Stephen Frears's 1984 crime film The Hit makes its way onto Blu-ray from The Criterion Collection this week. It's a great vehicle for its two stars, Terence Stamp and John Hurt, and a film that surprised me again and again.
This week The Criterion Collection is releasing Henry King's 1950 Western, The Gunfighter, starring Gregory Peck. It's well worth your time.
Here are some of my thoughts on Abbas Kiarostami's 1997 film, Taste of Cherry, which has just been re-released in a new home video edition by The Criterion Collection.
This weeks The Criterion Collection is releasing a Blu-ray upgrade of the classic screwball comedy The Lady Eve. Starring Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda, it's a delightful film and a welcome release.
This week The Criterion Collection is releasing a new home video edition of Kon Ichikawa's magnificent documentary Tokyo Olympiad.
Buster Keaton's 1928 film, The Cameraman, is being released today by The Criterion Collection. It's a stacked edition that does the film justice with a new 4K restoration and goes into the story behind this pivotal -- perhaps even tragic -- moment in Keaton's career.
Paul Dano's large-hearted debut film, Wildlife, is an exceptional adaptation of Richard Ford's 1990 novel of the same name. The Criterion Collection recently released this on home video, and I highly recommend it.
John Cassavetes divisive 1970 film Husbands looks at three men struggling with their mortality and with the roles they play as husbands. Is it a misogynistic relic from fifty years ago, or is it a surprisingly progressive look at the ugly roles men play that wreck everyone, including themselves.
The Criterion Collection recently released a home video edition of George Marshall's 1939 western, Destry Rides Again, starring James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich.
Recently, The Criterion Collection released a home video edition of James Whale's wonderful 1936 musical Show Boat.