Criminally unavailable until now, Jacques Rivette’s gleefully distracted tour of Paris marks an early Blu-ray highlight for 2015.
While Raro’s commendable Blu-ray is leagues ahead of its competitors, even it fails to fully deliver the perfect image this movie so richly deserves.
Part case history, past surrealist prank, Luis Buñuel’s Belle de Jour gets a stunning new Blu-ray transfer.
Luchino Visconti’s The Leopard is more than a tad too pleased by its own spots.
As photographed by Vittorio Storraro, the film is a mélange of the sensual haziness of ‘70s European art-house fair and the high-contrast, anxious angles of film noir.
Do not go gentle into that night, Don Visconti. Rage, rage against the dying of the "Lights, camera, action!" era.
Jacques Rivette’s Le Pont du Nord remains a stimulating document of a city in flux.
The Complete Jacques Rivette retrospective enters its fourth week at the Museum of the Moving Image.
Buñuel wondrously conveys how the patriarchal rule of the film’s real world spills into the fantasy world Séverine creates for herself.