The film is a must own, though this sparse Criterion edition hasn't been refurbished enough to warrant a double-dip for owners of the prior DVD.
Criterion has affectionately packaged Hollywood's greatest comedy into a must-own Blu-ray, featuring a top-notch audio-visual transfer and a suitable lot of diverse supplements.
Inaugurating a succession of his most popular successes, director Carol Reed's post-war thriller Odd Man Out arrives on Blu-ray from Criterion looking appropriately atmospheric.
The film is overrated by its cult, but has its charms, which are well represented by this attractive and reverent package.
It may overplay its hand, but it's still a harrowing tale of a mother-son haunting that manages to uncomfortably detonate several theoretically reassuring parental platitudes. Probably not the ideal gift for Mother's Day.
"God'll get you for that, Walter." And Walter had better watch out, because finally having the complete Maude on DVD proves God's existence.
It's good that audiences are now able to see Jim McBride's Breathless as originally intended, if only to recognize the film's thoroughly contemptible and winded cultural sensibilities.
Criterion gives Errol Morris's essential first two features an expectedly brilliant A/V transfer, packaging the films with extras that attest to the reverberating influence of Morris's films.
Oliver Stone's most underrated movie is a dark comic fantasy of sin and futility as well as one of the craziest and most beautiful of all noirs.
Bergman's film disguises meaning amid a sea of red, which searingly oozes throughout the Criterion Collection's delicately rendered 2K transfer.
Hoop Dreams is a great American movie as well as a stealth document of a rigged social system, blending art and protest in a manner that recalls the writing of Charles Dickens and Richard Price.
Until someone conducts another theatrical retrospective of Altman's entire body of work, spotless Blu-ray presentations such as this will offer the best possible version of comparatively lesser-known gems in his career like Vincent & Theo.
Invaders from Mars is a strange case of Lifeforce-lite that will probably only play to fans of weirdly loopy, inadvertently resonant monster-movie extravaganzas.
The Thin Blue Line might be jinxed by having to put up with a slew of imitators, but the Criterion Collection's impressive new Blu-ray puts Errol Morris's polymorphous aims hauntingly on display.
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