The Criterion Collection recently released Samuel Fuller's Pickup on South Street on Blu-ray, and it's one folks should strongly consider picking up, particularly as it's that 50% off time of year!
Visions of Eight d. Juri Ozerov, Mai Zetterling, Arthur Penn, Michael Pfleghar, Kon Ichikawa, Miloš Forman, Claude Lelouch, and John Schlesinger (1973) The Criterion Collection Last year, likely in anticipation of the 2020 Summer Olympics, The Criterion Collection released a standalone edition of Kon Ichikawa's 1965 film Tokyo Olympiad, one of the greatest sports documentaries [...]
The Criterion Collection recently released a home video edition of Hou Hsiao-hsien's 1998 film Flowers of Shanghai. It's a lovely, intricately crafted film, so I highly recommend it here!
Recently The Criterion Collection released a Blu-ray upgrade of Jean-Luc Godard's 1966 film Masculin féminin. While I have always struggled to embrace Godard's work, this one got me in the right space.
Frank Borzage's History Is Made at Night is a narrative tangle that nevertheless manages to be a lot of fun. The recent Criterion Collection edition is a fantastic way to discover and explore the film.
Today The Criterion Collection is releasing a two-disc home video edition of Jacques Rivette's magical 1974 film, Céline and Julie Go Boating.
Today The Criterion Collection is releasing a standalone home video edition of Djibril Diop Mambéty's masterpiece, Touki bouki.
This week The Criterion Collection released Joyce Chopra's 1985 film Smooth Talk, an adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates story "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been."
The Criterion Collection is releasing two films by Ramin Bahrani today: Man Push Cart and Chop Shop. They are each very much worth your attention.
Ousmane Sembène's second feature, 1968's Mandabi, explores the perilous state for older generations in post-colonial Senegal. It's an important film. The Criterion Collections has released a new home video edition this week.