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  • Electrified by crackling dialogue and visual craftsmanship of the great Howard Hawks, Only Angels Have Wings stars Jean Arthur as a traveling entertainer who gets more than she bargained for during a stopover in a South American port town.

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    Only Angels Have Wings (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • 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 06/29/2017
    Multiple Maniacs (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    21 Mar 2017

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  • The rare film that takes aim at the frenzy of the McCarthy era while also being suffused with its Cold War paranoia, The Manchurian Candidate remains potent, shocking American moviemaking.

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    The Manchurian Candidate (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • Fueled by elaborate stunt work and the laconic, naturalistic charms of its two stars, The In-Laws deserves its status as a madcap classic—and has continued to draw ardent fans in the years since its release.

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    The In-Laws (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • One of the greatest achievements by Akira Kurosawa, Ikiru shows the director at his most compassionate—affirming life through an explora­tion of death.

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    Ikiru (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • 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 06/29/2017
    Hopscotch (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    15 Aug 2017

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    1 Disc

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  • Nothing else has ever looked or felt like director René Laloux’s animated marvel Fantastic Planet, a politically minded and visually inventive work of science fiction.

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    Fantastic Planet (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • This affectionate farce from François Truffaut about the joys and strife of moviemaking is one of his most beloved films.

    Added 06/29/2017
    Day for Night (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • A young woman (Meiko Kaji), trained from childhood as an assassin and hell-bent on revenge for the murders of her father and brother and the rape of her mother, hacks and slashes her way to gory satisfaction.

    Added 06/29/2017
    The Complete Lady Snowblood (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • 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 06/29/2017
    Carnival of Souls (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • 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.

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    Blood Simple (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • A wild horse saves a young boy’s life after a terrifying shipwreck and the two become unlikely friends in Carroll Ballard’s cinematic tour de force, adapted from Walter Farley’s classic children’s novel.

    Added 06/29/2017
    The Black Stallion (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • This satire, both deeply melancholy and hilarious, is the culmination of Hal Ashby’s remarkable string of films in the 1970s, and a carefully modulated examination of the ideals, anxieties, and media-fueled delusions that shaped American culture during that decade.

    Added 06/29/2017
    Being There (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    21 Mar 2017

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    1 Disc

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  • 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 06/29/2017
    The Before Trilogy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    28 Feb 2017

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

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  • 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 06/29/2017
    Beauty and the Beast (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • A profoundly felt film about class and conformity in small-town America, All That Heaven Allows is a pinnacle of expressionistic Hollywood melodrama.

    Added 10/29/2016
    All That Heaven Allows (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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  • John Ford takes on the legend of the O.K. Corral shoot-out in this multilayered, exceptionally well-constructed western, one of the director’s very best films.

    Added 03/21/2015
    My Darling Clementine (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

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  • 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 03/21/2015
    The Complete Jacques Tati (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    7 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

    Criterion Store price:$99.96

  • Assembled with visionary editing that makes dance come alive on-screen as never before, and overflowing with sublime footwork, All That Jazz pushes the musical genre to personal depths and virtuosic aesthetic heights.

    Added 03/21/2015
    All That Jazz (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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  • After the shocking suicide of their friend, a group of thirtysomethings reunite for his funeral and end up spending the weekend together, reminiscing about their shared past as children of the sixties and confronting the uncertainty of their lives as adults of the eighties.

    Added 03/21/2015
    The Big Chill (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)
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  • No matter what genre he worked in, Howard Hawks played by his own rules, and never was this more evident than in his first western, the rowdy and whip-smart Red River.

    Added 03/21/2015
    Red River (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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  • This evocative period piece, faithfully adapted from the A. E. Hotchner memoir, is among the versatile Soderbergh’s most touching and surprising films.

    Added 03/21/2015
    King of the Hill (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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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 03/21/2015
    It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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  • The contemporary American auteur Michael Mann’s bold artistic sensibility was already fully formed when he burst out of the gate with Thief, his debut feature.

    Added 03/21/2015
    Thief (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)
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  • 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 03/21/2015
    Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    SRP: $124.95

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  • The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen’s great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman.

    Added 03/21/2015
    Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)
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  • A pair of siblings from London (Ray Milland and Ruth Hussey) purchase a surprisingly affordable, lonely cliff-top house in Cornwall, only to discover that it actually carries a ghostly price—and soon they’re caught up in a bizarre romantic triangle from beyond the grave.

    Added 03/21/2015
    The Uninvited (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • A breakout art-house smash in America, Edouard Molinaro’s La Cage aux Folles inspired a major Broadway musical and the blockbuster remake The Birdcage. But with its hilarious performances and ahead-of-its-time social message, there’s nothing like the audacious, dazzling original movie.

    Added 03/21/2015
    La Cage aux Folles (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • As nervy as it is hilarious, this screwball masterpiece from Ernst Lubitsch stars Jack Benny and, in her final screen appearance, Carole Lombard as husband-and-wife thespians in Nazi-occupied Warsaw who become caught up in a dangerous spy plot.

    Added 03/21/2015
    To Be or Not to Be (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • Seconds, directed by John Frankenheimer, concerns a middle-aged banker who, dissatisfied with his suburban existence, elects to undergo a strange and elaborate procedure that will grant him a new life.

    Added 03/21/2015
    Seconds (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

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  • Over a decade in the making, Claude Lanzmann’s nine-hour-plus opus is a monumental investigation of the unthinkable: the murder of more than six million Jews by the Nazis.

    Added 03/21/2015
    Shoah (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    3 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • It’s 1968, and the whole world is watching. With the U.S. in social upheaval, famed cinematographer Haskell Wexler decided to make a film about what the hell was going on. Medium Cool, his debut feature, plunges us into the moment.

    Added 03/21/2015
    Medium Cool (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • In this beautifully shot, psychologically complex western, Van Heflin is a mild-mannered cattle rancher who takes on the task of shepherding a captured outlaw (played with cucumber-cool charisma by Glenn Ford) to the train that will deliver him to prison.

    Added 03/21/2015
    3:10 to Yuma (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • The Last Days of Disco, from director Whit Stillman, is a cleverly comic look at the early 1980s Manhattan party scene from the vantage point of the late nineties.

    Added 03/21/2015
    The Last Days of Disco (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • The acclaimed, best-selling novel by John le Carré, about a Cold War spy on one final dangerous mission in East Germany, is transmuted by director Martin Ritt into a film every bit as precise and ruthless as the book.

    Added 03/21/2015
    The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • Kirk Douglas gives the fiercest performance of his career as Chuck Tatum, an amoral newspaper reporter who washes up in dead-end Albuquerque, happens upon the scoop of a lifetime, and will do anything to keep getting the lurid headlines.

    Added 03/21/2015
    Ace in the Hole (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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  • Trickery. Deceit. Magic. In F for Fake, a free-form sort-of documentary by Orson Welles, the legendary filmmaker (and self-described charlatan) gleefully reengages with the central preoccupation of his career: the tenuous lines between illusion and truth, art and lies.

    Added 03/21/2015
    F for Fake (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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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.

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    Metropolitan (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    SRP: $39.95

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  • With his trademark mixture of empathy and scrutiny, Errol Morris has changed the face of documentary filmmaking in the United States, and his career began with two remarkable tales of American eccentricity.

    Added 03/21/2015
    Gates of Heaven/Vernon, Florida (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • This comic masterpiece by Preston Sturges is among the finest Hollywood satires and a high-water mark in the career of one of the industry’s most revered funnymen.

    Added 03/21/2015
    Sullivan’s Travels (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

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    MainelyKirby: “Ozu crime intrigues me”

    Added 03/21/2015
    Eclipse Series 42: Silent Ozu—Three Crime Dramas (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $44.95

    Criterion Store price:$35.96

  • Bette Midler exploded onto the screen with her take-no-prisoners performance in this quintessential film about fame and addiction from director Mark Rydell.

    Added 03/21/2015
    The Rose (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    MainelyKirby: “This one has always interested me as depression-era cinema.”

    Added 03/21/2015
    Make Way for Tomorrow  (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • With its relentless pace, expressive cinematography by the great Russell Metty, and punchy, clever script by Charles Lederer and Ben Hecht, this is an overlooked treasure from the heyday of 1940s film noir.

    Added 03/21/2015
    Ride the Pink Horse (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • Federico Fellini’s career achieved new levels of eccentricity and brilliance with this remarkable, controversial, extremely loose adaptation of Petronius’s classical Roman satire, written during the reign of Nero.

    Added 03/21/2015
    Fellini Satyricon (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • A masterpiece from Nicolas Roeg, Don’t Look Now, adapted from a story by Daphne du Maurier, is a brilliantly disturbing tale of the supernatural.

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    Don't Look Now (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • These elegant, bawdy films, made before strict enforcement of the Hays morality code, feature some of the greatest stars of early Hollywood, as well as that elusive style of comedy that would thereafter be known as “the Lubitsch touch.”

    Added 09/23/2012
    Eclipse Series 8:  Lubitsch Musicals (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $59.95

    Criterion Store price:$47.96

  • The singular French director Maurice Pialat puts his distinctive stamp on the lost-youth film with this devastating portrait of a damaged foster child.

    Added 08/17/2012
    L’enfance nue (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $29.95

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  • This scathing late-sixties satire from Jean-Luc Godard is one of cinema’s great anarchic works. Determined to collect an inheritance from a dying relative, a bourgeois couple travel across the French countryside while civilization crashes and burns around them.

    Added 08/17/2012
    Weekend (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    SRP: $39.95

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    MainelyKirby: “Yeah, it's on DVD... but I really think I will enjoy these films.”

    Added 07/25/2012
    3 Silent Classics by Josef von Sternberg (Criterion DVD)

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    3 Discs

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    MainelyKirby: “This looks like a lot of interesting documentaries...”

    Added 07/25/2012
    Eclipse Series 2:  The Documentaries of Louis Malle (Eclipse DVD)

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    5 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Criterion Store price:$63.96

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    MainelyKirby: “Warrendale was engaging, would like to see more King.”

    Added 07/25/2012
    Eclipse Series 24:  The Actuality Dramas of Allan King (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    5 Discs

    SRP: $69.95

    Criterion Store price:$55.96

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    MainelyKirby: “I've heard good things about this one”

    Added 07/25/2012
    Eclipse Series 32: Pearls of the Czech New Wave (Eclipse DVD)

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    4 Discs

    SRP: $69.95

    Criterion Store price:$55.96

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    MainelyKirby: “I've seen League of Gentlemen and it was a fun caper film.”

    Added 07/25/2012
    Eclipse Series 25:  Basil Dearden’s London Underground (Eclipse DVD)

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    4 Discs

    SRP: $59.95

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    MainelyKirby: “I've seen a couple films in this set, and they really stuck with me. I'd love to see them all!”

    Added 07/25/2012
    Eclipse Series 17:  Nikkatsu Noir (Eclipse DVD)

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    5 Discs

    SRP: $69.95

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    MainelyKirby: “For Hulu”

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    ¡Alambrista! (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    MainelyKirby: “Want to see on Hulu to know if I will love it or hate it.”

    Added 03/24/2012
    Tiny Furniture (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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    MainelyKirby: “Sounds good, want to see on Hulu first”

    Added 03/24/2012
    Kuroneko (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    SRP: $39.95

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    MainelyKirby: “Have seen this, it's entertaining. Worth finding used or cheap.”

    Added 03/24/2012
    The Four Feathers (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    MainelyKirby: “This looks good, want to see.”

    Added 03/24/2012
    Carlos (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96