The series is a reminder that facing up to one’s problems doesn’t guarantee release, but does allow for the possibility of moving forward.
The series’s synthesis of aesthetic, plot, and subtext slowly starts to pull apart in its exposition-heavy second half.
The film is predicated on such ineffable dread that the impact of climate change becomes a sort of Lovecraftian force.
An unfairly overlooked film gets a solid high-def release from Kino Lorber.
Throughout, any and all subtext is buried under the weight of Jim Carrey’s mugging.
All in all, hungry Roma-philes will remain engaged for the better part of a day.
This Blu-ray should help boost the film to its rightful place among the upper tier of von Trier’s body of work.
This resplendent Blu-ray testifies to the sumptuous beauty and thematic complexity of Almodóvar’s masterpiece.
The film’s occasional gestures toward pseudo-feminist empowerment only compound the hollowness of its protagonist.
Godard’s bracing sophomore feature receives a wonderful hi-def transfer and a series of extras that contextualize its politics.
Johnson’s debut feature receives an excellent home-video package from Kino.
In the end, the film’s perpetuation of the franchise’s endorsement of police brutality comes back to bite it.
This adaptation gets straight to the heart of the material, which is basically two hours of stray cats introducing themselves.
Kon’s landmark feat of Japanese animation at last receives a home-video release worthy of its beauty.
The moments in which the film’s blockbuster stars play memorably against type are quickly subsumed by the ugly chaos of the action.
As a suspense film, it’s so sluggishly structured that it borders on the avant-garde.
The most thrilling and haunting details here are actively undermined by the chief technical gimmick of the film.
For a spell, Melina Matsoukas’s film exudes the concision of an old B movie.
It’s difficult to imagine a worse time to release Brian Kirk’s 21 Bridges than the present.
Criterion celebrates a milestone with one of its most impressive packages to date.