Wes Anderson’s quirky and heartfelt comedy Rushmore comes to Blu-ray from the Criterion Collection with pretty much the same transfer and supplements from their previous DVD release intact.
A grand British Technicolor classic from what was arguably cinema’s greatest year, 1939, The Four Feathers is a must for any true film lover.
The controversial film arrives in an excellent transfer from Criterion Collection and a superb set of extra features.
This classic Japanese horror film laid the groundwork for films like The Ring and it arrives in a Criterion Collection Blu-ray release that is a bit barebones and doesn’t quite spin the kind of magic we’re used to seeing from the studio.
Claude Chabrol’s second feature, Les cousins, was a mirror image of his first, Le beau Serge. More successful than the former, the complex morality play that mixed elements of farce, romance, thriller, and film noir would go on to help define and vindicate the nouvelle vague.
Claude Chabrol’s first feature film, Le beau Serge, launched the nouvelle vague and showed his mastery as a director from the beginning. It’s a poignant look at the struggles of the working class, far from the glitz and glamor of the big city, shot in stark black and white and natural light.
Olivier Assayas’ visually masterful mini-series about the international terrorist, Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, better known as Carlos the Jackal, comes to Blu-ray in a marvelous Criterion package that is loaded with everything but the edited 2 1/2 hour theatrical version.
Robert Altman’s dream-inspired 3 Women arrives in a Criterion-treated Blu-ray release ready for reassessment and interpretations.
Todd Solondz’ Life During Wartime revisits the characters from his 1998 success Happiness with an all-new cast with not-so-convincing results, but the beautifully shot film is rendered with the usual Criterion panache in a typically reference release on Blu-ray.
Akira Kurosawa’s 1962 thriller High and Low arrives in a Blu-ray package touched by the Criterion wizardry that will be a prize for film buffs, fans of classic noir, and Asian Cinema alike.