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Tuesday, August 11th, 2020  

Sixteen Candles

Studio: Arrow Video

Aug 03, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

“I can’t believe this. They f***ing forgot my birthday.” More

The Lady Eve

Studio: The Criterion Collection

Jul 30, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

In retrospect, Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda might seem like an odd pairing for one of the most beloved screwball comedies of all time. More

Mephisto

Studio: Kino Lorber

Jul 28, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Once Hendrik Höfgen’s final stich of moral fiber has frayed in Mephisto, his ethical unraveling is so complete that it’s debatable whether there was any fortitude there at all. More

The Million Dollar Mermaid

Studio: Warner Archive

Jul 23, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

A Busby Berkeley-choreographed, Technicolor marvel so spectacular it nearly killed its lead actress.  More

Taste of Cherry

Studio: The Criterion Collection

Jul 21, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

While Kiarostami may not be interested in the emotional aspect of things, by keeping it at arm’s length, Taste of Cherry avoids taking on much of a perspective at all. More

Bacurau

Studio: Kino Lorber

Jul 16, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Brace yourself for Bacurau. Even if you’ve come across the trailer for this unique piece of pulp fiction, there can be no true preparation. More

The War of the Worlds

Studio: The Criterion Collection

Jul 14, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

A revelatory restoration of an Atomic Age, sci-fi classic.  More

Husbands

Studio: The Criterion Collection

Jul 09, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

It’s a testament to a filmmaker’s legacy when the seventh of their films to be inducted into The Criterion Collection is just as fascinating as the six that came before it.  More

Tokyo Olympiad

Studio: The Criterion Collection

Jul 07, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

It’s a film about what the Olympics represent more than exactly what happened at the games—athletic grace and strength as metaphor for the highest goals of human nature and spirit. More