Girl on a Motorcycle gets a stunning 4K upgrade as well as a meaty new commentary track.
Rivette’s masterpiece makes its long-overdue debut on Region 1 with an excellent A/V presentation and a bounty of superlative extras.
The film’s cheeky, satirical take on the inevitable friction between scientific progress and capitalism remains as relevant today as ever.
Its looseness adequately portrays Plimpton as an inwardly conflicted figure, but it fails to make much of a case for his legacy outside of The Paris Review’s still-noticeable brand.
Deceptive Practice never bothers to attempt the one thing we’d expect and hope from a documentary about Ricky Jay: It doesn’t try to bamboozle us.
Maybe the best non-Ealing Brit comedy ever made, the film has unfortunately received a Blu-ray treatment of which the serious cinephile can’t quite approve.