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Wednesday, June 18 2014

Wes Anderson and His Weird Ways Are Quite Apparent in ‘The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou’

Wes Anderson's strange and surreal film, now in a Criterion Blu-ray, has never looked or sounded better. But is this just another Anderson weird?


Wednesday, June 19 2013

It’s a Different Kind of Road Trip in Ingmar Bergman’s Classic, ‘Wild Strawberries’

Over the course of his trip, our protagonist will have a series of experiences that show him aspects of his past life and bring him to a realization of how he needs to change.


Thursday, August 25 2011

‘High and Low’: This Is Not Your Typical Mindless Rich Guy

Akira Kurosawa makes a daring attempt to tell an epic story of rich businessmen, determined cops, and the low-end criminals and drug addicts struggling to survive.


Wednesday, September 8 2010

‘Black Orpheus (Orfeu Negro)’ Will Leave You Breathless

No one can resist the breathtaking beauty or the heart-breaking love story of Orfeu Negro, Marcel Camus' 1959 award-winning masterpiece, which is now available as a Criterion Collection release.


Thursday, June 3 2010

‘Walkabout’ Is the Rarest of Films That Will Change Your Life Again Every Time You Return to It

Like any memorable work of art, Walkabout manages to convey certain elusive insights that, upon reflection, are so obvious they seem revelatory.


Tuesday, December 8 2009

AK 100: 25 Films by Akira Kurosawa

AK 100: 25 Films by Akira Kurosawa, The Criterion Collection [$399.00]


Tuesday, December 16 2008

Classic films get classy treatment on DVD


Wednesday, March 7 2007

Paul Robeson: Showing a Little Grit

Today, Paul Robeson seems impossible. How could one man have accomplished so much, commanded such respect, be so large and legendary, even during his lifetime?


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