Let's stick with the theme of 1938 French films. The Criterion Collection recently released Marcel Pagnol's The Baker's Wife, a tremendous, if problematic, film.
The Criterion Collection recently released Alan J. Pakula's 1971 film Klute, starring Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland.
Sergei Bondarchuk's seven-hour adaptation of War and Peace was recently released by The Criterion Collection. It is a masterpiece, a phantasmagoria of philosophy and drama.
Recently The Criterion Collection released Bruno Dumont's first two feature films, La vie de Jésus and L'humanité. They are slow and sometimes brutal explorations of violence and compassion. Trevor takes a look.
Trevor looks at Michael Haneke's controversial 1997 thriller Funny Games.
William Wyler's The Heiress is a magnificent adaptation of Henry James's Washington Square. The recent release from The Criterion Collection is definitely worth your time.
Elia Kazan's 1957 A Face in the Crowd is a shockingly contemporary film. It has just been released on home video by The Criterion Collection, and here are my thoughts.
For all of its flaws, Edgar G. Ulmer's 1945 film noir, Detour, is an engaging, provocative classic. The Criterion Collection released a new restoration on home video this month.
The Criterion Collection recently released the 1927 Harold Lloyd film The Kid Brother in a stuffed home video edition.
In 1946, Julien Duvivier returned to France and for his first post-World War II film made Panique, an adaptation of one of Georges Simenon's dark books of human ugliness. It's a fantastic film, and The Criterion Collection recently released a great edition on home video.