William_K’s Wish List (51)

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  • 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 09/02/2017
    David Lynch: The Art Life (Criterion DVD)

    26 Sep 2017

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $19.95

    Criterion Store price:$15.96

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

    Added 09/02/2017
    Rebecca (Criterion DVD)

    5 Sep 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 09/02/2017
    Barry Lyndon (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    17 Oct 2017

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 09/02/2017
    Othello (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    10 Oct 2017

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

  • Based on a shocking true story and shot in documentary-style black and white, The Honeymoon Killers is a stark portrayal of the desperate lengths to which a lonely heart will go to find true love.

    Added 09/02/2017
    The Honeymoon Killers (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    William_K: “Not entirely sold, but still worthwhile considering the talent involved. Any Alex Cox - required viewing. Am I alone in regarding DOA as a great film?”

    Added 09/02/2017
    Sid & Nancy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    22 Aug 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The inimitable comic team of Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson star in this nimble tale of international intrigue from master British filmmaker Ronald Neame.

    Added 09/02/2017
    Hopscotch (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    15 Aug 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 09/02/2017
    Meantime (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    15 Aug 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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.

    Added 09/02/2017
    Robinson Crusoe on Mars (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In his three fiction features—Who Are You, Polly Maggoo?, Mr. Freedom, and The Model Couple—William Klein skewers the fashion industry, American empire, and governmental mind control with hilarious, cutting aplomb.

    Added 07/22/2017
    Eclipse Series 9:  The Delirious Fictions of William Klein (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $44.95

    Criterion Store price:$35.96

  • One of the most influential, radical science-fiction films ever made and a mind-bending free-form travelogue, La Jetée and Sans Soleil couldn’t seem more different—yet they’re the twin pillars of an unparalleled and uncompromising career in cinema.

    Added 07/21/2017
    La Jetée/Sans Soleil (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Makavejev’s films about political and sexual liberation were revolutionary, raucous, and ribald. Across these first three films, he investigates love, death, and work; the legacy of war and the absurdity of daily life in a Communist state; criminology and hypnosis; strudels and strongmen.

    Added 07/21/2017
    Eclipse Series 18:  Dušan Makavejev—Free Radical (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $44.95

    Criterion Store price:$35.96

  • With its lewd abandon and sketch-comedy perversity, Makavejev’s cult staple Sweet Movie is a full-throated shriek in the face of bourgeois complacency and movie watching.

    Added 07/21/2017
    Sweet Movie (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Paul Schrader’s visually stunning, collagelike portrait of acclaimed Japanese author and playwright Yukio Mishima investigates the inner turmoil and contradictions of a man who attempted an impossible harmony between self, art, and society.

    Added 07/21/2017
    Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A group of high-society friends are invited to a mansion for dinner and find themselves inexplicably unable to leave, in Luis Buñuel’s daring masterpiece.

    Added 07/21/2017
    The Exterminating Angel (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • What does the energy harnessed through orgasm have to do with the state of communist Yugoslavia circa 1971? Only counterculture filmmaker extraordinaire Dušan Makavejev has the answers (or the questions) in his surreal documentary-fiction collision WR: Mysteries of the Organism.

    Added 07/21/2017
    WR: Mysteries of the Organism (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Rod Steiger is ferocious as a scheming land developer in Francesco Rosi’s Hands over the City, a blistering work of social realism and the winner of the 1963 Venice Film Festival Golden Lion.

    Added 07/21/2017
    Hands over the City (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In this magnificently inscrutable late-sixties masterpiece, Marco Ferreri, one of European cinema’s most idiosyncratic auteurs, takes us through the looking glass to one seemingly routine night in the life of an Italian gas mask designer, played by Michel Piccoli.

    Added 07/21/2017
    Dillinger Is Dead (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • One of the most influential political films in history, The Battle of Algiers, by Gillo Pontecorvo, vividly re-creates a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for independence from the occupying French in the 1950s.

    Added 07/21/2017
    The Battle of Algiers  (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

  • 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 07/21/2017
    Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • The Red Shoes, the singular fantasia from Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, is cinema’s quintessential backstage drama, as well as one of the most glorious Technicolor feasts ever concocted for the screen.

    Added 07/18/2017
    The Red Shoes (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Ten years after the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps, filmmaker Alain Resnais documented the abandoned grounds of Auschwitz and Majdanek in Night and Fog (Nuit et brouillard), one of the first cinematic reflections on the Holocaust.

    Added 07/18/2017
    Night and Fog (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s controversial, fifteen-hour-plus epic follows the hulking, childlike ex-convict Franz Biberkopf (Günter Lamprecht) as he attempts to “become an honest soul” amid the corrosive urban landscape of Weimar-era Germany.

    Added 07/18/2017
    Berlin Alexanderplatz (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    7 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

    Criterion Store price:$99.96

  • Originally made for German television, this recently rediscovered, three-and-a-half-hour labyrinth is a satiric and surreal look at the world of tomorrow from one of cinema’s kinkiest geniuses.

    Added 07/18/2017
    World on a Wire (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • The spectacular visions of enchantment, desire, and death in Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et la Bête) have become timeless icons of cinematic wonder.

    Added 07/18/2017
    Beauty and the Beast (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    William_K: “Still thrilling - a timeless classic, a masterpiece of cinema. A startin point for screen fantasy. Required viewing.”

    Added 07/18/2017
    The Thief of Bagdad (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    William_K: “Beautiful, visionary Science Fiction/Fantasy/Satire. One of the best of the 70s. If you're pining for the 'Dune' that never was, this may fill the gap”

    Added 07/18/2017
    Fantastic Planet (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    William_K: “Ultimate apocalyptic SF Atom-Noir Cult. Oozes sweaty paranoia, brutality, sleaze. Unrepeatable fractured sensibility. Haunted by a terrible future.”

    Added 07/18/2017
    Kiss Me Deadly (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    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 07/18/2017
    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

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    William_K: “A great cynical rejection of a hypocritical, exploitative world wrapped up in the wool of a warm, gentle humanity - prime Hal Ashby, in other words.”

    Added 07/18/2017
    Being There (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    William_K: “The best fun you could have in the 80s. Sharp and sexy and stylish, with a great soundtrack.”

    Added 07/18/2017
    Something Wild (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    William_K: “A quintessential 80s auteur classic whose cult reputation should be revived. So hip it hurts!”

    Added 07/18/2017
    Rumble Fish (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    25 Apr 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    William_K: “Classic 'Making Of...', required viewing... Will even engage viewers unfamiliar with 'Fitzcarraldo'. ”

    Added 07/18/2017
    Burden of Dreams (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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    William_K: “Crucial document suffused with the palpably thrilling, future-is-unwritten, pioneering experimental, adventurous vibe of it's era. An inspiration!”

    Added 07/18/2017
    Symbiopsychotaxiplasm (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    William_K: “Top of my 'Must See' list.”

    Added 07/18/2017
    My Winnipeg (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    William_K: “What more needs to be said? Goes where film has seldom, if ever, gone before. Will haunt you forever. And you'll like it!”

    Added 07/18/2017
    Eraserhead (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    William_K: “Masterpiece - the crowning glory of an astonishing career. This film IS time travel!”

    Added 07/18/2017
    Barry Lyndon (Criterion DVD)

    17 Oct 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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    William_K: “Endlessly fascinating. Demands repeated viewings. Fragile humanity on a razor blade, cinematic alchemy makes fractured psyches whole - your take?”

    Added 06/30/2017
    Mulholland Dr. (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    William_K: “Controversy aside, one of the finest, most powerful and nuanced films from a master, and essential viewing. Sure to be the definitive edition.”

    Added 03/16/2017
    Straw Dogs (Criterion DVD)

    27 Jun 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Transgressive and outrageous, this big-studio version of a debaucherous midnight movie is an addictively entertaining romp from one of cinema’s great outsider artists.

    Added 12/21/2016
    Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 12/21/2016
    Lone Wolf and Cub (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • 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 12/21/2016
    Multiple Maniacs (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 12/21/2016
    Multiple Maniacs (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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.

    Added 12/21/2016
    Brand upon the Brain! (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    William_K: “Bless You All: I feared this film was doomed to nth gen, poorly-transferred, public domain DVD oblivion. You have done a great service to cinema.”

    Added 08/17/2016
    One-Eyed Jacks (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Like a Looney Tunes rendition of The Big Sleep gone New Wave, this chaotic crime thriller and acidly funny critique of consumerism features Anna Karina as the most brightly dressed private investigator in film history, searching for a former lover who might have been assassinated.

    Added 05/02/2016
    Made in U.S.A (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Four unnamed people who look and sound a lot like Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio, and Joseph McCarthy converge in one New York City hotel room for this compelling, visually inventive adaptation of Terry Johnson’s play, from director Nicolas Roeg.

    Added 05/02/2016
    Insignificance (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A hallucinatory biopic that breaks all cinematic conventions, Alex Cox’s Walker tells the story of nineteenth-century American adventurer William Walker (Ed Harris), who became a soldier of fortune and dictator of Nicaragua.

    Added 05/02/2016
    Walker (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • With Jubilee, legendary British filmmaker Derek Jarman channeled political dissent and artistic daring into a revolutionary blend of history and fantasy, musical and cinematic experimentation, satire and anger, fashion and philosophy.

    Added 05/02/2016
    Jubilee (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    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 05/02/2016
    Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A young woman in a small Kansas town survives a drag race accident, then agrees to take a job as a church organist in Salt Lake City. En route, she is haunted by a bizarre apparition that compels her toward an abandoned lakeside pavilion.

    Added 05/02/2016
    Carnival of Souls (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96