All posts tagged "Foreign Film Blu Ray Review"

  • Moebius | Blu-ray Review

    Kim Ki-Duk’s latest cauldron of discomfort, Moebius, landed at the 70th Venice International Film Festival and received a limited theatrical release in New York shortly...

  • Criterion Collection: La Dolce Vita | Blu-ray Review

    “The most miserable life is better, believe me, than an existence protected by a society where everything’s organized and planned for and perfect,” says Steiner...

  • Chinese Puzzle | Blu-Ray Review

    Performing slightly better at the US box office than the 2005 film it follows in Cedric Klapisch’s trilogy, Chinese Puzzle still landed with a bit of...

  • Witching & Bitching | Blu-ray Review

    Spanish director Alex de la Iglesia returns with Witching and Bitching, a nod to his particular brand of zany, over-the-top genre comedy that marked some...

  • Criterion Collection: The Vanishing | Blu-ray Review

    Remastered just in time for Halloween, Criterion dusts off George Sluizer’s classic psychological thriller The Vanishing for a Blu-ray release. The Dutch-French co-production stands as...

  • Nothing Bad Can Happen | Blu-Ray Review

    After scooping up the New Auteur Award at AFI Fest 2013, Nothing Bad Can Happen continued to garner a decidedly divisive response upon a limited...

  • Nightcap | Blu-ray Review

    Coming to Blu-ray for the first time from the Cohen Media Group, Claude Chabrol’s late career thriller, Nightcap (better known by its French title, Merci...

  • Criterion Collection: Sundays and Cybèle | Blu-ray Review

    Winner of the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 1963, Serge Bourguignon’s Sundays and Cybèle has finally been issued in an official North American...

  • Criterion Collection: The Innocents | Blu-ray Review

    Being that director Jack Clayton grew up with the misfortune of having no father figure, he grew up with a deep affinity for the Henry...

  • Flesh+Blood | Blu-ray Review

    A film easy to admire but equally hard to love, Paul Verhoeven’s 1985 film Flesh+Blood, his last title to make it to DVD about a...

  • Borgman | Blu-ray Review

    Ushered forth as the Netherlands’ submission for Best Foreign Language Film this year, Alex van Warmerdam’s hilarious Borgman may prove to be a bit too...

  • Queen Margot | Blu-Ray Review

    Arguably the most prolific title in director Patrice Chereau’s three decades of filmmaking, Cohen Media Group releases a beautiful remastering of Queen Margot for its...

  • Criterion Collection: Y Tu Mamá También | Blu-ray Review

    After a decade floating around the Hollywood back lots trading dignity for cash and technical experience on A Little Princess and Great Expectations, Alfonso Cuarón...

  • We Won’t Grow Old Together | Blu-Ray Review

    Even after nearly two decades of short films, documentaries and the success of his 1968 feature debut, L’enfance Nue, director Maurice Pialat’s celebrated sophomore feature,...

  • Favorites Of The Moon | Blu-Ray Review

    After a new print screened at the 2014 City of Lights City of Angels Festival earlier this spring, Cohen Media Group has released a digitally...

  • Criterion Collection: Insomnia | Blu-ray Review

    Erik Skjoldbjaerg’s 1997 directorial debut, Insomnia is a prescient prototype of what would now be termed Nordic Noir in today’s global film market. At the...

  • I Vinti | Blu-ray Review

    Michelangelo Antonioni’s third feature, I Vinti, translating as The Vanquished, gets a Blu-ray upgrade from Raro Video, serving as a definite collector’s item for aficionados...

  • Criterion Collection: L’Eclisse | Blu-ray Review

    After finally securing 1961’s La Notte as part of the Criterion line-up, we’re treated to a new restoration and Blu-ray transfer of Michelangelo Antonioni’s L’Eclisse,...

  • The Man Who Lies | Blu-ray Review

    Redemption Films revives several more titles in its continuing resurgence of Alain Robbe-Grillet with his 1968 film, The Man Who Lies. Starring the director’s preferred...

  • Gang War in Milan | Blu-ray Review

    Remembered primarily for several giallo titles (and some more exploitative sub-genre cannibal thrillers), illustrious director Umberto Lenzi also helmed several Euro-crime police thrillers (polizieschi). Raro...

  • Stranger By the Lake | Blu-Ray Review

    Taking home the Queer Palm and the Un Certain Regard Directing Award after its 2013 Cannes premiere, (not to mention a Cesar for Pierre Deladonchamps...

  • Death Occurred Last Night | Blu-ray Review

    Raro Video continues remastering rare and obscure Italian titles with the long unavailable 1970 curio from Duccio Tessari, Death Occurred Last Night. A rare hybrid...

  • Criterion Collection: Il Sorpasso | Blu-ray Review

    In the spirit of spring, Dino Rici’s tragicomedy Il Sorpasso from 1962 has been given a vibrant rebirth courtesy of Criterion. Rarely seen and largely...

  • Criterion Collection: Master of the House | Blu-ray Review

    While he’ll always be best known for his 1928 silent masterpiece, The Passion of Joan Arc (or for his atmospheric 1932 horror film, Vampyr), Danish...

  • Philomena | Blu-ray Review

    Just when you thought that Stephen Frears’ latest film, Philomena, would be yet another questionable exercise from the once generally revered auteur, (judging from a...