Criterion’s release breathes new life into a self-appraising late period work that’s a lavish and lugubrious meditation on art and death.
The 1967 omnibus film The Witches still manages to cast a spell at times, owing to the contributions of its talented cast and crew.
Visconti’s magisterial character study receives a stunning 2K restoration and a brace of excellent supplements.
A scorching, genre-based neorealist work, Giuseppe De Santis’s Bitter Rice deserves better than Criterion’s ho-hum Blu-ray treatment.
A must-see for fans of Terence Stamp and his magical British package. Others beware.