Is it a coincidence that Fleabag Series 2 has the same story as a 1961 French movie by Jean-Pierre Melville? The second series of Fleabag deserves all the acclaim it got. I enjoyed its irreverence and Phoebe Waller-Bridge's tone of intense transgressive emotionally messy comedy. It was subversive, unpredictable, and metatextual in the way she […]
Back at E3 2014, Criterion announced an untitled project that was going to have a ton of vehicles and something to do with online extreme sports. It was all a little undefined and odd, but had potential. Well, I hope you weren't excited about it as the game has now been cancelled and the developer […]
Criterion discs can cost a little bit, but when they go on sale like this, they're hard to resist.
Once upon a time, the use of an automated digital processes in remastering was frowned on but software has gotten better and attitudes have softened.
And it looks pretty perfect for a Criterion cover to me.
For one day only a number of Criterion Collection Blu-rays and DVDs are better than half price.
If you want to join me in eating nothing but white rice for the next month, I could definitely recommend a lot of these on-sale titles.
The sale titles include Brazil - which is the greatest film ever made in the history of cinema, as we all know. There's also Rosemary's Baby, Rashomon, In The Mood For Love, The Game and The Royal Tennenbaums...
Some of these prices are nuts - more importantly, some of these films are truly incredible.
Ishiro Honda's original Godzilla is a very deserving addition to the Criterion collection, and they've done it proud with their Blu-ray release. The set includes the "director's cut" as well as the 1956 US version, re-editing lots of the same footage with new scenes featuring Raymond Burr. Amongst the supplements are a pair of commentary […]
It's Terry Gilliam's 71st birthday today, so Criterion posted the following image to their Facebook page. That's a full page ad that Gilliam took out in the otherwise spiderishly dense Variety after Universal refused to release his film Brazil in the United States. Shortly after, Brazil netted all the big gongs at the LA Critics […]