Matthew E Dalton’s Collection (32)

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  • Inside Llewyn Davis (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Inside Llewyn Davis

    Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

    Matthew E Dalton: “This movie nails much of what it is to be perfectly fit for greatness, and utterly unfit for stardom. The supplements are excellent too. Blood Simple!”

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

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    Ikiru

    Akira Kurosawa

    Matthew E Dalton: “I suppose its possible that Christ had stomach cancer, but what if at that time it was just indigestion? Either way, the kids play in the park.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #221 Learn more »
  • Cries and Whispers (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Cries and Whispers

    Ingmar Bergman

    Matthew E Dalton: “The head, the feet, the left and right hands. I suppose it's all there. But I also see how, very often, broken glass simply belongs in the garbage.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #101 Learn more »
  • Fellini Satyricon (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Fellini Satyricon

    Federico Fellini

    Matthew E Dalton: “Scary and dirty. I'm glad that for a few thousand years the demands of the strong upon the weak have been subverted by mercy's assumed eternality.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #747 Learn more »
  • La dolce vita (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    La dolce vita

    Federico Fellini

    Matthew E Dalton: “Ok, so there are like 4 films: Seven Samurai, The Seventh Seal, La Dolce Vita and Andrei Rublev... and I think La Dolce Vita might be my favourite.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #733 Learn more »
  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

    Wes Anderson

    Matthew E Dalton: “On earth, off the coast of the sun, this Wes film has the most red hats, and is also the most underwater. It is the most ZeD. My fave of his.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #300 Learn more »
  • The Great Beauty (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    The Great Beauty

    Paolo Sorrentino

    Matthew E Dalton: “The most impressive new movie I've seen since The Matrix in 1999. Sorrentino broadens my Fellini collection with...my favorite film!?.. Crazy good.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #702 Learn more »
  • Persona (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Persona

    Ingmar Bergman

    Matthew E Dalton: “Repeat viewings show a slight indulgent datedness. But it is, and for film will most likely remain, an utterly beautiful display of poignant accuracy.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #701 Learn more »
  • The Hidden Fortress (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    The Hidden Fortress

    Akira Kurosawa

    Matthew E Dalton: “The entertainment value here is strongly limited by script and editing decisions. But simultaneously, it pushes existential greed; w/the budget..Cool!”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #116 Learn more »
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Fantastic Mr. Fox

    Wes Anderson

    Matthew E Dalton: “Criterion hit this pinecone out of the park! Special cardboard case and everything! An excellent nod to everyone who made this incredible kid flick.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #700 Learn more »
  • Throne of Blood (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Throne of Blood

    Akira Kurosawa

    Matthew E Dalton: “I love how straightforward this film is, while at the same time incorporating the supernatural. Both uniform and outlandish. Beautiful.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #190 Learn more »
  • Autumn Sonata (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Autumn Sonata

    Ingmar Bergman

    Matthew E Dalton: “This might make a good play. I find the relational focus overbearing and manipulative. The dialogue remains impeccable, as per usual for Bergman.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #60 Learn more »
  • Wild Strawberries (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Wild Strawberries

    Ingmar Bergman

    Matthew E Dalton: “Found myself applauding the screen on more than one occasion. This movie goes deep, but remains light. Both soothing and riveting; special stuff.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #139 Learn more »
  • Rashomon (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Rashomon

    Akira Kurosawa

    Matthew E Dalton: “I could go so far as to say that this film can validate a viewers existence, for simply having watched it. To me, this is film's Garden of Eden.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #138 Learn more »
  • The Royal Tenenbaums (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Royal Tenenbaums

    Wes Anderson

    Matthew E Dalton: “Everytime I get a new Criterion disc, it's presented so well that I fall in love with the movie all over again. This is "grade A" Anderson. ”

    Blu-Ray Spine #157 Learn more »
  • Summer with Monika (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Summer with Monika

    Ingmar Bergman

    Matthew E Dalton: “This movie makes me think that Ingmar has the same taste in women as I do. Yes, I am single now. ;)”

    Blu-Ray Spine #614 Learn more »
  • Summer Interlude (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Summer Interlude

    Ingmar Bergman

    Matthew E Dalton: “What to say... from the greatest, and it's great.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #613 Learn more »
  • Kagemusha (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Kagemusha

    Akira Kurosawa

    Matthew E Dalton: “This movie is probably my favorite beer drinking accomplice. I don't drink allot of beer, but I've seen this 4 or 5 times.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #267 Learn more »
  • The Darjeeling Limited (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Darjeeling Limited

    Wes Anderson

    Matthew E Dalton: “I saw this in the theatre ASAP. I understood it. haha =)”

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

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    Rushmore

    Wes Anderson

    Matthew E Dalton: “When I first saw part of this I was 19. I didn't understand it.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #65 Learn more »
  • Fanny and Alexander Box Set (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Fanny and Alexander Box Set

    Ingmar Bergman

    Matthew E Dalton: “Probably the best film ever created; in the best movie box-set ever created.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #261 Learn more »
  • High and Low (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    High and Low

    Akira Kurosawa

    Matthew E Dalton: “Until The Bad Sleep Well is in BLU, this is my favorite Kurosawa non-period disk.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #24 Learn more »
  • Smiles of a Summer Night (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Smiles of a Summer Night

    Ingmar Bergman

    Matthew E Dalton: “Not my favorite Bergman, but it's still not his worst; which means it's really really really good.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #237 Learn more »
  • The Magician (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Magician

    Ingmar Bergman

    Matthew E Dalton: “Bergman's feel-good Halloween special.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #537 Learn more »
  • The Seventh Seal (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Seventh Seal

    Ingmar Bergman

    Matthew E Dalton: “Bergman, from concentrate. It's healthy like apple juice.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #11 Learn more »
  • Senso (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Senso

    Luchino Visconti

    Matthew E Dalton: “A girl runs down a passageway in a mansion and my jaw drops, nuff said.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #556 Learn more »
  • Amarcord (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Amarcord

    Federico Fellini

    Matthew E Dalton: “I like the fantasy elements, but I don't like the nostalgia. I'm not into sentimental Italian love for a bygone home.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #4 Learn more »
  • Bottle Rocket (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Bottle Rocket

    Wes Anderson

    Matthew E Dalton: “Wes Anderson is my living Ingmar Bergman. He might be inferior, but he's young, and so am I, so I dig it.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #450 Learn more »
  • 8½ (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Federico Fellini

    Matthew E Dalton: “It ain't La Dolce Vita, but it's up there.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #140 Learn more »
  • Yojimbo/Sanjuro  Box Set (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Yojimbo/Sanjuro Box Set

    Akira Kurosawa

    Matthew E Dalton: “Yojimbo is to Tarantino as Sanjuro is to Raiders of the Lost Ark.”

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  • The Leopard (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Leopard

    Luchino Visconti

    Matthew E Dalton: “This is the movie that got me into Criterion, and other films made by dead people. It's that awesome!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #235 Learn more »
  • Seven Samurai (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    Seven Samurai

    Akira Kurosawa

    Matthew E Dalton: “Until The Lower Depths gets put out, this is my favorite Criterion Kurosawa.”

    Blu-Ray Spine #2 Learn more »