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Bamboozled

Studio: The Criterion Collection

May 12, 2020 DVDs

Lee’s formal experiments work better than some of the film’s performances. More

The Cremator

Studio: The Criterion Collection

May 05, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Juraj Herz’s The Cremator (1969) is often described as a dark comedy, but it feels more appropriate to view it as a horror film. More

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Studio: The Criterion Collection

Apr 28, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Wes Anderson’s 2014 film is at once distinctly part of his oeuvre while also representing a stunning step forward in how he tells stories cinematically.  More

Billy Liar

Studio: Kino Lorber Studio Classics

Apr 21, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

John Schlesinger’s Billy Liar (1963) revolves around the young Billy Fisher (Tom Courtenay), a daydreamer whose flights of fancy are his desperate method of escaping real life.  More

Street People

Studio: Kino Lorber Studio Classics

Apr 16, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Street People has bitsy flashes of intrigue, but is more or less what anyone could come to expect from a typical 70s movie involving crime jaunting around Europe. More

Brick [Special Edition]

Studio: Kino Lorber Studio Classics

Apr 14, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Brendan Frye (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is just a high school student trying to keep his head down after a highly publicized confrontation with a local drug dealer. More

The Cranes Are Flying

Studio: The Criterion Collection

Apr 09, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

The Cranes Are Flying may appear overly familiar on the basis of its surface-level plot but is ultimately the very best of its kind. More

Destry Rides Again

Studio: The Criterion Collection

Apr 07, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Destry Rides Again is an odd nexus point, not only of genres, but of the careers of its stars. More

Cold War

Studio: The Criterion Collection

Apr 03, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

A critical and commercial success when released in 2018, Cold War went on to dominate European award ceremonies. More