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  • 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 07/17/2017
    Barry Lyndon (Criterion DVD)

    17 Oct 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

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    Mark R. Young: “The final Bresson! I've been desiring to see this for quite some time.”

    Added 04/17/2017
    L’argent (Criterion DVD)

    11 Jul 2017

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Andrei Tarkovsky’s final Soviet feature is a metaphysical journey through an enigmatic postapocalyptic landscape, and a rarefied cinematic experience like no other.

    Added 04/17/2017
    Stalker (Criterion DVD)

    18 Jul 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Travelogue, memoir, and outrageous cinematic spectacle converge in this kaleidoscopic valentine to the Eternal City, composed by one of its most iconic inhabitants.

    Added 02/20/2017
    Roma (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Blending elements from pulp fiction and low-budget horror flicks, Blood Simple reinvented the film noir for a new generation, marking the arrival of a filmmaking ensemble that would transform the American independent cinema scene.

    Added 02/20/2017
    Blood Simple (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • This singular vision of early seventeenth-century America from Terrence Malick is a work of astounding elemental beauty, a poetic meditation on nature, violence, love, and civilization.

    Added 02/20/2017
    The New World (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    4 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Set during the eighties, Barcelona explores topics both heady and hilarious while remaining a constantly witty delight, featuring a sharp young cast that includes Taylor Nichols, Chris Eigeman, and Mira Sorvino.

    Added 02/20/2017
    Barcelona (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • 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 08/15/2016
    Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

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  • This Cannes-award-winning romantic comedy channels the spirit of classic Hollywood and the whimsy of Jacques Tati into an idiosyncratic ode to the delirium of new romance.

    Added 08/15/2016
    Punch-Drunk Love (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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    Mark R. Young: “1 of the 3 best films of the 2010s. An underrated Coens film, possibly because it's not as flashy as some of their others, but just as (subtly) great ”

    Added 10/17/2015
    Inside Llewyn Davis (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Wim Wenders pays loving homage to rough-and-tumble Hollywood film noir with The American Friend, a loose adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel Ripley’s Game.

    Added 10/17/2015
    The American Friend (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Laced with autobiographical details, Murmur of the Heart; Lacombe, Lucien; and Au revoir les enfants tell stories of youth, set against the tumult of World War II and postwar France.

    Added 07/16/2015
    3 Films by Louis Malle (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Out of Print
  • With Solaris, the legendary Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky created a brilliantly original science-fiction epic that challenges our conceptions about love, truth, and humanity itself.

    Added 07/16/2015
    Solaris (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Set amid the tumult of World War II, yet with a rhythm as delicate as a lullaby, Powell and Pressburger’s classic follows three modern-day incarnations of Chaucer’s pilgrims waylaid in the English countryside en route to the mythical town of Canterbury and forced to solve a bizarre village crime.

    Added 05/22/2015
    A Canterbury Tale (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Brian De Palma ascended to the highest ranks of American suspense filmmaking with this virtuoso, explicit erotic thriller.

    Added 05/18/2015
    Dressed to Kill (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • The ultimate Italian road comedy, Il sorpasso stars the unlikely pair of Vittorio Gassman and Jean-Louis Trintignant as, respectively, a waggish, freewheeling bachelor and the straitlaced law student he takes on a madcap trip from Rome to Tuscany.

    Added 04/25/2015
    Il sorpasso (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $24.95

    Criterion Store price:$19.96

  • Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1960s panoramas of contemporary alienation were decade-defining artistic events. Red Desert, his first color film, is perhaps his most epochal, and confirms Antonioni as cinema’s preeminent poet of the modern age.

    Added 04/25/2015
    Red Desert (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The biggest hit from the most popular Italian filmmaker of all time, La dolce vita rocketed Federico Fellini to international mainstream success—ironically, by offering a damning critique of the culture of stardom.

    Added 07/22/2014
    La dolce vita (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • With a background in music hall and mime performance, Tati steadily built an ever-more-ambitious movie career that ultimately raised sight-gag comedy to the level of high art.

    Added 07/22/2014
    The Complete Jacques Tati (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    12 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

    Criterion Store price:$99.96

  • This genuinely frightening, exquisitely made supernatural gothic stars Deborah Kerr as an emotionally fragile governess who comes to suspect that there is something very, very wrong with her precocious new charges.

    Added 06/16/2014
    The Innocents (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • French director Jacques Demy didn’t just make movies—he created an entire cinematic world. Demy launched his glorious feature filmmaking career in the sixties, a decade of astonishing invention in his national cinema.

    Added 04/22/2014
    The Essential Jacques Demy (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Collector's Set

    13 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

    Criterion Store price:$99.96

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  • Hailed as one of the finest films ever made, Jules and Jim charts, over twenty-five years, the relationship between two friends and the object of their mutual obsession.

    Added 03/15/2014
    Jules and Jim (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film, Nights of Cabiria is the tragic story of a naive prostitute searching for true love in the seediest sections of Rome.

    Added 02/19/2014
    Nights of Cabiria (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • Greta Gerwig is radiant as Frances, a woman in her late twenties in contemporary New York trying to sort out her ambitions, her finances, and, above all, her intimate but shifting bond with her best friend, Sophie (Mickey Sumner).

    Added 12/17/2013
    Frances Ha (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • 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 12/17/2013
    It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    5 Discs

    Out of Print
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  • This boldly cinematic trio of stories about love and loss from Krzysztof Kieślowski was a defining event of the art-house boom of the 1990s.

    Added 10/23/2013
    Three Colors (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

  • With The Adventures of Antoine Doinel, Criterion is proud to present François Truffaut’s celebrated saga in its entirety: the feature films The 400 Blows, Stolen Kisses, Bed and Board, and Love on the Run, and the 1962 short subject, Antoine and Colette, in a special edition box set.

    Added 06/06/2013
    The Adventures of Antoine Doinel (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    5 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • A timeless American idyll and a gritty evocation of turn-of-the-century labor, Terrence Malick’s glorious period tragedy Days of Heaven features Oscar-winning cinematography by Nestor Almendros.

    Added 06/06/2013
    Days of Heaven (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    Mark R. Young: “Great blend of gutsy realism and melodrama. Interesting to have the three aspect ratios in this set, but shouldn't we stick to the intended 1.85?”

    Added 05/26/2013
    On the Waterfront (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Gorgeously photographed to evoke the medieval paintings of Saint Francis’s time, and cast with monks from the Nocera Inferiore Monastery, Rossellini’s The Flowers of St. Francis is a timeless and moving portrait of the search for spiritual enlightenment.

    Added 11/18/2012
    The Flowers of St. Francis (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Made with its director’s customary precision and wit, Jim Jarmusch’s Mystery Train is a triptych of stories that pay playful tribute to the home of Stax Records, Sun Studio, Graceland, Carl Perkins, and, of course, the King himself, who presides over the film like a spirit.

    Added 11/18/2012
    Mystery Train (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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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 11/18/2012
    The Night of the Hunter (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This neorealist masterpiece by Vittorio De Sica follows an elderly pensioner as he strives to make ends meet during Italy’s postwar economic recovery.

    Added 11/18/2012
    Umberto D. (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Fassbinder’s The Marriage of Maria Braun, Lola, and Veronika Voss—the BRD (Bundesrepublik Deutschland) Trilogy—would garner him the international acclaim he had always yearned for and place his name foremost in the canon of New German Cinema.

    Added 11/18/2012
    The BRD Trilogy (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Out of Print
  • Michelangelo Antonioni’s Identification of a Woman is a body- and soul-baring voyage into one man’s artistic and erotic consciousness.

    Added 07/12/2012
    Identification of a Woman (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $19.95

    Criterion Store price:$15.96

  • Dennis Price is sublime as an embittered young commoner determined to avenge his mother’s unjust disinheritance by ascending to her family’s dukedom in one of Ealing Studios’ greatest triumphs, and one of the most wickedly black comedies ever made.

    Added 07/12/2012
    Kind Hearts and Coronets (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • In The Blood of a Poet, Orpheus, and Testament of Orpheus, Cocteau utilizes the Orphic myth to explore the complex relationships between the artist and his creations, reality and the imagination.

    Added 07/12/2012
    The Orphic Trilogy (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Out of Print
  • In the dystopian masterpiece Brazil, Jonathan Pryce plays a daydreaming everyman who finds himself caught in the soul-crushing gears of a nightmarish bureaucracy.

    Added 07/12/2012
    Brazil (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $59.95

    Criterion Store price:$47.96

  • This sensual and striking chronicle of a disappearance and its aftermath put director Peter Weir on the map and helped usher in a new era of Australian cinema.

    Added 07/12/2012
    Picnic at Hanging Rock (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

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  • Philip Kaufman achieves a delicate, erotic balance with his screen version of Milan Kundera’s “unfilmable” novel about a womanizing surgeon (Daniel Day-Lewis), his free-spirited mistress (Lena Olin), and his childlike wife (Juliette Binoche).

    Added 07/12/2012
    The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • 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 07/12/2012
    Black Orpheus (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

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  • 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 07/12/2012
    Seven Samurai (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

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  • One of the great American independent films of the 1990s, the surprise hit Metropolitan, by writer-director Whit Stillman, is a sparkling comedic chronicle of a young man’s romantic misadventures while trying to fit in to New York City’s debutante society.

    Added 07/06/2012
    Metropolitan (Criterion DVD)

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  • Paralyzed by postgraduation ennui, a group of college friends remain on campus, patching together a community for themselves in order to deny the real-world futures awaiting them, in Academy Award–nominated screenwriter Noah Baumbach’s hilarious and touching directorial debut.

    Added 06/27/2012
    Kicking and Screaming (Criterion DVD)

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  • In this, his final outing, Hulot is employed as an auto company’s director of design, and accompanies his new product (a “camping car” outfitted with absurd gadgetry) to an auto show in Amsterdam.

    Added 06/27/2012
    Trafic (Criterion DVD)

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    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • Unsparing in its portrait of the inner turmoil of a self-destructive writer who resolves to kill himself, The Fire Within is one of Louis Malle’s darkest and most personal films.

    Added 06/27/2012
    The Fire Within (Criterion DVD)

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  • This Freudian tale of adolescent sexuality set in a postapocalyptic world of shifting identities and talking animals is one of Malle’s most experimental films and a cinematic daydream like no other.

    Added 06/27/2012
    Black Moon (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96