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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.

    Added 08/04/2017
    Blood Simple (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

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  • Drawing inspiration from a rich variety of sources, from Alfred Hitchcock to Francisco de Goya, these gothic-infused stories collected here—populated by vampires, ghosts, and a fairy-tale princess—make evident why del Toro is considered the master cinematic fabulist of our time.

    Added 07/22/2017
    Trilogía de Guillermo del Toro (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    5 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • 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 07/22/2017
    Punch-Drunk Love (Criterion DVD)

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  • When a suburban teacher and father (James Mason) is prescribed cortisone for a painful, possibly fatal affliction, he grows dangerously addicted to the experimental drug. This Eisenhower-era throat-grabber, shot in expressive CinemaScope, is an excoriating take on the nuclear family.

    Added 07/22/2017
    Bigger Than Life (Criterion DVD)

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  • In the decades of occult cinema that Polanski’s ungodly masterpiece has spawned, it has never been outdone for sheer psychological terror.

    Added 07/22/2017
    Rosemary’s Baby (Criterion DVD)

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  • A profoundly stirring evocation of elemental humanity and universal heartbreak, Tokyo Story is the crowning achievement of the unparalleled Yasujiro Ozu.

    Added 07/22/2017
    Tokyo Story (Criterion DVD)

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  • The hottest day of the year explodes on-screen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Spike Lee’s powerful portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise.

    Added 07/22/2017
    Do the Right Thing (Criterion DVD)

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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 07/22/2017
    Barry Lyndon (Criterion DVD)

    17 Oct 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

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  • Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory is among the most powerful antiwar films ever made. This is a haunting, exquisitely photographed dissection of the military machine in all its absurdity and capacity for dehumanization.

    Added 07/22/2017
    Paths of Glory (Criterion DVD)

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  • Marlon Brando gives the performance of his career as the tough prizefighter-turned-longshoreman Terry Malloy in this masterpiece of urban poetry.

    Added 07/22/2017
    On the Waterfront (Criterion DVD)

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    3 Discs

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  • Godzilla is the roaring granddaddy of all monster movies. It’s also a remarkably humane and melancholy drama made in Japan at a time when the country was still reeling from nuclear attack and H-bomb testing.

    Added 07/22/2017
    Godzilla (Criterion DVD)

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  • 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 07/22/2017
    Brazil (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

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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.

    Added 07/22/2017
    The Manchurian Candidate (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

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  • This multilayered, noirish descent into one man’s personal hell is also a surreal, metacinematic journey that, two years after the phenomenon Se7en, further demonstrated that director David Fincher was one of Hollywood’s true contemporary visionaries.

    Added 07/22/2017
    The Game (Criterion DVD)

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  • 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 07/22/2017
    La dolce vita (Criterion DVD)

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  • The writer-director-star achieved new levels of grace, in both physical comedy and dramatic poignancy, with this silent tale of a lovable vagrant falling for a young blind woman who sells flowers on the street (a magical Virginia Cherrill) and mistakes him for a millionaire.

    Added 07/22/2017
    City Lights (Criterion DVD)

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  • Though she went on to create a string of brilliant films, Jane Campion will always be remembered for her stunning debut feature, Sweetie, which focuses on the hazardous relationship between the buttoned-down, superstitious Kay and her rampaging, devil-may-care sister, Sweetie.

    Added 07/22/2017
    Sweetie (Criterion DVD)

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  • Shot in Super 16 mm and featuring a quartet of nuanced, understated performances, this comic and poignant drama, peppered with autobiographical elements, deftly captures the heartache and confusion of a fracturing family.

    Added 07/22/2017
    The Squid and the Whale (Criterion DVD)

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  • A compulsive chicken thief turned newspaper reporter, Mr. Fox settles down with his family in a new foxhole in a beautiful tree—directly adjacent to three enormous poultry farms owned by three ferociously vicious farmers: Boggis, Bunce, and Bean. Mr. Fox simply cannot resist.

    Added 07/22/2017
    Fantastic Mr. Fox (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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

    Added 07/22/2017
    Rebecca (Criterion DVD)

    5 Sep 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

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  • With his third feature film, Alfred Hitchcock took a major step toward greatness and made what he would come to consider his true directorial debut.

    Added 03/20/2017
    The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (Criterion DVD)

    27 Jun 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

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  • The feature debut of the most internationally renowned African director of the twentieth century, Black Girl is a harrowing human drama as well as a radical political statement—and one of the essential films of the 1960s.

    Added 10/15/2016
    Black Girl (Criterion DVD)

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  • One of the fastest, funniest, and most quotable films ever made, His Girl Friday is an immortal mix of hard-boiled newsroom setting with remarriage comedy.

    Added 10/15/2016
    His Girl Friday (Criterion DVD)

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  • An uncommonly naturalistic view of a seamy underworld, this gritty crime classic painstakingly depicts the calm professionalism and toughness of its gangster heroes while evincing a remarkable depth of compassion for their all-too-human fragility.

    Added 09/16/2016
    The Asphalt Jungle (Criterion DVD)

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  • Alfonso Cuarón made his mark on Mexican cinema with the lightning-quick Sólo con tu pareja. Don Juan–ish yuppie Tomás Tomás spends his nights juggling so many beautiful women that he can’t keep their names straight—until a spurned nurse gives him a taste of his own medicine.

    Added 07/19/2016
    Sólo con tu pareja (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

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  • New German Cinema pioneer Wim Wenders (Wings of Desire) brings his keen eye for landscape to the American Southwest in Paris, Texas, a profoundly moving character study written by Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Sam Shepard.

    Added 03/19/2016
    Paris, Texas (Criterion DVD)

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    2 Discs

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  • One of the best and most literate movies from the great days of horror, The Most Dangerous Game stars Leslie Banks as a big-game hunter with a taste for the world’s most exotic prey—his houseguests.

    Added 11/20/2015
    The Most Dangerous Game (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $24.95

    Criterion Store price:$19.96

  • In this acclaimed adaptation of the novel by legendary Southern writer Flannery O’Connor, John Huston brings to life a world of vivid, poetic American eccentricity. Brad Dourif, in an impassioned performance, is Hazel Motes, who, fresh out of the army, attempts to open the Church Without Christ.

    Added 11/20/2015
    Wise Blood (Criterion DVD)

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  • A winner of Academy Awards for best foreign-language film and best costume design, Gate of Hell is a visually sumptuous, psychologically penetrating work from Teinosuke Kinugasa.

    Added 11/20/2015
    Gate of Hell (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

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  • This is where it all started. John Ford’s smash hit and enduring masterpiece Stagecoach revolutionized the western, elevating it from B movie to the A-list.

    Added 11/20/2015
    Stagecoach (Criterion DVD)

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    2 Discs

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  • Master noir craftsman Jules Dassin’s dazzling police procedural The Naked City was shot entirely on location in New York. As influenced by Italian neorealism as American crime fiction, this double Academy Award winner remains a benchmark for naturalism in noir.

    Added 11/20/2015
    The Naked City (Criterion DVD)

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  • Director Terry Gilliam and an all-star cast headlined by Johnny Depp and Benicio Del Toro show no mercy in bringing Hunter S. Thompson’s excoriating dissection of the American way of life to the screen, creating a film both hilarious and savage.

    Added 11/20/2015
    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Criterion DVD)

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    2 Discs

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  • A graphic portrayal of insatiable sexual desire, In the Realm of the Senses, set in 1936 and based on a true incident, depicts a man and a woman consumed by a transcendent, destructive love while living in an era of ever escalating imperialism and governmental control.

    Added 11/19/2015
    In the Realm of the Senses (Criterion DVD)

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  • Robert Bresson’s Au hasard Balthazar follows the donkey Balthazar as he is passed from owner to owner, some kind and some cruel, but all with motivations beyond his understanding—a profound masterpiece from one of the most revered filmmakers in the history of cinema.

    Added 11/19/2015
    Au hasard Balthazar (Criterion DVD)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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  • Truffaut made The Soft Skin at a time when he was immersing himself in the work of Alfred Hitchcock, and that master’s influence can be felt throughout this complex, insightful, and underseen French New Wave treasure.

    Added 11/19/2015
    The Soft Skin (Criterion DVD)

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  • Under Kenji Mizoguchi’s dazzling direction, this classic Japanese story became one of cinema’s greatest masterpieces, a monumental, empathetic expression of human resilience in the face of evil.

    Added 11/19/2015
    Sansho the Bailiff (Criterion DVD)

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  • A vivid, visceral Macbeth adaptation, Throne of Blood, directed by Akira Kurosawa, sets Shakespeare’s definitive tale of ambition and duplicity in a ghostly, fog-enshrouded landscape in feudal Japan.

    Added 11/19/2015
    Throne of Blood (Criterion DVD)

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  • Albert Lamorisse’s exquisite The Red Balloon remains one of the most beloved children’s films of all time. In this deceptively simple, nearly wordless tale, a young boy discovers a stray balloon, which seems to have a mind of its own, on the streets of Paris.

    Added 11/19/2015
    The Red Balloon (Janus Films DVD)

    Janus Films DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $14.95

    Criterion Store price:$11.96

  • An orphan wends his way from cruel apprenticeship to den of thieves in search of a true home in David Lean’s rendition of Dickens’s classic tale.

    Added 11/19/2015
    Oliver Twist (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • One of the great translations of literature into film, David Lean’s Great Expectations brings Charles Dickens’s masterpiece to robust on-screen life.

    Added 11/19/2015
    Great Expectations (Criterion DVD)

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  • Hailed around the world as one of the greatest movies ever made, the Academy Award–winning Bicycle Thieves, directed by Vittorio De Sica, defined an era in cinema.

    Added 11/19/2015
    Bicycle Thieves (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $39.95

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  • A husband, a wife, a stranger, a knife: Roman Polanski sets them all adrift on a weekend filled with simmering resentments and gut-churning suspense in his seminal psychological thriller, still one of the greatest feature debuts in film history.

    Added 11/10/2015
    Knife in the Water (Criterion DVD)

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  • Winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor, Sir Laurence Olivier’s Hamlet continues to be the most compelling version of Shakespeare’s beloved tragedy.

    Added 11/10/2015
    Hamlet (Criterion DVD)

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  • This sumptuous Technicolor rendering of Shakespeare’s play features a thrilling re-creation of the battle of Agincourt, and Sir Laurence Olivier in his prime as director and actor.

    Added 11/10/2015
    Henry V (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $39.95

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  • Moving between the terrestrial and the otherworldly, Ugetsu reveals essential truths about the ravages of war, the plight of women, and the pride of men.

    Added 11/10/2015
    Ugetsu (Criterion DVD)
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  • This fleet and gripping film is the first of the early thrillers the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, made during the fertile phase of his career spent at the Gaumont-British Picture Corporation.

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    The Man Who Knew Too Much (Criterion DVD)

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  • In Alfred Hitchcock’s most quick-witted and devilish comic thriller, a young woman finds herself drawn into a complex web of mystery and high adventure while traveling across Europe by train. The Lady Vanishes remains one of the master filmmaker’s purest delights.

    Added 11/10/2015
    The Lady Vanishes (Criterion DVD)

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  • With An Angel at My Table, Academy Award–winning filmmaker Jane Campion brings to the screen the harrowing true-life story of Janet Frame, New Zealand’s most distinguished author. Angel beautifully captures the color and power of the New Zealand landscape.

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    An Angel at My Table (Criterion DVD)

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  • Novice nun Viridiana does her utmost to maintain her Catholic principles, but her lecherous uncle and a motley assemblage of paupers force her to confront the limits of her idealism. Luis Buñuel’s irreverent vision of life as a beggar’s banquet is regarded by many as his masterpiece.

    Added 11/10/2015
    Viridiana (Criterion DVD)

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  • Truman Capote’s best seller, a breakthrough narrative account of real-life crime and punishment, became an equally chilling film in the hands of writer-director Richard Brooks.

    Added 11/10/2015
    In Cold Blood (Criterion DVD)

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  • By the midsixties, Ingmar Bergman had already conjured many of the cinema’s most unforgettable images. But with the radical Persona, this supreme artist attained new levels of visual poetry.

    Added 11/10/2015
    Persona (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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  • A highly unconventional romance that came on the spike heels of Almodóvar’s international sensation Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, this is a splashy, sexy central work in the career of one of the world’s most beloved and provocative auteurs.
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    Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (Criterion DVD)

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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.

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    Red River (Criterion DVD)

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  • Playwright and novelist Yukio Mishima foreshadowed his own violent suicide with this ravishing short feature, which depicts the seppuku of an army officer.

    Added 11/05/2015
    Patriotism (Criterion DVD)

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  • Merchant Ivory Productions, led by director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant, became a household name with A Room with a View, the first of their extraordinary adaptations of E. M. Forster novels.

    Added 10/30/2015
    A Room with a View (Criterion DVD)

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  • 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.

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    Moonrise Kingdom (Criterion DVD)

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  • The colorful, electrifying romance that took the Cannes Film Festival by storm courageously dives into a young woman’s experiences of first love and sexual awakening.

    Added 10/30/2015
    Blue Is the Warmest Color (Criterion DVD)

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  • A Hard Day’s Night, in which the bandmates play cheeky comic versions of themselves, captured the astonishing moment when they officially became the singular, irreverent idols of their generation and changed music forever.

    Added 07/31/2015
    A Hard Day’s Night (Criterion DVD)

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    Bobby Karmi: “The first Roeg film I've seen, and I was not disappointed. Mysterious, brooding, and stylishly evocative, this is a must see for any paranormal fans.”

    Added 11/17/2014
    Don't Look Now (Criterion DVD)

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    Bobby Karmi: “The second animated feature to be added to the collection, and it is more than worth it. Brutal, powerful story telling that happens to star rabbits.”

    Added 11/17/2014
    Watership Down (Criterion DVD)

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