Diamonds of the Night

Studio: The Criterion Collection

May 22, 2019 DVDs Web Exclusive

Jan Nemec’s 1966 feature debut was an international sensation and a standout film of the Czechoslovak New Wave. More

The Heiress

Studio: The Criterion Collection

May 20, 2019 DVDs Web Exclusive

Adapted from a 1947 stage play, The Heiress is a gothic romance but feels strongly of a piece with the film noir genre, which was reaching its zenith in the late 1940s. More

Escape Room

Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

May 16, 2019 DVDs Web Exclusive

The beauty of a rock-solid premise for a horror film is the scares can practically write themselves, and in many ways that’s the feeling you get from Escape Room, even while it borrows liberally from previous films and never establishes its own unique identity or world in which to play. More

Princess Mononoke: Collector’s Edition

Studio: GKIDS / Shout! Factory

May 13, 2019 DVDs Web Exclusive

Princess Mononoke was a turning point for its director, the master Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki. More

The Big Clock

Studio: Arrow Academy

May 08, 2019 DVDs Web Exclusive

The Big Clock straddles the ridge between comedy and thriller like no other film of the era we’ve seen. More

Fantômas Three Film Collection

Studio: Kino Lorber Studio Classics

May 06, 2019 DVDs

French pop culture has seen many iterations — some truer to the original than others — of Fantômas, master criminal and man of a thousand faces. More

Astro Boy: The Complete Series

Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment

May 03, 2019 DVDs Web Exclusive

There are fairly few characters and stories in the annals of Japanese anime that are as recognizable and beloved as Osamu Tezuka’s Mighty Atom, know in the West as Astro Boy. More

A Face in the Crowd

Studio: The Criterion Collection

May 01, 2019 DVDs Web Exclusive

The first, second, third and fourth thing any modern viewer will think of while watching this film is Donald Trump. More

Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki

Studio: GKIDS / Shout! Factory

Apr 30, 2019 DVDs Web Exclusive

Never-Ending Man is an intimate look into the creative process of the medium’s most brilliant artist. More