A must-buy for the beautiful aural/visual rendering of one of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's gentlest, most direct films, though it could use a bit more contemporizing in the supplemental department.
Criterion is squeezing a few extra bucks out of you by not combining this disc with their excellent packaging of The Confession, but the commendable Blu-ray presentation remains reason enough to add this great film to your collection.
Although Z remains the most celebrated work from the oeuvre of Costa-Gavras, Criterion's ecstatically assembled Blu-ray release of The Confession demands revisionist interrogation.
The Rose looks and sounds incredible on the new Blu-ray from the Criterion Collection, though more adventurous viewers may yearn for some thornier supplements.
Jamaica Inn finally receives a pristine home-video release with Cohen Media Group's stellar new Blu-ray, featuring a sparkling 4K restoration.
Clint Eastwood's visceral, divisive war film receives a top-shelf A/V presentation, though be sure to skip the dull puff pieces masquerading as supplements.
Evocative performances and sporadically astute direction enliven a film that's too often overstuffed with plodding, literal-minded humanism.
The most devastating of American pictures is a simple film masking great complexity, and Criterion's straightforward package is a testament to its self-evident quality.
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man remains a legendary title in search of a film to match it.
One of Roger Corman's leanest, meanest, most disturbing, and ambitious films receives primo Blu-ray treatment courtesy of Kino.
Martin Scorsese's intoxicating, sardonic gangster film has, for better and worse, been one of the most influential films of the last three decades. At long last, it receives the home-video treatment it deserves.
Selma may have come out during a renewed period of racial tension, but its lasting relevance lies in its clear-headed depiction of the constant negotiation between inflamed passions and cold-blooded politicking that progresses any kind of social struggle.
Twilight Time's Blu-ray comes with a beautiful transfer and an informative commentary, but its greatest asset is offering the best-to-date home-video presentation of Isabelle Adjani's transfixing performance.
Keeping quiet about the Criterion Collection's must-own Blu-ray release of Jean-Pierre Melville's Le Silence de la Mer would be tantamount to committing a cinephilic war crime.
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