Imperfections and, perhaps, questionable exclusions aside, it's hard not to greet Herzog: The Collection as a major and incredibly ambitious home-video event. Fingers are already crossed for a second post-1990s volume.
Jeremiah was a bullfrog and The Big Chill should have stayed on ice, but the new 4K transfer from the Criterion Collection should give fans of the film enough reason to reunite.
Demy once said that his dream was to make 50 films belonging to the same world, with overlapping characters and reference points. With this positively oneiric set, Criterion comes as close to providing the resources for that fantasy as any cinephile could realistically hope.
Abbas Kiarostami's turn-of-the-millennium masterpiece, a cumulative work for both its creator and the cinema itself to that point, arrives on a pristine-looking Blu-ray with an essential commentary track.
One of the great teenage horror films is ushered onto Blu-ray with a sense of long overdue and decidedly fan-centric respect.
It might be summer, but your living room will rarely feel as icy cold when playing Criterion's excellent 4K transfer of Erik Skjoldbjærg's Insomnia.
Criterion honors David Cronenberg's wearyingly and exhilaratingly cynical Scanners with a bold new transfer that hints at previously unseen new emotional dimensions.
One of Robert Bresson's greatest films receives an excellent high-def upgrade from Criterion.
Under the Skin is one of the most intoxicating, evocative science-fiction films of recent times, and Lionsgate's Blu-ray ably preserves its pristine video and audio.
While not a benchmark accomplishment, Michelangelo Antonioni's I Vinti remains a fascinating, occasionally prophetic snapshot of a young filmmaker figuring out his political and aesthetic ideologies.
The doc gets a fair shake from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, with a solid dual-format A/V transfer and a brace of fairly interesting deleted scenes.
Shout! Factory does right by Walter Hill's ambiguous war allegory, one of the most viscerally terrifying of all American thrillers, with an appropriately lush and gorgeous transfer that will hopefully win the film new fans.
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