P_D_Green’s Collection (46)

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  • Naked Lunch (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Naked Lunch

    David Cronenberg

    P_D_Green: “I don't understand what's happening half the time in this film, but it was meant to be that way. Cronenberg's film is as confusing as it is entrancing”

    Blu-Ray Spine #220 Learn more »
  • Like Someone in Love (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Like Someone in Love

    Abbas Kiarostami

    P_D_Green: “"Like Someone in Love" is a double-edged sword. It can be terribly slow, but its subtle human subtexts can render someone tearful and emotional.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #708 Learn more »
  • Bitter Rice (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Bitter Rice

    Giuseppe De Santis

    P_D_Green: “"Bitter Rice" is a perfectly sufficient and, at times, amusing combination of Hollywood grandiosity and Italian neorealism. Worth a watch!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #792 Learn more »
  • Inside Llewyn Davis (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Inside Llewyn Davis

    Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

    P_D_Green: “The Coen brothers are proven masters of the cinematic arts and "Inside Llewyn Davis" is the continuation of their wondrous adventure in cinema. ”

    Blu-Ray Spine #794 Learn more »
  • Blood Simple (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Blood Simple

    Joel Coen

    P_D_Green: “An unsurprisingly well-constructed crime noir by the brilliant Coen brothers, "Blood Simple" is an intense and visually rich start for the brothers.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #834 Learn more »
  • Rebecca (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Rebecca

    Alfred Hitchcock

    P_D_Green: “A splendid Gothic romance story, "Rebecca" is likely one of the best movies of the forties with its thick atmosphere and intelligent direction.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #135 Learn more »
  • Certified Copy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Certified Copy

    Abbas Kiarostami

    P_D_Green: “Certified Copy is a fascinating journey into the realities of relationships, art, and human beings. A must see for fans of cinema.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #612 Learn more »
  • Videodrome (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Videodrome

    David Cronenberg

    P_D_Green: “Repulsive as much as it is mesmerizing, Videodrome is among the most unique of Cronenberg's creation and viewers are left all the better for it.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #248 Learn more »
  • Punch-Drunk Love (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Punch-Drunk Love

    Paul Thomas Anderson

    P_D_Green: “As is to be expected of Paul Thomas Anderson, Punch-Drunk Love is a fantastic film, exploring on the complexities of human emotion and mental illness.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #843 Learn more »
  • Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman

    P_D_Green: “Love samurai movies. It took me a while getting around to obtaining this collection, but I'm glad I finally did.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #679 Learn more »
  • Close-up (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Close-up

    Abbas Kiarostami

    P_D_Green: “A masterful analysis of filmmaking and society's interest with the medium, Close-up stands as a profound example of Kiarostami's movie-making talent.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #519 Learn more »
  • Eclipse Series 24:  The Actuality Dramas of Allan King (Eclipse DVD)

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    Eclipse Series 24: The Actuality Dramas of Allan King

    Allan King

    P_D_Green: “A surprisingly well-crafted collection of films from a relatively underappreciated director. Warrendale legitimizes the necessity of this set.”

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  • The Brood (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Brood

    David Cronenberg

    P_D_Green: “While sufficient in its presentation and imagery, The Brood is less of a horror film and more of a therapy session for Cronenberg's familial issues.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #777 Learn more »
  • Scanners (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Scanners

    David Cronenberg

    P_D_Green: “A sci-fi horror film with an intriguing world and excellent direction held back only by its underwhelming characters and poor performances.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #712 Learn more »
  • The Complete Lady Snowblood (Criterion DVD)

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    The Complete Lady Snowblood

    Toshiya Fujita

    P_D_Green: “Lady Snowblood is a fun film with niggling issues in its pacing. Sadly, its sequel is dull in comparison due to its flat compositions and characters.”

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  • Lord of the Flies (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Lord of the Flies

    Peter Brook

    P_D_Green: “A frightening adaption to the William Golding novel of the same name. Its documentary-like nature has the power to both agitate and enthrall. ”

    Blu-Ray Spine #43 Learn more »
  • The Silence of the Lambs (Criterion DVD)
  • Hunger (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Hunger

    Steve McQueen

    P_D_Green: “Director Steve McQueen brought his astute view of filmmaking to his first feature, displaying the brutality of sacrifice and the inhumanity of others.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #504 Learn more »
  • Ratcatcher (Criterion DVD)

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    Ratcatcher

    Lynne Ramsay

    P_D_Green: “A beautifully composed film centered on an adolescent and his struggles against ambivalence, Ratcatcher is a melancholic song to the spurned.”

    DVD Spine #162 Learn more »
  • Bottle Rocket (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Bottle Rocket

    Wes Anderson

    P_D_Green: “A highly enjoyable film from Wes Anderson back in his early days as a filmmaker. Bottle Rocket foretells Anderson's future contribution to film. ”

    Blu-Ray Spine #450 Learn more »
  • Carl Theodor Dreyer  Box Set (Criterion DVD)

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    Carl Theodor Dreyer Box Set

    P_D_Green: “Dreyer's later works provide excellent perspective on his evolving methods of adapting his experience with silent films to motion pictures with sound.”

    DVD Spine #124 Learn more »
  • Rushmore (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Rushmore

    Wes Anderson

    P_D_Green: “A honest, quirky creation by the comedic filmmaker Wes Anderson, Rushmore delves into the personal history of its luminous director with great humor.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #65 Learn more »
  • Monty Python’s Life of Brian (Criterion DVD)

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    Monty Python’s Life of Brian

    Terry Jones

    P_D_Green: “One of the funniest and controversial films ever made during the 1970s, Life of Brian is among the most intelligent comedies on religious fanaticism.”

    DVD Spine #61 Learn more »
  • The Phantom Carriage (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Phantom Carriage

    Victor Sjöström

    P_D_Green: “Said to have been among Ingmar Bergman's favorite films, I had to ensure that I viewed and studied this film if only because of its reputation.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #579 Learn more »
  • Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    Stanley Kubrick

    P_D_Green: “A brilliant satire on Cold War paranoia and nihilism, Kubrick demonstrates his propensity for antiwar filmmaking in this classic from 1964.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #821 Learn more »
  • The Royal Tenenbaums (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Royal Tenenbaums

    Wes Anderson

    P_D_Green: “Playing host to a motley crew of damaged individuals, The Royal Tenenbaums represents Wes Anderson's undeniable talent with writing and direction.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #157 Learn more »
  • Following (Criterion DVD)

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    Following

    Christopher Nolan

    P_D_Green: “While I do not find it as impressive as Nolan's later works, I do think there is a lot to admire in the minimalist production and precise staging.”

    DVD Spine #638 Learn more »
  • Watership Down (Criterion DVD)

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    Watership Down

    Martin Rosen

    P_D_Green: “While excessive in the delivery of its theme at times, Watership Down is able to involve its audience through beautiful animation and poignant events.”

    DVD Spine #748 Learn more »
  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

    Wes Anderson

    P_D_Green: “What may be considered the most deplorable of Wes Anderson's filmography, The Life Aquatic nonetheless is made enjoyable through charm and creativity.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #300 Learn more »
  • The Seventh Seal (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Seventh Seal

    Ingmar Bergman

    P_D_Green: “One of the greatest films ever made. Period. Gorgeous cinematography and complex existential themes make this film a required viewing by film buffs.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #11 Learn more »
  • Science Is Fiction: 23 Films by Jean Painlevé (Criterion DVD)

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    Science Is Fiction: 23 Films by Jean Painlevé

    Jean Painlevé

    P_D_Green: “I sought this film out on a whim and I am hoping it will come to be a worthy discovery. ”

    DVD Spine #468 Learn more »
  • The Darjeeling Limited (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Darjeeling Limited

    Wes Anderson

    P_D_Green: “A very relaxing and meditative film about family disconnectedness. The Darjeeling Limited fully embraces Indian philosophy in its story and personas.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #540 Learn more »
  • House (Criterion DVD)

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    House

    Nobuhiko Obayashi

    P_D_Green: “One of the craziest films I have ever seen. Sometimes its frightening. Sometimes its surreal. Sometimes its comical. But it is a film all its own.”

    DVD Spine #539 Learn more »
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc (Criterion DVD)

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    The Passion of Joan of Arc

    Carl Th. Dreyer

    P_D_Green: “A pure cinematic experience that every person should see at least once in their life. Falconetti's performance set the standard for dramatic acting.”

    DVD Spine #62 Learn more »
  • Foreign Correspondent (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Foreign Correspondent

    Alfred Hitchcock

    P_D_Green: “A beautiful early film by Alfred Hitchcock that continued to demonstrate his preference for the man on the run story line. ”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #696 Learn more »
  • Master of the House (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Master of the House

    Carl Th. Dreyer

    P_D_Green: “Master of the House was ahead of its time due to its focus on socially progressive issues. Dreyer's exploration of this issue is comical and precise.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #706 Learn more »
  • The Battle of Algiers  (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Battle of Algiers

    Gillo Pontecorvo

    P_D_Green: “A horrific war film that looks and feels like a documentary. The Battle of Algiers is among the best war films ever made.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #249 Learn more »
  • Badlands (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Badlands

    Terrence Malick

    P_D_Green: “An outstanding directorial debut from the now renowned filmmaker Terrence Malick, Badlands is a gorgeous moving portrait of understated philosophy.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #651 Learn more »
  • Moonrise Kingdom (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Moonrise Kingdom

    Wes Anderson

    P_D_Green: “One of the best films of the 21st century. Wes Anderson outdid himself in this beautiful film piece about the maturity that lies within the youthful.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #776 Learn more »
  • Spartacus (Criterion DVD)

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    Spartacus

    Stanley Kubrick

    P_D_Green: “While less of a Kubrick film and more of a Douglas promo, Spartacus is nonetheless an impressive sword-and-sandal war film from an underused genre.”

    DVD Spine #105 Learn more »
  • The Killing (Criterion DVD)

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    The Killing

    Stanley Kubrick

    P_D_Green: “A fine example of film noir brought by the American filmmaking master Stanley Kubrick. A must-see for any film noir or Kubrick connoisseur.”

    DVD Spine #575 Learn more »
  • Häxan (Criterion DVD)

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    Häxan

    Benjamin Christensen

    P_D_Green: “Well coordinated sets, costumes, and lighting bring this lesson on the fundamentals of human paranoia and error of religious fanaticism to light.”

    DVD Spine #134 Learn more »
  • Vampyr (Criterion DVD)

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    Vampyr

    Carl Th. Dreyer

    P_D_Green: “Ethereal as well as traumatizing, Vampyr is a consummate tale of death and the gloomy unknown. Few have rivaled this shadowy night terror.”

    DVD Spine #437 Learn more »
  • Paths of Glory (Criterion DVD)

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    Paths of Glory

    Stanley Kubrick

    P_D_Green: “A tragic story about the horrific loss of life at the hands of abusive, military tyrants. Stanley Kubrick's anti-war sentiments continue to astonish.”

    DVD Spine #538 Learn more »
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Fantastic Mr. Fox

    Wes Anderson

    P_D_Green: “As with all Wes Anderson's works, Fantastic Mr. Fox is authentic and bountiful in its imagery and characters. A touching examination of human nature.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #700 Learn more »
  • The 39 Steps (Criterion DVD)

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    The 39 Steps

    Alfred Hitchcock

    P_D_Green: “An entertaining mashup of comedy, thriller, and romance. The 39 Steps is a fun, intelligent first look into Hitchcock's late cinematic tropes.”

    DVD Spine #56 Learn more »