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Anatomy of a Murder [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted March 1st, 2012 by Brendan Surpless

Anatomy of a Murder [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

A faithful restoration of a film I wish I had seen sooner, Preminger’s Anatomy of a Murder arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of The Criterion Collection.

Tiny Furniture [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted February 22nd, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Tiny Furniture [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Lena Dunham may have an eye for the lens, but her comedy of privilege results in obnoxious, one-dimensional characters and a vapid story that becomes quickly tiring.

The Last Temptation of Christ [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted February 20th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Last Temptation of Christ [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Controversial and profound, Martin Scorsese’s The Last Temptation of Christ comes to Blu-ray in a cinematographer approved edition from the Criterion Collection.

Three Outlaw Samurai [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted February 12th, 2012 by Brendan Surpless

Three Outlaw Samurai [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Criterion has brought the excellent Three Outlaw Samurai to Blu-ray with a superb technical presentation.

Anatomy of a Murder [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted February 5th, 2012 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Anatomy of a Murder [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

As one of the great courtroom dramas in filmdom, Otto Preminger’s Anatomy of a Murder succeeds in delivery a superb cast, cinematography and soundtrack. From start to finish a first rate viewing experience.

Three Outlaw Samurai [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted January 30th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Three Outlaw Samurai [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Hideo Gosha’s chambara classic Three Outlaw Samurai gets the Criterion Collection treatment in this fine Blu-ray edition that is light on extras, but big on reference video and sound.

Godzilla [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted January 16th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Godzilla [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

The post-World War II anti-nuclear classic Gojira arrives on Blu-ray in a Criterion Collection edition alongside the reworked American version with a healthy dose of worthwhile supplements along for the ride.

Branded to Kill [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted December 8th, 2011 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Branded to Kill [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

This stylish and quirky yakuza action film gets the Criterion treatment on Blu-ray and is a must-see for fans of the genre.

Tokyo Drifter [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted December 7th, 2011 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Tokyo Drifter [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

A superb visual statement from Seijun Suzuki, Tokyo Drifter is a classic of the yakuza genre that looks absolutely splendid in this Criterion package.

Three Colors: Blue, White, Red [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted December 5th, 2011 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Three Colors: Blue, White, Red [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Legendary Polish directory Kieslowski receives deluxe Criterion treatment of his Colors trilogy. The camera work is intimate and the performances, hors de concours.