George-withnail’s Wish List (75)

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  • This collector’s set gathers six important restorations from the Film Foundation’s World Cinema Project, which was established by Martin Scorsese in 2007 to preserve and present masterpieces from around the globe.

    Added 02/16/2017
    Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project No. 2 (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    30 May 2017

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Collector's Set

    9 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

    Criterion Store price:$99.96

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    George-withnail: “This film depressed the hell out of me but dammit I need this”

    Added 02/16/2017
    Ghost World (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    30 May 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A lighthearted take on director Yasujiro Ozu’s perennial theme of the challenges of intergenerational relationships, Good Morning (Ohayo) tells the story of two young boys who stop speaking as an act of resistance after their parents refuse to buy a television set.

    Added 02/16/2017
    Good Morning (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    16 May 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Gloriously cinematic despite being made on a 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 02/16/2017
    Othello (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    23 May 2017

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

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    George-withnail: “Now on 1080 pixels”

    Added 02/16/2017
    Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    9 May 2017

    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 01/31/2017
    Multiple Maniacs (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    21 Mar 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The cornerstone of director Richard Linklater’s career‑long exploration of cinematic time, this celebrated three-part romance captures a relationship as it begins, begins again, deepens, and strains over the course of almost two decades.

    Added 01/31/2017
    The Before Trilogy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    28 Feb 2017

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

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    George-withnail: “This is the funnier and more believable Forrest Gump. Gump failed where Being There succeeded in how grounded each film was”

    Added 12/15/2016
    Being There (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    21 Mar 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    George-withnail: “Another one of my dad's favourites”

    Added 12/15/2016
    Blow-Up (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    28 Mar 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    George-withnail: “That one token Criterion disc that they go all-out on every month”

    Added 10/15/2016
    His Girl Friday (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    10 Jan 2017

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

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    George-withnail: “I've been waiting for 2 years for this”

    Added 10/15/2016
    Black Girl (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    24 Jan 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In the late 1940s, the incandescent Hollywood star Ingrid Bergman found herself so stirred by the revolutionary neorealist films of Roberto Rossellini that she sent the director a letter, introducing herself and offering her talents.

    Added 09/26/2016
    3 Films by Roberto Rossellini Starring Ingrid Bergman (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • James L. Brooks’s witty, gently prophetic film is a captivating transmission from an era in which ideas on relationships and the media were rapidly changing.

    Added 09/26/2016
    Broadcast News (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In the 1940s, the wit of playwright Noël Coward and the craft of filmmaker David Lean melded harmoniously in one of cinema’s greatest writer-director collaborations.

    Added 09/26/2016
    David Lean Directs Noël Coward (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

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    George-withnail: “WOW SO MANY PRESSINGS OF THIS FILM HAVE BEEN RELEASED ON HERE. FUCK THIS MOVIE.”

    Added 09/26/2016
    Breathless (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    15 Nov 2016

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Lars von Trier became an international sensation with this galvanizing realist fable about sex and spiritual transcendence.

    Added 09/26/2016
    Breaking the Waves (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • When Japanese New Wave bad boy Seijun Suzuki delivered this brutal, hilarious, and visually inspired masterpiece to the executives at his studio, he was promptly fired.

    Added 09/26/2016
    Branded to Kill (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Wes Anderson first illustrated his lovingly detailed, slightly surreal cinematic vision (with cowriter Owen Wilson) in this visually witty and warm portrait of three young misfits.

    Added 09/26/2016
    Bottle Rocket (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    George-withnail: “The way people on this website shit on this film is so intriguing”

    Added 09/26/2016
    Border Radio (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This selection of Rossellini’s history films presents Blaise Pascal, the three-part The Age of the Medici, and Cartesius—works that don’t just enliven the past but illuminate the ideas that brought us to where we are today.

    Added 09/26/2016
    Eclipse Series 14:  Rossellini’s History Films—Renaissance and Enlightenment (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $59.95

    Criterion Store price:$47.96

  • 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 09/26/2016
    Black Orpheus (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This explosive work about the conflict between the spirit and the flesh is the epitome of the sensuous style of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.

    Added 09/26/2016
    Black Narcissus (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In the early 1970s, the great Italian poet, philosopher, and filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini brought to the screen a trio of masterpieces of medieval literature.

    Added 09/26/2016
    Trilogy of Life (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

  • Catherine Deneuve’s porcelain perfection hides a cracked interior in one of the actress’s most iconic roles: Séverine, a Paris housewife who begins secretly spending her after­noon hours working in a bordello.

    Added 09/26/2016
    Belle de jour (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 09/26/2016
    Beauty and the Beast (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Have you ever wanted to be someone else? Or, more specifically, have you ever wanted to crawl through a portal hidden in an anonymous office building and thereby enter the cerebral cortex of John Malkovich for fifteen minutes, before being spat out on the side of the New Jersey Turnpike?

    Added 09/26/2016
    Being John Malkovich (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 09/26/2016
    World on a Wire (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Over the course of the 1990s, writer-director Whit Stillman made a trilogy of films about the acid tongues and broken hearts of some haplessly erudite young Americans in New York and abroad.

    Added 09/26/2016
    A Whit Stillman Trilogy: Metropolitan, Barcelona, The Last Days of Disco (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

  • Vivre sa vie was a turning point for Jean-Luc Godard and remains one of his most dynamic films, combining brilliant visual design with a tragic character study. Anna Karina plays Nana, a young Parisian who aspires to be an actress but instead ends up a prostitute.

    Added 09/26/2016
    Vivre sa vie (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    George-withnail: “for the 18-year-old Smiths fan I once was”

    Added 09/26/2016
    A Taste of Honey (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • An aging actor returns to a small town with his troupe and reunities with his former lover and illegitimate son, a scenario that enrages his current mistress and results in heartbreak for all, in Yasujiro Ozu’s 1934 silent classic and his 1959 color remake.

    Added 09/26/2016
    A Story of Floating Weeds/Floating Weeds: Two Films by Yasujiro Ozu (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The mission of the WCP is to preserve and present marginalized and infrequently screened films from regions generally ill equipped to preserve their own cinema history.

    Added 09/26/2016
    Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Collector's Set

    9 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

    Criterion Store price:$99.96

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    George-withnail: “Goodbye, Zayn”

    Added 09/26/2016
    A Night to Remember (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, about a group of strangers fighting tooth and nail over buried treasure, is the most grandly harebrained movie ever made, a pileup of slapstick and borscht-belt-y one-liners performed by a nonpareil cast.

    Added 09/26/2016
    It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    5 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

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  • With the simplest of concepts and sparest of techniques, Robert Bresson made one of the most suspenseful jailbreak films of all time in A Man Escaped.

    Added 09/26/2016
    A Man Escaped (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Unfolding in a series of eight mythic vignettes, this late work by Akira Kurosawa was inspired by the beloved director’s own nighttime visions, along with stories from Japanese folklore.

    Added 09/26/2016
    Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    15 Nov 2016

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • 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 09/26/2016
    La Jetée/Sans Soleil (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Among the most praised and sought-after titles in all contemporary film, this singular masterpiece of Taiwanese cinema, directed by Edward Yang, finally comes to home video in the United States.

    Added 09/26/2016
    A Brighter Summer Day (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    George-withnail: “hnnnnnng”

    Added 09/26/2016
    The 400 Blows (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • My Life as a Dog is the story of Ingemar, a working-class twelve-year-old sent to live with his uncle in a country village when his mother falls ill. There, with the help of the warmhearted eccentrics who populate the town, the boy finds both refuge from his misfortunes and unexpected adventure.

    Added 09/26/2016
    My Life as a Dog (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 09/04/2016
    Lone Wolf and Cub (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    8 Nov 2016

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • At once a rousing paean to artistic creation, a delicate evocation of divine grace, and the ultimate film about food, the Oscar-winning Babette’s Feast is a deeply beloved treasure of cinema.

    Added 08/31/2016
    Babette’s Feast (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In the swift, cynical Sweet Smell of Success, Burt Lancaster stars as the vicious Broadway gossip columnist J. J. Hunsecker, and Tony Curtis as Sidney Falco, the unprincipled press agent Hunsecker ropes into smearing the up-and-coming jazz musician romancing his beloved sister.

    Added 08/31/2016
    Sweet Smell of Success (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    George-withnail: “huh?”

    Added 08/30/2016
    The Night of the Hunter (Criterion Blu-Ray)
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  • The Night of the Hunter is truly a stand-alone masterwork. Graced by images of eerie beauty and a sneaky sense of humor, this ethereal, expressionistic American classic is cinema’s most eccentric rendering of the battle between good and evil.

    Added 08/30/2016
    The Night of the Hunter (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

  • A breathtaking depiction of the promise and perils of America’s western expansion, Heaven’s Gate, directed by Michael Cimino, is among Hollywood’s most ambitious and unorthodox epics.

    Added 08/30/2016
    Heaven’s Gate (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

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    George-withnail: “you loooooook sooo good”

    Added 08/30/2016
    Fantastic Planet (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    George-withnail: “Why does this have a 2-disc DvD set?”

    Added 08/30/2016
    Clouds of Sils Maria (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • An island off the New England coast, summer of 1965. Two twelve-year-olds, Sam and Suzy, fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness.

    Added 08/30/2016
    Moonrise Kingdom (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In director Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited, three estranged American brothers reunite for a meticulously planned, soul-searching train voyage across India one year after the death of their father.

    Added 08/30/2016
    The Darjeeling Limited (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Wes Anderson’s hilarious, touching, and brilliantly stylized study of melancholy and redemption centers around a dysfunctional family of geniuses.

    Added 08/30/2016
    The Royal Tenenbaums (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Internationally famous oceanographer Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) and his crew, Team Zissou, set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, elusive, possibly nonexistent Jaguar Shark that killed Zissou’s partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure.

    Added 08/30/2016
    The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • With the idiosyncratic American fable Harold and Maude, countercultural director Hal Ashby fashioned what would become the cult classic of its era.

    Added 08/30/2016
    Harold and Maude (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Much studied, imitated, even parodied, but never outdone, Bergman’s stunning allegory of man’s search for meaning was one of the benchmark foreign imports of America’s 1950s art house heyday, pushing cinema’s boundaries and ushering in a new era of moviegoing.

    Added 08/30/2016
    The Seventh Seal (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai (Shichinin no samurai), sixteenth-century villagers hire the eponymous warriors to protect them from invading bandits. This thrilling three-hour ride is one of the most beloved movie epics of all time.

    Added 08/30/2016
    Seven Samurai (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

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    George-withnail: “Pls come to uk”

    Added 07/23/2016
    Trilogía de Guillermo del Toro (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    17 Oct 2016

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

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    George-withnail: “gaaaaaaaah”

    Added 05/27/2016
    Two-Lane Blacktop (Criterion DVD)
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  • The son of an escaped slave, Robeson managed to become a top-billed movie star during the time of Jim Crow America, headlining everything from fellow pioneer Oscar Micheaux’s silent drama Body and Soul to British studio showcases to socially engaged documentaries.

    Added 05/03/2016
    Paul Robeson:  Portraits of the Artist (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

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    George-withnail: “gaaaah”

    Added 04/12/2016
    Short Cuts (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
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    George-withnail: “Lemme find 4 other people with this dvd...”

    Added 01/29/2016
    The Lovers (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96