Hal Ashby’s plangent fable receives a smashing 4K restoration and a fine brace of bonus materials from the Criterion Collection.
John Carpenter’s Lovecraftian masterpiece finally receives its home-video due with an exceptional A/V transfer and a slew of extras.
Did no one else involved in the making have a few words to spare?
This new edition is actually not much more than a perfect imitation of the previous Collector’s Edition, so beware.
Its obsessive insistence on emphasizing the dearth of humans’ capacity for simple trust culminates with one of Carpener’s most satisfying finales.