Black Angel plumbs a world rife with deviousness, desperation, greed, and betrayal.
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.
This handsomely packaged box set will please fans and cinema history buffs alike.
The film has a peculiar magic to it, and because of its pace the richness of its sense of detail often goes unnoticed.
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.