Runar Telle Andersen’s Collection (52)

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  • The Thin Blue Line (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    The Thin Blue Line

    Errol Morris

    Runar Telle Andersen: “A very captivating film about one ridiculous miscarriage of justice. Scary that it exists at all really, though it's definitely one to watch!”

    Blu-Ray Spine #753 Learn more »
  • Persona (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Persona

    Ingmar Bergman

    Runar Telle Andersen: “To me, Persona is an enigma of a film, but a gorgeous one at that. The cinematography is excellent and the two leads are absolutely fantastic!”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #701 Learn more »
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Picnic at Hanging Rock

    Peter Weir

    Runar Telle Andersen: “This one is magical, dream-like and haunting. The music is perfect and the characters are captivating. You'll never forget those girls in white. ”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #29 Learn more »
  • Red River (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Red River

    Howard Hawks

    Runar Telle Andersen: “This one's got great cinematography and scenery and a lot of memorable scenes. The music and the characters also makes this a really nice western.”

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #709 Learn more »
  • Breaking the Waves (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)
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    Breaking the Waves

    Lars von Trier

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Spine #705 Learn more »
  • The Qatsi Trilogy (Criterion DVD)

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    The Qatsi Trilogy

    Godfrey Reggio

    Runar Telle Andersen: “This is such a fascinating and interesting trilogy of films. Koyaanisqatsi remains best of the three and is a breathtaking film! Beautiful set!”

    DVD Spine #639 Learn more »
  • The Human Condition (Criterion DVD)
  • Eclipse Series 18:  Dušan Makavejev—Free Radical (Eclipse DVD)

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    Eclipse Series 18: Dušan Makavejev—Free Radical

    Dušan Makavejev

    Runar Telle Andersen: “This set is a beauty! I really like all the films, with Love Affair being an extra strong spot. Makavejev's creativity is admirable and entertaining!”

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  • Eclipse Series 32: Pearls of the Czech New Wave (Eclipse DVD)

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    Eclipse Series 32: Pearls of the Czech New Wave

    Runar Telle Andersen: “Interesting and fun set. Favorites include the liberating Daisies, the somber Return of the Prodigal Son and the powerful The Joke.”

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  • Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (Criterion DVD)

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    Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

    Russ Meyer

    Runar Telle Andersen: “This is such an insanely colorful, lively and hugely entertaining flick! It was about time Meyer got into the collection! So well deserved!”

    DVD Spine #836 Learn more »
  • Valley of the Dolls (Criterion DVD)

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    Valley of the Dolls

    Mark Robson

    Runar Telle Andersen: “This is a fun one, dealing with the dark aspects of the showbiz industry. What it lacks in conviction it makes up for in charming yet wobbly style! ”

    DVD Spine #835 Learn more »
  • Watership Down (Criterion DVD)

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    Watership Down

    Martin Rosen

    Runar Telle Andersen: “This is quite a captivating little film. The thematics are ever-important, the animation is gorgeous and the music is really lovely. Very good. ”

    DVD Spine #748 Learn more »
  • Repo Man (Criterion DVD)

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    Repo Man

    Alex Cox

    Runar Telle Andersen: “Hilarious and very quotable, Repo Man is a gritty black comedy/sci-fi with a lot of great stuff going for itself. Love the atmosphere of this one!”

    DVD Spine #654 Learn more »
  • Tiny Furniture (Criterion DVD)

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    Tiny Furniture

    Lena Dunham

    Runar Telle Andersen: “I do find the script relatively unfunny and the dialogue quite annoying. Still, it was better than I expected. Not really all that bad for what it is.”

    DVD Spine #597 Learn more »
  • White Dog (Criterion DVD)

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    White Dog

    Samuel Fuller

    Runar Telle Andersen: “White Dog is a gripping and horrifying film and the manner in which it deals with racism is pretty spot-on in my opinion. Great canine acting as well!”

    DVD Spine #455 Learn more »
  • Sweet Movie (Criterion DVD)

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    Sweet Movie

    Dušan Makavejev

    Runar Telle Andersen: “Oh man... Who can forget John Vernon with cherry shorts and a golden penis?! You'll never find anything like this film, ever! Just insane... Wow!”

    DVD Spine #390 Learn more »
  • Jigoku (Criterion DVD)

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    Jigoku

    Nobuo Nakagawa

    Runar Telle Andersen: “This is one charming film. Unfortunate events and ridiculous melodrama pave the way for an intense, gory and visually arresting finale! Recommended!”

    DVD Spine #352 Learn more »
  • The Spirit of the Beehive (Criterion DVD)

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    The Spirit of the Beehive

    Víctor Erice

    Runar Telle Andersen: “A haunting and quite dream-like tale about childhood, imagination and life and death. The beautiful music also makes this a wondrously unique piece.”

    DVD Spine #351 Learn more »
  • L’avventura (Criterion DVD)

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    L’avventura

    Michelangelo Antonioni

    Runar Telle Andersen: “A striking journey about people not really knowing what they want or what they're doing. Monica Vitti is a treasure and the b&w-imagery is gorgeous!”

    DVD Spine #98 Learn more »
  • Dekalog (Criterion DVD)

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    Dekalog

    Krzysztof Kieślowski

    Runar Telle Andersen: “Dekalog is a beautiful presentation of humans being humans. All episodes are great. A few just about, and some quite near perfection!”

    DVD Spine #837 Learn more »
  • Mulholland Dr. (Criterion DVD)

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    Mulholland Dr.

    David Lynch

    Runar Telle Andersen: “I was slightly underwhelmed by this one. Dreamy or surreal narrative structure doesn't equal greatness to me, but I can certainly dig much of it!”

    DVD Spine #779 Learn more »
  • A Hollis Frampton Odyssey (Criterion DVD)
  • The Earrings of Madame de . . .  (Criterion DVD)

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    The Earrings of Madame de . . .

    Max Ophuls

    Runar Telle Andersen: “Nice to look at and all.. I do find it a bit hard to sympathize with these particular upper class-struggles and people, allegorical as they may be.”

    DVD Spine #445 Learn more »
  • The Thin Red Line (Criterion DVD)

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    The Thin Red Line

    Terrence Malick

    Runar Telle Andersen: “My favorite Malick I think. The cinematography is stunning and the colors are so vivid and fresh. That's quite something for a war film!”

    DVD Spine #536 Learn more »
  • Badlands (Criterion DVD)

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    Badlands

    Terrence Malick

    Runar Telle Andersen: “Pretty good little story about two outcasts on the run. I'm not really all that huge on Terrence Mallick, but I admire what he's doing here. ”

    DVD Spine #651 Learn more »
  • The Complete Jean Vigo (Criterion DVD)

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    The Complete Jean Vigo

    Runar Telle Andersen: “A very nice collection. Sweet and, unfortunately, short. One can only imagine what Vigo could've achieved had he lived longer. ”

    DVD Spine #578 Learn more »
  • Days of Heaven (Criterion DVD)

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    Days of Heaven

    Terrence Malick

    Runar Telle Andersen: “Glorious scenery in this one here. I'm not completely sold on the story, but it sure is lovely to look at!”

    DVD Spine #409 Learn more »
  • M (Criterion DVD)

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    M

    Fritz Lang

    Runar Telle Andersen: “"M" is a dark and engaging story! The plot is great and the way both police and criminals are after the same man is played out wonderfully!”

    DVD Spine #30 Learn more »
  • Spartacus (Criterion DVD)
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    Spartacus

    Stanley Kubrick

    DVD Spine #105 Learn more »
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc (Criterion DVD)

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    The Passion of Joan of Arc

    Carl Th. Dreyer

    Runar Telle Andersen: “This film is an exhausting, emotional experience and it is one of the most remarkable things I have ever witnessed on celluloid, in my life!”

    DVD Spine #62 Learn more »
  • By Brakhage: An Anthology, Volume Two (Criterion DVD)

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    By Brakhage: An Anthology, Volume Two

    Stan Brakhage

    Runar Telle Andersen: “Just as good as the first set and another great selection of films. 23rd Psalm Branch, Reel Five, The Wonder Ring. So great!”

    DVD Spine #517 Learn more »
  • Repulsion (Criterion DVD)

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    Repulsion

    Roman Polanski

    Runar Telle Andersen: “Splendid suspense thriller! Cathrine Deneuve does a remarkable job in portraying this deeply disturbed young woman!”

    DVD Spine #483 Learn more »
  • Bicycle Thieves (Criterion DVD)

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    Bicycle Thieves

    Vittorio De Sica

    Runar Telle Andersen: “This was a beautiful film! But man, did it have a gloomy ending. Wonderful images and gripping performances!”

    DVD Spine #374 Learn more »
  • Shoah (Criterion DVD)

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    Shoah

    Claude Lanzmann

    Runar Telle Andersen: “What a journey this is! Lanzmann's epic immortalization of the voices of the Holocaust is next to none and beyond all comparison. Astonishing work!”

    DVD Spine #663 Learn more »
  • La notte (Criterion DVD)

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    La notte

    Michelangelo Antonioni

    Runar Telle Andersen: “The acting is very good, but all the good things lead to nowhere... Despite also having some great visuals, I can't help but feeling a bit hollow...”

    DVD Spine #678 Learn more »
  • La Jetée/Sans Soleil (Criterion DVD)

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    La Jetée/Sans Soleil

    Chris Marker

    Runar Telle Andersen: “Two wonderfully different films that both convey thoughtful reflections on memory and time. Chris Marker was a master of contemplative film-making!”

    DVD Spine #387 Learn more »
  • By Brakhage: An Anthology, Volume One (Criterion DVD)

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    By Brakhage: An Anthology, Volume One

    Stan Brakhage

    Runar Telle Andersen: “Brakhage was truly a visionary film-maker. Some of the films in this collection are just breathtaking in every sense! Great set!”

    DVD Spine #184 Learn more »
  • The Seventh Seal (Criterion DVD)

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    The Seventh Seal

    Ingmar Bergman

    Runar Telle Andersen: “So dark, but also quite funny. No wonder why it's considered a cornerstone in film history for its OWN qualities, and not for all the parodies.”

    DVD Spine #11 Learn more »
  • WR: Mysteries of the Organism (Criterion DVD)

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    WR: Mysteries of the Organism

    Dušan Makavejev

    Runar Telle Andersen: “I guess I found this one more fascinating and curious, rather than enjoyable. I wouldn't consider it a great film in that sense...”

    DVD Spine #389 Learn more »
  • The Firemen’s Ball (Criterion DVD)

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    The Firemen’s Ball

    Miloš Forman

    Runar Telle Andersen: “This one was actually pretty funny! Not in the "fall-of-you-chair" kind of funny, but almost. A lot of dark humor and tragicomic moments!”

    DVD Spine #145 Learn more »
  • Insomnia (Criterion DVD)

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    Insomnia

    Erik Skjoldbjærg

    Runar Telle Andersen: “Very, very bleak, this one! I just love the delicate, but unsettling cold light that haunts the entire film. One of the few modern Norwegian classics.”

    DVD Spine #47 Learn more »
  • Island of Lost Souls (Criterion DVD)

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    Island of Lost Souls

    Erle C. Kenton

    Runar Telle Andersen: “A highly entertaining film that can compete with films like Frankenstein in the "man playing God"-genre, and the design for this DVD-release is slick!”

    DVD Spine #586 Learn more »
  • Man Bites Dog (Criterion DVD)

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    Man Bites Dog

    Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel and Benoit Poelvoorde

    Runar Telle Andersen: “Unfortunately, this film left me cold. I guess I had too high expectations. Had some good scenes, funny and scary, but it quickly ran out of ideas.”

    DVD Spine #165 Learn more »
  • The Music Room (Criterion DVD)

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    The Music Room

    Satyajit Ray

    Runar Telle Andersen: “I personally wouldn't rate this film as highly as the Apu-trilogy. But it's still a very good film with beautiful music!”

    DVD Spine #573 Learn more »
  • The Phantom Carriage (Criterion DVD)

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    The Phantom Carriage

    Victor Sjöström

    Runar Telle Andersen: “A poetic and surprisingly warm piece of film, with more than a slight touch of Dickens. The special effects are also quite impressive for the time!”

    DVD Spine #579 Learn more »
  • Vampyr (Criterion DVD)

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    Vampyr

    Carl Th. Dreyer

    Runar Telle Andersen: “Such a dense atmosphere throughout this film! This DVD-edition, with its packaging, is sublime!”

    DVD Spine #437 Learn more »
  • House (Criterion DVD)

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    House

    Nobuhiko Obayashi

    Runar Telle Andersen: “WOW! Definitely one of those "What did I just watch???"-films! The last 30 minutes are just all over the top!”

    DVD Spine #539 Learn more »
  • Häxan (Criterion DVD)

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    Häxan

    Benjamin Christensen

    Runar Telle Andersen: “Surprisingly creepy for being almost 100 years old. Definitely a fine film, but it sure has got its flaws!”

    DVD Spine #134 Learn more »
  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (Criterion DVD)

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    Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles

    Chantal Akerman

    Runar Telle Andersen: “A quite mesmerizing film. In all its monotony there is always a sense of impending doom. Great and tragic!”

    DVD Spine #484 Learn more »
  • Science Is Fiction: 23 Films by Jean Painlevé (Criterion DVD)

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    Science Is Fiction: 23 Films by Jean Painlevé

    Jean Painlevé

    Runar Telle Andersen: “My first venture into the lovely realms of Criterion-obscurities! This is an enjoyable collection with lots of fun and engaging documentary shorts!”

    DVD Spine #468 Learn more »
  • Pandora’s Box (Criterion DVD)

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    Pandora’s Box

    Georg Wilhelm Pabst

    Runar Telle Andersen: “Louise Brooks is magnificent as Lulu in this amazing film! The supporting cast is fantastic as well!”

    DVD Spine #358 Learn more »
  • Videodrome (Criterion DVD)

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    Videodrome

    David Cronenberg

    Runar Telle Andersen: “A very entertaining, interesting and well.. bodily film! Unsettling at times, but also a bit funny!”

    DVD Spine #248 Learn more »