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Le silence de la mer [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted April 30th, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Le silence de la mer [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Jean-Pierre Melville’s controversial post-war feature film directorial debut gets a beautiful Blu-ray transfer from Criterion Collection.

The Friends of Eddie Coyle [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted April 22nd, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Friends of Eddie Coyle [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Robert Mitchum is a gangster forced to choose between saving himself or snitching on his ‘friends’ in ’70s classic The Friends of Eddie Coyle.

Odd Man Out [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted April 13th, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Odd Man Out [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

A man is on the run on his own after a bank heist gone wrong in this 1947 psychological thriller from Carol Reed, on Blu-ray from Criterion Collection.

L’Avventura [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted December 7th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

L’Avventura [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Criterion releases a new 4K restoration of director Antonioni’s breakthrough film L’avventura that defined this genre for the many new wave films that followed in its wake.

Tootsie [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted November 23rd, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Tootsie [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

The hilarious, gender-bending ’80s comedy classic Tootsie gets the 4K restoration treatment on Blu-ray from Criterion Collection.

The Night Porter [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted November 20th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Night Porter [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Liliana Cavani’s controversial S&M drama The Night Porter arrives in a restored Criterion Collection edition.

The Vanishing [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted October 29th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

The Vanishing [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

The Vanishing is brilliant, yet disturbing film that weaves a spell-binding tale of abduction, pursuit, and resolution although not necessarily in that order. Criterion’s Blu-ray release is of typically high quality.

La Dolce Vita [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted October 28th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

La Dolce Vita [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

La Dolce Vita is a landmark film with a terrific cast led by the iconic filmmaker Federico Fellini that exposes the seamier side of Roman society in the 1960s.

Judex [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 24th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Judex [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

With its engaging direction and cinematography, Judex will keep today’s viewers on the edge of their seats.

Picnic at Hanging Rock [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 24th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Picnic at Hanging Rock [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Picnic at Hanging Rock is a beautifully shot film that merges fantasy and reality underpinned by Australia’s incredible backdrop.