Ingmar Bergman’s Cinema may be exhaustive, but with all the indelible beauty it contains, it’s never exhausting.
Both versions of Ingmar Bergman’s epic marital battle royale have been outfitted with grittily beautiful and highly detailed new transfers.
The great comedy of our species, which is emphasized in sex, is that every human perceives every source of stimulation slightly differently, and so we’re never entirely on the same page with one another.
Nothing revisionist, but Paul Newman: The Tribute Collection is a warm, pleasant reminder for fans and a good start for newbies.
It may have done more than any other film to popularize and demonize the notion of world cinema as the boutique of the cultural intelligentsia.
Bergman’s most popular and studied film may not be his greatest artistic achievement, but Criterion’s Blu-ray confirms its cinematic grandeur.