Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Criterion

  • Leonard Maltin
    8 comments
    tweet
    0

    Underrated Hitchcock

    "Foreign Correspondent" is one of my all-time favorites and it’s been given deluxe treatment in a terrific new Blu-ray/DVD release from The Criterion Collection.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    WATCH: This Is How Criterion Restores a Film

    Ever wonder how your Criterion Blu-rays get to look so damn good? Well, Gizmodo has created a 6-minute video taking you through the renowned company's restoration process. Hitchcock's "Foreign Correspondent," which arrived in a dual Blu-ray/DVD package on February 18, is used as the example. Watch b...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Wes Anderson's 'Fantastic Mr. Fox' Gets an All-New Trailer Courtesy of The Criterion Collection

    Ahead of its February 18th release, The Criterion Collection has released a trailer previewing their upcoming release of Wes Anderson's beloved animated tale "Fantastic Mr. Fox," and like the film itself, it's a thing of beauty.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Paolo Sorrentino Explains How 'The Great Beauty' Is About More Than Italy's Weary Upper Class

    To a certain extent, "The Great Beauty" is a fantasy film lost in the vivid corners of its lead character's mind.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    3 comments
    tweet
    0

    Criterion Announces December Titles, Including 'Nashville,' a Blu-ray 'Grey Gardens' and Martin Scorsese's 'World Cinema Project' Set

    The Criterion Collection has announced that its December releases are set to include Martin Scorsese's "World Cinema Project," a box set containing six handpicked films from around the world that the famed director considers "precious to me"; Robert Altman's "Nashville"; Italian filmmaker Elio Petri...

    Read More »
  • Press Play
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    VIDEO ESSAY: First Fassbinder

    The German actor and filmmaker Frank Ripploh interviewed Rainer Werner Fassbinder in March 1982, only a few months before Fassbinder's death at age 37. Ripploh's last question was: "How do you describe yourself?" "I'm a romantic anarchist," Fassbinder said.

    Read More »
  • Leonard Maltin
    8 comments
    tweet
    0

    ‘To Be Or Not To Be’ Is Better Than Ever

    When Ernst Lubitsch’s "To Be Or Not To Be" opened in the spring of 1942, just months after America went to war, it was repudiated and even reviled by many critics who thought it was in poor taste to juxtapose comedy against the backdrop of Poland’s invasion by the Nazis.

    Read More »
  • Leonard Maltin
    4 comments
    tweet
    0

    Movie Master Classes On DVD

    It’s understandable when someone doesn’t want to re-purchase a film he already owns on DVD, but the Criterion Collection makes it hard to resist by adding such outstanding bonus material.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Criterion Announces September Slate, Highlighting Ingrid Bergman in Films from Roberto Rossellini and Ingmar Bergman

    For September, the theme of the Criterion Collection's slate seems to be actor Ingrid Bergman. Criterion will introduce the deluxe box set "3 Films by Roberto Rossellini Starring Ingrid Bergman," a trio of intensely dramatic collaborations between the game-changing Italian director and one of Hollyw...

    Read More »
  • Leonard Maltin
    20 comments
    tweet
    0

    Studio Vaults Open—On DVD

    Many of the major studios no longer want to be in the DVD (or Blu-ray) business; they’d rather stream or download their films. There are some notable exceptions, however, and they spell good news for serious buffs and collectors.

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Interview: Director Donovan Cook on ...Animation Scoop
  • Watch: Trailers For Martin Scorsese’s ...The Playlist
  • Margaret Atwood Talks Adapting 'MaddAddam' ...Thompson on Hollywood