La Notte remains at once the most bracingly concrete and amorously diffuse of Michelangelo Antonioni’s films.
Wenders’s psychologically complex, beautifully stylized international breakthrough arrives in a richly outfitted Blu-ray package.
Criterion’s latest Eclipse set reveals an artist whose deceptively delicate touch helped French filmmaking transition into a new era of modernity.
These films find Varda at a succession of cultural and cinematic crossroads which evidence her uncommon adaptability and insatiable curiosity.
This influential, eternally enigmatic classic arrives on a lush new Blu-ray that preserves the film’s soft-focus allure and intoxicating sensuality.
One of cinema’s great romantic tragedies, Chaplin’s Limelight continues to exude a very real weight in each of its rich, elegant images.
Director Carol Reed’s post-war thriller Odd Man Out arrives on Blu-ray from Criterion looking appropriately atmospheric.
Werner Herzog’s intended opus, like the task of his unintended surrogate, was at once hampered and heightened by its leader’s creative vision.
Kinoshita’s first five films betray a humane ethos and lightly expressive stylistic impulse which would carry on in his work well past the war years.
Allan Dwan’s film is an intimate rendering of a monumental event, featuring John Wayne in one of his most emotionally complex roles.
These 14 films, modest yet irrepressible in their curiosity, are once geographically small scale and sociologically vast.
Director Anthony Mann’s last great film carries with it an unshakeable aura of finality in its world-weary temperament.
It attains a harmony rare in cinema, with its formal construction and ideological constitution standing at the nexus of tradition and progression.
While remembered mainly for its innovations in sound, it’s equally notable for its unique sense of period and locale, character and consequence.
Pialat’s second, most painfully autobiographical work makes its Region 1 home-video debut in a gracious, appropriately reverential Blu-ray package.
Abbas Kiarostami’s turn-of-the-millennium masterpiece arrives on a pristine-looking Blu-ray with an essential commentary track.
Antonioni’s film remains a fascinating, occasionally prophetic snapshot of a young filmmaker figuring out his political and aesthetic ideologies.
A legitimate cinematic rediscovery, this exquisite and prophetic film arrives on Blu-ray over 40 years after falling out of circulation.
Howard Hawks’s first western arrives in a handsome dual-format package from Criterion including the long-unavailable theatrical cut of the film.
Reconstructed and reclaimed as a classic 10 years ago, the film is done a disservice with a welcome but oddly incomplete combo package.