TOP 10 CRITERION COLLECTION BLU-RAYS (RECOMMENDATIONS)

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  • Night of the Living Dead (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515210119
    • Brand: Criterion
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection

    Shot outside Pittsburgh on a shoestring budget, by a band of filmmakers determined to make their mark, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, directed by horror master George A. Romero, is a great story of independent cinema: a midnight hit turned box-office smash that became one of the most influential films of all time. A deceptively simple tale of a group of... [read more]

  • Seven Samurai (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515054911
    • Color: black & white
    • Brand: Criterion
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection

  • Shock Corridor (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515066914
    • Color: color
    • Brand: Criterion
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection

    In Shock Corridor, the great American writer-director-producer Samuel Fuller (The Naked Kiss, The Big Red One) masterfully charts the uneasy terrain between sanity and dementia. Seeking a Pulitzer Prize, reporter Johnny Barrett (Peter Breck) has himself committed to a mental hospital to investigate a murder. As he closes in on the killer, madness c... [read more]

  • Mulholland Dr. [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515159319
    • Brand: Criterion
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection

    A love story in the city of dreams . . . Blonde Betty Elms (Naomi Watts) has only just arrived in Hollywood to become a movie star when she meets an enigmatic brunette with amnesia (Laura Harring). Meanwhile, as the two set off to solve the second woman’s identity, filmmaker Adam Kesher (Justin Theroux) runs into ominous trouble while casting his... [read more]

  • Repulsion (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515047814
    • Color: black & white
    • Brand: Criterion
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection

    A Belgian manicurist hallucinates in London and kills anyone who comes near her. Director Roman Polanski's first English-language film.

  • The Manchurian Candidate (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515170215
    • Brand: Criterion
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection (Direct)

    The name John Frankenheimer (Seconds) became forever synonymous with heart-in-the-throat filmmaking when this quintessential sixties political thriller was released. Set in the early fifties, this razor-sharp adaptation of the novel by Richard Condon concerns the decorated U.S. Army sergeant Raymond Shaw (Laurence Harvey), who as a prisoner during ... [read more]

  • Criterion Collection: City Lights [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515172516
    • Brand: Criterion
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection

    The most cherished film by Charlie Chaplin (Modern Times) is also his ultimate Little Tramp chronicle. The writer-director-star achieved new levels of grace, in both physical comedy and dramatic poignancy, with this silent tale of a lovable vagrant falling for a young blind woman who sells flowers on the street (a magical Virginia Cherrill) and mis... [read more]

  • The Princess Bride [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515222518
    • Brand: Criterion
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection

    From celebrated director Rob Reiner ( When Harry Met Sally ) and Oscar (r) -winning* screenwriter William Goldman ( Chaplin ) comes "an enchanting fantasy" ( Time ) filled with adventure, romance and plenty of "good-hearted fun" (Roger Ebert)! Featuring a spectacular cast thatincludes Robin Wright ( Forrest Gump ), Cary Elwes ( Liar, Liar ), Mandy ... [read more]

  • High and Low (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515085915
    • Color: black & white
    • Brand: Criterion Collection
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection

    Toshiro Mifune (Seven Samurai) is unforgettable as Kingo Gondo, a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a cold-blooded kidnapper in High and Low (Tengoku to jigoku), the highly influential domestic drama and police procedural from director Akira Kurosowa (Rashomon). Adapting Ed McBain’s detective novel "King’s Ransom", Kurosa... [read more]

  • Rosemary's Baby (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515100717
    • Color: color
    • Brand: Criterion
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection

    Terrifying and darkly comic, Rosemary’s Baby marked the Hollywood debut of Roman Polanski (Repulsion). This wildly entertaining nightmare, faithfully adapted from Ira Levin’s best seller, stars a revelatory Mia Farrow (Hannah and Her Sisters) as a young mother-to-be who grows increasingly suspicious that her overfriendly elderly neighbors, play... [read more]

  • Dr. Strangelove, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515179515
    • Brand: Criterion
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection

    Stanley Kubrick s painfully funny take on Cold War anxiety is without a doubt one of the fiercest satires of human folly ever to come out of Hollywood. The matchless shape-shifter Peter Sellers (The Pink Panther) plays three wildly different roles: Air Force Captain Lionel Mandrake, timidly trying to stop a nuclear attack on the USSR ordered by an ... [read more]

  • 12 Angry Men (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515089210
    • Color: black & white
    • Brand: Criterion
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection

    12 Angry Men, by Sidney Lumet, may be the most radical big-screen courtroom drama in cinema history. A behind-closed-doors look at the American legal system as riveting as it is spare, the iconic adaptation of Reginald Rose’s teleplay stars Henry Fonda as the initially dissenting member of a jury of white men ready to pass judgment on a Puerto Ri... [read more]

  • Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515170611
    • Brand: Criterion
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection

    The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen s great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman. As this iconic figure, the charismatic and earthy Shintaro Katsu became an instant superstar, lending a larger-than-life prese... [read more]

  • Rashomon (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515100915
    • Color: black & white
    • Brand: Criterion
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection

    A riveting psychological thriller that investigates the nature of truth and the meaning of justice, Rashomon is widely considered one of the greatest films ever made. Four people recount different versions of the story of a man’s murder and the rape of his wife, which director Akira Kurosawa (Seven Samurai) presents with striking imagery and an i... [read more]

  • The Graduate (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515168212
    • Brand: Criterion
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection (Direct)

    One of the most beloved American films of all time, The Graduate earned Mike Nichols a best director Oscar, brought the music of Simon & Garfunkel to a wider audience, and introduced the world to a young actor named Dustin Hoffman. Benjamin Braddock (Hoffman) has just finished college and is already lost in a sea of confusion and barely con... [read more]

  • Lone Wolf and Cub (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515188517
    • Brand: Criterion
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection

    Based on the best-selling manga series, the six intensely kinetic Lone Wolf and Cub films elevated chanbara to bloody, new heights. The shogun s executioner, Itto Ogami (Tomisaburo Wakayama), takes to wandering the countryside as an assassin along with his infant son Daigoro (Akihiro Tomikawa) and an infinitely weaponized perambulator helping those... [read more]

  • The Royal Tenenbaums (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515099318
    • Color: color
    • Brand: Criterion
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection

    Royal Tenenbaum (Unforgiven’s Gene Hackman) and his wife, Etheline (Prizzi’s Honor’s Anjelica Huston) had three children—Chas, Margot, and Richie—and then they separated. Chas (Meet the Parents’ Ben Stiller) started buying real estate in his early teens and seemed to have an almost preternatural understanding of international finance. M... [read more]

  • The Long Day Closes (Criterion Collection) (Blu-ray + DVD)

    • UPC: 715515112611
    • Brand: Criterion
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection

    Movies color the life of a shy boy who loves them in mid-1950s Liverpool. Directed by Terence Davies.

  • Godzilla (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515089418
    • Color: black & white
    • Brand: Criterion
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection

    Ishiro Honda’s Godzilla is the roaring granddaddy of all monster movies. It’s also a remarkably humane and melancholy drama made in Japan at a time when the country was still reeling from nuclear attack and H-bomb testing. Its rampaging radioactive beast, the poignant embodiment of an entire population’s fears, became a beloved international ... [read more]

  • Women in Love (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

    • UPC: 715515212816
    • Brand: Criterion Collection
    • Manufacturer: Criterion Collection

    With this film, the audacious Ken Russell vaulted onto the international stage, drawing on the psychosexual radicalism of D. H. Lawrence's classic novel to shatter taboos in his own time. Set in an English mining community on the crest of modernity, WOMEN IN LOVE traces the shifting currents of desire that link the emancipated Brangwen sisters (Jen... [read more]

  • TOP 10 CRITERION COLLECTION BLU-RAYS (RECOMMENDATIONS)

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