

    Added 10/06/2017
    L’avventura (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    ScorpioVelvet: “Kaufman's masterpiece. Long and sexy, Olin & Binoche both fell in love with Day-Lewis.”

    Added 10/02/2017
    The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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    ScorpioVelvet: “Very impressive & moving debut back then.”

    Added 10/01/2017
    Hiroshima mon amour (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    ScorpioVelvet: “My favorite adaptation of the classic fairy tale. Very magical how Cocteau crafted this, still got me to know his works more as well love them :)”

    Added 09/30/2017
    Beauty and the Beast (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.99

    Out of Print
  • Ingmar Bergman intended Fanny and Alexander as his swan song, and it is the legendary director’s warmest and most autobiographical film, a four-time Academy Award–winning triumph that combines his trademark melancholy and emotional intensity with immense joy and sensuality.

    Added 09/30/2017
    Fanny and Alexander Box Set (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $59.95

    Criterion Store price:$47.96

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    ScorpioVelvet: “Masterfully chilling.”

    Added 09/29/2017
    Eyes Without a Face (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • It’s 1968, and the whole world is watching. With the U.S. in social upheaval, famed cinematographer Haskell Wexler decided to make a film about what the hell was going on. Medium Cool, his debut feature, plunges us into the moment.

    Added 09/29/2017
    Medium Cool (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Dissatisfied in marriage and life, Ferdinand (Jean-Paul Belmondo) takes to the road with the babysitter, his ex-lover Marianne Renoir (Anna Karina), and leaves the bourgeoisie behind in Pierrot le fou, one of the high points of the French New Wave.

    Added 09/29/2017
    Pierrot le fou (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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    ScorpioVelvet: “Kubrick's beautiful masterpiece - am happy to see more in the collection now. :)”

    Added 07/17/2017
    Barry Lyndon (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    17 Oct 2017

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    ScorpioVelvet: “Antonioni's first English film made the swinging sixties exactly as it was before Flower Power. Good mystery with style and Hemmings. Iconic for life!”

    Added 05/01/2017
    Blow-Up (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    ScorpioVelvet: “Pickpocket without pickpocket - Bresson's brilliant swansong arriving in with Criterion finally. I no longer need my VHS copy for this release.”

    Added 04/30/2017
    L’argent (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    ScorpioVelvet: “So thrilled to see more Tarkovsky's other sci-fi masterwork in the collection at last. Think of watching it with both Solaris & The Mirror, too.”

    Added 04/30/2017
    Stalker (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • An intensely felt film that is one of Bergman’s most striking formal experiments, Cries and Whispers (which won an Oscar for the extraordinary color photography of Sven Nykvist) is a powerful depiction of human behavior in the face of death.

    Added 09/21/2016
    Cries and Whispers (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    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 09/15/2016
    Roma (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    ScorpioVelvet: “PTA's underrated bittersweet love story - just too surprised Criterion decided to have in one of PTA's works at last. :)”

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

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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

    Added 06/28/2016
    Rosemary’s Baby (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This genuinely frightening, exquisitely made supernatural gothic stars Deborah Kerr as an emotionally fragile governess who comes to suspect that there is something very, very wrong with her precocious new charges.

    Added 06/19/2016
    The Innocents (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    SRP: $39.95

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    ScorpioVelvet: “While I loved the remake, the original remains an all-time classic in its genre as well that introduced "werecats" and Simon was quite gorgeous.”

    Added 06/16/2016
    Cat People (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

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    ScorpioVelvet: “Kieslowski's crowning achievement finally arriving to Criterion - so going for that! My most favorite of his entire filmography next to Three Colors.”

    Added 06/16/2016
    Dekalog (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    5 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

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    ScorpioVelvet: “This always had a special place in my heart - Lynch's debut is darkly fascinating & brilliantly-crafted. The best midnight movie in my opinion still.”

    Added 06/15/2016
    Eraserhead (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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    ScorpioVelvet: “The Duke and Hawks both really made it big.”

    Added 06/15/2016
    Red River (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    SRP: $49.95

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    ScorpioVelvet: “WOMAN IN THE DUNES is the colossal highlight in this collection. PITFALL is also interesting to watch, same with THE FACE OF ANOTHER (but okay).”

    Added 06/15/2016
    Three Films by Hiroshi Teshigahara (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

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    ScorpioVelvet: “Another masterwork from Malick - thrilled to see this beauty coming to Criterion. Beautiful filmmaking & brilliant storytelling, forget Disney's take.”

    Added 04/18/2016
    The New World (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    3 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

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    ScorpioVelvet: “One of the funniest & most-quotable films finally coming to Criterion, now that is worth getting! Kubrick should have done another comedy afterwords.”

    Added 04/10/2016
    Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 02/26/2016
    The Player (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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    ScorpioVelvet: “An all-American cult classic.”

    Added 02/26/2016
    Easy Rider (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    ScorpioVelvet: “Renoir's greatest film about the tragicomedy of errors.”

    Added 01/29/2016
    The Rules of the Game (Criterion DVD)

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    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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    ScorpioVelvet: “Anderson hits the trail across India with comical performances from a little big cast, signature quirky filmmaking style, and a cool soundtrack.”

    Added 11/27/2015
    The Darjeeling Limited (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 11/20/2015
    The Graduate (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96