Nicholas D.’s Wish List (16)

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  • Sensationally modern, G. W. Pabst’s lurid, controversial melodrama follows the downward spiral of the fiery, brash, yet innocent showgirl Lulu (Louise Brooks), whose sexual vivacity has a devastating effect on everyone she comes in contact with.

    Added 10/17/2017
    Pandora’s Box (Criterion DVD)

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    2 Discs

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  • Donna Deitch’s swooning and sensual first narrative feature, Desert Hearts, was groundbreaking upon its release in 1985: a love story about two women, made entirely independently, on a shoestring budget, by a woman.

    Added 10/17/2017
    Desert Hearts (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    14 Nov 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In this tale of a perky, overachieving student running for high-school president, Alexander Payne distills his closely observed take on deeply flawed humanity to its bitter but stealthily sympathetic essence.

    Added 10/17/2017
    Election (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    12 Dec 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Director Jean-Luc Godard’s sly, playful “neorealist musical—that is, a contradiction in terms” finds his signature wit and intellectual acumen applied to the story of an exotic dancer attempting to have a child with her unwilling lover.

    Added 07/11/2017
    A Woman Is a Woman (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Out of Print
  • Romance becomes psychodrama in Alfred Hitchcock’s elegantly crafted Rebecca, his first foray into Hollywood filmmaking.

    Added 06/16/2017
    Rebecca (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    5 Sep 2017

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In this riveting study of the dynamics of control, Academy Award–winning director Michael Haneke takes on Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek’s controversial 1983 novel about perverse female sexuality and the world of classical music.

    Added 06/16/2017
    The Piano Teacher (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    26 Sep 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The extraordinary, internationally embraced Yi Yi (A One and a Two . . .), directed by the late Taiwanese master Edward Yang, follows a middle-class family in Taipei over the course of one year, beginning with a wedding and ending with a funeral.

    Added 02/28/2017
    Yi Yi (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Part thriller, part comedy, part tragedy, Shoot the Piano Player relates the adventures of mild-mannered piano player Charlie (Charles Aznavour) as he stumbles into the criminal underworld and a whirlwind love affair.

    Added 02/28/2017
    Shoot the Piano Player (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The sweet, sexy, and surreal Tampopo is a lavishly inclusive paean to the sensual joys of nourishment, and one of the most mouthwatering examples of food on film ever made.

    Added 01/17/2017
    Tampopo (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • After a chance meeting on a train platform, a married doctor (Trevor Howard) and a suburban housewife (Celia Johnson) begin a muted but passionate, and ultimately doomed, love affair.

    Added 01/17/2016
    Brief Encounter (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In Kaneto Shindo’s chilling folktale, a mother and her daughter-in-law eke out a desperate existence in the lonely marshes of war-torn medieval Japan. When a neighbor returns from the skirmishes, lust, jealousy, and rage—and a horrifying fate at the hands of an ominous, ill-gotten demon mask—ensue.

    Added 10/04/2015
    Onibaba (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

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

    Added 09/28/2015
    Day for Night (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Jean Gabin stars as an army deserter looking for another chance to make good on life in Marcel Carné’s stark portrayal of an underworld of lonely souls wrestling with their own destinies. Port of Shadows is a quintessential example of poetic realism from the golden age of French cinema.

    Added 02/17/2014
    Port of Shadows (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Out of Print
  • Jeremy Irons gives a tour-de-force performance as identical twin gynecologists—suave Elliot and sensitive Beverly, bipolar sides of one personality—who descend into a whirlpool of sexual confusion, drugs, and madness in David Cronenberg’s chilling tale.

    Added 05/03/2013
    Dead Ringers (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
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    Nicholas D.: “I mainly want this so that I can lend/show it to my friends who haven't seen this beautiful gem.”

    Added 03/15/2013
    Chungking Express (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • Hiroshi Teshigahara found his spiritual partner in novelist and screenwriter Kobo Abe, with whom he collaborated on these Kafkaesque portraits of identities in peril, films that captivated mainstream audiences while also touching the edges of the Japanese avant-garde.

    Added 02/26/2013
    Three Films by Hiroshi Teshigahara (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    Out of Print
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