The film is ultimately too tidy to embrace anything truly startling or unexpected, either stylistically or narratively.
The film gives full dimension to the rich, complex, and sometimes contradictory nature of the relationship between disciple and guru.
The full four-part, 220-minute cut of the film receives a stunning transfer and a small but illuminating assortment of extras.
The film never quite pushes beyond the archetypal nature of its scenario to fully unearth its characters’ psychological turmoil.
The film is at its most piercing and perceptive when traversing the virtual (and virulent) minefield of online fringe groups.
Criterion’s Blu-ray judiciously preserves a critical time capsule in public political discourse.
The film reeks of the extremely idealistic notions of young love that plague many a YA adaptation.
You could say that the real message that sums up the film is that no humans are bad.
The film is an unwieldy array of muddled ideas that never gel together into a cohesive whole.
Get Duked! offers enough evidence to suggest that Ninian Doff may be a new comedic voice to look out for.
This Blu-ray should prompt a much-deserved rediscovery of Phil Goldstone’s strange and inventive pre-Code melodrama.
The film is almost sadistically driven to turn a woman’s trip down memory lane into fodder for cringe humor.
Paramount’s newly remastered 4K transfer ensures that the film looks better than it ever has on home video.
Criterion’s release of Noah Baumbach’s latest is built to last.
The film is a kaleidoscopic portrait of a world where emotions are accessed and revealed primarily through digital intermediaries.
This set is a must-own for even casual fans of Laurel and Hardy.
Peter Segal’s film is pulled in so many different directions that it comes to feel slack.
Some of the film’s narrative threads are frustratingly unresolved, while others are wrapped up in arbitrary fashion.
This Blu-ray comes with an impressive array of extras not found in Criterion’s 100 Years of Olympics box set.
Criterion’s disc offers an embarrassment of riches, from the stellar new 4K transfer to a multitude of diverse and fascinating extras.