William Dieterle’s forgettable, generically stylish attempt at cashing in on the success of Casablanca nets a good transfer.
It trumps the sophomore slump through the inclusion of several top-notch films, an overall excellent A/V presentation, and a bevy of bonus materials.
His extensive definition of “exile” draws on the likes of theorists Theodor Adorno, Edward Said, and Salman Rushdie to explain how complex self-expression can become when displaced from one’s homeland.
Perhaps the weakest points of the biography are McGilligan’s basic treatment of the films proper.
The highly subjective task of compiling a list of the 10 best films of all time is nearly as daunting as the thought that plagues every film completist.
Warner's mega-classic arrives, on a sedan chair, with an alabaster high-definition transfer. Don't drop it on your foot.
Huston's noir debut gets its fair shake from Warner Bros. via an overall exceptional Blu-ray.
Criterion has now released the quintessential edition of Lang's inscrutable masterpiece.
The film has a peculiar magic to it, and because of its pace the richness of its sense of detail often goes unnoticed.
This handsomely packaged box set will please fans and cinema history buffs alike.
A self-styled intellectual, Lorre had a quick, morbid wit.
MGM megastars Clark Gable and Joan Crawford headline Strange Cargo, a humid prison break movie that turns into a bald-faced religious allegory.