A gorgeously realized and touching story of an old artist nearing the end of life and career and a beautiful young woman whose life and career are just beginning.
Claude Sautet’s debut film Classe tous risques is a gripping crime thriller classic
The fast-paced action sequences of The Prey keep help what is a flawed thriller afloat
Jules Dassin’s classic 50′s crime caper Rififi is restored beautifully on Blu-ray by the Criterion Collection
Australia’s HANDA Opera on Sydney Harbour uses clever staging to support some excellent vocalism and musical direction in Carmen
Krzystof Kieṡlowski’s Three Colours ends with a brilliant splash of Red
Bittersweet revenge is served up cold in Krzystof Kieṡlowski’s White, the second film in his Three Colours Trilogy
The first of Kieṡlowski’s Three Colours examines grief in indigo with beautiful imagery and a riveting performance by Juliette Binoche
Betty Blue is a beautiful and erotic journey through love and madness, now on Blu-ray in a 2-disc deluxe edition from Second Sight Films
Stéphanie Argerich, youngest daughter of famed classical pianist Martha Argerich delivers a probing, sometimes uncomfortably so, look into the complex character of her mother and other family members. A well-done first feature length film by this young director and an unrivaled view of often chaotic yet somehow functional family life in the world of music.