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futurestar: “Fellini's visual love letter to world on how cool Rome was in circa 1972.
He spent 20 years in the making of this singular memento, lovely statement.”
futurestar: “Huston could make film on gravel pit great. Here, conniving/nasty rush post haste. Get down/den of thieves plan their own downfall unabated in 1950. ”
futurestar: “Same production house/principal director as most Zatoichi episodes. Next natural progression is severe blood letting unseen until then. Great package.”
futurestar: “Best collection/edition of director's master work. Criterion has released all great works by one of Poland's great director's who died way too young
futurestar: “Mizoguchi adds a tender/delicate touch to one of his early masterpieces.
His obsession with gentle tales of women is unparalleled in Japanese cinema.”
futurestar: “Alice In The Cities - Phil arrives in Amstersam gets a haircut. Next day in Germany has his NY hair all grown back out. Odd, but trilogy is awesome.”
futurestar: “speechless as the film, dynamic/poignant cinematic statement as singular event in genre of it's own made in 1960 is more amazing. world class movie.”
futurestar: “13 when events happened mirror high road policy amongst presidencies. great collection. real tragedy I grew up in Dallas. his death is still vaccum. ”
futurestar: “2 stalwarts from Metropolitan Club travel to westernn Europe hoping to discover some authentic Spanish peanuts. Nuts/hilarious/Whitman yes in spades.”
futurestar: “The Queen of spades trumps the Jack of hearts in a communist mind caper
gone all acid head in early 1960's outing of secret government experiments. ”
futurestar: “wow. what a hidden behemouth jewel. thanks Criterion for dusting off this very select celluloid of one gifted director Edward Yang. this is a keeper. ”
futurestar: “grower that needs repeated views. feel/think I know what Rivette is doing here. remember this coming out a few years back by another. glad I waited.”
futurestar: “Hamilton woman was a goer for sure. what choice did she have? classic romance in off the moral British proper tracks. refreshing. Churchill you cad.
futurestar: “Like a Japanese 'Waiting For Godeau' Oshima deals with the essence of death, life. living, and one's transgressions in a weird sake induced stupor. ”
futurestar: “Not his best but absolutely essential Chaplin with all extras one would think this would have. Coming at all should satiate all thirst for this gem. ”
futurestar: “superb bookend films - using 2 Bergman stalwarts - over 6 hour story of migration - rocky farm hills in Sweden to journeying to USA. epic & visionary”
futurestar: “storm of innuendo/scuttlebutt/irony disguised as film noir. singular breed,
1 alone, 2 together, 3 apart, 4 each other. no purple berries/happy ends”
futurestar: “feral young & hungry Italian girls dress down & bend over to plant rice in early 1950's Po Valley. imagine hot heat/frustration. jesus where were men?”
futurestar: “Bit under radar but 1st essential Winders film explores the seedy underbelly of the fine arts world - original vs. copy. Great cast/intrigue/concept. ”
futurestar: “Lady Snowbird is like Zatoichi with eyes/cunning of a fierce woman. Slice, dice, turn your limbs to mice. Grand addition to the Criterion canon. Love.”
futurestar: “1976 Willie Nelson 4th July picnic Gonzales. 200 year concert. Dawn day 3 Leon plays A Song For You solo in fog I walk thru 10,000 sleeping soldiers.”
futurestar: “for man who shot his wife dead in the head in Mexico a signature testament to moving on w/life however bitter. proponent of obscure/obscene/extreme. ”
futurestar: “Great addition. Lloyd king of genre. Hope more titles come as he never made transition to talkies, becoming film school supporter for USC & UCLA.”
futurestar: “1960's away cooler vs. today/tomorrow. we had true originals. half people alive then dead now. younger folk can't conceive squat. selfie your ass ok
futurestar: “I worked on Infamous - story of Capote story on his writing In Cold Blood. Criterion assembled powerful/complete whole riveting like nail guns. Brutal”
futurestar: “perfect storm of triad cinematic perfection from simplistic 1950's India.
each looks great & has perfect support agenda. must for these holidays.”
futurestar: “Tremendous execution of his more recent material. Coming out party for several NOW big time stars. Like a modern day Hitchcock w/Hollywood subtitles. ”
futurestar: “This is a tremendous blu ray upgrade from the original DVD. Worthy the coin and masterful in composition pus bonus material. Why we love our Criterion”
futurestar: “Brazil we will never see. All love, dance, singing, hocus - focus, disappear. Relish kaleidoscopic make believe. Never this grand. Wish a star appear.”
futurestar: “Luxury of 50% discount already having superb DVD edition - state of art. Wonderful collaboration between director/muse. Beautiful twin film execution ”
futurestar: “great one day snapshot of 2 lonely souls meet accidentally in 1938 Rome housing high rise while 2,000 tenants empty out to pre-war parade. honest/sad.”
futurestar: “most totally romantic comedy of proper British stuck in an improper Italy. terrific characters, idolatry, pomp, circumspect. delightful in every way.”
futurestar: “typical terrific/wonderful, beguiling Wes Anderson whom can only do delightful like no other director whom ever took up an eye behind a camera. ”
futurestar: “tremendous script by director where protagonist gets to defy time and restart his life 3 times from same repetition of catching a train or not. ”
futurestar: “very powerful film about a time when men were left to create their own myth and legends; thus consequences paid however misplaced by Rule Britannia.”
futurestar: “stunning Victorian art imitating contemporary art as cinema. having her once, twice is not enough he doubles down to be skirted thrice. lovely
futurestar: “in simplistic story, captured still moments as was back in 1914. hero is 15 at start of film. his travel into adult is marvelous stuff/very gorgeous. ”
futurestar: “A true vision of what was extraordinary visual artistry on initial release. With 5 original shorts from director, numerous interviews, a must have.”
futurestar: “Tarkovsky's great 2nd film that showed his tremendous potential as young boy meters out his own heroic measure as Russian partisan in war torn WW II.”
futurestar: “1959 German anti - war film against great odds. 7 - 16 year old school mates get drafted in evening, tasked to die on bridge the next day. great stuff”
futurestar: “more schlock than shock. weird, twisted, quirky, & oblik as only post war Japanese some 20 years later can twist your late night eve into all bizarre.”
futurestar: “better version of great composition - 1959/1960 cinematic, literary heavy hitters w/global, intimate, international implications gets dues done right.”
futurestar: “magnificent telling so real surpasses Z. could 2 S's mean more than a Z, just take a walk in S. America w/me. u swine, u dine, u r gone, u done wrong.”
futurestar: “once u hit the floor we will pick u up/give u more. bet u hoped we done w/u
we're here to prove much more. life as u knew will become a bomb anew.
futurestar: “Criterion gets it spot on w/blu ray redo of Bergman at his normal best. upgrade worthy investment/beyond. bewitching, personal, provocative, dubious.”
futurestar: “great search for Fellini's La Dolce Vita fills 50 year gap. Jep updates Roma, in turning 65, layers are peeled away as his marvelous journey abounds. ”
futurestar: “great film w/better story on Capra touch which he ruled & composed our
restless, broke nation w/block buster hits, hitting home in hearts of all.
futurestar: “the film now looks great in blu ray and what two minor bonus features added are most welcome. more substance than original release. thank you.”
futurestar: “not Shoah, true our own government is gathering up immigrants, stocked in prefab housing, shipping them off in mass to who knows where. who are we?
futurestar: “Kurosawa fires a shell over Imamura's bow with taunt, tense, modern kidnap caper. This modern wonder of it's time would go on to influence the many. ”
futurestar: “mature/giant step up from DVD to blu - ray. more of what I would wish expect. too many titles are just VHS/DVD kind of trade off 2 get blu - ray.
futurestar: “wonderful collection. special collaboration of talent gathered making 4 films uniquely British. Noel Coward was the heart/soul of this giant cinematic”
futurestar: “I wished blu ray 2 be way extra over a superb DVD. being so close I don't need both, then it is a grand film. i do have extra funds. I may be them. ”
futurestar: “Carol Reed's 1st release of trilogy/last release by Criterion can sleep finally. he spent 4 years in a frenzied hell of yellow jackets/black mollies. ”
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